The great global warming swindle

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An hour and 13 minutes- really? How many do you believe will watch it? I do applaud the tenacity, though, I think it's wishful thinking.
All you're going to get is the usual arrogance in the form of personal attacks and subjective reactions.

No, I didn't/won't- I already know it's a hoax.
 
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Greta and the acolytes may cry- they may even throw a tantrum and cast evil eyes wishing they could cast evil spells-
 

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The hoax is denial of the science supporting anthropogenic climate change.

Every climate variable points to a cooling earth, except for one: the rising concentration of heat-retentive, human-produced gases.

Yes, the climate changes, and always has. The factors involved are and always have been:

Changes in incoming solar radiation.

Changes in solar radiation reflected back into space.

Changes in reflected long wave infra-red radiation reflected back to earth by the atmosphere.

Changes in incoming solar radiation are affected by solar output and subtle, long-cycle changes in the earth's orbit or the orientation of the earth's axis. Changes in reflected solar radiation are caused by increased cloud cover or atmospheric particulates. Changes in re-reflected solar radiation are caused by changes in the molecular composition of the atmosphere itself.

Of these factors, only changes in the molecular composition of the atmosphere point to a positive change in the atmosphere's overall heat balance, which is what's being observed. The atmosphere is retaining more heat energy, no hoax involved. As it does, more heat-retentive gases are released from the oceans and thawing permafrost ... which increases the atmosphere's heat energy, which causes the release of heat-retentive gases, and so on, a positive feedback loop.

Meanwhile, humankind furiously increases the amount of fossil carbon exhausted into the atmosphere.

The scientific case for anthropogenic climate change has grown while the static arguments against it have been steadily disassembled.
 
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It is a lengthy vid, it’s a documentary and not the usual one paragraph explanation designed to scare. It’s the counter reaction to those who were drawn into ‘The end of the world is nigh’ beliefs. It’s been good fun: From politicians presented as Messiahs who promised to feed/save/heal the world, to those now promising to alter the earth’s climate, for a price of course. Bernie Madoff would be proud, in other words, there’s one born every minute. :)

A previous generation went out into the streets waving Mao’s red book convinced they could create a utopia. When that was found to have failed, a new generation seek to persuade populations they’ve discovered the world is going to end …

One minute the earth was heating up and the term was global warming. Then it was found it was cooling and became climate change. Well whatever, it’s all our fault, right? The stupidity has reached such levels that we now have psychologically disturbed children cashing in on it.

'Mass extinction, you have stolen my dreams and childhood' … You tell ‘em Greta! :lol:

 
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"
The Great Global Warming Swindle is a polemical documentary film that suggests that the scientific opinion on climate change is influenced by funding and political factors, and questions whether scientific consensus on global warming exists. The program was formally criticised by Ofcom, the UK broadcasting regulatory agency, which upheld complaints of misrepresentation made by David King.
The film, made by British television producer Martin Durkin, presents scientists, economists, politicians, writers, and others who dispute the scientific consensus regarding anthropogenic global warming. The programme's publicity materials assert that man-made global warming is "a lie" and "the biggest scam of modern times."[1][2] Its original working title was "Apocalypse my arse", but the title The Great Global Warming Swindle was later adopted as an allusion to the 1980 mockumentary The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle about British punk band the Sex Pistols.[3]
The UK's Channel 4 premiered the documentary on 8 March 2007. The channel described the film as "a polemic that drew together the well-documented views of a number of respected scientists to reach the same conclusions. This is a controversial film but we feel that it is important that all sides of the debate are aired."[4] According to Hamish Mykura, Channel 4's head of documentaries, the film was commissioned "to present the viewpoint of the small minority of scientists who do not believe global warming is caused by anthropogenic production of carbon dioxide."[5]
Although the documentary was welcomed by global warming deniers, it was criticised by scientific organisations and individual scientists (including one of the scientists interviewed in the film and one whose research was used to support the film's claims[6][7]). The film's critics argued that it had misused and fabricated data, relied on out-of-date research, employed misleading arguments, and misrepresented the position of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.[7][8][9][10] Later broadcasts corrected three errors in the original film."
The Great Global Warming Swindle - Wikipedia
 
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Greta says we’re on the verge of extinction. Al Gore said the ice caps would melt in 2008. Bernie says terrorists are responsible for climate change. Cortez gives the earth another 12 years. Do you think it might all be just BS? :) You know, containing the same previous beliefs that in the US Obama was a Messiah, or that mass immigration was beneficial to Europe? Both were presented as ‘facts’ to gullible populations in their era.

A few real facts that might have escaped the attention of the climate change fanatics. Have you noticed that the supposed ‘crisis’ hardly gets a news headline outside the west? How many more billions are going to end up in the pockets of governments and individuals pushing this agenda before all this eventually fizzles out (aka, feed the world, make poverty history …)? Don’t you realize that you’re currently parroting the same ‘expert’ predictions that were doing the rounds ten years ago? The earth has been around for millions of years, it’s not going anywhere just because you believe it might; honestly. :)
 
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Debunked after it came out in 2007:

The Great Global Warming Swindle
What is ‘debunked’ but a counter argument? It’s a bit like the endless debate between is there a God or isn’t there? The fear is coming from the climate changers and has been for many years … But nothing has happened. It’s a belief; there’s nothing factual about it because it’s a belief that never materializes, which in turn makes it a fallacy. In other words, despite the predictions it never happens. ‘Yes, but it might’ isn’t proof that it has or will.
 
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