Tuesday, March 16, 2010

OPINION: Climate Warming, Cost Consequences Vs Credibility of World Leaders - Colossal Confrontation Coming!

Hi readers. This is a very volatile, controversial post. Let me know what you think of it!

By Aaron Kolom

Global Warming and Climate Change are widely believed to be proven scientific fact, caused by mankind's fossil-fuel emissions, notably carbon dioxide! A colossal credibility-vs-cost confrontation is inevitable, world-wide in scope - pitting world leaders: the United Nations; Nobel Prize Committee; heads of all countries - against the verity of Science. The consequences of reduced economic and industrial efficiency would be enormous - as also would be the egg-on-face embarrassment for world leaders, including President Obama!

  • First came the prickling of consciences (the consequences of civilization); DDT - powerful insecticide - both benefit and curse; Rachel Carson's 1962 book "Silent Spring"; some observations of seeming climate change, e.g. smog and ice pack diminishment;
  • Then extrapolation - for principle and political benefit (rebels with many causes): save planet Earth; save the forests; protect "Endangered Species" on land and sea: whales, snail-darter, minnows; save the environment, promote use of "green" energy, etc.;
  • The United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change established in 1988, ultimate authoritative body, showcasing the ideology - the liberal world accepts the concept - plus all media;
  • Climate Research Projects are funded; climatologists are responsive, recording and reporting data: the "Hockey Stick" chart depicts the potential of planet-heating harm;
  • The Kyoto Protocol convenes in 1997, stated goal - combat global warming, "stabilization of greenhouse gas.. [to] prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system".
  • The Nobel Peace Prize of 2007 awarded to UN IPCC and Al Gore - alerting the world to potential danger to our planet from industrial fossil-fuel emissions;
  • Obama, President and Democrat-controlled Congress: Climate Control Act (Cap-and-Trade Bill) passes in House in 2009; shows U.S. aligns with Kyoto Protocol (resistance in Senate). China has now surpassed the U.S. as biggest emitter of CO2.
  • Obama's Environmental Protection Agency establishes emission standards and penalties in the U.S.
  • The Copenhagen Conference is held, 2009, 192 countries, all world leaders attend. Obama gives solid endorsement - "We come together.. climate change a grave, growing danger. You - like me, convinced danger real.. science, not fiction. [If] unchecked.. unacceptable risks.. planet.. [U.S.] largest economy, second largest emitter.. intend meet responsibility.. phase-out fossil fuel.. bold action.. legislation.. clean energy. America fulfill commitments: cut emissions 17 % - 2020, 80 % 2050.. financial commitments [to 3rd world], America [pay most] fast-start - $10 billion, 2012; $100 billion, 2020."
  • Then came "Climate-gate" - leaks of emails disclosing data had been modified, with-held, even "lost" (e.g. "hockey-stick chart; erroneous prediction of melting Himalayan glaciers in near-term); requests for data (Freedom of Information Act) ignored; technical papers by scientists who challenge data-base or extrapolation-theory are black-balled from peer-review journals, etc.
  • "Doubting-Thomas" scientists begin to be heard - 31,072 Americans with degrees in science, sign a petition flatly denying that proclamations of human-caused global warming is scientific fact; calling for U.S. rejection; top scientists write articles of criticism - publication blocked (ignored by media).
  • Then, recent admissions by top UN scientists of data modifications and false projections; resignations of UN's Climate Chief, Dr. Yvo de Boer; IPCC head, Dr. Phil Jones; etc.
  • However, the belief in Climate Change is still widespread, supported by leaders of all countries, most technical journals and main-stream media. However, against this solid front:
  • A chorus of scientists in other fields, dismayed at the disclosures, begin to speak up - righteous indignation at (what seems) to be blatant disregard of scientific purity.
  • Mother Nature is displaying her strength - the 2009-10 extreme wintry weather across America makes a mockery of global warming, adding ridicule to the awakening of U.S. citizenry to cost-realities of the government-media agenda for "greening" the U.S.
  • Cost consequence - analyses by financial groups expose the potential costs and lost jobs due to Obama's EPA program - imposed carbon-dioxide-emission and reparation penalties on millions of mid-to-large-size facilities: factories, hospitals, even apartment buildings; plus scores of $Billions as "emission reparations" (Obama's Copenhagen promises). Realization grows - even if humans do cause climate change, the "cure" will be much worse than the "disease"!
World leaders, the UN, Nobel Prize Committee, President Obama - all seem to have painted themselves into a corner. How with will it end?

Aaron Kolom qualifies as a "rocket scientist" with over 50 years aerospace engineering: Stress Analyst to Chief of Structural Sciences on numerous military aircraft, to Corp. Director Structures and Materials, Asst. Chief Engineer Space Shuttle Program through first three flights (awarded NASA Public Service Medal), Rockwell International Corp.; Program Manager Concorde SST, VP Engineering TRE Corp.; Aerospace Consultant.

Aaron L. Kolom - from Brainwashed* and Miracles**
* The Perceived Mind-Set of the Secular Elite re Darwin Evolutionism!
** To Believe in Them - Have Faith - In Science and Logic!
Visit website at http://www.brainwashedandmiracles.com to learn a bit about Science vs the Bible, from conflict to confirmation.

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