Friday, February 4, 2011
War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Warming is Cooling
Having been prevented from going to the ranch because of the fear of ice on the roads (in this increasingly warm earth we live on), I began thinking about yesterday's electrical problems we experienced. I got mad as hell and decided to post again.
We are beginning our descent into 3rd world status. Due to the irrational fear of carbon dioxide and the dependence upon supposedly green energy, Texas, yesterday and today is experiencing rolling blackouts, including the blacking out of hospitals. The lights at my office went out for about 45 minutes yesterday. Wonderful, how do we run computers without power?
Why are we doing this? Because we are saving the world from global warming. The utterly ignorant warmists have fought every single coal fired electrical generation plant in the US. This has left us with too little electrical generation capacity when the nation gets as "warm" as it is today. (Yes, Virginia, 25 deg F (19 deg F a couple of days ago) in Houston is evidence that the world is indeed warming). And this administration has vowed to bankrupt the coal industry. source We get 40% of our electricity with which we keep ourselves warm from coal. Bankrupting the coal industry will put out your lights. Yet, they don't care about you. We are too stupid to know what is best for us. We must freeze in the dark so they can feel good about themselves. Thus we must do away with coal, oil and natural gas and go to renewable energy, like wind and solar, which doesn't work when the snow and ice comes.
The things that the ignorant warmists don't seem to be able to think through is that when ice storms come, the ice sticks to the blades of the wind turbine making them stop. No wind energy today to keep Texas warm. Today we have rolling blackouts. The green energy that the genious, know-more-than -the-average-guy warmists foist on us doesn't work when you really need it; when it is icy and cold. But then, neither do solar cells work well when covered with ice and snow and the skies cloudy. (very little solar electricity in Texas today). Yep the green paradise we live in doesn't work when we really need it. Yesterday, and I suspect today as well, we need more fossil fuels.
Dallas hospitals were blacked out yesterday.source source Yep, all those ventilators and monitors were deprived of electricity from the electical company. But hey, who cares about those sick people in the hospital anyway. If the electricity goes out and they die because of these green policies, then many greens will celebrate the extinction of a few more cells in that eco-cancer tumor which is what they view people are. Does this sound harsh?
It is what THEY say about their fellow man. Shearman is an advisor to the IPCC who is also a medical doctor and he seems to think that people are bad, indeed a disease.
We are a malignant eco-tumour, an uncontrolled growth of a single species that threatens the existence of all other species on Earth. Mankind as a cancer on the Earth may be a shocking concept. It challenges our ideals of progress, rationality, science and development. It renders our systems of philosophy and ethics mere dust. For it says that the problem is people.”David Shearman with Gary Sauer-Thompson, Green or Gone, (Kent Town, South Australia, Wakefield Press, 1997), P. 117
I bet Shearman uses his fair share of gasoline and electricity generated from coal. But when it comes to the sick, we can't spare a few kilowatts. Well, yippee, a few dead sick people in the electricity-less hospitals of Dallas should make them happy. GO GREEN and BE GONE. That should have been the title of Shearman's book. The Greens steal food from the mouths of the poor and put it in gas tanks. They leave us without heat and light in the winter. They turn off the electricity on your sick relatives and they claim to be compassionate. They stop the electricity for your job and tell you that YOU PEOPLE are the problem. They of course, being wiser than the rest of us, get to tell us how much gasoline, heat and food we need. They will be our nannies. They are the true fundamentalists who should be feared.
Shearman isn't alone in thinking of humanity as a disease. He cites James Lovelock
“Humankind behaves in some way as a bacterium, or like the cells of a tumour…so that, the human species is now a serious planetary disease.” the human species is now a serious planetary disease.”
James Lovelock, Gaia, cited by David Shearman with Gary Sauer-thompson, Green or Gone, (Kent Town, South Australia, Wakefield Press, 1997), P. 117
What is their cure for this disease? You get to live without modern amenities, but they, being wiser, get to live with them. Someone has to sacrifice and live with our technology, so kindly, they will volunteer for that.
We are experiencing, under the leadership of these warmists, the post industrial collapse of the US. If there is no energy, you will have no jobs. here
Yet, when we tell them to look out the window, and see how cold it has been the past few winters, they dismiss the suggestion as if it is stupid to look out and actually SEE what the weather is doing and proclaim self-righteously, that 'weather isn't climate'. WHATEVER is happening outside is a one-off, irrelevant to climate. Even if it happens over and over and over. All over the world, the past 3 or 4 winters have been very cold. But that doesn't matter to the true beleivers. Even if record cold happens in both the north and south hemispheres it doesn't matter. It doesn't matter that Britain had its coldest December on record--coldest EVER last year.(source) Sweden had more snow in Nov than in the past 100 years?
“There were a number of days in a row with below-freezing temperatures, so called ice days. And that we have that before Lucia (December 13th) hasn’t happened in more than 100 years,” she said.
Oslo had the coldest November since 1919 source
So, the question is, how many harsh winters will it take for the global warming crowd to wake up to the fact that their predictions of hotter temperatures aren't coming true?
Three of the top ten northern hemisphere snow covers occurred in the past 3 winters. During these past 3 winters the sun has not had many sunspots. 2008 was almost blank of spots. Even today the sun only has the most anemic of spots. Yet the IPCC claims that the sun has little to do with our warming, or cooling.
Snow cover Million sq km source source
rank Year Week N. Hemisph
I would also note that #11 is from 2008 as well.
Yet we are told that warming can cause extreme cold. (ABC News's Linsey Davis' reportsource
To put this lunatic statement in context it is Orwellian. “War is Peace” "Freedom is Slavery” “Ignorance is Strength," and "Warming is Cooling"
Orwell was right. People will actually believe anything so long as the group around them beleives it. And like the poor people of the Soviet Union, who were expected to one day beleive that Stalin was good, the next they had to denounce him, modern warmists are today expected to proclaim the lack of snow is evidence of warming when there is less snow and abundance of snow is evidence of warming when there is an abundance.
Back in 2000, warming actually meant warming. Dr. David Viner of the UK Climate Research Unit said that snow was going to be rare.
However, the warming is so far manifesting itself more in winters which are less cold than in much hotter summers. According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia,within a few years winter snowfall will become "a very rare and exciting event".
"Children just aren't going to know what snow is," he said."Charles Onians “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past," The Independent, Monday, March 20, 2000,
That same article has another East Anglia Climate researcher say the following:
David Parker, at the Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research in Berkshire, says ultimately, British children could have only virtual experience of snow. Via the internet, they might wonder at polar scenes - or eventually "feel" virtual cold.
Charles Onians “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past,"
“ The Independent, Monday, March 20, 2000
And for those who don't listen to anything that isn't peer reviewed, this from Nature:
“In a warmer world, less winter precipitation falls as snow and the melting of winter snow occurs earlier in spring.”T. P. Barnett, et al, Potential impacts of a warming climate on water availability in snow-dominated regions,” Nature, 438,2005, p. 303
This from Regional Environmental Change: Ski slope owners are warned of less snow at lower altitudes.
A warming implies a reduction of snow in all districts, but the loss is overproportional in lower altitudes. The direction of economic impacts is clear – income losses and adaptation costs – but magnitude and time frames remain uncertain.M. Breiling and P. Charamza, “The impact of global warming on winter tourism and skiing: a regionalised model for Austrian snow conditions,” REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, Volume 1, Number 1, p. 4
This from Mountain Research and development:
"The future of Swiss alpine winter tourism must be reassessed in view of global climate change in order to determine possible strategies for overall development of mountain regions. At present, 85% of all Swiss ski areas still have sufficient snow cover. A 300-m rise of the snow line, however, would reduce this to about 63%. As a consequence, skiers will expect more artificial snow, go on winter holidays less often, and concentrate on ski areas at higher altitudes."Hans Elsasser and Paul Messerli, “The Vulnerability of the Snow Industry in the Swiss Alps,” Mountain Research and Development 21(4):335-339. 2001
There is more snow in Oslo and Sweden. Record snows fell this year in Chicago, New York, and Utah and points in between. What does that mean for this 'lesser snow' prediction?
But when there clearly is more snow, suddenly the Alarmists proclaim that they have been predicting quite the opposite. The Orwellian Al Gore, then writes that none of this happened. Like Soviet citizens who were suddenly expected not to remember the cosmonaut removed from a previously published paper source, you are expected not to be able to remember the above statements made by Hadley research scientists.
And what about the email from Kevin Trenberth from the hacked climategate emails decrying the lack of warming at present?
Well I have my own article on where the heck is global warming? We are asking that here in Boulder where we have broken records the past two days for the coldest days on record. We had 4 inches of snow. The high the last 2 days was below 30F and the normal is 69F, and it smashed the previous records for these days by 10F. The low was about 18F and also a record low, well below the previous record low. This is January weather (see the Rockies baseball playoff game was canceled on saturday and then played last night in below freezing weather).
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The fact is that we can't account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a
travesty that we can't. The CERES data published in the August BAMS 09 supplement on 2008 shows there should be even more warming: but the data are surely wrong. Our observing system is inadequate.
Note that I am in full agreement with Trenberth's assessment of the current observing system, something true beleivers seem to ignore. Their own experts are saying "The data are surely wrong"!!!!! Yes, place thermometers in heat ridden cities next to air conditioners and you get bad data. But nevermind, belief dies hard. When a denier says it the warmist believers gasp. When Trenberth, a warmist, says it, they all disbelieve it means anything.
And note that Trenberth is using WEATHER and wondering where the heat was. When a 'denier' uses weather they say you shouldn't do that. What hypocrites.
And then we have Al Gore. Al Gore changes history:
Al Gore,"An Answer for Bill" February 1, 2011 : 11:43 AM
“In fact, scientists have been warning for at least two decades that global warming could make snowstorms more severe. Snow has two simple ingredients: cold and moisture. Warmer air collects moisture like a sponge until it hits a patch of cold air. When temperatures dip below freezing, a lot of moisture creates a lot of snow.”
REALLY???? Then why did Viner and Parker proclaim that snowfall would become less and no one in the future would know what snow is? Why would ski slope owners be told that in the future there would be no snow? source
And why, when the editor of Skeptic magazine, Lowell Ponte, wrote his book about global cooling, could he write that warming would come out of global cooling, just as the present group of nutters think cooling comes out of warming
Such cooling, he said, 'means more volatile weather. It will be more hot, more cold, more wet and more dry, just as it was in the seventeenth century."Lowell Ponte Global Cooling (Englewood Clliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1976, p. 40
Al Gore's last paragraph says the same thing, of global warming:
Al Gore,"An Answer for Bill" February 1, 2011 : 11:43 AM
“A rise in global temperature can create all sorts of havoc, ranging from hotter dry spells to colder winters, along with increasingly violent storms, flooding, forest fires and loss of endangered species.”
Regardless of whether the world cools or warms, they all want to predict that cooling is warming and warming is cooling. In that way they can explain anything at all and scare you into giving them your precious tax dollars. Such is the lunacy of a ecological fundamentalist belief system.
“War is Peace” "Freedom is Slavery” and “Ignorance is Strength," "Warming is Cooling" All is well in this Orwellian world.