Climate change denier not impressed by headlines

On April 2, Environment and Climate Change Canada released Canada's Changing Climate Report 2019, warning that we are warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe.

Todd Whitcombe says this a wake-up call.

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Somehow I find it more of a yawn. Maybe it's because there have been so many similar headlines over the years. Here are some of them:

Global warming to impact Switzerland at twice average speed, researcher warns.

Adirondacks warming faster than the global average, study shows.

Britain warming faster than average, according to experts.

Russian climate gets warmer 2.5 times faster than world average.

Nova Scotia, Gulf of Maine warming faster than 99 per cent of world's oceans.

Japanese waters warming faster than world average.

Pacific Ocean warming 15 times faster than before.

Indian Ocean warming faster than others, says NCAOR.

Korean peninsula is warming at a speed faster than global average.

Singapore warming faster than average.

Himalayan meltdown: Hindu Kush Himalayan region warming faster than global average.

Finland is heating up twice as fast as any other country in the world.

IPCC: Europe has been warming faster than the global average.

Global warming stretches sub-tropical boundaries.

The atmosphere is warming faster in sub-tropical areas than anywhere else in the world.

Northeast is warming faster than the global average: New York Post.

Spain warming faster than the rest of northern hemisphere: study.

Red Sea warming more than global average.

Weather service: South Africa warming faster than the global average trend.

Australia temperatures rising faster than the rest of the world: official report.

China warming faster than Global average.

China's heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world.

Floods first, then drought: Tibet warming four times faster than China.

Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a whole.

I could go on.

It seems everywhere in the world is warming up faster than everywhere else.

After 30 years of such headlines, they get a little stale and lose their ability to scare us.

Art Betke

Prince George

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