GLOBAL WARMING TREATY: "....it is that nothing is clear..."

A. C. Szul mack97 at EROLS.COM
Sat Nov 8 14:48:27 MST 1997


Kim Weissman wrote:
>
> CONGRESS ACTION:            November 9, 1997
> ================
>
> GLOBAL WARMING TREATY: If there is anything clear in the debate over
> global warming, it is that nothing is clear. Listen to the scientists.
> Edward Teller, Director Emeritus of the Lawrence Livermore National
> Laboratory: "the jury is still out." Richard Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan
> Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
> "...there is no substantive basis for predictions of sizeable global
> warming due to observed increases in minor greenhouse gases such as
> carbon dioxide, methane, and chlorofluorocarbons...". Jeffrey Salmon,
> Executive Director of the George C. Marshall Institute: "The facts
> simply do not support the idea of more floods, harsh weather or a global
> warming threat due to burning fossil fuels." A climate modeller at
> NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center considers the relation between
> theoretical climate models and actual observed temperatures, and
> therefore the validity of the predictions of those models, to be "iffy".
> Temperature measurements taken by National Oceonographic and Atmospheric
> Administration satellites, far from finding the warming which the
> climate models say should already be happening, have actually recorded a
> 20 year trend of cooler temperatures. We constantly hear that 1995 was
> the hottest year on record (false), but the enviros never report the
> conclusion of the National Climatic Data Center at NOAA: "In the lower
> stratosphere 1993 was extremely cold, the coldest temperatures on
> record." To report that would require people to believe that global
> warming came upon us all at once over a mere 2 years, which even the
> brain dead media and Gore sycophants would dismiss as ludicrous. But for
> Al Gore none of this, and a lot more, amounts to 'controlling legal
> authority.' Bill Clinton will do as he is told next month in Kyoto
> (because Al Gore is running this particular scam), and sign some Treaty
> pledging economically destructive reductions in carbon dioxide. That
> Treaty, however, will not be the end of the debate, but only the
> beginning, and once again the great wisdom of the Founders will be
> demonstrated. Because Bill Clinton, much to his disappointment, is
> required to submit his handiwork for "...the Advice and Consent of the
> Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present
> concur...".
>
>      Whatever Clinton signs in Kyoto will be worth only what every other
> Clinton promise is worth, unless the United States Senate ratifies his
> agreement. The first line of defense in the Senate, and the first to
> consider the Treaty, will be the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the
> Chairman of which is Jesse Helms. Regardless of what the Foreign
> Relations Committee does, political pressure will probably force a full
> Senate vote. A negative recommendation by the committee, however, will
> go a long way toward defeating Clinton's Folly. But will the Senators on
> the Foreign Relations Committee be armed with all the facts they need,
> will they hear from all the eminent scientists who counsel caution? Will
> they, and the rest of the Senate, be able to resist the
> liberal/administration/media onslaught with the knowledge that the
> People of this country stand with them, against the special interests?
> The members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee:
>
> Republicans:
> Jesse Helms (NC); Richard Lugar (IN); Paul Coverdell (GA); Chuck Hagel
> (NE); Gordon Smith (OR); Craig Thomas (WY); John Ashcroft (MO); Rod
> Grams (MN); Bill Frist (TN); and Sam Brownback (KS).
> Democrats:
> Joseph Biden (DE); Paul Sarbanes (MD); Christopher Dodd (CT); John Kerry
> (MA); Charles Robb (VA); Russ Feingold (WI); Dianne Feinstein (CA); and
> Paul Wellstone (MN).
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>
> FOR MORE INFORMATION...
> =======================
>
> GLOBAL WARMING TREATY: Senate Foreign Relations Committee:
> Room: 450 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
> Phone: (202) 224-4651; Fax: (202) 224-0836
>
>    REPUBLICANS
> Jesse Helms (NC) 403 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-6342; Fax #: (202) 228-1339; E-Mail:
> jesse_helms at helms.senate.gov
> Richard Lugar (IN) 306 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-4814; Fax #: (202) 228-0360; E-Mail:
> senator_lugar at lugar.senate.gov
> Paul Coverdell (GA) 200 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-3643; Fax #: (202) 228-3783; E-Mail:
> senator_coverdell at coverdell.senate.gov
> Chuck Hagel (NE) 346 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-4224; Fax #: (202) 224-5213; E-Mail:
> chuck_hagel at hagel.sen.gov
> Gordon Smith (OR) 359 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-3753; Fax #: (202) 228-3997; E-Mail:
> oregon at gsmith.senate.gov
> Craig Thomas (WY) 109 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510;
> Phone: (202) 224-6441; Fax #: (202) 224-1724; E-Mail:
> craig at thomas.senate.gov
> John Ashcroft (MO) 316 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-6154; Fax #: (202) 228-0998; E-Mail:
> john_ashcroft at ashcroft.senate.gov
> Rod Grams (MN) 257 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510;
> Phone: (202) 224-3244; Fax #: (202) 228-0956; E-Mail:
> mail_grams at grams.senate.gov
> Bill Frist (TN) 567 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-3344; Fax #: (202) 228-1264; E-Mail:
> senator_frist at frist.senate.gov
> Sam Brownback (KS) 303 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-6521; Fax #: (202) 228-1265; E-Mail:
> sam_brownback at brownback.senate.gov
>
>    DEMOCRATS
> Joseph Biden (DE) 221 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-5042; Fax #: (202) 224-0139; E-Mail:
> senator at biden.senate.gov
> Paul Sarbanes (MD) 309 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-4524; Fax #: (202) 224-1651; E-Mail:
> senator at sarbanes.senate.gov
> Christopher Dodd (CT) 444 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-2823; Fax #: (202) 224-1083; E-Mail:
> sen_dodd at dodd.senate.gov
> John Kerry (MA) 421 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-2742; Fax #: (202) 224-8525; E-Mail:
> john_kerry at kerry.senate.gov
> Charles Robb (VA) 154 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-4024; Fax #: (202) 224-8689; E-Mail:
> senator at robb.senate.gov
> Russ Feingold (WI) 716 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-5323; Fax #: (202) 224-2725; E-Mail:
> russell_feingold at feingold.senate.gov
> Dianne Feinstein (CA) 331 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-3841; Fax #: (202) 228-3954; E-Mail:
> senator at feinstein.senate.gov
> Paul Wellstone (MN) 136 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
> 20510; Phone: (202) 224-5641; Fax #: (202) 224-8438; E-Mail:
> senator at wellstone.senate.gov
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> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Kim Weissman
> BEVDAV at worldnet.att.net
> CONGRESS ACTION newsletter is available on the Internet:
> http://www.aimnet.com/~jbv/congress_action.html
>
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Many already know that there's lots of healthy debate re global
warming.  But thanks to Ms. Weissman above is an easy (i.e. email) way
of letting those who can help make a difference know your thoughts on
this issue.

-A
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