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If many gun-controllers had their way, you and I would not have our guns at all or if we did have to have them, they would be locked away in our safes never to see the light of day, except on rare occasions under the strictest scrutiny. This won’t fly in most of America and […]
Maybe this news will cheer even Greta up? It might mean our planet now has 12 and a half years before it implodes. (Evil Grin) https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/the-sun-has-entered-a-lockdown-period-which-could-cause-freezing-weather-famine/ Preview Open
Democrats and their ilk have already likened the threat of pandemics to the fanciful threat of “climate change”, presumably considering measures as bold as the current lockdowns to enforce counteraction. So let’s review why the term itself proves their climate concerns utterly ridiculous. For years, “global warming” was their battle cry. Why? The argument was […]
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190905-how-localisation-can-solve-climate-change Wow, so while we were fearing that the globalists will push their way forward with use of climate change, the agenda just got turned inside out (although it may take politicians awhile to refocus their efforts). Of course only a world government could possibly enforce this. Bonus: it could even fit right in with […]
The spineless Right is helping the senseless Left to hedge their bets on catastrophic climate change. Preview Open
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is acting as the face for the Justice Democrats’ Green New Deal, Dianne Feinstein is confronted by terror-stricken children and their indoctrination handlers, women in first world countries are declaring that they will forgo child-bearing in the face of impending environmental collapse, Mayor DeBlasio is mandating “Meatless Monday” menus in NYC public schools in order to combat Climate Change… Wherever you turn, the Left have whipped up their Eco-Marxist rhetoric to an absolute froth. And I, for one, have had enough.
Admittedly, the Global Warming / Climate Change sham has been stuck in my craw since 2008 when I read the 2006 Monnet and Gleason paper “Observations of mortality associated with extended open-water swimming by polar bears in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea.” This is the paper that Al Gore was most likely citing in his 2006 traveling eco-apocalypse road show “An Inconvenient Truth” when he claimed that, “a new scientific study shows that, for the first time, they’re finding polar bears that have actually drowned…” On reading the Monnett and Gleason paper, even as a layperson, I found the study’s methodology, and therefore Gore’s conclusions on the study, to be highly suspect:
Pardon the length of this, and don’t read if you prefer an immediate events focus. Anyone answering may have to project forward 50 or even 300 years to speculate and answer. Clearly there is a political force convinced that human activity adds significantly enough to global warming to justify enacting new realms of governmental action […]
The nation is in a severe deep freeze. They are warning in some states – don’t breathe. Those liberals refuse to believe that hell could possibly freeze over, and choose to light up New York buildings in pink, and now….I’m sorry….Good jackets. Ok – It’s cold here in Florida. It’s so cold I let all […]
I think I see hummingbirds ice skating on our pond. And I need someone to please come get our newspapers from the driveway. Preview Open
It seems like every time we have severe winter weather . . . https://weather.com/news/weather/news/2018-11-27-winter-misery-index-awssi-extreme-start-november-2018 Preview Open
November 25th, 2018 from RSOE site: http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php “Kilometers beneath the ice of Antarctica, a radioactive heat source is slowly melting it from underneath, researchers believe. Researchers flew planes over the ice using radar to “see” three kilometers beneath the ice, where the hot material seems to be slowly melting the ice. The researchers believe the heat […]
The latest FEMA “strategic plan” mentions “risking natural hazard risk” but not a peep about global warming, rising sea levels or devastating weather. Alice Hill, a Hoover Institution research fellow focusing on building resilience to catastrophic events, discusses the Trump Administration’s reluctance to utter the phrase “climate change” and where scientific debate stands in 2018.
Sacramento, December 10, 2018 — In one of his last official acts as governor before Gavin Newsom is sworn in next month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today that was passed by an over two-thirds majority of the state legislature and state senate, titled the California Green Mortuary Act.
In spite of the incredible cold gripping much of the nation, Algore is at it again: http://www.climatedepot.com/2018/01/04/al-gore-bitter-cold-is-exactly-what-we-should-expect-from-the-climate-crisis/ Preview Open
We live in a profoundly unnatural world. Since the start of the industrial revolution, and rapidly accelerating throughout the twentieth century, the actions of humans have begun to influence the flow of energy and materials in the Earth’s biosphere on a global scale. Earth’s current human population and standard of living are made possible entirely by industrial production of nitrogen-based fertilisers and crop plants bred to efficiently exploit them. Industrial production of fixed (chemically reactive) nitrogen from the atmosphere now substantially exceeds all of that produced by the natural soil bacteria on the planet which, prior to 1950, accounted for almost all of the nitrogen required to grow plants. Fixing nitrogen by the Haber-Bosch process is energy-intensive, and consumes around 1.5 percent of all the world’s energy usage and, as a feedstock, 3–5% of natural gas produced worldwide. When we eat these crops, or animals fed from them, we are, in a sense, eating fossil fuels. On the order of four out of five nitrogen molecules that make up your body were made in a factory by the Haber-Bosch process. We are the children, not of nature, but of industry.
The industrial production of fertiliser, along with crops tailored to use them, is entirely responsible for the rapid growth of the Earth’s population, which has increased from around 2.5 billion in 1950, when industrial fertiliser and “green revolution” crops came into wide use, to more than 7 billion today. This was accompanied not by the collapse into global penury predicted by Malthusian doom-sayers, but rather a broad-based rise in the standard of living, with extreme poverty and malnutrition falling to all-time historical lows. In the lifetimes of many people, including this scribbler, our species has taken over the flow of nitrogen through the Earth’s biosphere, replacing a process mediated by bacteria for billions of years with one performed in factories. The flow of nitrogen from atmosphere to soil, to plants and the creatures who eat them, back to soil, sea, and ultimately the atmosphere is now largely in the hands of humans, and their very lives have become dependent upon it.
When Catholic prelates and popes make idiots of themselves or engage in misconduct, Catholics are inclined to respond to Protestants who are scandalized by saying that the presence of fools and scoundrels in high ecclesiastical offices only goes to show that the Catholic church is the one true church. How could it have survived and flourished otherwise?
Not everyone is persuaded by this argument, but everyone must concede that fools and scoundrels sometimes find their way to high ecclesiastical office — and in this particular, our time does not differ from other times.