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Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 05:06 am

Art Vandelay: “Only the left would be stupid enough to protest against the weather.” Meanwhile, following the weekend’s worldwide day of protest against global warming:

A sudden weekend surge in demand for electricity in Germany due to freezing weather plunged much of Europe into blackness as France and other power exporting countries found their grids overtapped.

Energy supply companies say the power outage nearly caused an unprecedented Europe-wide blackout.

(Via Chris S.)

UPDATE. Ron Hardin writes: “Global Warming protests work! They’re like rain dances.” They sure are:

For the first time in 10 months, Sydney’s catchment areas got their fair share of the downpour from a wet weekend.

Posted by Tim B. on 11/05/2006 at 01:24 PM
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