I am sometimes chided for my disbelief in the so-called ‘man-made global warming’ or ‘climate change’ as it is now called. I am told, “this is settled science.” However, after doing hours of research I can find nothing settled in this science when it is science. I find disagreement and refutations of the Alarmist Hysterical Predictions and I continue to believe that God is still on the Throne. That last statement will possibly tick some off, but I am a Christian, I believe the Bible, I believe that God is Omnipotent, Omniscient, and Omnipresent.
Al Gore has become incredibly wealthy in his “Climate Change” and “Global Warming” investment in paranoia and hysteria. He has issued dire prediction of cataclysmic destruction in specified time frames, which failed to occur. He has joined numerous other Climate Alarmists and purveyors of hysteria and paranoia predicting the ‘End of Humanity’ UNLESS!
The Unless is the problem for many of us. The fact that we have not fully embraced his and their predictions and demands, but their prophecies have failed to materialize should be further evidence of their fallacy. But, alas, that inconvenient truth and fact have no impact on the believers in their prognostications of impending doom. The Climate Scientists, Hollywood’s Leonardo DiCaprio and now the Democratic Seer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have given us new warnings of the impending annihilation of humanity due to ‘Climate Change’ or ‘Global Warming’ or ‘Climate Disruption’ or whatever they call it these days.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez informed us that in her scientific view we have only 12 years before the planet will be no more UNLESS! Unless we agree to the regulations, restrictions, and costliness of her proposals, those of the United Nations, Al Gore, George Soros, Mr. DiCaprio, and others. The Democrats in Congress have decided it is in their political best interest to become the champions of ‘Climate Change’ and take the lead. But where are they leading us?
We have had these dire predictions for a long time. In the modern era, it began in the late 1960s and has escalated over the past almost 60 years. Yet, the planet is still perking nicely, humans are still thriving, and there has been none of the cataclysmic destruction they predicted. When the prophets keep prophesying and the prophesies keep failing, one would wonder, when do we stop believing their prophecies? In the Bible, that prophet would have been stoned by now, but this is modern politically correct America, not the Bible, so they continue.
In 1968, biologist Paul Ehrlich wrote a book, “The Population Bomb” in which he detailed his prediction of starvation because of overpopulation. He argued for the involuntary sterilization of some people to prevent this occurrence. He predicted, “unless we are extremely lucky, everybody will disappear in a cloud of blue stream in 20 years.” Wait? Aren’t we still here? Is this existence we now enjoy just a figment or apparition? Is this just floating unattached consciousness or are we really here? Yes, Alice, we are still here. It is real.
In 1970, he predicted that the oceans would be dead, and Americans would be suffering from starvation, and food and water would be rationed as the norm. Oh, did I forget to mention that in the 1970’s the warnings were for ‘Global Cooling’ not ‘Global Warming’? My bad. The illustrious Washington Post predicted, “the world could be as little as 50 or 60 years from a disastrous new ice age.” My how times change, don’t they? The cyclical nature of our climate is embodied in the shift from cooling to warming. It has and will continue to shift.
In 1970 the Boston Globe published an article by Scientist James Lodge, and his prediction, “Air pollution may obliterate the sun and cause a new ice age in the first third of the next century.” He told the paper that all the water in the rivers and streams of the United States would ‘boil dry’ if people kept using electricity and our use of that resource would exhaust the world’s oxygen supply in the 21st century. Turn off the lights now! Well, maybe not, since we are using far more today than then, and all is still well.
Then we had the ‘acid rain’ scare and the ‘ozone hole’ that was going to destroy the planet and its people. Today, it has shifted to ‘Global Warming’ and for at least 30 years we have heard dire predictions. Each of those predictions has failed to materialize, but with each missed deadline for destruction, a new prophecy is issued by the hysteria peddlers of the Climate Change crowd.
In the 1980’s we had the prediction by James Hansen of NASA that we were facing dire temperature changes, sea-levels rising and increased droughts. He argued that portions of New York City would be underwater within 20-30 years. Yet, he contended that water would be so scarce that restaurants would have signs “water by request only.” He contended that the Arctic Ice Cap would be completely gone by the summer of 2018. I just checked on Google Earth and it appears to still be there. In fact, scientific data indicates that it has shifted but there is more ice mass than when he made his predictions.
How about the prophecy by the “Independent” in 2000 that snow would become rare within a few years? Then there was the “Guardian” in 2002 and 2004, contending that famine would occur in ten short years and that Britain would experience a Siberian climate by 2020? Grab your coats all my British friends you are about to freeze your behinds off. Well, maybe not, but that’s the hype and hysteria being purveyed. Al Gore contended that by 2008 there would be no Polar Ice Cap or other Arctic Ice within a handful of years. How are they still believed, and deemed credible by anyone?
If the Media was half as diligent in reporting the failures as the predictions the public would be aware but alas, millions are in the bliss of ignorance and believe that the Sky is Falling, and we are doomed. Therefore, they deem that we must submit to the demands of the globalist who want total control and are using the so-called crisis of Climate Change as their catalyst to attain their objective.
This manufactured crisis is just another of the many excuses the globalist uses to grow the government. Politicians like a bigger more powerful government because it lines their pockets more fully and gives them power. They follow the declaration of Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats, politicians are averse to missing an opportunity to gain more power. They follow the edict and motto, “never let a serious crisis go to waste” even a manufactured one.
God help us to wake up and stop them before they destroy what is left of this Republic. Join me and Vote No on the Democrats and Primary the RINOs in 2020. America needs her patriots more than ever.
God bless you and God bless America!