Skip to comments.Back To The Dark Ages: Top French Weatherman Fired Over Climate Change Book (Refutes AGW)
Posted on 11/02/2015 8:51:18 AM PST by Signalman
A popular weatherman announced Saturday evening he has been sacked by leading French news channel France TÃ©lÃ©visions for publishing a book which accused top climate change experts of misleading the world about the threat of global warming.
Philippe Verdier, a household name in France for his daily weather reports on the France 2 channel, announced in an online video that he had received a letter of dismissal.
"âMy book âClimate Investigationâ was published one month ago. It got me banned from the air waves,â said the weatherman, who was put âon leaveâ from the TV station on October 12.
âI received this letter this morning and decided to open it in front of you because it concerns everybody- in the name of freedom of expression and freedom of information.â His announcement comes four days after France TÃ©lÃ©visions chief Delphine Ernotte told French MPs that Verdier had been summoned to a formal interview that could lead to his dismissal. An employee who picked up the phone at France TÃ©lÃ©visions on Sunday morning told FRANCE 24 that there were no PRs present to confirm or deny Verdierâs dismissal.
âMany positive consequences to global warmingâ The controversy around Verdierâs claims has likely been heightened by their timing, with his book coming just weeks before the start of a much-anticipated UN climate change summit, known as COP21, to be held in Paris at the end of November.
âI put myself in the path of COP21, which is a bulldozer, and this is the result,â Verdier told RTL radio station in October. He said he was inspired to write the book after Franceâs Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met with TV meteorologists and asked them to highlight climate change issues in their broadcasts.
âI was horrified by this speech,â Verdier told French magazine Les Inrockuptibles last month. In his book, Verdier accuses state-funded climate change scientists of having been âmanipulatedâ and âpoliticisedâ, even accusing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of publishing deliberately misleading data.
He also argues that there are âa great many positive consequences to global warmingâ, such as lower consumption of fuel used for heating and fewer cold-related deaths in winter.
âI am being punished for exercising my freedom of expression,â the weatherman told RTL.
Fascism. Pure and simple.
Deja vu all over again.
Perhaps he will think of Galileo, in his jail cell.
Off with his head!
Oh wait...to Mooslum.
"Do you deny the warming?!?!?!?"
The scammers are the real criminals.
In 1633 the Chief inquisitor Father Vincenzo Maculano da Firenzuola, appointed by Pope Urban VIII,begins the inquisition of physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei.
Galileo was ordered to turn himself in to the Holy Office to begin trial for holding the belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun, which was deemed heretical by the Catholic Church.
Just change the date and names and you have today’s version.
He said he was inspired to write the book after France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met with TV meteorologists and asked them to highlight climate change issues in their broadcasts.
Can we assume in a few years they’ll burn him at the stake?
Thou. Shalt. Not. Question. Orthodoxy!
He criticized a religion.
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Anyone who disagrees gets fired, threatened or burned at the stake
The pressure is similar to ISIS... agree with us or die... How thuggy...
No one expects the Global Warming Inquisition
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