The upsurge in piracyNovember 18, 2008 Tim Worstallclimate change4 CommentsWell, look on the bright side. At least it\’ll stop global warming. previousErm, nonextBNP membership list 4 thoughts on “The upsurge in piracy” Stephen November 18, 2008 at 5:14 pm Umm, not really. Apparently insurance rates for ships going through the straits of Aden have jumped ten-fold due to piracy, so it’s actually become cheaper to send them the long way round the Cape of Good Hope instead of through Suez. The long, long way round. Paul Sorene November 19, 2008 at 11:57 am Piracy is an economic trigger http://www.anorak.co.uk/politicians/195166.html Serf November 19, 2008 at 12:46 pm so it’s actually become cheaper to send them the long way round the Cape of Good Hope instead of through Suez. Except they have started hijacking ships going south as well. darren redstar November 21, 2008 at 9:31 am his noodly awesomeness has finally heard our vague mumblings. more piracy, less heat! fsm Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.