Earth Hour in 3D: Dim, Dark and Dopey
World Wide Fund for Nature (Australia) is gearing up for its tenth idiotic Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday, March 25. Once again it will be urging people to turn off lights (but not fridges, freezers, TVs, dishwashers, computers, aircons and smart-phones). If WWF is aware that satellite data shows no atmospheric warming for the past 18 years, that information figures nowhere in its literature.
Of course, any large-scale lights-off actually increases CO2emissions because generators have to do inefficient ramping-up of power when the lights go on again. Such quibbles have never worried WWF.
Earth Hour is run by national manager Anna Rose. She is co-founder and former head of the Youth Climate Coalition, and spouse of Simon Sheik, former national director of GetUp, failed Greens candidate and, most recently, promoter of a fossil-fuel-free superfund. Rose claims, on the basis of sample surveys from consultancy AMR, that a quarter (nearly 6m) of the Australian population took part in Earth Hour 2016. That’s a big call. In 2015, she was claiming one in three Australians (7.7m) took part in 2014.
The media-savvy WWF has been theming its annual Earth Hours. Last year’s theme was “Protect the Aussie places we love” with sub-texts about global warming destroying the Barrier Reef by 2050 and other alarmist mantras (the Reef made it safely through previous eras of strong warming). The 2017 Earth Hour theme is “the voice of the future generation”, taking into overdrive WWF’s propaganda assault in schools.
WWF’s partner in the schools’ Earth Hour exercise is Cool Australia, a green/left outfit founded and run by Jason Kimberley of the wealthy Just Jeans clan. Cool Australia claims more than 52,000 educators whose lessons reached more than 1,050,000 students in 2016. (It is a national scandal that schools have become such hotbeds of green/left indoctrination).…
Carbon Belch Time! Lights On! Human Achievement Hour Saturday Night (March 23: 8:30–9:30 pm EST)…
‘EARTH HOUR’ SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH ‘ENERGY HOUR’
Flashback: Ross McKitrick: ‘I abhor Earth Hour…It celebrates ignorance, poverty & backwardness. By repudiating the greatest engine of liberation it becomes an hour devoted to anti-humanism’
‘The largest Earth Hour celebration in Canada’ cancelled
Watch Now: The Late George Carlin Mocks ‘Saving our Planet’
Vintage Watch Video of Carlin here.
From his 1992 (first ever LIVE) HBO TV special “Jammin’ in New York”, performed in from of 6,500 people at Madison Square Gardens.
Full Transcript available here:
Selected excerpts below:
Carlin: ‘The planet is fine. Compared to the people, the planet is doing great. Been here four and a half billion years. Did you ever think about the arithmetic? The planet has been here four and a half billion years. We’ve been here, what, a hundred thousand? Maybe two hundred thousand? And we’ve only been engaged in heavy industry for a little over two hundred years. Two hundred years versus four and a half billion. And we have the CONCEIT to think that somehow we’re a threat? That somehow we’re gonna put in jeopardy this beautiful little blue-green ball that’s just a-floatin’ around the sun?
The planet has been through a lot worse than us. Been through all kinds of things worse than us. Been through earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics, continental drift, solar flares, sun spots, magnetic storms, the magnetic reversal of the poles…hundreds of thousands of years of bombardment by comets and asteroids and meteors, worlwide floods, tidal waves, worldwide fires, erosion, cosmic rays, recurring ice ages…And we think some plastic bags, and some aluminum cans are going to make a difference?’
Full Transcript available here:
Watch Now: Climate Depot’s Morano on Canadian TV: Screw Earth Hour! ‘Why are we celebrating the Dark Ages? Why are we celebrating what N. Korea has already achieved?!’
Climate Depot’s executive editor Marc Morano appeared on Canada’s Sun News with Ezra Levant on March 31, 2012.
To Watch Full Video click here.
Selected Excerpts below:
Morano: This is what [the Obama Administration] wants to do, they want to make affordable energy, more expensive.
They are banning coal plants. One of the most moral [energy] choices we have is coal fired power in the world today. 50% of our electricity in U.S. is from coal. It lowers infant mortality, extends live expectancy, brings modern dentistry, modern hospitals.
Both solar and wind have competed with fossil based fuels and they had their rear ends kicked and no amount of subsidies or mandates is going change that. It is certainly is not going to happen with the government the picking winners and losers through the political process.
When 1.6 billion people don’t’ have running or electricity, you don’t look to put solar panels on their huts made of dung — you try to bring them carbon based energy.
Cheap abundant energy is the life line of human prosperity and human wellness.
Why are we celebrating the Middle Ages? Why are we celebrating the Dark Ages? Why are we celebrating what N. Korea has already achieved?!
People should abhor Earth Hour. We should be celebrating carbon based energy — it is the moral choice , one of the greatest liberators of mankind in the history of our planet. [End Morano excerpts]
To Watch full video with Climate Depot’s Morano, click here.
Flashback: Shock Image: It’s Always ‘Earth Hour’ in North Korea: Electricity ‘is the difference between the Dark Age and the present age’
‘Earth Hour?!’ Celebrate Coal not Candles: ‘It was coal that produced clean electric power which cleared the smog produced by dirty combustion & open fires in big cities like London and Pittsburgh’ — ‘It was coal that saved the forests being felled to fuel the first steam engines and produce charcoal for the first iron smelters. It was coal that powered the light bulbs and saved the whales being slaughtered for whale oil lamps. Without coal, we would be back in the dark days of candles, wood stoves, chip heaters, open fires, smoky cities, hills bare of trees and streets knee deep in horse manure’
Flashback: Ross McKitrick: ‘I abhor Earth Hour…It celebrates ignorance, poverty & backwardness. By repudiating the greatest engine of liberation it …
Lights out for Earth Hour: ‘Official dimmery abounds across the West, but Cuba is always dim’
Defy Earth Hour! HOUR OF POWER 2012: ‘Turn on every single light for the appointed hour…Don’t let even the smallest or least visible globe escape illumination’
Even the Warmists at Planet 3.0 down on Earth Hour: ‘The solutions to our energy problems don’t start with individuals shutting the lights off at home’
‘Earth Hour?!’ Celebrate Coal not Candles: ‘It was coal that produced clean electric power which cleared the smog produced by dirty combustion & open fires in big cities like London and Pittsburgh’