Category Archives: Environmentalism

November 23, 2021

Pipelines will be ‘blown up’ says David Suzuki, if government leaders don’t act on climate change

‘It is now the age of consequences,’ said a protest organizer with Extinction Rebellion Vancouver Island.

Environmental activist David Suzuki “has a stern warning for politicians and global leaders if they fail to act on climate change,”CHEK News reports.

Speaking at an Extinction Rebellion protest in Victoria, B.C., Suzuki stated that “there are going to be pipelines blown up, if our leaders don’t pay attention to what’s going on.”

Suzuki continued: “My whole message here? It is that so long as we cling to the models or systems that we’ve built our laws, our politics, and our economics as being more important than everything else? We’re hooped,” he said.

“People in Extinction Rebellion are saying we’re headed in a direction of extinction and we’re rebelling against it. That’s why I’m here.”


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November 12, 2021

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Covid measures are a “warm up act” for climate change restrictions (Video)

Changes in behaviour are needed to tackle the climate emergency, the UK’s chief scientific adviser has warned at the Cop26 summit. Sir Patrick Vallance also said climate change will kill more people than Covid.

November 3, 2021

Not A Joke: Taliban Asks for International Aid to Help It Fight…Climate Change

Western humanitarian aid groups, always so very eager to be fooled, will likely fall for this preposterous notion hook, line, and sinker, and the money will flow to the Taliban in even greater quantities than it is already.

Kyle Shideler, the Director/Senior Analyst for Homeland Security & Counterterrorism at the Center for Security Policy, said it best: “They may have a 7th-century law code, but they grift with the best of the 21st century.” The Taliban does indeed appear to have caught on to one of the most lucrative gravy trains of the first part of the 21st century and are eager to get in on the loot; the jihad terror group has issued a call for aid from international organizations to help it fight the scourge of climate change.

Apparently, the Taliban would have us believe that in between executing allies of the United States, confiscating guns, setting women on fire and making sure they don’t work or go to school, and persecuting Shi’ite Hazaras, their jihadis just really want to spend some time working on clean energy programs and making Afghanistan green.

Showing a fine grasp of how the game is played, Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen explained: “Afghanistan has a fragile climate. There is need for tremendous work.” Accordingly, “some climate change projects which have already been approved and were funded by Green Climate Fund, UNDP, Afghan Aid, should fully resume work.”


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October 27, 2021

EU climate deal would ‘kill the middle class’, PM Orbán says

European democracy depends on the existence of the middle class

European Commission Vice-President, Frans Timmermans’ proposal for a new climate package called Fit for 55 is killing the European middle class, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday upon his arrival at the Union’s two-day summit of EU leaders in Brussels.

The Hungarian prime minister believes that the work of the Commission and Frans Timmermans would raise energy prices, the signs of which are already visible, and the plans will lead to further price increases. “He is destroying the middle class, even though all of European democracy hinges on the existence of the middle class,” he warned.

“European democracy is being jeopardized by those who are raising the price of electricity and gas to the sky. Therefore, these plans need to be withdrawn and rethought,” he said.


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September 25, 2021

Greenpeace’s Ex-President – Is Climate Change Fake? – Patrick Moore | Modern Wisdom Podcast 373 (Video)

Patrick Moore is the Co-Founder & Ex-President of Greenpeace and an author. Climate change has been at the forefront of political, cultural and social battles for the last 40 years. Patrick had a front-row seat as he organised the environmental movement’s first ever major demonstration, but now he has some real problems with the direction it’s heading in.

August 24, 2021

Beam-in-the-Eye Environmentalism

States and localities enact symbolic green regulations while embracing land-use regimes that harm the environment.

Recently, video-game computer company Alienware announced that several states had banned some of its products for consuming too much electricity. “This product cannot be shipped to the states of California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, or Washington due to power consumption regulations adopted by those states,” read a disclaimer posted on Alienware’s website under several computers it offered for sale. The environmental benefits of these regulations are questionable: a trade publication notes that the California regulations targeted consumption in low-power modes, but one of the computers has a “short-idle energy consumption of 66.29 watts,” similar to a single incandescent bulb. Compared with total residential electricity consumption, it’s hard to see such regulations having much effect.

Such regulations are of a piece with other measures of the environmentalist movement that prize symbolism and “raising awareness” over substance. Take, for example, plastic-straw bans, enacted by cities including Seattle and San Francisco. Plastic straws hardly feel environmentally friendly, but they are a minor contributor to environmental problems. The website admits, “Despite the concerted efforts by corporations, the plastic straws ban has only made a minor difference in plastic waste production. National Geographic reveals that where 8 million tonnes of plastics flow into the ocean every year, plastic straws merely comprise 0.025% of the total.” also quotes an organization that suggests that the obtrusiveness of plastic straw bans is largely the point: “Lonely Whale, an organization that led the straw ban movement in the USA, proposed an interesting idea towards this question. They expressed that ‘Our straw campaign is not really about straws. It’s about pointing out how prevalent single-use plastics are in our lives, putting up a mirror to hold us accountable. We’ve all been asleep at the wheel.’”


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August 16, 2021

The Environmental Disaster that is Fuelled by Used Clothes and Fast Fashion | Foreign Correspondent (Video)

The dark side of the world’s fashion addiction. Many of our old clothes, donated to charities, end up in rotting textile mountains in West Africa. This is a story about how our waste is creating an environmental disaster.

June 11, 2021

What’s Going on at the Pentagon That Its Leaders Say Climate Change Is the Greatest Threat to America?

“There will be significant population movements, fights over land, millions of people leaving places because they’re literally sinking below the sea in Indonesia, because of the fights over what is arable land anymore,” he warned.

Joe Biden is in Europe to attend the G-7 summit and then meet with Vladimir Putin but he took time out to address American servicemen and women in the United Kingdom and give them the benefit of the knowledge and wisdom he’s picked up since taking office.

“When I went over to the tank in the Pentagon when I was first was elected vice president with President Obama, the military sat us down and let us know what the greatest threats facing America were, the greatest physical threats,” he said. “This is not a joke. You know what the Joint Chiefs told us the greatest physical threat facing America was? Global warming.”

That he had to preface that statement by saying “This is not a joke” pretty much confirms that there may not be LOL, ROTFLMAO humor to be found in stating that global warming is the “greatest physical threat” to the United States, but it’s still a joke.

I don’t suppose that Russia’s 6,400 nuclear weapons pose much of a real threat to us — not like the warming of the earth. How toasty can Russia make the U.S. compared to Mother Nature’s heatwave? Not even close.


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February 14, 2021

Globalists using Great Reset to ‘make you’ finance their ‘climate fantasies’ (Video)

Sky News host Rowan Dean says globalists promoting the Great Reset – a pro-climate, pro-Marxist economic agenda – predict the US will be in decline by 2030 and other superpowers such as China and big tech will “control every aspect of our lives”. “In expensive and lavish advertisements these globalist organisations boast that after the Great Reset, which they liken to the pushing of a button, you will own nothing, but you will be happy,” Mr Dean said.

October 20, 2020

Bill Gates: ‘Shutting down’ economy not nearly enough to stem climate change — we need to ‘get rid of emissions from all the different sectors’

How much will that cost?

Billionaire Microsoft founder and climate activist Bill Gates said Monday that large-scale economic shutdowns are “nowhere near sufficient” to curtail climate change. Rather, we need “to get rid of emissions from all the different sectors.”

What are the details?

Gates made the remarks during a keynote address for the National Academy of Medicine’s 2020 annual meeting, which this year was titled, “Confronting Urgent Threats to Human Health & Society: COVID-19 and Climate Change.”

“The change in behavior, like driving less or flying less, is helpful but nowhere near sufficient — 2020 is a great example of this,” Gates said. “We’ve cut down carbon emission with these drastic changes in the economy, but the reduction in emissions is actually quite modest.”


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