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‘We have never lived in better times’: Aussie Geologist Dr. Ian Plimer: Heaven and Hell, the Pope condemns the poor to eternal poverty

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Heaven and Hell, the Pope condemns the poor to eternal poverty

http://joannenova.com.au/2015/10/heaven-and-hell-the-pope-condemns-the-poor-to-eternal-poverty/

Ian Plimer has a new book out today, as usual, skewering sacred cows. “Only when Third World children can do homework at night using cheap coal-fired electricity can they escape from poverty.” From the press release: Click to buy from Connor Court Publishing HEAVEN AND HELL: THE POPE CONDEMNS THE POOR TO ETERNAL POVERTY by Professor Ian Plimer The recent papal Encyclical was on climate and the environment. This book criticises the Encyclical and shows that we have never lived in better times, that cheap fossil fuel energy has and is continuing to bring hundreds of millions of people from peasant poverty to the middle class and that the alleged dangerous global warming is a myth. I have great respect for the Pope’s sincere wishes to end pollution and poverty. We all share the same sentiments. The solution is to use cheap coal-fired electricity and not to demonise coal and other fossil fuels. The Industrial Revolution and the growth of East Asia and India shows that with cheap coal-fired electricity, people are brought out of poverty. It has happened to hundreds of millions of people over […]Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)

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