On December 13, 2008, Al Gore told a German audience that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in five years.” The following year, he warned that some climate computer models suggested that there was a 75% chance that the entire north polar ice cap could be completely ice-free within the next five to seven years during some of the summer months. In September, it snowed during a blizzard in South Africa.
Los Angeles begins project to paint streets with a light coating that will make streets cooler in order to fight global warming, at a cost of $40,000-a-mile, despite the fact that the city has a $73 million budget shortfall caused by the ever-expanding homeless crisis. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti embraced the program “as part of an overall plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the city by 45% below 1990 levels by 2025.
Many of the speakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were delayed when the town was buried in snow, six-feet deep in some areas. Global warming is a topic for discussion at the meeting. President Trump is getting a frosty reception at the globalists’ meeting, because he pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Accord.
Germany will abandon its 2020 national global-warming goal of cutting carbon dioxide emissions 40% below 1990 levels. This is part of a deal to form a new coalition government. It’s a major embarrassment to Chancellor Angela Merkel who criticized Trump for withdrawing from the Paris Treaty. University of Colorado professor, Roger Pielke, says that Germany’s climate goals were mathematically impossible.