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Carbon Use and GDP
National Review, by Robert Zubrin

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Posted By:johngalt1, 1/28/2013 6:53:16 PM

In his inaugural address on January 21, President Obama invoked great ideals of human dignity, equality, and most especially “progress” to justify his second-term agenda, a cornerstone of which will be a crusade to limit humanity’s use of carbon. In fact, nothing could be more antithetical to the goal of advancing the human condition than restricting carbon consumption.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: johngalt1, 1/28/2013 6:54:44 PM     (No. 9145102)

The “progressive” position on restricting the use of carbon very simple to understand.

The “threat of climate change” is being used by anthrophobic environmentalists to punish consumption and curtail human activity.

It is being used by grant-seeking academics for job security.

It is being used by politicians to extract campaign contributions from “green” industries that require subsidies to operate, bribes from businesses that would be adversely affected by a tangled web of costly regulations, and kickbacks from operators of carbon credit exchanges that were created out of thin air.

It is being used by the U.N. to extract wealth from rich nations to bribe the leaders of poor nations to remain underdeveloped.

And it is being used by China, Russia, and India to gain advantage over the West.

There is no consensus describing an ideal global climate, no ceiling on what climate change alarmists are willing to spend in an attempt to preserve today’s climate, and no serious consideration of whether it makes more moral and economic sense to simply adapt to warmer or cooler global climates.

Climate change alarmism is simply the greatest scientific, political and economic scam ever perpetrated in history.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: suedotsue, 1/28/2013 8:00:56 PM     (No. 9145203)

Thank you #1, the best and most concise description of the greatest crime against humanity in history.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/28/2013 8:10:47 PM     (No. 9145215)

As if you could feed the world today from behind a horse and plow! A world where half the people starve to death is a world that´s left will be un-inhabitable! These smart people fools!

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