History speaks

Why this new meme on social media is not just wrong, but belittling. Donna Laframboise – “There is now a long history of environmental doom mongering, of dire predictions pre-dating even the 1960s and 1970s, that have *always* failed to materialize. From that perspective, climate skeptics know their history & have learned from it.”

“How many failed predictions of eco-apocalypse are necessary before those who approach climate change with healthy skepticism are no longer dismissed as morons?

Belittling people, distorting their position so that they look stupid, gets us nowhere. It doesn’t change anyone’s mind. It doesn’t promote mutual respect. Instead it wounds, it insults, it polarizes.

Failed Oregon Solar Equipment Plant Leaves Behind Millions in Taxpayer Losses. Bonner R. Cohen – “From The Heartland Institute November 26, 2018 By Bonner R. Cohen A multi-year effort by federal, state, and local agencies to prop up an Oregon solar-panel manufacturer has ended in a shuttered factory, millions of taxpayer dollars down the drain, and a heavily polluted manufacturing site. A multi-year effort by federal, state, and local agencies

‘Junk Science’ Is Everywhere, And The Media Eat It Up. Ashe Schow – “It’s become a profitable industry, where scheming researchers get taxpayer-funded grants to find specific conclusions, then those manipulated and fake conclusions are reported back to the public as if they are real, and then policies and recommendations are made that further cost people money.”

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