19 Apr '11, 9pm

Hell: "Unprecedented drought" drives "never-before-seen wildfire situation in Texas"

If the reaction of the Right in Australia is anything to go by, you can expect little remorse, repentance or even acknowledgement of the situation by the denialnasties. After the deadly bushfires in Victoria in February 2009, where there was the same combination of unprecedented drought, record temperatures, fierce winds and near zero humidity, the Right here simply went ballistic. It had absolutely nothing to do with so-called ‘climate change’, they screeched, which, in any case was a lie and a Communist conspiracy, as we all know. In a particularly nasty twist (a manouevre at which they are masters)they started caterwauling that it was ‘inappropriate’ and ‘disrespectful’ to even contemplate why this horror had befallen the 173 victims, a new and nauseating twist on their never-ending war on human intelligence and knowledge. And then they hit their ’sweet spot’. The Murdo...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/19/drought-wildfire-te...

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