Skip to comments.On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare
Posted on 06/29/2020 7:47:02 PM PDT by dynachrome
On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years. Climate change is happening. Its just not the end of the world. Its not even our most serious environmental problem.
I may seem like a strange person to be saying all of this. I have been a climate activist for 20 years and an environmentalist for 30.
But as an energy expert asked by Congress to provide objective expert testimony, and invited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to serve as Expert Reviewer of its next Assessment Report, I feel an obligation to apologize for how badly we environmentalists have misled the public.
Here are some facts few people know:
Humans are not causing a sixth mass extinction
The Amazon is not the lungs of the world
Climate change is not making natural disasters worse
Fires have declined 25% around the world since 2003
The amount of land we use for meat humankinds biggest use of land has declined by an area nearly as large as Alaska
The build-up of wood fuel and more houses near forests, not climate change, explain why there are more, and more dangerous, fires in Australia and California
Carbon emissions are declining in most rich nations and have been declining in Britain, Germany, and France since the mid-1970s
Netherlands became rich not poor while adapting to life below sea level
We produce 25% more food than we need and food surpluses will continue to rise as the world gets hotter
Habitat loss and the direct killing of wild animals are bigger threats to species than climate change
Wood fuel is far worse for people and wildlife than fossil fuels
Preventing future pandemics requires more not less industrial agriculture
(Excerpt) Read more at environmentalprogress.org ...
“Burn him....heretic !!!”
Mark for later.
My feeling is, if someone is big enough to admit they were wrong, we should be big enough to recognize it and accept it.
The more people we can get like this, the better.
Now we have to work on the BLM lie that there is an epidemic of black men being murdered in wildly disproportionate numbers for no reason at all by institutionally racist polices forces.
Then we can work on the people who support the Obama Administration, the FBI, the DOJ, and still believe President Donald Trump colluded with the Russians.
After that, we can work on Americans who still think the media can be trusted, and don’t understand that it is simply an arm of the Democrat Party.
Wow. That’s a lot. But it has to start with at least one person.
Comes out the same day they announce the Antarctic is heating up.
polar bear populations are actually at all time highs, in terms of numbers they are the best they’ve been
An Environmentalist Apostate.
You don't run in to those everyday.
The Climate Change Inquisition will be burning his heretical book
Climate change happens. Dinosaurs used to roam Colorado.
He still believes that CO2 is some kind of problem. Possibly the dumbest climate myth of all.
You beat me to it. The C02 myth is the false premise for all climate alarmism. It just ain't so. But facts/truth simply don't matter in "the popular delusions of crowds."
Humans around the Arctic are aware that they are seen as food. Its a real problem.
but it is funny though isnt it
you never here any factually known good news from the ecofreaks do you.
the polar bear population the last few decade is up around tenfold.
yet they still run the shiite commercials making it appear like they are going extinct.
communists must always make it appear like there’s a struggle, the dialectic demands it, and they only use that to get their goals accomplished
If he wasn’t already at the top of the SJW “Cancel” queue, he is now.
Thank YOU Michael Shellenberger ...
This man totally fessed up. I'm impressed. It's hard for us to take on liberal elites - it must be a million times harder for those caught in it... Hats off to Michael Shellenberger ...
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