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Gingers could become extinct due
to climate change, experts warn

Mirror, (UK), by Natalie Evans

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 7/6/2014 4:45:19 PM

Polar bears and Emperor penguins aren´t the only species under threat due to climate change. Gingers could become extinct as a result of increasingly sunny skies, experts have warned. Scientists believe the gene that causes red hair is an evolutionary response to cloudy skies and allows inhabitants to get as much Vitamin D as possible. But if predictions of rising temperatures and blazing sunshine across the British Isles turn out to be correct, flaming red heads could cease to exist within centuries. While only 1% to 2% of the world’s population are ginger, in the north of the UK, where the weather tends to

Comments:
Lindsay Lohan and Carrot Top I can live without.
Amy Adams, however, I may just have a problem with.
But seriously, how desperate can the warmists get ?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 7/6/2014 4:49:47 PM     (No. 9913103)

Wrong from word one, Polar Bears are not endangered and have survived much more severe climate shifts in the past.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: californiadude, 7/6/2014 4:53:39 PM     (No. 9913110)

Come on. Lay off Carrot Top. He tries!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 7/6/2014 4:53:42 PM     (No. 9913111)

So now that its shown that temperatures have actually declined over the last 10 years...does that mean there are MORE gingers?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ktwo, 7/6/2014 4:58:58 PM     (No. 9913116)

The slow extinction of that bright red hair has been predicted for decades. Something about recessive genes and mating with darker haired peoples - not that I understand it.

But climate change now both explains and causes every possible bad event.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/6/2014 5:10:34 PM     (No. 9913126)

I´ve seen orangutangs with bright red hair. Will they all become brunettes too?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/6/2014 5:14:23 PM     (No. 9913128)

My first ex-wife was a red head. So what is the downside?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/6/2014 5:26:47 PM     (No. 9913135)

As long as Clairol, Revlon and L´oreal are in business ... there will be red heads!

I have a niece and nephew with the greatest natural red hair!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 7/6/2014 5:29:03 PM     (No. 9913137)

#6 maybe it will help you learn your lesson

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/6/2014 5:35:11 PM     (No. 9913141)

When my booming heating bills are subsidized by libs, I´ll look into Globul Warming.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: harleynyc, 7/6/2014 6:05:34 PM     (No. 9913152)

The recessive gene for red hair and freckles has been slowly disappearing naturally. It has nothing to do with climate. BTW, the gorgeous Amy Adams is not a natural redhead.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JimS, 7/6/2014 6:11:57 PM     (No. 9913159)

So when do ignorant newspaper writers (certainly Natalie is no journalist) go extinct?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 7/6/2014 6:16:15 PM     (No. 9913163)

Gingers could become extinct due to America´s and Europe´s immigration polices, or lack thereof. And not having enough replacement births. Not sure if I´m being sarcastic. /s?

Don´t know about the rest of you, but when and article starts off climate change this, climate change that, I dismiss the premise.

It would make sense that red heads have an ability to extract vitamin D in low light conditions as a means of survival.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/6/2014 6:17:55 PM     (No. 9913164)

I´m a brunette. I extract Vitamin D from a multivitamin tablet...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mackrand, 7/6/2014 6:37:32 PM     (No. 9913176)

#12, I just gave a less than enthusiastic review of a Buddhist book because as the author was winding up his writing he referred several times to global warming. Totally off in left field and completely off the subject. Like you, I dismissed his otherwise valid premise. He ruined it with his uncalled for reference to what I consider to be total poppycock.

When a person writes about climate change the logical way to proceed is to give valid scientific evidence for the premise. And if the treatise is to be accepted by it´s readers, it should also give both sides of the argument. This one does neither. As a matter of fact, if several centuries have to go by to determine if the theory is correct or not, the main premise cannot be declared valid even if past history shows the possibility that it could be correct. Not what is predicted for the future. Tying it to global warming is just another of the myriad of articles written to push the discredited theory in hopes of convincing the unconvinceable.

For more years than can be counted, certain people can be counted on attempting to predict the future. Most of them seem to have a large round crystal ball prominently displayed on their office table (where the gullible sit across from the predictorranuses).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Woodiedg, 7/6/2014 6:40:32 PM     (No. 9913182)

Climate change will cause the extinction of liberals, tree huggers, and homosexuals.

All is not bad in the universe.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/6/2014 6:45:22 PM     (No. 9913188)

Rubbish.
If gingers disappear, it will due to immigration and the disappearance of white Europeans.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 7/6/2014 8:07:13 PM     (No. 9913244)

Could we figure out how to get Climate Alarmists to become extinct?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: comstock, 7/6/2014 8:10:51 PM     (No. 9913245)

Riiiiight. And Black People living in cold climates are going to turn white. Just go to Detroit and see.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Edgelady, 7/6/2014 8:46:28 PM     (No. 9913263)

This is one of the stupidest things I´ve ever read - and must explain why the US Chamber of Commerce wants to force Common Core on everyone: stupid kids believe stuff stuff.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pinchem, 7/6/2014 8:48:39 PM     (No. 9913266)

#4 .. I don´t understand it either. When I was a young boy I knew a black boy who was 14 and he had solid bright red hair. As the saying used to go (but modified) there must have been a Redhead in the woodpile. /s


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Reply 21 - Posted by: JustRight, 7/6/2014 9:03:06 PM     (No. 9913277)

These "warmist" must go buggy looking for things to program into their computers to come
up with these screw ball ideas.

Also they never give the names or work related information on the so-called scientist who issues these looney may happen situations.



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Reply 22 - Posted by: harper, 7/6/2014 9:12:10 PM     (No. 9913281)

Let me guess as to the cure...send a large amount of cash to Comrade Al Gore in Beijing.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/6/2014 10:39:21 PM     (No. 9913321)

And you thought the commies would give up after all their glo-bull warming crap was disproven.

Silly you. Commies never give up. The only silent commie is a dead commie.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Sandbar, 7/7/2014 12:47:39 AM     (No. 9913365)

I´ve always had a weakness for Redheads. In fact my 4th ex wife is a redhead, I haven´t met her yet.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/7/2014 2:51:47 AM     (No. 9913400)

Warmist morons with the IQ of a toad. Antarctica´s sea ice is growing exponentially. That´s where emperor penguins live. They better go back to the 70s and 80s and start whining about another ice age.

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