Is prayer more effective than carbon taxes for controlling the weather? Claim: Group Says Prayer Moved Issac Away From Tampa to protect GOP Convention

Is prayer more effective than carbon taxes for controlling the weather? Claim: Group Says Prayer Moved Issac Away From Tampa to protect GOP Convention: Jesten Peters of Keys of Authority Ministries who said that her organization’s prayer efforts helped steer Tropical Storm Isaac away from Tampa in order to protect the Republican National Convention. But while Peters and CBN celebrated, Isaac is now heading to Louisiana and Mississippi with potential devastating consequences. CBN’s Pat Robertson in 1985 said that his prayer moved Hurricane Gloria away from Virginia Beach, were CBN is based, and towards New York’

Climate Depot Response: Global warming activists are attempting to mock the idea that prayer can control the weather, but first warmists’ need to explain why they believe Congress, the EPA or the United Nations can control the weather through carbon dioxide regulation.

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NYT urges us to tax our way to the climate we want! A carbon tax would result in ‘climate stability’ & prevent an ‘end [to] life as we know it’ — ‘A tax that might raise gasoline prices by 70 cents a gallon – would eventually result in climate stability’

Which is backed by more convincing hard data: The idea that God uses natural disasters to punish pro-gay people, or the idea that Gaia uses natural disasters to punish the GOP? — Warmists: ‘Wouldn’t it be poetic justice if GOP convention was hit by climate change-fueled severe weather?’ [retweeted by warmists, Kate Sheppard & A Siegel] —Rebutted: ‘Now, now. [Warmists are] starting to sound like Pat Robertson’

Flashback: Sen. Lieberman believes Congress can control weather: ‘The run of extreme weather is a real warning to us’ – ‘We’ve got to do something about this’

Congressional Weather-Makers: ‘Climate Astrologer’ Boxer warns of ‘droughts, floods, fires, loss of species’ — if Senate fails to pass climate bill – July 11, 2009

Prayers offered to appease rain god…people of different faiths offered special prayers to propitiate rain god’ – The Hindu – June 26, 2009

Climate Depot’s Morano: G8 Leaders embrace ‘climate astrology’ – Trying to control Earth’s thermostat is ‘madness of our age’ – July 10, 2009 – Morano Excerpt : ‘Who needs to be educated here? Ugandans who blame bad weather on angry gods — or is it Western leaders who actually think they can control the climate?’

Which is more plausible? Ugandans blame drought and disease on the ‘angry gods’ — While More ‘Educated’ Western Leaders blame ‘cell phone chargers?!’ – July 8, 2009

UK Scientist Philip Stott mocks G8’s pledge to reduce temps: ‘Hubris…as if climate were neatly controlled by a single dimmer light switch that can be twiddled up and down at the whim of pompous politicians’ – July 12, 2009 – Excerpt: ‘Supreme Being of Global Warming’ must be worshipped at all costs…the emperor has no clothes’

‘Channeling King Canute’: G-8 to ‘Prevent temps from rising…what if the Earth has other plans?’ – July 9, 2009 – Investor’s Business Daily

Obama’s ‘Climate Astrologer’: Energy Sec. Chu claims he knows ‘what the future will be 100 years from now’ – June 28, 2009 – Morano Excerpt: ‘Shouldn’t Chu be touting these scary predictions of the year 2100 on a boardwalk with a full deck of Tarot Cards?’

Princeton Physicist: ‘The idea that Congress can stop climate change is just hilarious’ – Warns of ‘climate change cult’ – July 8, 2009

Controlling Nature? Obama backs ‘historic breakthrough’ in G8 climate talks – ‘Agree to goal of keeping the world’s temps from rising more than 2C’ – July 9, 2009

President Obama has also claimed he can ‘block the Sun’s rays to end global warming’

Obama claims U.S. climate bill will leave Earth 4 to 5 degrees cooler! – June 15, 2009

2008: Obama prognosticates his presidency will be ‘the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal’

Democrat Congressman G.K. Butterfield reported claim that the bill ‘will literally save the planet’ – June 26, 2009

Analysis: Climate Bill is ‘Scientifically Meaningless’ – Temp Reduction By 2050 of Only 9/100 of one Degree F – May 6, 2009

Modern Global Warming Hysteria Just Repackaged Pagan Religion – June 18, 2009

Climatologist: Modern belief that mankind controls climate ‘not that different from ancient civilizations making sacrifices to the gods of nature’

Salem Witch Trials during ‘Little Ice Age’: ‘Women suspected of being witches– were often accused of changing the weather’

Have we advanced? ‘Aztec priests encouraged people to sacrifice blood to the gods’ to end severe drought in 1450 – ‘Sacrificed thousands of people in a few weeks’

Climate Astrology: ‘Mass starvation’ – Global warming ‘WILL make growing seasons shorter, generating lower crop production’

Climate Astrologists: ‘Heatwaves, droughts, floods and storms WILL sweep across continents, killing millions and evicting millions more’

Aussie Geologist: Climate fear is ‘new religion for urban populations which have lost their faith in Christianity’ – ‘IPCC report is their Bible. Al Gore and Lord Stern are their prophets’ – July 8, 2009

Report: Truly man-made global warming is the new religion at the BBC’ – July 9, 2009

MIT Climate Scientist: ‘Ordinary people see through man-made climate fears — but educated people are very vulnerable’ – July 6, 2009

Warming fear promoters compared to ‘medieval preachers, proclaiming to baying crowds that the end of the world is nigh’ – July 9, 2009 – Excerpt: ‘It is little over 200 years since Europe stopped execution of witches, and less than that since Spain finally abolished the Inquisition’

Teen so passionate about global warming she opts for ‘eco-baptism’ – July 11, 2009

Paper: ‘Every car trip is an incremental crime against nature’ – July 11, 2009

Methodist Church calls upon Christians ‘to repent their sins that have contributed to climate change’- July 9, 2009

Faith-Based Climate Astrology: Women hit by global warming head to Capitol Hill: ‘We have freezing temps when we shouldn’t have freezing temps’ — ‘We didn’t know what was happening…We blamed God’ — But then they ‘learned that human activities are one cause of climate change’

The Astrology of Climate Change