Carbon Dioxide is not a pollutant

Socialism is Not the Answer

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CO2 is 1/27 of 1% of our atmosphere.  Nature produces over 90% of that.  It is essential for plant growth and those plants provide oxygen, which is 21% of our atmosphere.  Not a bad trade off.

 

 Although he probably didn’t mean to, Secretary of State John Kerry made a compelling case for why the U.S. and other countries should not go down the path of shutting down coal-fired plants, raising energy prices and stunting economic growth to combat global warming.

Speaking in Paris, Kerry said:

The fact is that even if every American citizen biked to work, carpooled to school, used only solar panels to power their homes, if we each planted a dozen trees, if we somehow eliminated all of our domestic greenhouse gas emissions, guess what – that still wouldn’t    be enough to offset the carbon pollution coming from the rest of the world.

If all the industrial nations went down to zero emissions – remember what I just said, all the industrial emissions went down to zero emissions – it wouldn’t be enough, not when more than 65 percent of the world’s carbon pollution comes from the developing world.

He’s exactly right. Paul Knappenberger and Patrick Michaels estimate that the climate regulations the Obama administration are imposing on the energy sector – costs that will be passed down to households – will avert a meager 0.018 degree Celsius of warming by the year 2100.

In fact, the U.S. could cut 100 percent of its CO2 emissions and it would not make a difference in global warming.

Using the same climate sensitivity modeling as the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world would only be 0.137 degree C cooler by 2100. What’s worse is that if you included100 percent cuts from the entire industrialized world in their modeling, then you would only avert warming by 0.278 degree C by the turn of the century.

If Kerry got his wish, developing countries like India and China would play ball. But they’re not going to and quite frankly, neither is the rest of the developing world and some parts of the developed world.

According to the Climate Action Tracker, there are plans to build more than 2,400 coal-fired power plants over the next 15 years. That includes plants that have been announced, in the pre-permit stage, permitted or under construction. These countries want access to cheap and abundant energy, in order to provide their citizens with a stable current of electricity and to keep their economy growing.

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Kerry got one point very wrong, however. We’re talking about carbon dioxide emissions, not carbon pollution. The administration has evolved their message on this issue, from global warming, to climate change, to carbon pollution.

Carbon dioxide is a colorless, non-toxic gas that does not have adverse impacts on human health. Calling CO2, carbon pollution, is deceiving the public. But at least Kerry spoke clearly about the futility of any unilateral or multilateral plans to address global warming.

Reprieve! Binding Paris treaty now voluntary mush

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Paris climate talks this week descended into madcap all-night negotiations, as delegates desperately tried to salvage some kind of agreement beyond empty promises to do something sometime about what President Obama insists is the gravest threat to our planet, national security and future generations.

He gets far more energized about slashing energy use than about Islamist terrorism, even after the Paris and San Bernardino butchery. Determined for once to lead from upfront, he took a 500-person greenhouse gas-spewing entourage to the City of Light, to call for preventing increasing droughts, floods, storms, island-swallowing rising acidic ocean levels and other disasters conjured up by alarmist computer models.

Legally binding carbon dioxide emission targets were too contentious to pursue. So was modifying the concept of “differentiated responsibilities.” It holds that countries that historically caused the recent atmospheric carbon dioxide build-up must lead in cutting their emissions, while helping developing countries eventually do likewise, by pouring trillions of dollars in cash and free technology into the Green Climate Fund for supposed climate change adaptation, mitigation and compensation. Developing countries had insisted on that massive wealth redistribution as their price for signing any binding document.

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Remove your Lapel Pin Mr. President!

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Today, I’m asking Mr. Obama to remove his American flag lapel pin.
For the commander-in-chief of the United States to wear an American flag lapel pin, while demonizing the defense of America, is a lethal form of hypocrisy.

On the campaign trail in 2007, attention was brought on Barack Hussein Obama’s conspicuous non-display of an American flag lapel pin. Barack then said

 

The truth is that right after 9/11 I had a pin. Shortly after 9/11, particularly because as we’re talking about the Iraq war, that became a substitute for I think true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of importance to our national security.According to candidate Obama, we infer that one exhibiting “true patriotism” should not wear the American flag lapel pin and then fail to have the courage to evaluate potential existential threats to America.

Since this label pin announcement, Obama has had a change a heart. Obama now ostentatiously wears an American flag lapel pin. So why am I now asking him to take it off?

The short answer is because it is easier for Obama to remove his lapel pin, then to vet his beloved Islam. Multicultural Obama is not as stupid as he is evil.

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Juvenile Delinquents Shall Henceforth Be Called “Justice-Involved Youth”

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As noted previously, criminals must not be called “criminals,” because that would be offensive. Likewise, underage criminals must not be called “juvenile delinquents,” lest it hurt their sensitive feelings. Call them instead “justice-involved youth”:

“The Department of Justice is committed to giving justice-involved youth the tools they need to become productive members of society,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a news release on Monday.

Lynch said the Justice Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development are launching a $1.7-million initiative to help Public Housing Authorities and legal assistance groups “reduce barriers for justice-involved youth.”

What exactly does this mean, other than that taxpayers are out another wasted $1.7 million? No one knows — unless you can make sense of this:

Through the new Juvenile Re-Entry Assistance Program, DOJ and HUD will work collaboratively “to help individuals that have paid their debt to society rehabilitate and reintegrate back into their communities.”

Unfortunately it was their integration into these dysfunctional, fatherless, welfare-created communities that caused them to be juvenile delinquents justice-involved youth in the first place.

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They ought to issue a new edition each day.

UN Will Create International Tribunal of Climate Justice to Wring Money Out of Americans

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Given that the hoax has been repeatedly debunked by the failure of the climate to conform to politically motivated pseudo-scientific models, and that even when the climate does start to change it will only be because in never stays the same for long, what is the point of the United Nations constantly spewing global warming rhetoric? Power is part of the point. The rest of it is money:

At the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit in Paris, participating nations have prepared a treaty that would create an “International Tribunal of Climate Justice” giving Third World countries the power to haul the U.S. into a global court with enforcement powers.

Congress would be bypassed – left out in the cold – by this climate deal, critics say.

Policies once left to sovereign nations could be turned over to a U.N. body if the U.S. and its allies approve the proposed deal in Paris during the summit scheduled for Nov. 30-Dec. 11.

According to the proposed draft text of the climate treaty, the tribunal would take up issues such as “climate justice,” “climate finance,” “technology transfers,” and “climate debt.”

Whenever moonbats use the word “justice,” they are planning to inflict the opposite. Their ability to keep a straight face while throwing around terms like “climate justice” is almost awe-inspiring.

What the term means in this context is that rich countries must have their economies hamstrung by caps on the harmless CO2 emissions that result from literally all productive activity, while being forced to shower money upon the corrupt governments of poor countries. Our major economic competitor China counts as a poor country, probably because the people there are not Caucasians.

The odds that Obama and Kerry would object to this are slim.

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They can’t both be sovereign.

NOAA Refuses to Hand Over Climate Change Documents to Congress

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Last summer, scientists published a study that challenged the notion that global warming has been slowing down in recent years. Their analysis was based on temperature data that was provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Since that time, Congressman Lamar Smith has asked NOAA for the data and internal communications that were related to the study, but they have refused to hand them over.

On October 13th, Smith filed a subpoena for the documents. The Congressman has long been skeptical of climate change, and has accused NOAA of fabricating temperature data. Smith told The Examiner that “Congress cannot do its job when agencies openly defy Congress and refuse to turn over information…When an agency decides to alter the way it has analyzed historical temperature data for the past few decades, it’s crucial to understand on what basis those decisions were made. This action has broad national and policy implications.”

Despite the subpoena, NOAA still isn’t backing down on the grounds that there is a “long-standing practice in the scientific community to protect the confidentiality of deliberative scientific discussions” and Congressman Eddie Bernice Johnson has backed them up by calling Smith’s subpoena an “illegitimate harassment of our nation’s research scientists.”

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Subpoena Barack Obama to testify in the Benghazi hearings

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Flopping Aces

There is a great deal of focus on the Benghazi hearings and rightfully so, but there’s something missing. There’s actually a larger issue that’s flying under the radar and really demands an answer.

Obama lied. Over and over and over. Two weeks after the attacks, Obama went to the UN and blamed the video six times. Six times.

Susan Rice, one of obama’s useful idiots, went out to the Sunday morning talk shows to spread the lie. Ben Rhodes gave her the order.

Rhodes outlined a number of talking points for Rice, with the advice “to underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy.”

Hillary Clinton lied. She and Obama took turns lying to America and the families of dead.

“We’ve seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful internet video…”

Families of the dead call her a “serial liar.” Patricia Smith, mother of Sean Smith, said “My son told me the night before that he has been asking for security and he hasn’t heard anything.”

The question is- why?

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