Image from: "We Don't Have Time"
Who Are the Real Friends of Science?
Probably not the ones who predicted doom by 2016 and have now moved the goal post to 2031!
After notifying Dr. Roger Higgs that I had (May 7) made good use of his 25-point argument against human-caused global warming (specifically CO2), he responded with thanks and a link to Friends of Science which has published on its blog a recent letter he had written to the Sunday Times that may or may not be published in The Times this coming Sunday -- since, like most corporate media outlets, The Times is deep into the carbon pollution theory of climate change.
I'm probably not alone in having been unfamiliar with Friends of Science (although they obviously have a wide audience), mainly because my own blog covers a wide range of political topics that take up a lot of my time and mental energy, and also because a Google search for "climate change" does not readily produce a link to the Friends of Science website (as is also the case now with most independent political bloggers) -- a definite advantage to proponents of the carbon theory.
Duck Duck Go is a much better (and privacy conscious) search engine, but even it gets bogged down in the pronouncements of the IPCC, the corporate media and NASA, enhancing the impression that human activity in the form of carbon pollution is driving the dreaded "climate change" that has struck fear into the hearts even of children.
I admit to a certain amount of bias in that, if the term "Friends of Science" had come up in a search, the title would have registered in my mind as support of the going theory, since Science is touted as being fully supportive of the CO2 theory. Well, it isn't -- although, being quite leftish, I still have to deal with the fact that it was founded and is supported by right wing organizations and oil companies, and that there are oil specialists among the geologists involved.
Canadian retired professor, Dr. Tim Ball, one of the founders of Friends of Science, was himself accused of being in the pay of oil producers, though he and others were quick to convincingly refute that claim.
It has occurred to me that the fuel industry wins no matter what, since if it's used less by the average citizen, a good supply will then be available for the interminable war industry, as well as manufacturing industries that have the advantage of passing on any left-over expense in the process of "cap and trade" to the ordinary consumer of their products.
Here are two articles in the National Review from back in 2015 that make the proponents of man-made climate change look a whole lot more bought and paid for than the naysayers:
NationalReview (2015): Global Warming: Follow the Money
NationalReview (2015): On Climate, Science and Politics Are Diverging
Even NASA (though big on carbon theory) had to admit that the shrinking polar ice has rebounded. (Forbes) That doesn't preclude NASA, however, from creating a website dedicated to preaching the carbon theory to kids.
Speaking of kids: Friends of Science tells a story about Greta and friends that you're unlikely to readily find in the corporate media, and it answers my question as to who provided those marching kids with their very professional-looking banners. "WDHT - We Don't Have Time" is a booming business:
Greta, Inc. (April 2019):
I'll be curious to see if the Sunday Times prints Dr. Higgs' letter, but since The Times is putting up a pay wall these days, my chances are slim even if it does get published.
Related Archived Posts on YYC
Below Image from TheFederalistPapers: [In 2006] ... Al Gore said we had only a decade left to save the planet from global warming.
* * * * * * * *
----> NEW Jan 16
The Great Barrington Declaration welcomes your signature. LINK
CounterMeasures - Vaccine Injury Compensation LINK
CDN National Procedure Against WHO and its Allies - summary of proceedings served in Ottawa 12/21/20 LINK
(Thanks to reader Brian H.)
VIDEO: "Dark Winter" LINK
World Freedom Alliance LINK
(Thanks to reader M.R.)
Focus on Fauci -
Sacha Stone with Rob't Kennedy Jr., Dr. Judy Mikovits, Dr. David Martin, & Canadian Constitutional Lawyer Rocco Gallati LINK
See more here:
* * * * * * * *
Ford Thinks Hardship is Good for Ontarians.
Dog Tired of - Not With - Covid
They're Coming for the Old Folks ... and sick and elderly prison inmates.
Politicians Prove Lockdowns Unnecessary
Out With the Old ... Dismal Science of You Know What
Photo by Brian O'Connor, North Bay
QUOTE of the MONTH:
"It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong." Voltaire
*** NOTICES ***
FREE ASSANGE NOW! LINK
Follow the trial(s) of Julian Assange LINK
WORLD FREEDOM ALLIANCE LINK
CO2 climate innocence in 500 words: Dr. Roger Higgs LINK
50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions
Constitutional Rights Centre Inc.(CRC) MEDIA LINK
Prosecutor Rocco Galati on Twitter. LINK
Ontario Civil Liberties Assoc.- OCLA LINK
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATHS IN CANADA
WorldAtlas - LINK
CHYCHO LIVE: Current Events and Much More LINK
DRUTHERS: If I had my druthers, we all would know the truth - - LINK
JUSTICE FOR MOHAMED HARKAT:
Stop Moe Harkat’s deportation to torture LINK
Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? ... HuffPost
The True North Not So Free ... YYC:
Moe needs help with his legal costs. Visit here to donate online.
Call for Reform of Canada’s Extradition Act Hassan Diab Website
11 examples how IHRA definition threatens free speech and aims to silence Palestinian solidarity... LINK
PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory LINK
Israel’s War Criminals in Their Own Words LINK
Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble LINK
Does Israel "own"
America; Netanyahu thinks so. video
Jewish Voice for Peace:
Israel Palestine Conflict 101
ACTIVIST TEACHER -
... also on Facebook
Arch. & Eng. for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
CDNs for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
Count Me Out (of census)
Defend Democracy Press
Famous Canadian Women
Friends of Science
Gray Zone Project
Greencrow As The Crow Flies
IF NOT NOW
In Gaza, Eva Bartlett
Information Clearing House
Israel Palestine News
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
LGBTQ+ Online Safety
Palestine Photo Project
Real Climate Science
Truth and Shadows
Vaccination Info Network
Vaccine Choice Canada
Watts Up With That?