Speaking at the Atlantic Council ( http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/ ) today, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry offered this:
“So when science tells us that our climate is changing and human beings are largely causing that change, by what right do people stand up and just say, ‘well, I dispute that, or I deny that elementary truth?’ ”
“And yet there are those that do so,” he said.
By what right? Several come to mind.
Read more at http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/03/12/john-kerry-says-climate-science-is-as-settled-as-gravity/ .
Posted in Clean Energy Plan, Climate Change, climate science, CO2, Environmentalism, greenhouse gas, Silencing Scientists
Tagged activist propaganda, anti development, carbon scam, climate fraud, climate hysteria, greenie obstructionists, really stupid idea
From Todd C. Frankel at the Washington Post, via a contributor to Jerry Pournelle’s Chaos Manor.
U.S. millennials post ‘abysmal’ scores in tech skills test
“There was this test. And it was daunting… This exam, given in 23 countries, assessed the thinking abilities and workplace skills of adults. It focused on literacy, math and technological problem-solving. The goal was to figure out how prepared people are to work in a complex, modern society.”
“And U.S. millennials performed horribly.”
We can apparently add one more situation to the growing pile of instances where folks pushing the idea of man-caused global warming are caught trying to hide inconvenient details. Continue reading
Well it’s about time. Nature has been attacking humanity from day one and as we all know, appeasement never works. Time to give it a darn good thrashing! Continue reading
How is business meant to plan investments, when the Gillard Government changes its mind so abruptly on taxes and mad multi-billion schemes? Dennis Shanahan:
The decision to end the negotiations to buy and close down Australia’s “dirtiest” brown-coal power plants is not just a shift in policy that might ultimately save the budget billions; it is another shift in the goalposts that sends the wrong signals to industry and investors. Continue reading
Posted in Cap & Tax, Carbon trading, Eco-imperialism, Economics, Environmentalism, Green hell
Tagged carbon scam, carbon tax, government cash grab, greenie obstructionists, insane greens, really stupid idea
Environmentalists in this greenest of places call the California Environmental Quality Act the state’s most powerful environmental protection, a model for the nation credited with preserving lush wetlands and keeping condominiums off the slopes of the Sierra Nevada.
But the landmark law passed in 1970 has also been increasingly abused, opening the door to lawsuits — sometimes brought by business competitors or for reasons unrelated to the environment — that, regardless of their merit, can delay even green development projects for years or sometimes kill them completely. Continue reading
Environmental activists from Greenpeace picketed the flashy premiere of Volkswagen’s latest Golf hatchback in Berlin’s New National Gallery late on Tuesday, accusing the German carmaker of doing too little to reduce fuel consumption and tarnishing the most important model launch in the group’s calendar. Continue reading