Category Archives: Environmentalism

February 19, 2017

Princeton Professor: Climate Change Activists are a ‘Cult’ (Video)

“The idea that the Earth has never had high C02 levels, it’s completely false, most of the time it’s never had such low levels as we have now.” — Princeton physics professor William Happer

On Friday Scott Pruitt was confirmed to lead the Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration. Pruitt, who has been harshly criticized by climate change advocates, believes the role human activity plays in causing climate change is up for debate.

President Trump has not been shy about his contempt for how the EPA has been run, at one point during his campaign even saying he wanted to eliminate the agency altogether.

Climate change activists view Pruitt’s confirmation as a step away from the progressive agenda laid out under President Obama. However, Princeton physics professor William Happer believes that this “cult” of activists often has little evidence to back up its claims about what is actually causing global warming.

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January 12, 2017

John Stossel: What the clueless, deceitful New York Times tells me about Trump

“Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die.”
That’s the headline on a Nicholas Kristof column about drought in southern Africa. Apparently, there were no dry spells before “man-made global warming.”

Now that I no longer do a weekly TV show, I have more time to read my local paper. Sadly, that’s The New York Times.

The Times actually does some good reporting, but their political and economic coverage is filled with deceit.

Can I find deceit every day? You bet. Take a look at a few days just last week.

–Thursday:

The front page: “NAFTA’s promise is falling short, Mexicans agree.”

Wow, the Times now embraces Donald Trump’s position on trade? Economists estimate that 14 million jobs depend upon NAFTA, but people everywhere often oppose trade because the smaller number of jobs lost is more visible than gradual gains.

What evidence of NAFTA’s failings does the Times offer? Oddly, the article says “the workforce has grown.”

Ah, hello? Job growth is good.

Jose Luis Rico “earns well under $10,000 a year.”

Not much by American standards, but good for Latin America, and the reporter mentions that Rico got “a handful of raises.” Have you gotten “a handful of raises”?

Despite NAFTA, the “gap between the nation’s rich and poor persists.”

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January 1, 2017

DAPL protest is Occupy Wall Street reboot (Video)

Sheila Gunn Reid shows how the Dakota Access Pipeline protests are just another incarnation of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

November 21, 2016

DHS Sued for Ignoring Environmental Effects of Mass Immigration

A federal complaint has been filed against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Secretary Jeh Johnson for their “actions concern[ing] the entry and settlement of multitudinous foreign nationals into the United States.”

The DHS, and Secretary Johnson (in his official capacity) have been sued for the damage that has been caused to citizens because of expansive immigration policies and lax enforcement, and for not conducting an environmental analysis of the effect of their policies. The plaintiffs want transparency from the federal government and environmentally informed decision-making.

The nine plaintiffs urge that communities have been harmed and overwhelmed by school overcrowding, traffic congestion, water and air pollution, destruction of property and livestock, loss of green space, and interference with the peaceful enjoyment of private property. There were 14 affidavits attached to the complaint by those harmed by the federal government’s policies.

Affiant Don Rosenberg’s 25-year-old son Drew was in his second year of law school when an unlicensed illegal-alien driver ran over him three times and killed him. Rosenberg’s affidavit, an exhibit to the lawsuit, notes the stresses caused by congested areas, including traffic tie-ups and congestion, and says that the growing population in southern California has meant that there is not enough water to sustain the population. Rosenberg has lived in southern California for 30 years and he says he supports the lawsuit because DHS failed to take into account the environmental impacts of its mass immigration policies. Rosenberg maintains a website explaining the horrific things his family went through after his son was murdered by an illegal alien.

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November 18, 2016

How did you get to COP22? Anti-fossil fuel activists from across the world climate-splain (Video)

It’s day three for us at the UN climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco and we’ve come across some anti-fossil fuel protesters.

A group of medical students from across the world, all young, sincere climate activists in their home countries who had travelled all this way to rid the world of fossil fuels.

Except, how did they get here? And how would they get home?

And what about those computers and cell phones they rely on?

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October 3, 2016

James Lovelock, Godfather of Green: Climate Change Religion is Bunk

James Lovelock, inventor of Gaia Theory and godfather of the modern environmental movement, has finally renounced the green religion.

Climate alarmism, he says, is not “remotely scientific”; one volcano could make more difference to global warming than humans ever could; the computer models are “unreliable”; greens have behaved “deplorably”; and anyone who tries to “predict more than five to ten years is a bit of an idiot.”

Though this is not the first time Lovelock has rowed back on his earlier climate catastrophism – in 2012 he was already admitting “I made a mistake” – it’s his most emphatic rejection yet of the green litany.

Lovelock, 97, ascribes the dramatic change in his once fervently alarmist beliefs to the fact that he has “grown up.”

Only ten years ago – when the inventor, scientist and environmentalist was a mere spring chicken of 87 – Lovelock argued in his book The Revenge of Gaia that mankind was doomed.

Because of global warming, he predicted, “billions will die” and the few survivors would have to retreat to the Arctic which would be one of the few habitable places left on earth.

But now he admits to being “laid back about climate change.”

“CO2 is going up, but nowhere near as fast as they thought it would. The computer models just weren’t reliable. In fact I’m not sure the whole thing isn’t crazy, this climate change. You’ve only got to look at Singapore. It’s two-and-a-half times higher than the worst-case scenario for climate change, and it’s one of the most desirable cities in the world to live in.”

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September 6, 2016

To “Save Our Planet,” Obama Tramples Congress and Constitution

Obama’s submission of his fake “ratification” instrument to the UN “climate” treaty is legally meaningless. The U.S. Constitution is clear that treaties can only be ratified by a two-thirds majority of the U.S. Senate, not by Obama’s pen.

Alongside a brutal communist dictator, Obama used his infamous pen and his huge ego this weekend to “save our planet” from humans and the essential-to-life gas carbon dioxide they all exhale. At least that is what the would-be savior of the planet wants people to think. In the city of Hangzhou, China, Obama announced his pretended “ratification” of a massive United Nations treaty on alleged man-made global warming, working in tandem with Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping and Beijing’s rubber-stamp legislature. Congress, though, was not consulted, and federal law prohibits compliance with the UN scheme.

The two increasingly despotic rulers made the “historic” announcement at the G-20 meeting of governments and dictators, being led by the brutal regime in Beijing, as a way of encouraging their counterparts around the world to hurry up. Their fear is that a potential President Donald Trump takes over and makes good on his pledge to “cancel” the UN deal. Members of Congress, too, denounced Obama’s lawless bid to bypass the U.S. Senate and predicted that the UN’s Paris Agreement on “climate” was already doomed.

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September 5, 2016

Obama to Bypass Congress and Pretend to “Ratify” UN Climate Deal

Speaking at a White House press conference, though, a “senior adviser” to Obama, Brian Deese, tried to have it both ways. “The president will use his authority that has been used in dozens of executive agreements in the past to join and formally deposit our instrument of acceptance, and therefore put our country as a party to the Paris Agreement,” said Deese, who was in Communist China last week plotting with the regime’s minions on how to impose the UN “climate” scheme on Americans and all of humanity.

Amid an illegal plot to “ratify” a United Nations treaty on “climate change” without the constitutionally required advice and consent of the U.S. Senate, Obama is behaving more and more like a tinpot dictator looting what remains of a collapsing banana republic. As part of the effort to defend the unconstitutional scheme to bypass Congress and “ratify” the UN climate regime, however, the White House and its globalist allies are twisting themselves into legalistic and rhetorical pretzels — and setting up the UN scheme for failure. The formal announcement ahead of the upcoming Communist Chinese-led G20 confirms what The New American first reported over two years ago.

The UN, Obama, and Beijing are all hoping to get the agreement “ratified” before or during the G20 meeting in early September, according to news reports. Unlike the U.S. Congress, which Obama knows will not approve his dangerous UN “climate” regime, even the rubber-stamp legislature serving the brutal communist dictatorship enslaving mainland China is getting an opportunity to weigh in on ratifying the so-called “Paris Agreement.” Beijing’s propaganda organs are making a big show out of the fact that the “Standing Committee” of the “National People’s Congress” is deliberating on whether to ratify the controversial UN deal.

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August 18, 2016

Scientists make final call on ‘chemtrails’

Researchers release findings on ‘theories about atmospheric chemical spraying’

You’ve seen the contrails behind those high-flying jets – sometimes making crisscrossing patterns in the sky – above your home, your town, your city.

And you’ve heard the rumors. The government is spraying toxic chemicals, gene-altering concoctions, testing weapons of war.

But the first peer-reviewed study published on these mysterious “chemtrails,” as they are often called, found they are not the result of governments covertly conducting experiments on the public.

They’re just plain old water vapor.

Rather than “chemtrails,” say the researchers, they are actually “contrails,” which is short for condensation that produces water vapor that freezes around aerosols in the aircraft exhaust.

“We wanted to establish a scientific record on the topic of secret atmospheric spraying programs for the benefit of those in the public who haven’t made up their minds,” said lead researcher Steven Davis from the University of California, Irvine. “The experts we surveyed resoundingly rejected contrail photographs and test results as evidence of a large-scale atmospheric conspiracy.”

To find out what was going on, the team interviewed 77 scientists who should know what they’re talking about – they were either atmospheric chemists who specialize in condensation trails, or geochemists working on atmospheric deposition of dust and pollution.

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July 22, 2016

Leo DiCaprio Warns Celebrity Friends: We Are the ‘Last Generation’ to Stop Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio: If you truly believe that the world is destined for disaster by global warming, when will you stop flying on carbon-spewing jets? Or cruising on gas-belching yachts? Or downsize your Big Foot-sized carbon footprint homes? Stop lecturing we working class folks and start living those lefty values, Leo.

Leonardo DiCaprio sounded a dire warning at his charity foundation’s annual climate change gala in St. Tropez Wednesday night, telling the dozens of celebrities and dignitaries in attendance that they represent the “last generation” that has a chance to halt the deleterious effects of global warming.

Dozens of A-list stars made the trek to the French Riviera for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s annual Gala to Fund Climate and Biodiversity Projects, including U2 frontman Bono, actors Bradley Cooper, Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Tobey Maguire and Chris Rock and singers Mariah Carey, Lana del Rey and The Weeknd.

The event’s co-chairs included Robert De Niro, Kevin Spacey, Kate Hudson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Cruz, Cate Blanchett and Charlize Theron.

The star-studded event raised a record $45 million for DiCaprio’s environmental projects, mainly through its charity auction, according to EcoWatch.

Attendees bid on items like a date with DiCaprio to the U.S. Open’s men’s final, a week on set with legendary director Martin Scorcese, an invitation to a poker game with Jonah Hill and Edward Norton and lunch with Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie.

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