Friday, 23 October 2009

The BBC and global warming...

...Damian Thompson of the UK Telegraph happily kicks for goal with this article, and writes with palpable glee about recent BBC discomfort (see posting 12.10.09). This about face from the BBC is significant of course, because it shows a crumbling of the compliant united media front that maintains the whole global warming/climate change charade and heartens the green left...

Whatever happened to global warming?” is the title of an article by Paul Hudson that represents a clear departure from the BBC’s fanatical espousal of climate change orthodoxy. The climate change campaigners will go nuts, particularly in the run-up to Copenhagen. So, I suspect, will devout believers inside the BBC. Hudson’s story was not placed very prominently by his colleagues – but a link right at the top of Drudge will have delivered at least a million page views, possibly many more.
Hudson’s piece is a U-turn – not because he has joined the ranks of sceptics who reject the theory of man-made global warming, but because at last he has written a story about the well-established fact that the earth’s temperature has not risen since 1998, and reports seriously the theories of climatologists (themselves not sceptics) who believe that we are in for 30 years of cooling caused by the falling temperatures of the oceans...
a commenter answers...

...You miss the point, Damian.
The story was changed to climate change when they realised that global warming did not wash. The eco-marxists will continue regardless, because it’s the man-made bit that they want to focus on, not dear old Mother Earth and her menstrual cycle. The struggle is about controlling human behaviour, for therein lies power on earth. Right-thinking people believe in liberty, self-control, individual responsibilities and obligations as well as freedoms, capitalism & private enterprise, property ownership, freedom of movement and choice of mode of transport. These are all anathema to the left. So all human behaviour is bad (except that of tribes that is (sic) not white, western, conservative, Christian, etc etc). As a catholic, you will understand original sin – this is it, re-incarnated for the age of anti-Christianity. These people hate all forms of individual, non-collectivised behaviour. The BBC is part of the project – after all, without the collective, how would they get their TV tax revenue? How would they disseminate their message?
1984-style, the script changes but the conflict continues and Big Brother is watching over you...more here...

...and Deborah Hill Cone, writing in the NZ Herald puts another crack in the green media wall...the most powerful organised psychosis these days does not worship God but the environment : the Godless religion of global warming...

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/6425738/Science-Museums-climate-change-poll-backfires.html

What would a poll in NZ show?

Mark Brentano said...

"The struggle is about controlling human behaviour, for therein lies power on earth."
Spot on. The global warming religion is the best tax opportunity going for our putative rulers. It's lovely to watch the whole edifice gradually melt away likwe the polar ice we're constantly nagged about, but which seems actually to remain unchanged.

Ayrdale said...

Anon, thanks for that link. Wonderful stuff.
Mark, I get the feeling that many, many people are finally waking up to increasing authoritarianism, and finally realising that a lot of pious and alarmist green propaganda is phony. I think some in the media may be getting the point too...