Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Mercy, mistress mercy...

...the frenzied attempts by the dominatrix that is the IPCC to whip the public into a hysterical panic over climate change have failed. Throughout the world global warming fatigue is setting in despite the best efforts of academic and non academic green/left activists...In Australia, a more fundamental shift towards skepticism seems to be occurring, despite the Labor government’s efforts to push the country in a greener direction. A poll in July by the Lowy Institute showed the number of Australians willing to shoulder “significant costs” to tackle global warming had fallen to 48%. This is down from 60% last year and 68% in 2006. In both America and Australia the public seems to be growing more doubtful, even in the face of ever shriller warnings from the IPCC and its minions.
“Where do you go after ‘unequivocal’?” asks
Roger Pielke Jr., a science policy scholar at the University of Colorado, a reference to the measure of certainty the IPCC applied to its core findings in its 2007 report. By sounding the alarm too loudly, Pielke and others say, climate change campaigners could be causing the public to tune them out or could even provoke a backlash. Indeed, where do you go? Like a compulsive gambler doubling down on a bad hand, the climate change extremists continue to bet on their visions of pending disaster. It looks like the IPCC, the UN agency that cried “wolf” over climate change, is about to discover the consequences trying to deceive the world...more here...

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Shame, shame, shame. That is cruelty to that poor young salmon. I'll tell PETA about this.

Ayrdale said...

It's not a salmon. It's a red snapper.

JennyinOz said...

I am wondering how twisted I will sound if I say your article had me ROTFLMAO given the accompanying graphic.

Anonymous said...

This is off topic. I was watching some historical doco's.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48fioj3cREU
If the sea level was higher in 1066than it is now and south england has actually been sinking since the last ice age then might it be the case that the MWP existed and was much warmer than today?
I had to mention this.
That flat hockey stick gore graph has always annoyed me.

Ayrdale said...

Jenny in Oz, laughter is the best medicine for some of the unbelievable crap we are expected to feel guilty over;

...and OffTopic Anon. I'll have a look at that YouTube clip, I think though that the MWP, and the hockey sticks, flat and upright will be the defining features of AGW debunking. Thanks for the reference.

MK said...

Personally i think people are waking up because they just figured out that we actually have to pay a cost for this crap. It's not just some feel-good crap that you just ignore anymore.

The GFC added to all this, people are already close to broke, the carbon crap will only add to the stress and pressure.

nursemyra said...

great image

Ayrdale said...

...inspired by your site nurse M.