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German Climate Protestors Stage Melting Ice Hanging Stunt

The climate strike protestors created a gimmick that made it seem like they’d be hung if iceblocks melted.

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German climate change activists staged an elaborate stunt at their variant of Friday’s global climate strike protests.

The teen activists outfitted themselves in a gallows of sorts, placing hangman’s nooses around their necks. They then proceeded to stand on ice blocks, creating an impression that they’d be lethally hung if the blocks should melt. It appears they put on the display as an intended viral commentary on the supposed melting of Earth’s ice caps.

The demonstration took place in Berlin, at the iconic Brandenburg gate.

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The sheer sensationalism of the hanging stunt makes it hard to take the climate strike demonstrators seriously. There’s nothing wrong with having a debate about carbon emissions, their impact on Earth’s polar ice caps, and what’s necessary in order to make human society more environmentally friendly, but the German stunt appears intent to go viral on social media more than anything.

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The demonstrators are demanding the German government commit to thorough climate change policies that may prevent everyday citizens from using automobiles or eating meat.

Teenage activists are increasingly prominent in the global climate change movement, one of whom is Swedish 16-year old Greta Thunberg. Many climate activists have resorted to alarmist language in order to draw attention to their concerns, alleging that human civilization itself is set to be destroyed within the next few decades by global human energy use.

Leftists have claimed (for decades) that human life on Earth is doomed within ten years without dramatic changes to the ways in which mankind uses energy across the planet. Yet many of them don’t offer any real solution for everyday people to lower their carbon signature without giving up meat for a bug-based alternative diet or cease to own their own car.

Such proposals are probably impossible to enact, and any attempt to do so would require governmental social engineering on an unprecedented scale.

A realistic plan to combat climate change would involve new research into alternative energy methods such an nuclear.

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YIKES: Venezuelan Patrol Boat Sinks After Ramming German Cruise Ship

Not the most illustrious incident for Venezuela.

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A Venezuelan naval patrol boat ended up sinking after an altercation earlier this week with none other than a German cruise ship.

A statement from Columbia Cruise Services of Hamburg, Germany, explained the oddball confrontation between the luxury cruise ship RCGS Resolute and the Venezuelan naval patrol boat Naiguata.

The Venezuelan boat had radioed the cruise ship, that wasn’t carrying passengers, and demanded to know of the ship’s intentions as it passed by the Venezuelan territory of La Tortuga island. The Resolute’s crew had been carrying on engine maintenance in the area, maintaining they were operating in international waters.

After the cruise ship refused to comply with a demand that it approach the Venezuelan port of Puerto Moreno, the fast boat approached it after midnight on March 30th.

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Crew from the Naiguata are said to have fired small arms at the Resolute, after which the boat tried to approach the ship in an effort to force it to change course to Venezuelan territorial waters. The much smaller Venezuelan vessel failed to realize the Resolute had a reinforced hull in order to allow it to sail in icy waters.

The Naiguata suffered serious damages from the repeated collisions with the cruise ship. It began to take on water and efforts on part of the cruise ship’s crew to contact the vessel went totally unanswered. Columbia Cruise Services say the Resolute left the area after receiving word from an international maritime agency that no assistance would be needed, and the Venezuelan crew of the patrol boat were later rescued.

Nicolas Maduro tried to explain away the extremely embarrassing incident for socialist Venezuela, claiming that the luxury cruise ship was carrying foreign mercenaries planning to carry out operations against the country. He described the unarmed luxury cruise ship’s presence north of his country’s territorial waters as a “act of terrorism and piracy.”

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