On Friday, an essay signed by Castro namechecked the Kyoto Protocol and blasted as hypocritical George Bush's call, at the APEC summit in Australia last week, for countries to band together to fight global warming. Neither the U.S. nor Australia, Castro noted, had signed the Protocol.Yow. What does Osama have to say?
In a suspicious display of climate change harmonic convergence, bin Laden also mentioned the Kyoto Protocol in his latest communique.
"In fact, the life of all of mankind is in danger because of the global warming resulting to a large degree from the emissions of the factories of the major corporations, yet despite that, the representative of these corporations in the White House insists on not observing the Kyoto accord, with the knowledge that the statistic speaks of the death and displacement of the millions of human beings because of that, especially in Africa. "Well, how long do you suppose it will take for someone to use Osama to discredit the science of global warming?
Apparently not very long...
Or as Andrew Leonard says (ironically):
The fight to restrict greenhouse gas emissions cannot be simply labeled a Communist plot aimed at undermining the capitalist system of free enterprise.*ironic statement
It's more complicated than that. It's a revolutionary Islamic jihad socialist plot.