March 01, 2016

(FLASHBACK:) "Dumbass" Leonardo DiCaprio thinks a chinook is "global warming"

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

In an interview with Variety, movie star Leonardo DiCaprio raved that he'd experienced "global warming" first hand while filming in Calgary.

He says he was shocked and "terrified" when a "sudden warm gust of wind" melted "eight feet of snow."

As a Calgary native, I'm happy to explain what a "chinook" is to "weather expert" and climate change activist DiCaprio.

It's a natural weather phenomenon that gives Calgarians a break from winter:

Some people go skiing in shorts, for example. It's awesome.

DiCaprio is lying when he says he was afraid of this change in weather, and lying when he said the locals were, too.

As the owner of luxury boats and jets, he's also lying when he says he cares about carbon footprints and climate change.

But he's an actor and a high school dropout. The (non-Canadian) media printed DiCaprio's story at face value, because they're in the tank for "global warming," so they're not much better.

The Canadian media, though? They had a great time mocking DiCaprio, except...

What's up with the Calgary Herald's hypocrisy?

WATCH to see what I mean...

 

 

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commented 2015-12-11 19:48:42 -0500
Hey Dicaprio,
Wikipedia "… Chinook is claimed by popular folk-etymology to mean “ice-eater”, but it is really the name of the people in the region where the usage was first derived. … Chinook winds have been observed to raise winter temperature, often from below -20°C (-4°F) to as high as 10-20°C (50-68°F) for a few hours or days, then temperatures plummet to their base levels. The greatest recorded temperature change in 24 hours was caused by Chinook winds on January 15, 1972, in Loma, Montana; the temperature rose from -48 to 9°C (-54 to 48°F). … The Black Hills of South Dakota are home to the world’s fastest recorded rise in temperature. On January 22, 1943, at about 7:30 am MST, the temperature in Spearfish, South Dakota, was -4°F (-20°C). The chinook kicked in, and two minutes later, the temperature was 45°F (7°C). The 49°F (27°C) rise set a world record, yet to be exceeded. By 9:00 am, the temperature had risen to 54°F (12°C). Suddenly, the Chinook died down and the temperature tumbled back to -4°F (-20°C). The 58°F (32°C) drop took only 27 minutes. …"
Pretty impressive that a Natural event could have raised the temperature 32°C then dropped it back the same 32°C in only 2 hours … in 1943 (72 years ago,14.43% of aggregate fossil fuel used from 1751-2010) … a rapid rise and fall record that has not yet been broken anywhere.
Also the largest rise in 24 hours (57°C) was set in 1972 (43 years ago, 34.09% of aggregate fossil fuel used from 1751-2010) and has not yet been broken anywhere.
The data for the aggregate fossil fuel use calculated from “Source: Tom Boden (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Gregg Marland (Appalachian State University), and Bob Andres (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)”
commented 2015-12-11 19:23:02 -0500
Attila said, “A Chinook is a delicacy of fine smoked salmon …”

Hmmmm… smoked salmon for dinner. Good idea!
commented 2015-12-11 19:12:38 -0500
But, you can tell that Leonardo DiCaprio is really, really smart…. and probably knows lots of stuff! You can tell because, in the picture above, he’s wearing a really nice business suit, he has a beard, he’s talking to a crowd while looking really serious, and, he has a really small pony tail. (personally, I’ve always thought that men in expensive business suits who have pony tails look like complete dorks, but that just me….. don’t tell anyone)
commented 2015-12-11 19:09:45 -0500
I think DiCaprio has flashbacks to his role in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape ? I wouldn’t be surprised if he was in his trailer out in the Kananaskis and flashing back to his role where he’s hitting himself in hysteria. His manager probably had to say " It’s okay Arnie , it’s okay . It’s only a Chinook , happens all the time Arnie ".
commented 2015-12-11 18:46:14 -0500
OMG! DiCaprio sounds like a drama king who spends too much time in the bathroom mirror giving himself a thumbs up!
commented 2015-12-11 18:38:48 -0500
Calgary has always had unpredictable crazy weather. Chinooks , floods, a foot of snow in August. What a culture shocked moron
commented 2015-12-11 18:28:21 -0500
Ot’s kind of ironic that Leonardo has become quite the activist considering a movie he starred in “the beach” ended up being sued for causing environmental damage when bull dozing crews tore up Thailand’s beach in an effort to give it a more paradise like atmosphere but didn’t return it to it’s natural state. This same movie also had a ban called against it because Thai people didn’t appreciate the way they were depicted as a drug culture and one scene including a statue of Buddha in a bar was considered sacrilegious. Of course you cannot blame Dicaprio directly for this but he did profit from the making of this movie.
commented 2015-12-11 18:18:03 -0500
Why does this kind of person keep on saying those things with our Province! They are being paid by the Middle East money! They are racist! RACIST to Albertans People!!!!
commented 2015-12-11 18:15:25 -0500
The Terminator offered an analogy of the dangers of climate change and run away Carbon Dioxide by inviting anyone who disagreed with the danger of man made climate change to go into a room with either an electric car running or a room with a fossil fuel car running and to stay in there for one hour, with the doors locked. Carbon Monoxide anyone? Yeah Arnie, we all agree that that’s bad for one’s health. Geez, why do we give these actors, the scientifically challenged, free rein in the media and not call them out for the idiots that they really are.
commented 2015-12-11 17:59:18 -0500
He and Suzuki should get together on this asap…
They both bring me back to a saying that suits them well…
“It is better to be thought of as a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt”
commented 2015-12-11 17:59:09 -0500
A Chinook is a delicacy of fine smoked salmon only to be eaten with gullible Di-Caviar. It was also a treat when we could ski sometimes in our shorts after a smoking hot Chinook.
commented 2015-12-11 17:26:58 -0500
I am from Calgary. I grew up there. We had chinooks every year. Ezra is correct, it is awesome. Why do people listen to actors. Many of them are rather dull.
commented 2015-12-11 17:04:38 -0500
The Calgary Herald, and the Calgary and Edmonton Sun’s are owned by Postmedia. Need I say more? I used to go and read the comments, to get a feel for what the people were thinking, but they quit allowing comments, 2-weeks before the federal election. I’m guessing because some of the comments were very informative, and we couldn’t have that, now could we? It might hinder the UN’s chosen party’s chance of election.
commented 2015-12-11 16:47:19 -0500
The Herald’s excuse? They’re newspaper people.
They have no need to be accurate or factual, because after all, who has the right to fact-check a fact-checker?
commented 2015-12-11 15:44:08 -0500
Good Lord, does Leo DeCaprio have his hair done up in a man bun?
He’s an idiot in every way.
commented 2015-12-11 15:43:52 -0500
Leonardo; OMG, OMG. What to do? What to do?
George; I’ve got an idea Leonardo, let’s sacrifice a virgin.
Leonardo; Oh heck, how will we find a virgin in this town? And at this time of night?
commented 2015-12-11 15:19:57 -0500
Too weird for words.
I am thinking ‘Ice free corridor’.
You know, the one during the last Ice Age where there was an ice free zone from Alaska all down the eastern slopes during that ice age. Supposedly facilitating the Southern migration of those folks who came across the ‘ice bridge’ from Asia.
Oddly when I was in Mexico and visited an Indian reservation there they described how their ancestors migrated into their area along that route back during the ice age some 10,000 years previous.
But hey, they are only poor Mexican Indians and not super smart like Leonardo, isn’t his namesake a great Italian sculpture…. oh maybe it was that Ninja Turtle, can’t say for sure?
commented 2015-12-11 15:14:23 -0500
That Chinook was created from feedlot cow farts!
commented 2015-12-11 14:54:29 -0500
Hey Bruce, it wasn’t “Global Warming”, it was “localized warming”.
Who cares what some card reader has to say? Listening to this tool is like watching the National, all hot air, no substance.
commented 2015-12-11 14:38:45 -0500
Never trust anyone who wears a man bun.
commented 2015-12-11 14:28:10 -0500
Leonardo DiCaprio dates models to mask his homosexual preferences.

Leo likes dudes, but Hollywood would tank and female fans would run away if this news ever hit the mainstream.

Homosexual Leonardo DiCaprio and fraudster for seasons, oops, climate change.
commented 2015-12-11 14:24:42 -0500
Hmmmm So chinooks are global warming…..I guess the santa ana winds that burn down half of California every year are global warming too….Even though that’s been happening for eons? Yup..He’s too used to getting his ass kissed to think straight.
commented 2015-12-11 14:13:40 -0500
Climate alarmist’s DUPLICITY at its best… him, simply talking about chinooks in itself is blowing hot air !!
commented 2015-12-11 14:13:28 -0500
technically the dumbass is correct. He did experience global warming. Extremely localized naturally occurring global warming that has been happening for centuries now. As for the dumbass saying he was scared or afraid, I believe him, someone that spectacularly stupid probably would fly into a blind panic without thinking.
commented 2015-12-11 14:05:58 -0500
Who really cares what this idiot thinks, Eight feet of snow melt i call BS leo as for the locals once again full of it. Hey leo the natives name for chinook meant SNOW EATER , No end to the stupidity these idiots spew.
commented 2015-12-11 14:05:45 -0500
Liberal ctv, cbc, global mainstream party are just the dumbest people in Canada. Everyday they prove this.