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Will Global Warming Ruin The Olympics? Well, The 2018 Games Could Be The Coldest In Decades
dailycaller.com ^ | 2/7/2018 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 02/07/2018 11:27:22 AM PST by rktman

Athletes from all over the world are preparing for an extremely cold Winter Olympics in South Korea, likely the 2018 games will be the coldest in more than two decades.

Weather forecasters say the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, which start Thursday, will easily be the coldest since the 1994 games in Lillehammer, Norway, which were the coldest on record. It got so cold on Saturday audience members walked out of opening ceremony rehearsals, USA Today reported.

Cold weather comes as some scientists and environmentalists claim that man-made global warming will make it harder to hold winter games in the future, pointing to the poor weather conditions during the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia. Cold weather by no means disproves global warming, however, it’s never convenient for those sounding the alarm.

A Yale University “Climate Connections” blog pointed to a recent study that claims “climate change is increasingly threatening the viability of the Winter Olympics, held once every four years.”

“Even if the goals set by the Paris Agreement in 2015 are achieved, only 12 of the 21 cities would be suitable by the late 21st century,” reads the Yale blog post.

“Innsbruck, Oslo, Sarajevo, Squaw Valley, Vancouver, Chamonix, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Grenoble and Sochi – all part of Winter Olympics history – would no longer be on the list,” the blog adds.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: ecowankers; fakescience; olympics
Guess no streakers during the opening ceremonies then? Wonder what the forecast is for tomorrow? They might get that wrong but by golly they KNOW what's gonna happen at the end of the century.
1 posted on 02/07/2018 11:27:22 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

If the Young Un sets off a Nuke ,yep it will warm up pretty fast


2 posted on 02/07/2018 11:30:50 AM PST by butlerweave
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To: rktman

I was at Osan for the winter of ‘85-’86 - the streets downtown were 6”-8” deep in ice for about a month....despite the constant traffic.


3 posted on 02/07/2018 11:31:24 AM PST by trebb (I stopped picking on the mentally ill hypocrites who pose as conservatives...;-})
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To: rktman

These are the Winter Games....right?


4 posted on 02/07/2018 11:31:32 AM PST by ealgeone
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That’s good, because they’re having a bird-flu outbreak there so maybe this will freeze it out.


5 posted on 02/07/2018 11:33:25 AM PST by livius
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To: rktman

Next time, put the Winter Olympics in Singapore and this sort of thing won’t happen.


6 posted on 02/07/2018 11:33:31 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (The revolution will not be televised (at least, not by CNN).)
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Umm sure. ruin it! Go glowbull warming climate range tc..


7 posted on 02/07/2018 11:39:43 AM PST by beergarden
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How important is it to have cold weather for most Winter Olympic events anyway? The IOC has conspicuously selected a number of venues in recent decades that are far from ideal for winter sports.

Sochi, for example, has a subtropical climate and palm trees. And Vancouver may be in Canada, but there isn't a single month of the year where the average overnight low temperature is below freezing.

8 posted on 02/07/2018 11:39:59 AM PST by Alberta's Child ("Go ahead, bite the Big Apple ... don't mind the maggots.")
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I still say they should be permanently held in Switzerland.


9 posted on 02/07/2018 11:41:18 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: rktman

Liberals now complain winter is too cold.

They have a screw loose. Climate change, my tuchis!


10 posted on 02/07/2018 11:41:47 AM PST by goldstategop ((In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My rever))
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I spent two winters at Osan AB (Was there March ‘89 to March ‘91) It was frigid, but not much snow either winter. IIRC, the ‘90-’91 winter was the colder of the two. Lots of frigid wind, too.


11 posted on 02/07/2018 11:47:23 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (There are two kinds of people: Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.)
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I still say they should be permanently held in Switzerland.

And the Summer Games in Athens

12 posted on 02/07/2018 11:50:34 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is EVIL and needs to be eradicated)
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To: ealgeone
Duh to these folks.

Important notice: Winter is cold, it snows, the wind chills force thermometer downward, making temperatures feel even colder!

Dress for the weather, buck up and enjoy - winter or cancel games all together, though it’s hard to snow ski without snow and really, really hard to ice skate without ice and totally give up on sledding!

13 posted on 02/07/2018 11:58:02 AM PST by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: rktman

One can only hope.


14 posted on 02/07/2018 12:29:55 PM PST by chris37 (Take a week off racist >;-)
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These days the “climate scientists”, aka witchdoctors, call it “climate change”.

That way they are always correct no matter what the weather is or will be.


15 posted on 02/07/2018 12:48:42 PM PST by cgbg (Hidden behind the social justice warrior mask is corruption and sexual deviance.)
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To: FatherofFive

The first Olympics were not in Athens.


16 posted on 02/07/2018 5:56:49 PM PST by arrogantsob (See "Chaos and Mayhem" at Amazon.com)
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