The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Administration Ready for Rise in Temperature?

May 8, 2006

After four years of study, the administration released a report saying there is “clear evidence of human influences on the climate system.” Finally, Washington has admitted what scientists have said for more than a decade.

But wait, Bush’s “Climate Change Science Program” has another 21 studies planned on global warming. So it may be a few more years–or decades–before they admit what scientists have been documenting for years.

One author of the report changed his previous opposition to the idea that human activity, especially burning fossil fuels, has caused average temperatures to rise. And then he immediately concluded that it was now impossible to counteract that. He suggested that countries need to “adapt” to the problem.

As the oceans rise, the residents of New York, Miami, Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Bombay, Amsterdam, etc. will just have to push their houses back a few feet. That’s all!