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Fri May 30, 2014, 11:49 AM

Scientist consider new names for Climate Change - Borowitz reveals the ones in English




NEW HAVEN (The Borowitz Report)—After a report from the Yale Center on Climate Change Communication showed that the term “climate change” elicits relatively little concern from the American public, leading scientists are recommending replacing it with a new term: “You will be burnt to a crisp and die.”

Other terms under consideration by the scientists include “your cities will be ravaged by tsunamis and floods” and “earth will be a fiery hellhole incapable of supporting human life.”

Scientists were generally supportive of the suggestions, with many favoring the term “your future will involve rowing a boat down a river of rotting corpses.”

“Any of these terms would do a better job conveying the urgency of the problem,” Tracy Klugian, a spokesperson for the newly renamed Yale Center for Oh My God Wake Up You Assholes, said.



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Reply Scientist consider new names for Climate Change - Borowitz reveals the ones in English (Original post)
Mira May 2014 OP
longship May 2014 #1
VWolf May 2014 #6
Gothmog May 2014 #2
SCVDem May 2014 #5
Uncle Joe May 2014 #3
Half-Century Man May 2014 #7
Treant May 2014 #8
Half-Century Man May 2014 #10
nadinbrzezinski May 2014 #4
ErikJ May 2014 #9
Enthusiast May 2014 #11

Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 11:58 AM

1. "Yale Center Oh My God Wake Up You Assholes"

Love Borowitz.

R&

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Response to longship (Reply #1)

Fri May 30, 2014, 01:22 PM

6. Proud member of YCOMGWUYA

I too love Borowitz.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 12:16 PM

2. I love good satire

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #2)

Fri May 30, 2014, 12:52 PM

5. That was satire?

It makes so much sense

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 12:25 PM

3. "Climate change" has that "enhanced interrogation" feel to it.

Many people aren't afraid of change and who doesn't want to be enhanced?

Next up the Republicans will be calling it enhanced climate.

Thanks for the thread, Mira.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #3)

Fri May 30, 2014, 01:45 PM

7. According to the Koch and their coal ash.....urban deposits.

Atmosphere should have a...texture, when entering the palate.

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Response to Half-Century Man (Reply #7)

Fri May 30, 2014, 01:49 PM

8. I like my air chewy.

/snark, of course.

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Response to Treant (Reply #8)

Fri May 30, 2014, 01:58 PM

10. Uummmmm Sky Jerky

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 12:26 PM

4. Until the media starts to do it's job

 

oh never mind

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 01:51 PM

9. How about "God sends Climate Change Apocalypse Deniers to Hell" ?

 

Since most RWers see CC as god's plan to save them.

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Response to Mira (Original post)

Fri May 30, 2014, 02:17 PM

11. I like this!

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