Climate Refugees, Not Found . UN scrubs its server

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    *shrugs*I guess those maps, went the way of the Israeli maps at the UN too(?)....:lol: On a serious note, this makes it difficult to take an Org. and their advocacy seriously when this they practice this questionable behavior.


    Climate Refugees, Not Found
    Discredited by reality, the U.N.'s prophecies go missing.
    april 21 2011

    In 2005, the U.N. Environment Program (UNEP) published a color-coded map under the headline "Fifty million climate refugees by 2010." The primary source for the prediction was a 2005 paper by environmental scientist Norman Myers.

    Six years later, this flood of refugees is nowhere to be found, global average temperatures are about where they were when the prediction was made—and the U.N. has done a vanishing act of its own, wiping the inconvenient map from its servers.

    The map, which can still be found elsewhere on the Web, disappeared from the program's site sometime after April 11, when Gavin Atkins asked on AsianCorrespondent.com: "What happened to the climate refugees?" It's now 2011 and, as Mr. Atkins points out, many of the locales that the map identified as likely sources of climate refugees are "not only not losing people, they are actually among the fastest growing regions in the world."

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    Review & Outlook: Climate Refugees, Not Found - WSJ.com
     
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    LOL. It does not surprise me. When an entity cannot stand on its own merits knowing they outweigh the flaws, use smoke and mirrors to create merits and to cover up flaws.
     
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    Maybe this will take it's place?

    U.N. Prepares to Debate Whether 'Mother Earth' Deserves Human Rights Status<Fox News April 18

     
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    unreal. and they wonder why people have put them 'on ignore....'
     
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    Indeed. did you note that the suggestion was made by "mostly Socialist Governments..."?
     
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    thx bro...
     
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