VIDEO: Jets Frozen; Can’t Fly to Global Warming Conference

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( – As world leaders convened in Dubai for a conference on global warming, a stark contrast unfolded in Munich, Germany, where a severe snowstorm brought Munich Airport to a standstill.

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This juxtaposition highlighted the ironies in the ongoing global conversation about climate change.

In Dubai, situated in the Arabian Desert, discussions at the global warming conference revolved around key environmental issues such as reducing methane emissions from cows, curbing the use of gas stoves, and transitioning away from petrol-powered vehicles.

However, the conference’s setting and the mode of transportation used by attendees drew criticism for being at odds with the event’s environmental agenda. Critics pointed out the irony of flying private jets to a desert location for a conference aimed at addressing climate change, emphasizing the perceived hypocrisy of such actions.

Meanwhile, an intense snowstorm in Munich disrupted flights, including those of private jets reportedly headed to the Dubai conference. Meteorologist and former NOAA chief scientist Ryan Maue commented, “Private jets in Munich on the way to Dubai global warming conference are literally frozen on the runway, which has turned into a glacier.”

All flights at Munich Airport were canceled due to what might have been one of the most significant snowfalls the city has seen in years. The situation in Munich was further highlighted by social media images showing private jets immobilized on the snow-covered runway.

The choice of Dubai as the venue for the United Nations Climate Change Conference also faced scrutiny. Critics underscored the contradiction of holding a global warming conference in a nation heavily reliant on fossil fuels, calling out the inherent hypocrisy in the battle against climate change.

Netizens reacted to these events with skepticism and amusement, with some labeling climate change as “the biggest scam of all time,” while others laughed at the irony and highlighted the ongoing hypocrisy in the climate debate.

The incidents in Munich and Dubai underscore the complex and often contradictory nature of global efforts to address climate change.