"In searching for a common enemy against whom we can unite, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like, would fit the bill."
The First Global Revolution published by the Club of Rome in 1991. Page 75
kramer wrote:The oceans have been rising on their own for 20,000 years.
Wabash wrote:I'm all for supporting renewable energy from the current level of dependence on fossil fuels.
MDDad wrote:Most thinking people "support" renewable energy. They just don't run toward it in a panic, screaming like their hair is on fire.
Wabash wrote:Those who study the topic believe human activity has increased the rate of climate change.
JQP wrote:People making it political could be called that but I'd hardly call scientific opinion developed over 40 years "manic".
John Q. Public wrote:Source of the post Bick - By "left" I assume you mean people who believe that science is real?
MDDad wrote:I don't think science is being denied. The planet has been warming or cooling continuously for billions of years. What is being questioned is the manic contention that we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that this current warming cycle is entirely or overwhelmingly man-made, rather than part of a normal geological cycle, and can be reversed if we just "change our ways" immediately. The sheer hubris is mind-boggling.
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