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    Most Americans Don’t Believe in ‘Scientific Consensus’ on Climate Change

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    Most Americans Don’t Believe in ‘Scientific Consensus’ on Climate Change

    Post  sinister_midget on Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:25 am

    Most Americans Don’t Believe in ‘Scientific Consensus’ on Climate Change

    DUH! Because it's not a consensus, and because it's political, nothing sciencey about it other than the claim by political people that it is.

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans don’t trust that there is a large “scientific consensus” amongst climate scientists on human behavior being the cause of climate change, according to an in-depth survey on “the politics of climate” released Tuesday by Pew Research Center.


    One thing this shows me is how bad liberalism has failed their primary goal. Not that it will disappoint them and they'll quit. If one believes that, it can only be because they don't really understand liberals.


    But it shows a very good reason why they're acting the way they are. They're slipping and they know it.


    Normal people would examine what they've done wrong, try to figure out ways to make changes, then try again. (Or give up completely. Liberals don't quit, though.)


    Liberals aren't normal. They haven't done anything wrong because they aren't capable of it. So the problem is the people who still don't believe them, not their own weaknesses. It has to be the audience who has the problem. Because they have "science" and "scientists" backing them. Like Carl Sagan (who knew all about astronomical things, but not a thing, apparently, about the periods after planetary formation when the atmospheric conditions oscillate, causing warmer and colder periods, massive ice sheets and no ice at all, etc).


    I mean, they did all of the right things. They corrupted a lot of scientists, but we morons didn't believe them. They wrote long articles and made some charts, but the idiot class still didn't get with it. They got on TV shows, made speeches, wrote laws, had some real scientists banned and had some climate-change-worshipers hired into the weather industry. But we're evidently too stupid to get it. When any one person openly questioned their orthodoxy, they ganged up on that person so they were louder and we great unwashed couldn't hear why the unbeliever unbelieved. But we're so dimwitted that we still couldn't fathom their brilliance!


    So they did the only rational thing a liberal could do. They started threatening to sue people - mostly big names for now - for "denying" man-made climate change. They got state attorneys general to go after "deniers" for having a different opinion because they believe science proves their "science" is wrong.


    The news in this poll would make sane people examine themselves or quit. Liberals don't give up, they get worse. They're already working on it. Watch for it. It's a sure thing.




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    Re: Most Americans Don’t Believe in ‘Scientific Consensus’ on Climate Change

    Post  sinister_midget on Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:23 pm

    More ridiculousness:


    U.S. Intel Alert: Climate Change Aids Terrorists, Destabilizes Entire World, Stresses Military


    Climate change poses significant national security challenges for the United States and will create large-scale political instability, social disruption and food shortages, according to the nation’s intelligence agency. It marks the latest of many dire government warnings under President Obama about the ills of global warming and this one comes from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), though the agency concedes it’s based on information provided by the famously corrupt United Nations (UN).


    That the nation’s intelligence agency has blindly adopted the information as fact is almost more alarming than the warnings outlined in its [url=https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Reports and Pubs/Implications_for_US_National_Security_of_Anticipated_Climate_Change.pdf]13-page report[/url]. The ODNI is the broad agency that serves as an umbrella for the intelligence community and advises the president so its assessments carry a lot of weight. The ODNI is composed of more than a dozen spy agencies, including Air Force, Army, Navy, Treasury and Coast Guard intelligence as well as the CIA and FBI. This gives it tremendous credibility, which is probably why the UN-created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is having the ODNI promote its seemingly outlandish findings. Like a good lapdog the ODNI obliged, promoting the questionable information of radical leftwing groups in the process.


    The report even suggests that climate change can fuel terrorism by including these nuggets: “In 2015, insurgent groups in northern Mali exploited deepening desertification, worsened by persistent drought, to enlist locals in a “food for jihad” arrangement.” Here’s another example that illustrates how terrorists benefit from climate change, according to the new intel report. “The terrorist group Al-Shabaab exploited the 2011-13 famine in Somalia to coerce and tax international aid agencies, and it withheld food from those it deemed uncooperative, according to Human Rights Watch.” For the record, Human Rights Watch is a leftist group with questionable credibility when it comes to security matters so citing it as a source tying terrorism to global warming is almost comical.


    As if the assertion that climate change enables terrorists wasn’t far-fetched enough, the ODNI also claims it will destabilize the entire world by risking human health, putting stress on military operations and negatively impacting investments and economic competitiveness. Meat and dairy lovers beware; “Heatwaves threaten livestock directly and also reduce fertility, decrease milk production, and make them more vulnerable to disease,” the ODNI writes, citing UN science. “Droughts, wildfires, and extended periods of reduced precipitation threaten pasture and food supplies, indirectly threatening livestock.”


    As for health, extreme heat will contribute directly to deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory disease across the globe, particularly among the elderly, the report states. Military operations worldwide will be negatively impacted because more frequent and intense natural disasters will strain the capacity of U.S. and allied armed forces to deliver humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, according to the ODNI. As is the case in all global matters, the U.S. will carry most of the burden. “The US military may be called upon more frequently to respond to foreign crises if its counterparts in affected countries are overstretched, unable to handle their own crises or those in their neighborhood,” the report says.


    Investments will be affected because “extreme weather events” will discourage investment in regions deemed vulnerable. “Infrastructure will be increasingly threatened by more extreme conditions in the near future, and freshwater from aquifers will be increasingly jeopardized by saltwater intrusion,” the ODNI writes. “Expectations of future losses will almost certainly increase insurance premiums and payouts, and insurance rates may increase well before real effects are felt in regions deemed vulnerable.” Additionally, the financial burden of responding to emergent climate trends and severe weather events, including the cost of efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, will reduce financing available for other investments. “Increasing heat stress is likely to adversely affect agriculture, manufacturing, and other sectors requiring physical labor and could significantly contribute to GDP loss.” The Grim Reaper has come to town!


    In the last few years President Obama has committed tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to combat climate change—especially in developing countries—through programs operated by the World Bank, the UN and a global initiative called Green Growth Action Alliance headed by a former Mexican president. To justify the investment, the administration has created hysteria with a number of government-funded studies warning about the dangers of climate change. Among them are reports claiming that global warming will make food and water dangerous, cause mental illness, cancer and threaten national security. In fact, a consortium of Obama administration scientists from several government agencies—including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State Department and National Institute of Environmental Health Science—have confirmed that global warming is one of the “most visible environmental concerns of the 21st century.” One publicly-funded study claimed that the Washington D.C. area and surrounding government infrastructure will be virtually destroyed by global warming over the next century.


    Alright. We have scientists that eschew science, intelligence operatives that avoid intelligence at any cost, education that doesn't educate and public servants that only serve themselves and special interests.


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