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2008-04-23

No no, not the magazine. This is about global scaremongering.

Back a few decades ago we were given dire warnings about a coming ice age. Then came the famous climatologist Algore who wastes tons of energy and emits more tons of carbon discredits in an effort to give us dire warnings about global warming. It’s all mankind’s fault, don’t you know, and we’re going to shut down life as you know it to save the planet.

But today’s news blasphemously proclaims the opposite:

Sunspot activity has not resumed after hitting an 11-year low in March last year, raising fears that - far from warming - the globe is about to return to an Ice Age.

Astronaut and geophysicist Phil Chapman, the first Australian to become an astronaut with NASA, said pictures from the U.S. Solar and Heliospheric Observatory showed no spots on the sun.

He said the world cooled quickly between January last year and January this year, by about 0.7C.

“This is the fastest temperature change in the instrumental record, and it puts us back to where we were in 1930,” Dr. Chapman writes in The Australian today.

“If the temperature does not soon recover, we will have to conclude that global warming is over.” (Source)

Over?? What makes them think it ever started? And what’s this sacrilege about sunspots instead of people? Wasn’t global warming supposed to be our fault? What will the Algore say?? More importantly, why should we care?

Like everything else in the world, science is just another tool in the hands of the globalists. Don’t get me wrong, there is such a thing as real science, where people look for facts first and interpretations second, and the kind that invents modern conveniences. But much of the “science” we hear about in the media is propaganda and a thinly-veiled excuse for taking away our freedom. Why is global cooling observed by scientists but global warming pushed by politicians? Because the politicians want us poor and dependent and reactionary so we can be controlled. And they’re quite successful. Look at how many people have jumped on the warming bandwagon, even to the point where celebrities like Al Sharpton and Pat Robertson practically join hands and sing “We Are The World”?

We all need to learn to take whatever politicians say with a large grain of salt. And then we have to make sure that the scientists we look to aren’t in the pockets of those who have a vested interest in fleecing the people.

5 Comments

Greg Anderson

Paula,

You’re very right in saying that academia has become as tyrannical as the Roman church in the middle ages. Many profs. have been reduced to adjunct (no tenure track), or have been summarily fired for daring to question Darwinism.

In future, the same fate may await those profs. who dare to scrutinize global warming under a second lens of rigor as opposed to a politically inspired dogma.

There is no question that we are in a warming cycle. The ice sheets at both poles are breaking off and melting. Glaciers are dribbling away at a rate not seen until now. These data are factual, and not manufactured.

The rub lies in how these events are interpreted. If we use Genesis 8:21-22 as a model, we can be assured that these things are cyclic, and here’s how:

If the salinity of ocean water gets diluted (ice sheet and glacier melt) to a certain point, its heat storing ability goes down, and that’s what the oceans really are in a sense; gigantic heat engines that drive the weather.

Less heat means less heat, and what follows is a global cooling cycle. In the 1300’s it cooled drastically enough to be called the mini-ice age by many academicians. Massive crop failure and famine were the result.

It has happened before and it will happen again.

Paula Fether

Right, there’s certainly no excuse for damaging the earth or wasting resources. But what the warming alarmists are doing is aimed at destroying free enterprise and free thought. It really is Orwellian, where one day the State tells us something and the next day they tell us the opposite, and we believe them no matter what, never questioning or holding them to account.

Sandy

Paula, Back when I was in high school, we were taught that it wasn’t going to be global warming but a new ice age and I’m really not THAT old. Personally, I try to live "green" as much as possible because this is God’s world not mine after all, but listening to politician’s speeches on the climate is something I never engage in. I’m not sure I have enough grains of salt. I also know that scientists’ grants and funding are highly politicized. Kinda reminds me of an Orwellian 1984, I guess.

Mike

Global warming will kill us all but not for another 5 billion years or so when the sun swells up to become a red giant and engulfs the Earth. Climatic variations such as ice ages or warm spells come and go but considering that average global tempertures were hot enough to physically melt the Earth`s crust for at least the first 10% of our planets history I think MR Gore is being somewhat alarmist.

BTW I`m a Geology student

Paula Fether

Hi Mike, welcome to the blog!

Although there is very little, if any, direct evidence for theories on the lifecycle of a star, you’re right that it’s all about the sun and not human activity. The latest thing I read theorizes that since we’ve actually been in a long period of warming, we are due for the opposite.

But the Bible tells us the planet--and the universe-- will end in "fire". During the coming judgments, at one point the sun will suddenly get hotter and people will curse God because of the suffering it causes. So although the time scale is much different, the swelling of the sun will certainly happen.

Rev. 16:8-9 The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and the sun was allowed to scorch people with fire. They were seared by the intense heat and they cursed the name of God, who had control over these plagues, but they refused to repent and glorify him.