Fifty years Of Apocalytic Global Warming Predictions And Why People believe Them

Scientists have known for some time that their predictive models of global warming were at increasing odds with the data. More recently, they have begun to pinpoint some of the faulty assumptions in the models used to make projections (not observations) of global warming. One example of this type of correction is a 2018 article published in the prestigious journal, Science.

Nitrogen availability is a central controller of terrestrial plant growth and, thereby, of the carbon cycle and global climate change. It has been widely assumed that the atmosphere is the main source of terrestrial nitrogen input. Surprisingly, Houlton et al. now show that bedrock is just as large a nitrogen source across major sectors of the global terrestrial environment.

Climate scientists have long known that plants offset some of the effects of climate change by absorbing and storing CO2. But they assumed that the ability to plants to perform this function was limited because the availability of nitrogen in the atmosphere was limited. As an earlier 2003 study published in Science stated, “there will not be enough nitrogen available to sustain the high carbon uptake scenarios.”

But this idea that the only source of nitrogen for plant life came from the air has been refuted in a more recent article, also in Science … READ ALL >>>

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Scientists Accidentally Prove Global Warming Is A Hoax

Looks like scientists just admitted that the claims by global warming religionists is just a bunch of B.S. … but they probably didn’t realize that’s what they did.

A new report on climate change by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research made the accidental admission that the earth has seen these same levels of CO2 in the past and was not “destroyed” by it all.

As reported by the extremist, left-wing site Think Progress:

Wait…. so let’s get this straight: the last time we have CO2 levels like this was “three million years ago”?

When man was not around to cause it?

…And…and the earth is still here for us to talk about it?

Didn’t they just admit that even if man is contributing to some rise in temperatures, natural causes also contribute AND the earth won’t be destroyed by it?

Not in 12 years… OR in three million!

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The Dark Story Behind Global Warming aka Climate Change

By F. William Engdahl via Information Clearing House

The recent UN global warming conference under auspices of the deceptively-named International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded its meeting in South Korea discussing how to drastically limit global temperature rise. Mainstream media is predictably retailing various panic scenarios “predicting” catastrophic climate change because of man-made emissions of Greenhouse Gases, especially CO2, if drastic changes in our lifestyle are not urgently undertaken. There is only one thing wrong with all that. It’s based on fake science and corrupted climate modelers who have reaped by now billions in government research grants to buttress the arguments for radical change in our standard of living. We might casually ask “What’s the point?” The answer is not positive.

The South Korea meeting of the UN IPCC discussed measures needed, according to their computer models, to limit global temperature rise to below  1.5 Centigrade above levels of the pre-industrial era. One of the panel members and authors of the latest IPCC Special Report on Global Warming, Drew Shindell, at Duke University told the press that to meet the arbitrary 1.5 degree target will require world CO2 emissions to drop by a staggering 40% in the next 12 years. The IPCC calls for a draconian “zero net emissions” of CO2 by 2050. That would mean complete ban on gas or diesel engines for cars and trucks, no coal power plants, transformation of the world agriculture to burning food as biofuels. Shindell modestly put it, “These are huge, huge shifts.”

The new IPCC report, SR15, declares that global warming of 1.5°C will “probably“ bring species extinction, weather extremes and risks to food supply, health and economic growth. To avoid this the IPCC estimates required energy investment alone will be $2.4 trillion per year. Could this explain the interest of major global banks, especially in the City of London in pushing the Global Warming card?

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Scaremongering IPCC Pushes Climate Hysteria with New Doomsday Report

Those discredited jokers, gropers and fake scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have surpassed themselves in the idiocy stakes in their latest Summary for Policy Makers. It is just a rehashed version of the farrago of adjusted data, dubious science, wailing and gnashing of teeth and eco-fascistic edicts on how we shall all live our lives in the future.

Here are a few of the main points:

Sea levels are rising. (As they have been, by the way, at the same harmless pace, for centuries),

The crisis is so dire that even if all the countries stick to their Paris Accord commitments, it still won’t be enough to stop the planet heating by 2 degrees C or more.

Drastic lifestyle changes must be made, drastic carbon emissions cuts must be implemented to stave off further disaster,(no mention of how many of the thirty – something thousand delegates to the Paris climate conference turned up in private jets, oh no, us ordinary punters must change OUR lifestyles but the elites must live ever more lavishly, in order that they may be at their best when dealing with the onerous tasks involved in saving the planet.)

$2.4 trillion must be spent by 2035 on sustainable energy projects such as wind and solar
, (even though these ‘sustainable’ sources have failed to prove they can supply the baseload required by modern, developed societies.)

Climate-related risks to health, livelihoods, food security, water supply, human security, and economic growth are projected to increase as the planet warms

Vector borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever will likely increase

You can read a Summary For Policy Makers of the IPCC report, published by the IPCC. If you’re a sucker for punishment just click the link. It covers all the points I’ve referred to but the prose style doesn’t make for good bedtime reading.

Using the comparision to a religious cult favoured by many of us Warmageddon sceptics, Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation describes the latest science fantasy publication as the IPCC’s “Hail Mary”: its last, desperate shot at trying to scare a world which just doesn’t care any more. He’s right. None of the predictions made by the Warmageddonist lobby over the past twenty years have been correct. Snow is not a folk memory, the arctic sea ice has not disappeared, the predicted 50 million refugees displaced by rising sea levels must be wearing Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility.

The reason people no longer believe the “last chance to save the planet” bollocks is first, we’ve heard it many times before, second, it hasn’t been supported by real-world evidence and thirdly because thanks to the internet and free speech (which governments, aided and abetted by Google and Facebook, want to abolish,) we have access to all the scientific research projects conducted by diligent researchers according to the scientific method (i.e. no adjusted data,) and these reports make sense.

Take that tired old line on vector borne diseases. Anyone who has followed this saga or researched it thoroughly knows that this claim was debunked years ago by an expert epidemiologist, Paul Reiter.

As far back as 1998, just as the hysteria was starting to rev up, Reiter delivered a lecture on this subject to the Cooler Heads Coalition:

All attempts to link specific recent outbreaks to climate change cannot survive a confrontation with the facts. In all cases, local conditions (such as the banning of DDT, land use changes, or foreign contact) account for expansions of disease vectors or increases in infection rates.

Yet here is the IPCC, trotting out the same old scare stories as if no one’s paying attention.

What is new, or new-ish, is the IPCC’s overdue acknowledgement that the Paris Climate Accord was a failure. What would be really meaningful is if the IPCC would admit that its attempts to push the globalist agenda by creating a big scary monster have failed.

Meanwhile an independent (and not nearly so enthusiastically reported by mainstream media) audit of the key temperature dataset used by climate models has exposed more than 70 problems with the data which render it “unfit for global studies.” It’s worth reminding warmageddonists, who tend to have short memories, that all the projections and predictions made by “climate scientists” to date have been based on output from ;mathematical models’ of the climate rather than empirical observation.

The problems identified in the data include zero degree temperatures in the Caribbean, 82 degree C temperatures in Colombia and ship-based recordings taken 100km inland.

The audit concluded that the people running these mathematical models are deliberately exaggerating temperatures to support a theory of global warming utilizing global averages that point to very different outcomes to what is being forecast after the data has been adjusted.

The investigation has discovered (not really, all thinking people have known for years what was going on,) that “that climate models have been tweaked to produce results favourable to supporters of global government, and scientists double down on that cheat by feeding the computers with incorrect (aka ‘adjusted’) data, which renders their projections of future temperatures and the influence of human activity on climate meaningless. It also points out The Paris Climate Agreement’s adoption of 1850-1899 averages as “indicative” of pre-industrial temperatures is “fatally flawed.” The entire Paris Climate Agreement has an agenda to eliminate effectively the advancement of society and attempt to reset the clock to the pre-Industrial Revolution. This entire theory that before the Industrial Revolution, our planet’s atmosphere was somehow pristine and uncontaminated by human-made pollutants has been also proven to be completely bogus with archaeological finds showing human activity was affecting the environment 2000 years ago.

An indication that rather than simple scientific concern for the environment, there is a rather unpleasant and authoritarian political agenda at work in the warmageddonist agenda is revealed in the IPCC reports recommendation that we should all eat less meat and propaganda should be employed to nudge everybody towards a vegetarian or vegan diet. Now there are plenty of conservative vegetarians, it is not just a left wing thing, but for the left everything is political thus vegetarianism cannot be a matter of individual choice, it has to be made a political issue.

According to a report in The Guardian:

Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage farming does to the planet.

The new research shows that without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75% – an area equivalent to the US, China, European Union and Australia combined – and still feed the world. Loss of wild areas to agriculture is the leading cause of the current mass extinction of wildlife.

The new analysis shows that while meat and dairy provide just 18% of calories and 37% of protein, it uses the vast majority – 83% – of farmland and produces 60% of agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions. Other recent research shows 86% of all land mammals are now livestock or humans. The scientists also found that even the very lowest impact meat and dairy products still cause much more environmental harm than the least sustainable vegetable and cereal growing.

Like all the statistics quoted by the Warmageddonist cult, figures cited in The Guardian’s report should be taken with a pinch of salt. 86% of all land mannals???? Does anybody know how many rats populate the sewers and dumps of the world’s cities, or how many monkeys there are in the Brazilian rain forest? Does anybody really know who many squirrels live in the vast woodlands of northern USA and Canada. Can anybody honestly say they have counted all the vast herds of Caribou in northern Scandinavia and Siberia? The probems of arriving at a reasonable estimate of how many small mammals inhabit the vast landscapes of Africa and Asia are insurmountable.

The new audit of climate data and scientific methods also argues that even the most simple basic quality checks have not been done on the HadCRUT4 dataset, which is managed by the UK Met Office Hadley Centre and the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. The audit exposed that estimates (guesses,) were made to cover uncertainties arising from thermometer accuracy, homogenization, sampling grid boxes with a finite number of measurements available, large-scale biases such as urbanization and estimation of regional averages with non-complete global measurement coverage.

Some have described this politicisation of climate science as a front in the elite’s war on the middle class: Remember the late Maurice Strong? In 1992 this Cultural Marxist activist and proponent of global government was the chair of the UN’s World Commission on Environmental Development (also among the world’s biggest crooks – remember the “food for oil” scam?) said that the middle class lifestyle was unsustainable, and then went on to list a whole series of items that were not sustainable including eating meat…watch this video as 13 mins 45 seconds for the quote.

Strong’s career was quite amazing, from a lowly oil company bureaucrat from a poor background, he grabbed an opportunity to work for The United Nations and while there saw that the elites were planning for the destruction of democratic societies and a move to global governance by a central bureaucracy supported by academics.

in China, but still the power behind Obama and the liberal House and Senate of America. To start to understand this man and his influence read his statement below to a group of reporters.

“In order to save the planet, the group [GIM] decides: Isn’t the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn’t it our responsibility to bring this about? This group of world leaders [GIM] forms a secret society to bring about an economic collapse.”

Maurice Strong – regarding Generation Investment Management LLP

Like his close associate George Soros, Kyoto architect Strong, was one of the archtects of the Kyoto agreement, and the brains behind the global warming scare as a means to swing public opinion behind the Cultural Marxist plan for global government. He was also a member of the “Chicago Climate Exchange” an initiative to create a market for trading carbon credits designed to make its founders billions on climate change.

The audit report has exposed the dishonesty built into the climate change scare and the entire global government scheme. The climate treaties, accords and agreements, from Kyoto to Paris appear to be directed at the goal of making fake news the norm. Anomalies in IPCC data it has identified include at St Kitts in the Caribbean, the average temperature for December 1981 was zero degrees – unusual for the Caribbean to say the least, normally the average for that time of year is 26C. For three months in 1978, one weather station in Colombia reported an 82 degrees Celsius average – hotter than the hottest day on Earth. Can it be that these ‘scientists’ whom we are told we must believe because they are so very clever, do not know the difference between Celsius and Farenheit? Then in Romania, one September the average temperature was reported as minus 46°C, which has never happened as Romania is quite a long way from either the north or south pole. The published data revealed scientific survey ships have reported ocean temperatures from places up to 100km inland.

The paper also points out that the most serious flaw identified was the shortage of data. For the first two years, from 1850 onwards, the only land-based reporting station in the Southern Hemisphere was in Indonesia, then a Dutch colony. There were ship observations at the time but Australian records were not started until 1855 in Melbourne, behind Auckland, New Zealand, which started in 1853. The data used to calculate ‘pre – Industrial Revolution temperatures for these regions appears to have been completely fabricated.

According to records of the HadCRUT4 dataset on which calculations are based, it was almost 1950 before data from even half of the Southern Hemisphere was available. Yet they claim global warming has taken hold for 100 years prior to that. Tthe Paris Climate Agreement takes the HadCRUT4 average from 1850 to 1899 as an “indicative” temperature or pre-Industrial Revolution. There is absolutely no possible way the data set being used to support all this Global Warming is even valid for any forecast. And in fact the Industial Reovlution is generally accepted to have begun a hundred years earlier.

War and Politics Behind Mass Displacement in Africa, Not Climate Change – UCL
A report from a new study conducted by University College London’s may cause a stir in the climate scaremongering industry. The report challenges the academic establishment’s standard narrative of mass displacement in Africa being principally responsible for the creation of refugees in Africa and casts doubt on a number of other assumptions about global problems.

The Truth About Climate Change Is Not On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone

Hurricane Harvey Climate Catastrophe Man Made?As we reported last week the Hurricane Harvey disaster which has hit the U.S. states of Texas and Louisiana has shown characteristics never before observed in any hurricane or tropical storm since records began. Meteorological depressions (because that is what hurricanes, typhoons and other intense storms are,) move and once over land quickly weaken as air pressures become normalised. Harvey has stayed in the same area, dumping massive amounts of rain on the heavily populated coastal strip and causing $$$billionsworth of damage through flooding and high winds.Trump Announces US To Quit The Paris Climate Accord

Fulfilling another campaign pledge, US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate pact and that he will work to renegotiate the international agreement in a way that treats American workers better. “So we are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can …

German Scientist Confims Climate Change Ia A Politically Motivated Scam

Even as the inbred idiot Prince Charles was babbling to a hand picked audience about the skid marks in his underpants being caused by Climate Change, a somewhat more scientifically literate person, Dr. Friedrich Karl Ewert, a retired geologist and data computation expert, has confirmed what those of us dubbed ‘climate deniers’ have been telling you for years …

German Scientist Confims Climate Change Ia A Politically Motivated Scam

Even as the inbred idiot Prince Charles was babbling to a hand picked audience about the skid marks in his underpants being caused by Climate Change, a somewhat more scientifically literate person, Dr. Friedrich Karl Ewert, a retired geologist and data computation expert, has confirmed what those of us dubbed ‘climate deniers’ have been telling …

Obama’s Climate Change Hypocrisy – The Arrogance Of The New Patricians

It is customary for US Presidents, when they leave office either having served two terms, been defeated in an election, or of their own volition, to fade quietly into the background. This is largely good manners, for an ex President to appear to be trying to intervene on political issues and influence events or public …

Big Business Joins Climate Change Scaremongers

The Paris summit on climate change approasches, which means the tree hugging fascist tendency are turning up the volume to eleven again. Trouble is they cannot produce a shed of evidence to back up their wild claims of imminent catastrophe because global warming only exists in their mathematical models, in the real world it is not happening/

Confusion Reigns As Paris Climate Conference Draws Near

The carbon dioxide driven climate change scam is back on the agenda as yet another monstrously expensive and fossil fulel gobbling jolly for politicians, scientists, freeloaders and general wankers gather to eat, drink, talk a lot and do nothing about a problem that exists in mathematical models but not in the real world.

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal – Is It The Tip Of The Iceberg?

The real problem here is that, driven by the hysterical warnings of self interested pseudo-scientists, politicians have set unachievable targets for reducing emissions while demanding that national economies keep growing.

Climate Denial Finally Pays Off

This blog has always been sceptical of the scientific case for climate change. And we admit that NO we are not climate scientists, NO we have not published research papers in ‘peer reviewed’ science journals. Of the three main contributors (all retired or semi retired) one is an engineer who still lectures in engineering and …

Nobel Laureate Smashes the Global Warming Hoax VIDEO
Nobel laureate Ivar Giaever’s speech at the Nobel Laureates meeting 1st July 2015. Ivar points out the mistakes which Obama makes in his speeches about global warming, and shares other not-well known facts about the state of the climate.

Charlotte Church blames Syria’s brutal civil war on CLIMATE CHANGE (not ISIS, Assad or Obama)

Last Nights QT: Stephen Kinnock, Leanne Woor (obscured) Charles Moore, David Dimbleby (host) Charlotte, Stephen Crabbe (Image source) Classical singer turned left wing fuckwit showed exactly what is wrong with the left on Question Time last night Climate change played a role in Syria’s conflict, according to Charlotte Church. Speaking as part of the panel …

The Pain In Spain as Green Energy Policy Fails

You will not find anything in mainstream media, either print or broadcast, about the failure of the green energy initiatives that have left Spain in dire economic strais or Denmark in the dark. Bizarre, as other governments are pressing ahead with plans to make us reliant on these crackpot schemes and intellectual wanks of mad scientists …


Climate Scientists versus Free Speech and Freedom Of Information

This week four groups, whose boards represent a distinctly liberal world view and who oppose scrutiny of taxpayer-funded science by academics, asked the University of Virginia to disregard its agreement before the court with American Tradition Institute to provide the records of former climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann, which belong to the public. The groups, led by the far-left Union of ….

Ever Changing Ocean

The scientists warn us climate change will cause massive extinctions, species will be destroyed, nations will die, the oceans will swamp huge areas of land as sea levels rise and lots of scaremongering stuff like that. But life in the seas has survived much worse catastrophes, much more violent changes than anything we puny humand can conjure up. It is a measure of the arrogance of humans in general and scientists in particular to imagine we puny humans could destroy the planet.also availabe HERE

Climate Change and the Population Explosion
In all the debates about climate change and the effect of carbon dioxide emissions on the environment there is one issue that has a huge bearing on humanity’s relationship with our planet that neither politicians nor scientists will discuss. Population growth. So a philosopher has to step up to the mark and ask why people are encouraged to have children when we face so many population related problems?

Here’s A Snippet From A Brilliant Article On Climate Change

Those building the biblical Tower of Babel, intending to reach heaven, did not know where heaven was and hence when the project would be finished, or at what cost. Those setting out to solve the climate change problem now are in the same position. If we were to spend 10 or even 100 trillion dollars …

The Great Wind Turbine Catastrophe

Because of failure to invest in new coal and nuclear powered generating plants to provide the electric energy we need Briain now faces a serious shortfall in electricity supply as old stations, already well past their planned lifespan are forced to close. Seduced by the voices of academics and the science lobby, the government seems foolishly determined to rely on wind turbines for future electricity needs.


Lib Dem Energy Minister Wants You To Sit In The Dark While Foreign Billionaires Steal You Money

The Energy Secretaru Ed Davey, one of the most senior Liberal Democrats in the Coalition government has banned Conservative junior minister John Hayes, a new face in the Department of Energy, from making remarks about the spread of wind farms after he told newspapers …

The ‘Hunger Stones’ Crush Climate Change ‘Warmageddon’ Scaremongers.

Authored by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com,

Every time during the past twenty years when there has been a spell of unusually hot weather, the Global Warming fanatics have come crawling out from under the stones they hope wil protect them from the rampant sun’s merciless rays, screaming, “We told you so, you horrible climate deniers, the earth is being fried because you insist on driving cars, heating your homes, cooking you food and earning a living. And while they blether incoherently and unscientifically about carbon dioxide and human activity they continue to ignore history. The extreme heat in Europe this year is part of well (if unusually documented) irregular cycle.

Swings from extreme heat to extreme cold have been going on throughout recorded history. They have been recorded by medieval monks, renaissance era scholars, enlightenment era scientists and since the medieval era at least, by people with club hammers and stone chisels. One of the most unusual but irrefutable sets of historical evidence we have, and which is ignored by climate change scaremongers are known as the Hunger Stones.

Pictured above is a Hunger Stone from 1616 which has been exposed by the low level of water in the Elbe River.

Such events have been recorded when drought has resulted in the low level of water in the Elbe river.

The above scene is at Decin, in the Czech Republic. Throughout the centuries, there have been cycles of extreme heat followed by extreme cold (e.g. so called the mini ice age, when the River Thames in London froze each winter for several years and Londoners held ‘frost fairs’ on the ice).  Such fairs were also common in Europe where continental weather effcts generally make the winters colder than Britain’s

The hot, dry weather in Europe has, for the recorded time in over a century, exposed  the Hunger Stones that have been used for centuries to commemorate historic droughts which warn of their consequences when you see these stones again.It might be unwise to infer anything from this gap, given Europe’s political history in the twentieth centure it’s possible droughts occurred at times when people in Germany and central Europe faced bigger worries than drought.

The Hunger Stones are visible this year in the Elbe a major river which rises in the Czech Republic and flows west through Germany. There are more than a dozen Hunger Stones that serve as records of previous droughts establishing that the extreme heat and drought of this year is by no means unique to history.

The various Hunger Stones record droughts droughts that resulted in crop failure and famine on the stones dated 1417, 1616, 1707, 1746, 1790, 1800, 1811, 1830, 1842, 1868, 1892, and 1893, which covers a period of 476 years, which would take us from the end of the ‘medieval warm period’ to the end of the nineteenth century.You may remember in one of the most notorious global warming frauds, Professor Michael Mann, creator of the now ridiculed ‘hockey stick graph’ erased the medieval warm period from history.

Basing his calculations on tree ring data from bog oaks, tree trunks preserved in peat bogs, which he claimed showed no unusual climate trends in the medieval warm period (which lasted several hundred years,) because the tree rings in preserved oaks pulled from north European bogs showed average or less than average growth. Mann only succeeded in proving he is either dishonest or stupid. Cool weather is not the only cause of poor growth rates as any gardener or a novice biology student could tell you. Hot, dry weather will adversely affect growth as will any unusually dry period. Trees and plants need carbon dioxide, oxygen, temeratures in the right range, and water to grow.

Some scientific types have already noted that if we look at the above drought data it produces a gap average of 39.6 years.This only proves that scientists, like Michael Mann are idiots and wankers. A quick glance at the data would show there’s no regular pattern there. An intelligent person would immediately understand this is not a scientific record and the data is probably incomplete.

It is worth noting that two drought years used to obtain that average, 1892 and 1893 are back-to-back. It’s highly unlikely there were two separate droughts,  it probable there was ab extended dry period. In fact, additional evidence that is being ignored by the Global Warming crowd who seem intent upon leading society to its doom by ignoring the past entirely and persuading governments we must suck every molecule of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere (thus making the existence on Earth of carbon based life – forms – i.e. everything including us,) impossible.

 

Scientific American Article Counsels People to ‘Chill Out’ over Global Warming

The usual hysteria which seems to inform any writings from the scientific community on climate change seems to have cooled significantly in recent months. Doomsday scenarios predicting the catastrophic effects of global warming are being dismissed as the work of research grant phishing frauds who cite output from mathematical models which use ‘adjusted data’ to perform their calculations. The ‘scientists’ involved in this scam are working for disaster capitalists who hope to profit from hugely costly schemes to mitigate the non – existent effects of marginal increases on atmospheric carbon dioxide. Their predictions are false and the human race will be able to accommodate whatever “climate change” throws at us, claims an unusually level – headed essay in Scientific American.

The essay, penned by John Horgan, the director of the Center for Science Writings at the Stevens Institute of Technology, analyzes two recent reports by “ecomodernists” who reject climate scaremongering look at the issue of climate change from the perspective of humanity’s ability to cope with it, in radically new terms.

One of the reports, titled “Enlightened Environmentalism” by Harvard iconoclast Steven Pinker, urges people to develop a logical perspective on climate, especially in the context scientific and technological benefits industrialization has brought.

Pooh-poohing “the mainstream environmental movement, and the radicalism and fatalism it encourages,” Pinker argues that humanity can solve problems related to climate change the same way it has solved myriad other problems, by harnessing “the benevolent forces of modernity.”

Separating himself from environmentalists who seem to think our salvation lies in medieval technologies such as windmills, Pinker asserts that industrialization “has been good for humanity.”

“It has fed billions, prolonged lifespans, reduced extreme poverty, and,through mechanisation and automation has feed the majority of people from a (short) lifetime of backbreaking, soul – destroying labour. All of this contributed to the emancipation women, and the availability of education to children form even the poorest backgrounds. It has allowed people to read at night, travel freely, stay warm in winter, see the world, and multiply human contact. Any costs in pollution and habitat loss have to be weighed against these gifts,” he says.

And just as human ingenuity has allowed us to overcome countless obstacles in the past, he notes, it is more than reasonable to suppose it will do so in the future as well.

I do not take such a rosy view, while medical science, technology and civil engineering have greatly increased longevity they have also caused new problems to replace those they solve, problems such as the population explosion in the third world and its attendant humanitarian crises, which we seem unable to propose any effective solutions to.

The other report cited by Horgan is arecent article by Will Boisvert titled “The Conquest of Climate,” which contends that the “consequences for human well-being will be small” even if human greenhouse emissions significantly warm the planet.

Boisvert, no “climate change denier,according to his track record has beendescribed as a “left-wing environmental expert, is ” yet he calls on warmageddonists to step back from doomsday forecasts that are unlikely to resemble with what will actually happen through the remainder of this century and beyond.

The report ridicules a 2016 Newsweek article predicting “Climate change could cause half a million deaths in 2050 due to reduced food availability,” which forecast the effects of climate change on agriculture, while failing to note that the study actually predicts much more abundant food availability in 2050 thanks to advances in agricultural productivity. These advances will “dwarf the effects of climate change,” he contends, and the “poorest countries will benefit most.”

In this case Boisvert is likely to be as far off target as those he criticizes, there are serious doubts about the claims of biotech companies about the assumed benefits of genetically modified seed, but like Pinkers, Boisvert tries to factor in what climate alarmists ignore: the capability of human beings to react to changing scenarios in remarkably ingenious ways.

He is correct however, in reminding his readers that: “Throughout history humans not only weathered climate crises but deliberately flung ourselves into them as we migrated away from our African homeland into deserts, mountains, floodplains and taiga.” To underline his point he notes the remarkable ingenuity shown by the Inuit in adapting to a hostile environment.

Greens, liberals and socialists have been getting their knickers in a twist over the impending disaster of climate change for twenty years and yet to date none of their predictions have come true. Polar bear numbers are increasing, the northern ice cap and Himalayan glaciers are still with us and the fifty million refugees displaced from their homes by rising sea levels are presumably hiding under a gigantic version of Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility. The current climate change “crisis” that has just isn’t that big a deal, Boisvert argues and empirical evidence backs him up. It is merely the “latest episode in humanity’s ongoing conquest of extreme climates,” which will likewise “amount to just another problem in economic and technological development, and a middling-scale one at that.”

While sceptics and realists will welcome this departure from the usual climate change doom – mongering in Scientific American, establishment climate alarmists will undoubtedly be chagrined by the fact that both reports are published in the now discredited yardstick of scientific integrity, peer reviewed academic journals, will seek to discredit the reports, knowing they could affect not only the funding they depend on, but the ideologically driven left wing political programs they seek to impose on the world.

After all, if the world is not under imminent peril from climate change, who will listen to—and fund—the prophets of doom, or the Cultural Marxists’ demands for an authoritarian global government to save the planet.

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The carbon dioxide driven climate change scam is back on the agenda as yet another monstrously expensive and fossil fulel gobbling jolly for politicians, scientists, freeloaders and general wankers gather to eat, drink, talk a lot and do nothing about a problem that exists in mathematical models but not in the real world.

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The real problem here is that, driven by the hysterical warnings of self interested pseudo-scientists, politicians have set unachievable targets for reducing emissions while demanding that national economies keep growing.

Climate Denial Finally Pays Off
This blog has always been sceptical of the scientific case for climate change. And we admit that NO we are not climate scientists, NO we have not published research papers in ‘peer reviewed’ science journals. Of the three main contributors (all retired or semi retired) one is an engineer who still lectures in engineering and …

Nobel Laureate Smashes the Global Warming Hoax VIDEO
Nobel laureate Ivar Giaever’s speech at the Nobel Laureates meeting 1st July 2015. Ivar points out the mistakes which Obama makes in his speeches about global warming, and shares other not-well known facts about the state of the climate.

Charlotte Church blames Syria’s brutal civil war on CLIMATE CHANGE (not ISIS, Assad or Obama)
Last Nights QT: Stephen Kinnock, Leanne Woor (obscured) Charles Moore, David Dimbleby (host) Charlotte, Stephen Crabbe (Image source) Classical singer turned left wing fuckwit showed exactly what is wrong with the left on Question Time last night Climate change played a role in Syria’s conflict, according to Charlotte Church. Speaking as part of the panel …

The Pain In Spain as Green Energy Policy Fails

You will not find anything in mainstream media, either print or broadcast, about the failure of the green energy initiatives that have left Spain in dire economic strais or Denmark in the dark. Bizarre, as other governments are pressing ahead with plans to make us reliant on these crackpot schemes and intellectual wanks of mad scientists …


Climate Scientists versus Free Speech and Freedom Of Information

This week four groups, whose boards represent a distinctly liberal world view and who oppose scrutiny of taxpayer-funded science by academics, asked the University of Virginia to disregard its agreement before the court with American Tradition Institute to provide the records of former climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann, which belong to the public. The groups, led by the far-left Union of ….

Ever Changing Ocean

The scientists warn us climate change will cause massive extinctions, species will be destroyed, nations will die, the oceans will swamp huge areas of land as sea levels rise and lots of scaremongering stuff like that. But life in the seas has survived much worse catastrophes, much more violent changes than anything we puny humand can conjure up. It is a measure of the arrogance of humans in general and scientists in particular to imagine we puny humans could destroy the planet.also availabe HERE

Climate Change and the Population Explosion
In all the debates about climate change and the effect of carbon dioxide emissions on the environment there is one issue that has a huge bearing on humanity’s relationship with our planet that neither politicians nor scientists will discuss. Population growth. So a philosopher has to step up to the mark and ask why people are encouraged to have children when we face so many population related problems?

Here’s A Snippet From A Brilliant Article On Climate Change
Those building the biblical Tower of Babel, intending to reach heaven, did not know where heaven was and hence when the project would be finished, or at what cost. Those setting out to solve the climate change problem now are in the same position. If we were to spend 10 or even 100 trillion dollars …

The Great Wind Turbine Catastrophe

Because of failure to invest in new coal and nuclear powered generating plants to provide the electric energy we need Briain now faces a serious shortfall in electricity supply as old stations, already well past their planned lifespan are forced to close. Seduced by the voices of academics and the science lobby, the government seems foolishly determined to rely on wind turbines for future electricity needs.


Lib Dem Energy Minister Wants You To Sit In The Dark While Foreign Billionaires Steal You Money

The Energy Secretaru Ed Davey, one of the most senior Liberal Democrats in the Coalition government has banned Conservative junior minister John Hayes, a new face in the Department of Energy, from making remarks about the spread of wind farms after he told newspapers …

Majority of Climate Scientists Don’t Agree with ?Consensus’ – Dutch Scientific Study
Interesting to note that the ‘97% consensus’ figure was arrived at by assuming all the reports that did not state specifically that climate change is NOT caused by Carbon Dioxide were assumed to agree that it is. We have been told ad nauseum by the Warmageddonist lobby that 97% of ‘climate scientists’ agree with the …

Obama Administration To Tell Americans, ‘We’ll Decide What Kind Of Car You Can Drive’

A report curculating around American news blogs has some bizarre possibilities as you can see by following this link:

Global Warming Omnibus page
Our shorter posts on global warming, climate change and all the fake science and bogus predictions that have helped Al Gore and others to make billions and propelled the world towards a global authoritarian government. This huge page has an active contents list and works like a kindle ebook.

"Punish Climate Change Liars" Demands Climate Change Liar

It is now, as of this month, eighteen years and four months since a year on year global increase in average tempersature was recorded and eight years and 11 months since Warmageddonist author Mark Lynas called for international criminal tribunals before which people guilty of being accused of “Climate Denial” (has anyone ever denied the climate?) would be subjected to show trials, found guiklty of being accused and sentened to death by cruel and unusual medieval tortures (OK I may be exaggerating a bit but you get the idea. And if you don’t, you will after reading the next few paragraphs

“I put [their climate change denial] in a similar moral category to Holocaust denial – except that this time the Holocaust is yet to come, and we still have time to avoid it. Those who try to ensure we don’t will one day have to answer for their crimes,” bleated the self rightous Lynas.

It is now two years and six months since Professor Richard Parncutt demanded that “climate change deniers” should be executed, writing: “In this article I am going to suggest that the death penalty is an appropriate punishment for influential GW deniers.

“I have always been opposed to the death penalty in all cases. […] Even mass murderers should not be executed, in my opinion. […] GW deniers fall into a completely different category.

“I don’t want to be a saint. I would just like my grandchildren and great grandchildren, and the human race in general, to enjoy the world that I have enjoyed, as much as I have enjoyed it. And to achieve that goal I think it is justified for a few heads to roll.”

But the Arctic ice cap, which we were told would disappear by 2011 is expanding rather quickly, Polar Bears, which we have been told were on the verge of extinction, are actually increasing in number and mistaking climate scientists sent to hassle them for free lunches courtesy of the Warmageddonist lobby. We were told that by 2013 there would be 50 million refugess, displaced from their homes by rising sea levels as melting ice caps flooded low lying areas. So far no refugees displaced due to global warming have been reported.

Global temperature shows no signs of warming, so advocates of man made global warming show no signs of thinking that perhaps, just maybe, those with a different opinion ought to be allowed to live, let alone be free to express their opinion.

The latest example of climate fascism comes from Adam Weinstein, writer and  self styled “poet laureate” at the Gawker online magazine . This clown has now joined the chorus, suggesting that climate change “liars” ought to be arrested and punished (h/t WUWT).

“Let’s make a clear distinction here, the self righteous Weinstein bleats, “I’m not talking about the man on the street who thinks Rush Limbaugh (a right wing radio shock jock) is right, and climate change is a socialist United Nations conspiracy foisted by a Muslim U.S. president on an unwitting public to erode its civil liberties,” he says.

“You all know that man. That man is an idiot. He is too stupid to do anything other than choke the earth’s atmosphere a little more with his Mr. Pibb burps and his F-150’s gassy exhaust. Few of us believers in climate change can do much more—or less—than he can.”

(Here Weinstein shows up what a repugnant, snobbish, superior, consescening, partonizing arsehole he is, he despises the man on the street, on whom he looks down from his ivory tower.

He continues, “Nor am I talking about simple skeptics, particularly the scientists who must constantly hypo-test our existing assumptions about the world in order to check their accuracy. That is part and parcel of the important public policy discussion about what we do next.”

No, Mr Weinstein says he is talking about “Rush and his multi-million-dollar ilk in the disinformation business,” rich people, presumably men, who use their power and wealth to “deny people the tools they need to inform themselves, to protect themselves against a scientifically proven threat to life and limb,” because they (the deniers) “have their heads jammed in the sand… or in a barrel of money.”

In other words anyone who disagrees with Mr. Weinstein’s opinion is an idiot. Well that attitude is about par for the course among American ‘liberal’ fascists.

Those people who do hold a differing opinion, Weinstein would like to see arrested, punished, and stopped. “Those denialists should face jail. They should face fines. They should face lawsuits from the classes of people whose lives and livelihoods are most threatened by denialist tactics,” he insists.

And so we see yet another ‘liberal’ intellectual return to the causus belli of modern liberal fascist, the urgent need to abolish free speech.

He bases his calls for fascistic action against global warming sceptics on a claim by the World Health Organisation that 150,000 people a year die thanks to climate change. But Eric Worrall, writing at Watts Up With That replies that the claim does not stand up to scrutiny.

Worrall draws attention to the fact that even the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which began to pump out the climate scaremongering back in 1990, “has failed to establish a link between CO2 and extreme weather.”

Moreover,  it is a well established biological fact that Carbon Dioxide is essential to the growth of vegitation, through the process of photosynthesis plants absorb energy from the sun and carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it into tissue, outputting oxygen as a bonus.

I an always surprised as the number of people claiming to be ‘scientists’ in internet comment threads who appear to be blissfully unaware of this bascic biology lessoon. Perhaps they are all mathematicians and believe the universe and everything in it is made out of numbers and equations. Well mathematics is not a real science and people who believe the universe is made out of numbers are as deluded as the young earth creationists they despise.

The increases in CO2 that have taken place since the commencement of the Industrial revolution have actually been beneficial to the human inhabitants of earth. Crop yields have risen and satellites have recorded a greening of the planet in the region of 1.5 percent a year thanks to the fertilisation effect of higher CO2 levels.

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