April 7th, 2014

Quote of the Day

Charles Moore on Green alarmism

“The theory of global warming is a gigantic weather forecast for a century or more. However interesting the scientific inquiries involved, therefore, it can have almost no value as a prediction. Yet it is as a prediction that global warming has captured the political and bureaucratic elites. All the action plans, taxes, green levies, protocols and carbon-emitting flights to massive summit meetings, after all, are not because of what its supporters call “The Science”. Proper science studies what is – which is, in principle, knowable – and is consequently very cautious about the future – which isn’t. No, they are the result of a belief that something big and bad is going to hit us one of these days.”


5 Comments

  1. 1
    kim jong thingee says:

    the attraction to politicians (such as my goodself) is that it gives us an excuse to control you all

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  2. 2
    East India Company Wallah says:

    Control
    Power
    Vanity
    Money

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  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    I’m still waiting for the Great Ice Age predicted by scientists in the 1960’s.

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    • 4
      Village Idiot says:

      …..Yes,… I remember that,and the oil would be gone as well!….We raised money for Biafra by collecting milk bottle tops,all in 1959 or 63ish!…England was still a green and pleasant culture,before the ensuing invasion that has all but destroyed England; But,the fightback begins and we want our country back!!

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  4. 5
    Anonymous says:

    It’s a power grab by a status-quo that realises the status-quo won’t hold much longer.
    Hold back developing countries by restricting access to the fossil fuels that helped us. And the taxes, always with the fucking taxes…

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