If Global Warming Alarmists really cared about the environment they’d focus their attention on the real cause of environmental degradation, pollution, as opposed to the silliness of “global warming” or “climate change”.
They would have a much friendlier audience to advocate for change than they do now. After being lied to, repeatedly over the past 30 years since James Hansen’s Congressional testimony, people are waking up. Even the true believers over at Skeptical Science admit that Hansen’s predictions were off:
Although Hansen’s projected global temperature increase has been higher than the actual global warming, this is because his climate model used a high climate sensitivity parameter.
Now, you must understand the optics of Hansen’s testimony which started all of this global warming hysteria. It was hot that summer. One of the hottest day’s on record in Washington DC actually. But more than that, it was also hot inside the room where the testimony was given. How ironic. Why?
What we did it was went in the night before and opened all the windows, I will admit, right? So that the air conditioning wasn’t working inside the room and so when the, when the hearing occurred there was not only bliss, which is television cameras in double figures, but it was really hot. …
So Hansen’s giving this testimony, you’ve got these television cameras back there heating up the room, and the air conditioning in the room didn’t appear to work. So it was sort of a perfect collection of events that happened that day, with the wonderful Jim Hansen, who was wiping his brow at the witness table and giving this remarkable testimony. …
You can read the whole, lying, piece of garbage here if you must. If that doesn’t piss you off, than this certainly will…
“We’ve got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing.…”
These guys have been lying to us for ages. And it worked. Even though it was all fake:
…even though he violated NASA’s official agency position on climate forecasting (i.e., we did not know enough to forecast climate change or mankind’s effect on it). Hansen thus embarrassed NASA by coming out with his claims of global warming in 1988 in his testimony before Congress.
Hansen’s testimony is what started this whole propaganda machine, sadly, I must say, for the environment. Because it turns out the Global Warming Alarmists are not at all interested in protection of the environment they are just in it for power and prestige. Thus we get things like the Michael Mann Hockey Stick which I discussed here.
The “hockey stick” infamously omits something as important as the Medieval Warm Period (MWP) because supposedly that MWP only occurred in Europe. Yet, nothing could be further from the truth.
The good folks over at NoTricksZone show graphs from every portion of the planet which ALSO experienced Warm Periods the same time as the MWP in Europe. Just one of many below.
So, why again did Mann leave that off his hockey stick???
Well, the answer is quite simple: He knew he had people willing to be suckered. After all, BILLIONS of dollars were/are at stake in terms of research funding, and all it takes is a few powerful entities to agree to his conclusions and he, and his counterparts, can live quite nicely.
The willing entities of course are not spending their own money on these shenanigans they are spending tax payer money. So no harm to them in the least. And we just go back to Sen. Wirth’s quote above about “even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing” by spending untold billions of taxpayer dollars.
It’s a scam folks. The entirety of it all, just a scam and we’re all being played. Thankfully there have been enough white hats willing to take the arrows to mount a defense. Judith Curry comes to mind, first and foremost to me. The lady has been absolutely eviscerated in the most misogynistic ways, truly, truly disgusting, especially in light of yesterday’s “women’s march.”
Here is just a brief example:
Curry is as dishonest as they come. Shes an attention seeker, whoring her credentials for adulation from angry old white men.
People who say this crap are nothing short of scumbags and should forever be ridiculed for the kind of people they are. They won’t be of course because liberalism DWARFS all else in that realm. It’s the religion for them, and thus, those who oppose it, ANYONE who opposes it is a heretic.
She’s not the only one. The numbers are legion for the people who have lost out due to their quest for the truth. Careers have been shattered, personal finances obliterated, certainly personal, threatening attacks as well. It’s shameful.
In a few years, we’ll all look back at this scam and compare it to the Salem Witch Trials, as the powers that be go after and damn those who don’t follow in lockstep, evidence be damned.
But slowly, the defense has mounted such strength that we’re no longer just in protection mode, now we’re on offense and the ball is moving past midfield and getting deep into the fakers territory. It’s wonderful to behold.
The irony of it all is, though, is that people like me actually DO care for the environment. I despise waste. I despise litter, pollution, clear cutting of forests, dumping pollutants into the water, chemical run-offs that end up in the Gulf of Mexico. I can’t stand open pit mining. It bothers me when people leave their lights, TVs and other appliances on simply because they’re too lazy to click the doggone button to turn that stuff off!
I like green forests, clean air and water, clear oceans and lakes, litter free beaches, conservation, etc. I like it so much in fact I consider myself a TRUE environmentalist.
But I refuse to join the chorus of the lying, misogynistic “global warming alarmists” with their theories. They are NOT environmentalists. They are just in it for the money. There is just no doubt about that.
This guy or lady said it best in the comments section of this article:
The “Climate Change” supporters are targeting a symptom, not the disease. The sickness the Earth has is Global Pollution, not “climate change.” A change in climate could be only one possible symptom of a polluted earth, but it doesn’t have to be. I can dump tons of toxic chemicals in your nearest lake or river without ever changing the temperature of the earth at all. The fact that Global Climate change supporters are not addressing the real problem (pollution) head-on, (a problem that should be obvious to any scientist), tells me they are doing all of it for their own selfish benefit. That is, to tax the world and make a profit.