Montpelier prepares for climate strikers - Times Argus

Teenagers from all over Vermont are expected to skip school and join their elders in a 'Climate Strike' protest starting at Montpelier High School at 9 am and then proceeding to City Hall. 

"Schools in Montpelier, Barre, Plainfield, East Montpelier, Duxbury and Randolph are expected to take part in a protest in Montpelier on Friday. They will converge on Montpelier High School for a protest, beginning at 9 a.m. and then march to City Hall, according to organizers."


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  • R. Lee Walther
    commented 2019-09-22 19:03:48 -0400
    Do you think the kids who got a day off school to protest and block traffic know any of this?

    Here is the source for numbers 1-27. As you will see, the individual sources are not crackpots, but scientific studies and media reports on “expert” predictions. The sources for numbers 28-41 are linked individually.
    1. 1967: Dire Famine Forecast By 1975
    2. 1969: Everyone Will Disappear In a Cloud Of Blue Steam By 1989 (1969)
    3. 1970: Ice Age By 2000
    4. 1970: America Subject to Water Rationing By 1974 and Food Rationing By 1980
    5. 1971: New Ice Age Coming By 2020 or 2030
    6. 1972: New Ice Age By 2070
    7. 1974: Space Satellites Show New Ice Age Coming Fast
    8. 1974: Another Ice Age?
    9. 1974: Ozone Depletion a ‘Great Peril to Life
    10. 1976: Scientific Consensus Planet Cooling, Famines imminent
    11. 1980: Acid Rain Kills Life In Lakes
    12. 1978: No End in Sight to 30-Year Cooling Trend
    13. 1988: Regional Droughts (that never happened) in 1990s
    14. 1988: Temperatures in DC Will Hit Record Highs
    15. 1988: Maldive Islands will Be Underwater by 2018 (they’re not)
    16. 1989: Rising Sea Levels will Obliterate Nations if Nothing Done by 2000
    17. 1989: New York City’s West Side Highway Underwater by 2019 (it’s not)
    18. 2000: Children Won’t Know what Snow Is
    19. 2002: Famine In 10 Years If We Don’t Give Up Eating Fish, Meat, and Dairy
    20. 2004: Britain will Be Siberia by 2024
    21. 2008: Arctic will Be Ice Free by 2018
    22. 2008: Climate Genius Al Gore Predicts Ice-Free Arctic by 2013
    23. 2009: Climate Genius Prince Charles Says we Have 96 Months to Save World
    24. 2009: UK Prime Minister Says 50 Days to ‘Save The Planet From Catastrophe’
    25. 2009: Climate Genius Al Gore Moves 2013 Prediction of Ice-Free Arctic to 2014
    26. 2013: Arctic Ice-Free by 2015
    27. 2014: Only 500 Days Before ‘Climate Chaos’
    28. 1968: Overpopulation Will Spread Worldwide
    29. 1970: World Will Use Up All its Natural Resources
    30. 1966: Oil Gone in Ten Years
    31. 1972: Oil Depleted in 20 Years
    32. 1977: Department of Energy Says Oil will Peak in 90s
    33. 1980: Peak Oil In 2000
    34. 1996: Peak Oil in 2020
    35. 2002: Peak Oil in 2010
    36. 2006: Super Hurricanes!
    37. 2005 : Manhattan Underwater by 2015
    38. 1970: Urban Citizens Will Require Gas Masks by 1985
    39. 1970: Nitrogen buildup Will Make All Land Unusable
    40. 1970: Decaying Pollution Will Kill all the Fish
    41. 1970s: Killer Bees!
  • Guy Page
    commented 2019-09-20 10:40:46 -0400
    Amazing that no-one in charge in CA considers the climate change consequences of forest fires, and takes appropriate action. Just another reason why it’s hard to take them seriously.
  • s brown
    commented 2019-09-20 09:25:52 -0400
    Let’s get to the root issue. The climate is warming up and that’s a fact, but that’s not the priority, at least right now. “Climate Change” is a tool used to round up the cattle more easily so we can ultimately control minds and make them conform. We will educate our youth on why we need to protect our rural lands and ‘save our climate’ then we will tell them that the best way to protect our rural lands is to remove the human footprint. So, we train our kids to think that living in highly concentrated urban areas aka “Pods” is super cool. They can ride bikes or take high speed trains to visit the ‘Rural Lands’ while we can destroy the humans who refuse to conform. Look at the UN’s corridor map of agenda 50 – especially in rural northern Ca. – where those PG & E wildfires keep happening.
  • Cindy Provost
    commented 2019-09-20 08:30:29 -0400
    My thoughts exactly, Henry.
    A lot more brainwashing everybody!!!!

    I will just pull out my magic wand and Kazam no more storms,
    did you know that we could do that, wow?

    A whole new meaning of stupid.
  • C Henry
    commented 2019-09-19 16:25:28 -0400
    I assume all these Little Geniuses that are skipping class all have
    an A+ score for there grades………..

    Apparently, these overpaid teaching professionals, think protesting
    is a good learning experience, I guess they may be correct if you’re trying
    to indoctrinate kids for your agenda !!

    Shameful….to say the least.