Wednesday, December 31, 2008

UK Environment minister: "I still think man-made climate change is a con"

Well it seems the word is spreading, finally! Even this socialist minister in (the formerly) Gr.Britain can see that those hurt disproportionally are the developing countries...CO2 driven climate change is a monstrous scam perpetrated by modern day leftists, whose hysteria cloaks the simple hunger for ever more government, ever more redistribution of income - theft - and De facto communism by fiat...T

Spending billions on trying to reduce carbon emissions is one giant con that is depriving third world countries of vital funds to tackle famine, HIV and other diseases, Sammy Wilson said.

The DUP minister has been heavily criticised by environmentalists for claiming that ongoing climatic shifts are down to nature and not mankind.

But while acknowledging his views on global warming may not be popular, the East Antrim MP said he was not prepared to be bullied by eco fundamentalists.

“I’ll not be stopped saying what I believe needs to be said about climate change,” he said.
"Most of the people who shout about climate change have not read one article about it

“I think in 20 years’ time we will look back at this whole climate change debate and ask ourselves how on earth were we ever conned into spending the billions of pounds which are going into this without any kind of rigorous examination of the background, the science, the implications of it all. Because there is now a degree of hysteria about it, fairly unformed hysteria I’ve got to say as well.

“I mean I get it in the Assembly all the time and most of the people who shout about climate change have not read one article about climate change, not read one book about climate change, if you asked them to explain how they believe there’s a connection between CO2 emission and the effects which they claim there’s going to be, if you ask them to explain the thought process or the modelling that is required and the assumptions behind that and how tenuous all the connections are, they wouldn’t have a clue.

“They simply get letters about it from all these lobby groups, it’s popular and therefore they go along with the flow — and that would be ok if there were no implications for it, but the implications are immense.”

He said while people in the western world were facing spiralling fuel bills as a result of efforts to cut CO2, the implications in poorer countries were graver.

“What are the problems that face us either locally and internationally. Are those not the things we should be concentrating on?” he asked.

“HIV, lack of clean water, which kills millions of people in third world countries, lack of education.
“A fraction of the money we are currently spending on climate change could actually eradicate those three problems alone, a fraction of it...
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Grace Explosion said...

That's heartbreaking to see so many people could truly be helped if we targeted our economic resources on true need. We've got to focus on starving children... and other truly critical issues... not an illusion created by hysteria. Our responsibility is to care for children, and the poor. And we need to do that by effective charity and intervention that brings progress to these people (free will charity - not Government strong arm tactics that fail to really help people).

Do you know that if people had better morals and had values that truly were peaceable and showed true brotherly love (as I believe is the good fruit of Christian teaching)... so many of the world's ills would disappear. So much famine and ruin is caused by this insane desire for power over people - like this global warming myth created by communists.

Thanks for the article.

Navitor69 said...

Thank you so much Grace, and Happy New Year to you!

In the spirit of your comment, I strongly urge everyone concerned, TRULY concerned about the plight of the disadvantaged to visit The BOSCO Uganda Relief Project @

The BOSCO Uganda Relief Project

any intested chritable person can make a small donation that really WILL directly help improve people's lives!

- Ted

Grace Explosion said...

Hi Ted,

There's a native Ugandan missionary that I have supported and will continue to support. I have a heart for Uganda. I'll put your charity on my list for 2009 for consideration.

Thanks for the "heads up".

Happy New Year!


(aka Laura)