It’s Coming….’Climate Hustle’ film hits Theatres May 2nd! One night national theater event! – Watch New Trailer – Popcorn & Climate
“Climate Hustle” assembles an impressive group of experts in climate science and policy, many of whom worked on the UN’s climate assessments, but left after the UN ignored overwhelming evidence that contradicts its position.
Nationally syndicated columnist Cal Thomas calls Climate Hustle “tremendous” and says “anyone who still believes in ‘climate change’ after watching this film needs the type of reprogramming given to cult members.”
Noted climatologist Dr. Judith Curry of the Georgia Institute of Technology, who is featured in the film, adds “Climate Hustle is a refreshing and entertaining antidote to the sillier and alarming claims about climate change and its impacts that people regularly hear from politicians and the media.”
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The Lancet study in a nutshell: Take climate models that don’t work, and guesstimate what might happen to agriculture because of the climate we probably won’t get. Then use those guesses of food production in 2050 to fantasize what that means for human mortality. After all, we don’t know how many people are killed today by “4% less fruit and vege and 0.7% less meat”, but we can estimate what that dietary change will do in 2050 after a medical revolution, 35 years of plant breeding and agricultural changes. Not to mention a few more rounds of global food fads and phases of Vegan, Paleo, Atkins, and 5:2 Fasting. (But how did they factor in the mortality effect from another 2,000 episodes of MasterChef?)
Seriously, CO2 has increased crop yields, and will continue to do so until we hit 1000ppm (or maybe 2000). Around the planet, plants grow in warm places, and shrivel up and die in cold ones. So do people. Cold kills 20 times as many people as heat does. It must take a lot of modeling to calculate “more deaths” from two good outcomes.
Look at where fruit grows. In a warmer world, the tropics will stay a similar temperature (thanks to the evaporative air conditioner taking heat off the oceans in the tropics) but I guess the current Arctic fruit industry will be wiped out by nicer weather. I guess it’s the deathknell for the Siberian Strawberry industry and the Grapes of Greenland.…
The decision about whether to investigate Exxon Mobil Corp.’s advocacy on climate change is now in the FBI’s hands.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), which received multiple requests to probe Exxon for potential legal action, has sent the case to the FBI for its consideration, it told a pair of Democratic lawmakers.
“As a courtesy, we have forwarded your correspondence to the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” DOJ wrote to Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.), who asked for the probe.
“The FBI is the investigative arm of the department, upon which we rely to conduct the initial fact finding in federal cases. The FBI will determine whether an investigation is warranted,” Peter Kadzik, the assistant attorney general for legislative affairs, wrote.
DOJ sent the letter in January, but the lawmakers only released it this week. InsideClimate News first reported on the letter.
The development still means that Democrats and activists are far from their goal of getting Exxon investigated and potentially punished for its actions on climate change.
Reports last year in InsideClimate and the Los Angeles Times found that Exxon’s own research as early as the 1970s found that climate change was a problem and caused by fossil fuel consumption.
But the company later sought to sow doubt about climate change science in an effort to stop potential policies that would hurt its bottom line, the reports found.…
Latest Nonsense: Climate Change To Lead To Fruit & Veg Shortage
By Paul Homewood h/t Tom0Mason http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/climatechange/12181496/Climate-change-Global-warming-fruit-and-veg-shortage-could-lead-to-1200-extra-UK-deaths-a-year-by-2050.html Dear little Emily is on form again today in the Telegraph: Climate change could lead to more than 1,200 extra deaths a year in the UK by 2050 as global warming causes fruit and vegetable shortages, new research suggests. The typical British diet will deteriorate as the effects of climate change hit crop production, resulting in supply shortages and pushing up prices, Oxford University researchers said. This will increase the number of deaths for which poor diet is a risk factor – more than offsetting a reduction in deaths from obesity that may be seen as the effects of global warming push up food prices, they warn. Deaths will increase due to poor diets Photo: Getty Dr Marco Springmann from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food, said: “You could expect in the UK the reduction in fruit and vegetable consumption would be the number one risk factor. “The immediate cause of the reduction in fruit and vegetable consumption are the climatic shocks: basically, less can be grown, that leads to farmers probably using more land, and also the prices go up. “As a combination of less production and higher prices there will be a reduction in the consumption.” In a report, the researchers estimate that overall, more than 500,000 extra adult deaths could be caused globally in 2050 due to the impact of climate change on diets. The reduction in fruit and vegetable consumption is expected to be the primary killer, accounting for 534,000 extra deaths. This will be only slightly offset by 29,000 fewer deaths from lower red meat consumption. Rising food prices will result in about 266,000 more people dying due to being underweight – but this will almost be cancelled out by 260,000 fewer deaths from obesity, it finds. The report forecasts that overall the UK will see extra 25 adult deaths per million people as a result of the “effect of climate change on food production”. This implies more than 1,200 deaths a year, based on the current UK adult population of more than 50 million people. Dr Springmann said the study showed climate change would have a “substantial negative impact on future mortality, even under optimistic scenarios” and said governments should scale up public health programmes. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/climatechange/12181496/Climate-change-Global-warming-fruit-and-veg-shortage-could-lead-to-1200-extra-UK-deaths-a-year-by-2050.html Perhaps someone needs to tell her global …
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