I somehow missed this in December, but WUWT reader Jimbo thankfully reminds us in comments on the Nature-“global warming isn’t killing penguins” thread
This story reminds me of the environmentalist who, after a bowel movement, burned her used toilet paper (for environmental reasons) and subsequently caused Israel’s worst ever fire. Greenpeace initially blamed global warming.
Frogs: debunked. Lizards: debunked. Penguins: debunked
Each of these is caused by concerned environmentalist researchers or poachers.
UPDATE: To be fair, the original source is even further upstream:
January 13, 2011 at 1:26 pm
Global warming brought to you by Greenpeace…