Friday, July 11, 2003
The apocalypse is currently occuring outside of my window. It's God's judgment on the nation's capital for American Hubris. Or possibly just God's judgment on mankind for burning too much fossil fuel:
Global Warming Driving Climate Bugfuck, Says Staid Organization
"The unprecedented warning takes its force and significance from the fact that it is not coming from Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth, but from an impeccably respected UN organisation that is not given to hyperbole[...]
"The extreme weather it documents, such as record high and low temperatures, record rainfall and record storms in different parts of the world, is consistent with predictions of global warming. Supercomputer models show that, as the atmosphere warms, the climate not only becomes hotter but much more unstable. 'Recent scientific assessments indicate that, as the global temperatures continue to warm due to climate change, the number and intensity of extreme events might increase,' the WMO said, giving a striking series of examples..."
In any case, the 2 minutes or so I was outside just now (with an umbrella, mind you) to put out the trash and move my car for Friday's Attack of Parking Enforcement were enough to soak me to the skin. I just sprayed another coating of waterproofer on my shoes.
Although no new Viridian Note has arrived yet, Chairman Bruce is already gloating by proxy.
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