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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR October 7, 2019 at 9:26 pm

Paul Plante says :

Ah, yes, totalitarianism and the sensationalist and alarmist media reporting required to make it happen as we can see from this article in the Guardian entitled “US to stage its largest ever climate strike: ‘Somebody must sound the alarm'” by Oliver Milman in New York on 20 September 2019, as follows:

The US is set to stage its largest ever day of protest over the climate crisis, with tens of thousands of students joined by adults in abandoning schools and workplaces for a wave of strikes across the country.

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Now, here we have a real good example of the “doom-and-gloom” hysteria-mongering by the media to make people scared, and therefore, off-balance, which makes them all the more readily manipulated, and especially the children who are unable to think for themselves when confronted with the term “CLIMATE CRISIS,” which has the children thinking that life on earth is about to end and unless we cede power to the Democrats, we are all doomed.

But what is the “CLIMATE CRISIS?”

And the answer is – nobody, starting with the consensus, really knows.

Getting back to the hysteria-mongering of the Guardian, we have:

The young strikers’ totemic figure, the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, will take part in the New York walkout and will speak to massed protesters in Manhattan.

Authorities in New York City have announced that its student population of 1.1 million is able to skip school in order to attend the strikes.

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New York City, of course, is PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRAT territory, so it should not come as a surprise to anyone that the authorities in New York City would be purposefully and shamefully exploiting these children for partisan political gain.

Getting back to the Guardian:

Hundreds of doctors have written medical notes to excuse students from their classes due to the threat posed by the climate crisis.

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What can anyone say to that other than incredible, which takes us back to the Guardian, as follows:

“This is going to be the largest mobilization for climate action in history,” said Alexandria Villaseñor, a 14-year-old who has been protesting outside the UN headquarters over climate every Friday since December.

“World leaders can either listen now or listen later because our voice is only going to get louder as the climate crisis gets more urgent.”

“Adults need to step up and support us.”

“Civil disobedience breaks the system and once it’s broken it’s an amazing opportunity to make things better.”

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That is what those doctors and the New York City authorities are promoting – civil disobedience which plays right into the hands of the Democrats.

“BREAK THE SYSTEM, AND WE DEMOCRATS WILL LEAD YOU INTO THE BRAVE NEW WORLD,” as we can see from the following in that Guardian article, to wit:

“We are excited to disrupt business as usual, to demand a Green New Deal,” Audrey Maurine Xin Lin, an 18-year-old organizer in Boston, in reference to the resolution put forward by progressive Democrats to enact a second world war-style economic mobilization to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.

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Yes, we need to go on a war footing in this “WAR AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE” as we did in WWII, with our war economy being overseen by war councils comprised of Democrats as a supreme body to subsume military and civilian organizations and to direct the vast war economy.

To actually be able to win this war to make the climate stop changing, we need to re-create a number of preparedness agencies including an Office for Emergency Management headed up by either AOC, or more properly, since she is the most prepared, Greta Thunberg, who can come in and hit the ground running as we shift over to a full war-time economy as we do battle with the earth’s climate, itself.

And of course, we would also then need a National Defense Advisory Commission; an Office of Production Management; and a Supply Priorities Allocation Board.

We would also need a War Production Board, placed under the direction of the Democrats and Greta Thunberg,

And finally, we need an Office of War Mobilization if we are going to make a serious effort as a nation and as a people to actually lick climate change for once and for all, so Greta doesn’t have to feel fear each day, and we don’t have to panic.

And all it takes to make all that happen, which would give the Democrats total control over every aspect of our lives is for enough people to be made afraid.

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Re: Just musings, is all

Post by thelivyjr » Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:40 p

THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 22, 2019 at 9:17 pm

Paul Plante says :

According to the Democrats, there are some real serious problems with the youth of America today in terms of their mental health, as we can clearly see from this article in THE HILL entitled “Buttigieg unveils plan to strengthen mental health care, fight addiction” by Julia Manchester on 08/23/19 07:10 AM EDT, to wit:

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic presidential hopeful, on Friday released a new plan to bolster mental health care and combat addiction.

“For years, politicians in Washington have claimed to prioritize mental health care while slashing funding for treatment and ignoring America’s growing addiction and mental health crisis,” Buttigieg said in a statement.

“That neglect must end.”

“Our plan breaks down the barriers around mental health and builds up a sense of belonging that will help millions of suffering Americans heal.”

The plan calls for imposing penalties on insurance companies if they do not provide coverage for mental illness and addiction, as well as expanding access to treatment to opioid addictions, and decriminalizing mental illness and addiction through re-entry programs.

Buttigieg would also establish $10 billion in annual “Healing and Belonging” grants in an effort to give communities resources to combat mental health and addiction issues, in addition to the creation of a Community Health Corps.

If elected president, Buttigieg said that he would require “every school across the country to teach Mental Health First Aid courses,” as well as combat loneliness and social isolation through a national campaign.

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Every school in America, according to Mayor Pete, needs to teach Mental Health First Aid courses, as well as combat loneliness and social isolation through a national campaign, which is a sign of just how thoroughly *******-up the youth of America today really are.

By way of contrast, a Gallup poll of October 1940 found a prevailing view of American youth as “a flabby, pacifistic, yellow, cynical, discouraged, and leftist lot,” while a social scientist back then stated that “to make a soldier out of the average free American citizen is not unlike domesticating a very wild species of animal,” which raises the existential question of has anything really changed in the last several thousand years.

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES September 23, 2019 at 5:36 pm

Paul Plante says :

Sorin, above here you asked me what climate change policy in the United States of America should be based on, and finally, I can give you that answer by directing you to here where there is a message from the world’s acknowledged expert on the subject of climate change that every single person in the United States should be required to hear, including yourself, although that would seem to be a case of singing to the choir:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULmk8mhiClI

When experts speak with consensus behind them, my goodness, who am I to question anything that is being said here.

But NASA is saying that variations in Earth’s orbit alter the amount of energy Earth receives from the Sun and leads to a cycle of ice ages and warm periods like Earth’s current climate, and that shifts in Earth’s orbit are happening constantly, in predictable cycles, so that in about 30,000 years, Earth’s orbit will have changed enough to reduce sunlight in the Northern Hemisphere to the levels that led to the last ice age, and I got to tell you, Sorin, that scares the crap out of me!

Talk about stealing Greta Thunberg’s future, alright, I think that is the event that is going to cause it right there when the Northern Hemisphere turns into a giant ice cube 30.000 years from now, so my question to you is why aren’t we talking about that?

Why the silence?

What do you think we should be doing about that?

Should we just sit on our hands and wait for it to happen?

Or should we be investing in technology now to prevent that from happening?

Or should we all be moving to the Southern Hemisphere, do you think, while there is still some time left before the end comes for all of us?

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 23, 2019 at 9:05 pm

Paul Plante says :

Sorin, this is America, not some communist country like Rumania, so you can believe anything and anyone you want, and it will trouble me not one single whit.

And by my count, your “scientists” number about 2,000, which is but a fraction of all the scientists that there are out there, so while your crowd agrees with each other that the world is going to end in 10 or 12 years, not all of us are on board with that conclusion, although our voices up until the advent of the Cape Charles Mirror were not being heard.

And did you know, Sorin, that a tree can sequester up to a ton of carbon dioxide?

Anyway, I’m not getting hysterical about the world coming to an end because of CO2.

And today, I had a very interesting conversation or discussion on this very subject with the Climate Science Program Manager at NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory which is still on-going.

We are talking about all the flaws in that model your scientists are touting, because Sorin, that model is flawed.

CO2 DOES NOT create heat.

That is indisputable.

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 23, 2019 at 9:19 pm

Paul Plante says :

Well, tokenny, I can’t tell you how very glad I am to see you coming in to this very important discussion, especially today when Great Thunberg threw the temper tantrum of all temper tantrums, telling us adults that we have stolen the poor girl’s future which has me so upset that I am weeping copious amounts of tears which makes it difficult for me to read all of what you have spewed forth above here, but don’t go away, tokenny, because I intend to answer you in detail, because you see, tokenny, I am very good at analyzing complex issues, and what you have put forth is really extremely one dimensional, because you leave out so many important factors which we will get into one by one by one.

But suffice to say that right now, tokenny, the PH of the ocean is about 8.1, which is basic, tokenny, not acidic.

Check it out for yourself though, and see if my science is right on that.

And tokenny, did you know that one tree alone, and I have ten acres of them for this exact reason, can sequester a TON of CO2?

So thank me for thinking of you and the oceans by not getting greedy and cutting them all down to make a quick killing in the market so I too could own a mega-mansion right on the shore of some barrier island.

And tokenny, ALL the scientists agree that when it comes to a greenhouse gas, CO2 is puny when compared to water vapor.

Just saying, and I hope that helps you to stop hyperventilating in your hysteria that the world is ending, because hyperventilating pours forth copious amounts of CO2 compared to a calm person such as myself.

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 23, 2019 at 10:38 pm

Paul Plante says :

Did I tell you that I was talking to a high-ranking NOAA scientist on this very subject today, tokenny?

I like to go straight to the experts themselves, as opposed to those who quote experts, and this is what I asked him:

Another point is that when an engineer doing HVAC design looks in standard references for NORMAL background air, the figure given for CO2 ranges from 250 – 350 ppm, with no whiff of hysteria, whatsoever, that the world is going to come to a cataclysmic end in 10 or 12 years, as we are being told today, and in answer to the question “What is the safe top limit of the amount of co2 for Earth?”, it is in short that no one knows the safe upper limit for atmospheric CO2 while the generally accepted maximum safe figure is 350 PPM.

Does that agree with your science?

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His answer was as follows:

As for what a generally maximum number, yes, the generally accepted maximum safe figure has been pegged to 350 ppm.

That level was chosen for practicality as well as the fact that that level is generally pegged to result in about a 1°C increase which was considered much better than projections right now that take us well above that limit.

Yes, we are only at 0.8°C at this point, but again, from my previous information, the oceans have not quite kicked in yet.

So, is 350 ppm the best safe top limit?

Well, it’s probably as close as is practical short of going back to the pre-industrial average of 280 ppm.

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Back to you on the issue of absolute, as you would have it, versus theoretical and therefore, unknown, as really is the case.

You show me a curve of YESTERDAY, tokenny, and it really means nothing, or let me ask you, what does that graph tell you about what is going to happen tomarrow to CO2 levels?

What do you think the graph is predicting?

The end of the world in ten or twelve years, which really is the issue here in this thread as I understand it?

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 24, 2019 at 9:27 am

Paul Plante says :

Paul Plante: Does the “science” in the opinion of the consensus, to your knowledge, support the conclusion that there is going to be a cataclysmic break-down in the environment by 2030 if we don’t stop using fossil fuels right now?

Climate Science Program Manager at NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory:

Frankly, I do not know, what I do know is that left to its present rate we are going to continue getting warmer and seeing a cascading effect of many environmental changes that will probably cause some serious problems.

Is it cataclysmic in nature – it depends.

If your home island in the Pacific or Indian Ocean disappears to due to sea level rise, then the answer to that question would be yes.

If there is no more sea ice for a polar bear to hunt from in the Arctic, then I would say that it is cataclysmic to polar bears.

If mollusks and other species that depend on carbon to build their shells have issues due to lower pH levels, then I would say that would be cataclysmic to the species as well as to those who depend on those fisheries.

Folks seem to want a binary – is it going to be destructive or not – and my answer again is, it depends.

If your infrastructure is dependent on permafrost or your village in Alaska disappears into the sea, then yeah, cataclysmic.

If precipitation patterns change as they are, then if you flooded out or stuck in a big drought, then yeah, cataclysmic.

If hurricanes continue to get stronger like Michael last year or Dorian this year, and you live in NW Florida of the NW Bahamas, then yeah, cataclysmic.

Category 5 tropical cyclones are becoming disturbingly more common.

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR September 25, 2019 at 9:48 am

Paul Plante says :

Dear tokenny, you are as hysterical as is that poor little girl from Sweden with all the serious mental issues who is being shamelessly exploited and manipulated by her parents, AOC and the Democrats.

You need to get yourself a brown paper bag, not a plastic bag, and put your head in it and try to calm down your breathing.

And tokenny, IF you had paid any attention at all in ninth grade high school science, you would know that as water warms up, it holds LESS CO2 than does cold water, a scientifically proven fact for more years than you have been alive, and since a solution of CO2 in water is called carbonic acid (H2O + CO2 = H2CO3), it would logically follow to someone who was not hysterical that as the concentration of CO2 in water goes down due to temperature rise, the water becomes LESS ACIDIC, not more acidic, so toss that cock-a-mamie theory of yours out the window, tokenny, that the ocean is becoming more acidic.

As to what is harming the coral, tokenny, grade school science on the subject informs us adults as follows, to wit:

Coral bleaching occurs when coral polyps expel algae that live inside their tissues.

Normally, coral polyps live in an endosymbiotic relationship with these algae, which are crucial for the health of the coral and the reef.

The algae provides up to 90 percent of the coral’s energy.

Bleached corals continue to live but begin to starve after bleaching.

The leading cause of coral bleaching is rising water temperatures.

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And going on to some more very basic grade school science that you obviously missed, tokenny, LIKE ANY OTHER PLANT, algae, when grown using sunlight, consume (or absorb) carbon dioxide (CO2) as they grow, releasing oxygen (O2) for the rest of us to breathe.

For high productivity, algae require more CO2, which can be supplied by emissions sources such as power plants, ethanol facilities, and other sources.

So as water temperature rises, which means less CO2 is available to the algae within the coral, it is the algae impacted, and that relationship has nothing to do with acidification of the ocean.

And this is grade school science, tokenny – you don’t need the “pile it higher and deeper” degree from collitch to understand it.

But people like yourself who are so hysterical, thinking the world is going to end in 2030, can’t think clearly, and so you are blind to that reality.

And Sonia Sotomayor is a liar who perverts the law, tokenny.

For many in America, that is what makes her their hero.

You can have her, tokenny.

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Re: Just musings, is all

Post by thelivyjr » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:40 p

THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR October 20, 2019

Opinion: The Great Democrat Climate Crisis Scam


Special Opinion to the Mirror by Paul Plante

Yes, people, once again, for those of us with memories, we are being scammed as a nation and as a people by the Democrats, who need us both terribly scared and very angry going into the 2020 presidential elections, so that we will all vote Democrat and hand them control of our federal government, because it is only the Democrats who can save us now, yada, yada, as we can see from an article in the Brit socialist publication The Guardian entitled “When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: ‘Hope is contagious’ – One is America’s youngest-ever congresswoman, the other a Swedish schoolgirl. Two of the most powerful voices on the climate speak for the first time” by Emma Brockes on 29 June 2019, to wit:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We are no longer at the point of preventing [climate disaster] from happening entirely – we are now at the point of minimising the damage.

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Climate disaster?

OMG, sounds very serious, does it not?

But, as The Guardian makes incandescently clear, if we all vote Democrat in 2020 and give total control of our federal government to the Democrats, at least that impending climate disaster can be minimized, and who in their right mind wouldn’t want a climate disaster minimized?

So to save our own lives, we all need to rally behind AOC and the Democrats to save our lives, or we are done!

And how do I know we are done if we don’t vote Democrat in 2020?

My goodness, people, how could we not know?

I mean, look at the AP News article ‘We’re all in big trouble’: Climate panel sees a dire future” by Seth Borenstein on September 25, 2019, where we were warned, as follows:

NEW YORK (AP) — Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday.

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Now, people, would the “expert United Nations climate panel” be issuing a grim new report if things weren’t really grim?

Look at what this one dude is saying about it, to wit:

“The oceans and the icy parts of the world are in big trouble, and that means we’re all in big trouble, too,” said one of the report’s lead authors, Michael Oppenheimer, professor of geosciences and international affairs at Princeton University.

“The changes are accelerating.”

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Now, is that a fact that the oceans and the icy parts of the world are in big trouble?

Or is that really hype and horse**** mixed together in a toxic brew?

As to who Michael Oppenheimer is, Wikipedia informs us as follows, to wit:

Michael Oppenheimer (born February 28, 1946) is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University.

Oppenheimer has taken a leading role in various environmental and science policy related activities, with regard to acid rain, and contributed to the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act.

With regard to climate change, he was a major author of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report and a lead author of the Fifth Assessment Report.

Oppenheimer is also a prominent public figure and has discussed the various aspects of global warming in the media.

He has been a guest on many television and radio programs and talk shows, including This Week, Nightline, Alcove, The News Hour, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Charlie Rose, ABC News, and The Colbert Report.

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So, we know the dude is a real expert because of how many different television and radio programs and talk shows he has been on, which is how we in America know who the real experts are, versus the fake experts who don’t believe in all this “dire” stuff and as a result, do not get to appear on those same shows.

And that in turn brings us to an article entitled “Politicized Science” by David Randall, director of research at the National Association of Scholars, where we have as follows:

Climate studies continues as the most politicized science, whose gatekeeping professionals advocate unprofessionally for climate alarmism.

Far too many climate researchers take apocalyptic climate change to be an unfalsifiable paradigm.

The ‘gold standard journals’ Nature and Science, above all, promote the artificial “consensus” of nigh-apocalyptic climate change.

The alarmism of the scientific journals meets its match in the popular press, as well as at the universities, where assent to alarmist conclusions is a near-universal requirement.

The Next Generation Science Standards have injected climate alarmism into K-12 science education in almost every state.

Social media companies censor climate skepticism.

Professors publish articles calling for the formal abrogation of freedom of speech for climate skeptics.

Climate alarmists progressively undermine the climate of freedom necessary to sustain scientific inquiry.

Yet even climate studies remains open to correction.

A pair of Swedish scientists published a report in Science in 2016 on microplastic pollution in the Baltic — and aroused suspicion from their colleagues that they had made up their research data.

Science was slow to respond to these suspicions, but the article ultimately was withdrawn and the scientists censured by Uppsala University for scientific misconduct.

A 2018 report on increasing rates of warming in the oceans was immediately taken apart by a climate warming skeptic — and the lead scientist withdrew his headline claim.

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So, is there a climate crisis as the Democrats would have us believe?

And given that scientists do tell lies, including our own, how are we to know the difference?

And what is this IPCC we are hearing so much about, as in the CNN article “Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old climate activist, tells Congress to listen to the scientists and take real action” by Leah Asmelash on 18 Sept. 2019, to wit:

Greta Thunberg has had a busy week.

On Wednesday, the Swedish 16-year-old climate activist appeared in front of Congress before a hearing on climate change, just days after she met with former President Barack Obama.

Thunberg, though, told Congress she didn’t have any prepared remarks.

Instead, she said she was attaching her testimony — the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s special report on global warming, which reported a temperature increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

“I am submitting this report as my testimony because I don’t want you to listen to me, I want you to listen to the scientists,” she said.

“And I want you to unite behind the science.”

“And then I want you to take real action.”

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As to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Wikipedia tells us that it is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, dedicated to providing the world with an objective, scientific view of climate change, its natural, political and economic impacts and risks, and possible response options.

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So when the IPCC starts coming out with “doom-and-gloom” dire reports that the earth’s oceans and icy places are in big trouble, is that truly an objective, scientific view of climate change?

Or is it really what it seems, which is political horse****?

Afterall, as we are informed by Wikipedia:

The IPCC does not carry out original research, nor does it monitor climate or related phenomena itself.

Rather, it assesses published literature including peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed sources.

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Given that the IPCC does not carry out original research, nor does it monitor climate or related phenomena itself, then in all truth, on what scientific basis is the IPCC making these “doom-and-gloom” predictions?

Stay tuned, for more on that question is yet to come!

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Re: Just musings, is all

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THE CAPE CHARLES MIRROR October 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Paul Plante says :

Now, by way of review for anyone just stopping by here and wondering where this thread in intended to take us, which is hopefully to a more rational and informed plane with respect to the earth’s ever-changing climate, on September 8, 2019, the Cape Charles Mirror posted a thread entitled “The Great Climate Hoax” http://www.capecharlesmirror.com/news/t ... mate-hoax/ wherein was stated as follows:

CNN and the field of Democratic Candidates proved once again that we are indeed living in clown world.

For seven hours, the brainy individuals engaged in a forum discussing climate change and the coming end of the world.

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The conclusion to that thread, which as a grandfather and human being, I find quite relevant and timely, was as follows:

We are raising a generation of kids who are living in fear, like the poor girl from Holland that says every day she wakes up afraid for her future, so much so that she had to sail to New York.

All of this is based on theory, and not empirical evidence, or as some call it, science.

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And as could be expected, that opening post started a war of words that extended over the space of 202 comments, where pretty much everything of relevance in the original post was lost, starting with these essential existential questions, to wit:

A. Are we in fact living in clownworld here in the United States of America?

B. Is that now a permanent condition of our political existence here in the United States of America, that we should be ruled by benighted ignorance as opposed to rationality and reason?

C. Are we in fact raising a generation of kids in the United States of America who are living in fear, like the poor girl from Holland that says every day she wakes up afraid for her future, so much so that she had to sail to New York?

D. And perhaps most importantly, given that we heard so much in that last thread about “consensus,” as if that empty word had any concrete meaning, who and what is the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that allegedly reported low confidence that global warming — manmade or not — was driving increases in extreme weather events.

While touching on the first three by way of background, the real purpose of this thread is to delve into the last question in some detail, so we common folks here in the United States of America whose collective future as a nation and as a people is at stake here can have a better understanding of this issue, because the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not about “science” at all – to the contrary, it is a political body that uses science for a political tool, as we can see from this excerpt from Wikipedia on the Third IPCC Assessment Report in 2001, as follows:

IPCC author Richard Lindzen has made a number of criticisms of the TAR.

Among his criticisms, Lindzen has stated that the WGI Summary for Policymakers (SPM) does not faithfully summarize the full WGI report.

For example, Lindzen states that the SPM understates the uncertainty associated with climate models.

John Houghton, who was a co-chair of TAR WGI, has responded to Lindzen’s criticisms of the SPM.

Houghton has stressed that the SPM is agreed upon by delegates from many of the world’s governments, and that any changes to the SPM must be supported by scientific evidence.

IPCC author Kevin Trenberth has also commented on the WGI SPM.

Trenberth has stated that during the drafting of the WGI SPM, some government delegations attempted to “blunt, and perhaps obfuscate, the messages in the report”.

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That, people, is HORSE****!

“Science” is being decided not by scientists, but by a pack of lawyers meeting behind closed doors in messaging sessions, where what will be called “science” is decided on by majority vote of the lawyers, and it is that which is called consensus.

So how is that happening, then?

To answer that, we need to go back to the beginning of time, as it were, to see where this IPCC crowd came from in the first place, to wit (from Wikipedia):

The IPCC produces reports that contribute to the work of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the main international treaty on climate change.

The objective of the UNFCCC is to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic (human-induced) interference with the climate system”.

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Now, doesn’t that sound like an admirable goal, to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic (human-induced) interference with the climate system?”

And my goodness, what am I saying – of course it is an admirable goal to save the world and everybody on it, along with everything on it, from dangerous anthropogenic (human-induced) interference with the climate system, and whomever can actually do it will get their names down in the history books foreveraftermore as the Savior of Humanity, and who wouldn’t want that chiseled in granite on their gravestone – “HERE LIES THE DUDE WHO SAVED THE WORLD!”

So, can they do it?

And more importantly, what exactly is “dangerous anthropogenic (human-induced) interference with the climate system?”

And the answer right now, despite claims to the otherwise by AOC and the congressional Democrats, is that nobody really does know the answer to that question, which is why we have so many lawyers involved.

So to bring this chapter to a close, so we can understand how we got to here, wherever here might in fact be, anymore, given our entry as a nation and people into “clownworld,” we first need to understand that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty adopted on 9 May 1992 and opened for signature at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992, which is an indication of how long this issue of climate change has been simmering.

That treaty then entered into force on 21 March 1994, after a sufficient number of countries had ratified it.

As stated previously, the UNFCCC objective is to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”.

But then, get this: the framework sets non-binding limits on greenhouse gas emissions for individual countries and contains no enforcement mechanisms.

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So what is it then, besides nothing really?

“We’re fixin’ to get with doing something about climate change, but we’re not really doing anything about actually changing the climate, just making it look like we are because it’s a good gig and a good source of long-term funding!”

And with that, we will cut to station identification and a word from our sponsors, so if you need a beer or sandwich or something else from the concession stand, now is the time to run for it, and we will be right back.

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