Tag Archives: sea level rise

  Koch'd Out

Who Needs Big Coastal Cities Like New York Anyway, Says Koch Brothers Climate Shill

This post made possible by the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair For Can You Even Believe This Bullshit? Tom Ashbrook’s NPR show On Point is a national treasure, and if you’re not listening to it, then you can’t party with us. Yesterday’s episode focused on a disturbing new study suggesting that the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet may be inevitable, and in the (ed. note: ridiculous) pursuit of balance, Ashbrook gave time to Koch brothers shill Marlo Lewis, who said that sure, sea levels might rise by 10 feet, but we probably weren’t going to need those big coastal cities anyway. Ashbrook: So you’re saying move New York, move Miami, move Southern Florida, move Boston? Lewis: Yeah. I would say that the built environment, from the studies I’ve seen, most building stock turns over in about 50 years. And so the markets adapt to this sort of phenomenon anyway. Well of course most building stock turns over in about 50 years. That is why Rome is referred to as The Eternal City With Only 50-Year-Old Buildings In It. Read more on Who Needs Big Coastal Cities Like New York Anyway, Says Koch Brothers Climate Shill…
  luntz it up

Virginia Idiot: ‘Sea Level Rise’ Newest Left-Wing Plot

Al Gore, besides inventing the Internet and lying constantly about that thing he said that was 100 percent correct, is also responsible for other terrible crimes against humanity. Do you know what they are? They are taking facts, like that the sea levels are rising, and making them terrible words only liberals use. Yes, the state of Virginia, in studying what to do about rising sea levels, has taken the words “sea level rise” out of its report on rising sea levels, because “sea level rise” is “left-wing.” Oh sweet Virginia. What would we here at Wonket HQ do without you and your bastard idjit brothers, like North Carolina, which already sort of did pretty much the same thing? Read more on Virginia Idiot: ‘Sea Level Rise’ Newest Left-Wing Plot…