Prophets, False Prophets and Profiteers
"Some ten thousand delegates, scientists, activists, politicians and journalists recently convened in Argentina for the COP-10 confab on 'solutions' to the theoretical problem of 'dangerous' and 'catastrophic' global climate change. Months of hype and consternation preceded the event, to pressure the United States and Australia into ratifying the Kyoto Protocol.." The author is senior policy advisor for the Congress of Racial Equality, Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow and Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, and author of Eco-Imperialism: Green Power - Black Death.
Hot & Cold Media Spin: A challenge to journalists who cover global warming (PDF format)
"Since 1895, the media has alternated between global cooling and warming scares during four separate and sometimes overlapping time periods," said the chairman of the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. "From 1895 until the 1930’s the media peddled a coming ice age. From the late 1920’s until the 1960’s they warned of global warming. From the 1950’s until the 1970’s they warned us again of a coming ice age. This makes modern global warming the fourth estate’s fourth attempt to promote opposing climate change fears during the last 100 years."
Saving the Planet with ... Plush Toys? "Green" groups' fundraising practice inconsistent with goals
"While the debate over man's contribution to climate change rages, there is a general consensus that we need to reduce our dependency on petrochemicals. Taken individually, gas-guzzlers, polyester clothing, and plastic bags may not be the biggest blights on the planet, but collectively they are a behemoth. From oil well and tanker spills, to clogged landfills, chemical smogs, and waterways, oceans and beaches despoiled by plastic refuse, petrochemicals are harming our planet in myriad ways." (This article is categorized under Fur)