Senior Aussie Politician: “Climate deniers are like anti-vaxxers”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The virulent climate rhetoric in Australia just stepped up a notch, with senior opposition MP Tony Burke comparing “climate deniers” to people who dispute the value of medical vaccines. Climate deniers like anti-vaxxers: Labor Rebecca Gredley Opposition environment spokesman Tony Burke has likened climate change deniers to anti-vaxxers. Arguing against…

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German Greens: Use Climate Emergency Declarations to Jail Deniers

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t NoTricksZone, William Astley; A Solar Energy publication in Germany has demanded that politicians use climate emergency declarations as a justification to punish climate “saboteurs”, people who undermine climate action by trivialising the emergency with their climate denial. From Google Translate; Downplaying the climate catastrophe endangers human survival – do…

Child Cobalt Miners in Kailo, Congo - Author Julien Harneis, source Wikimedia.

Climate Friendly Lithium Battery Horror: Lawsuit Accuses Alphabet, Apple, Dell and Tesla of Complicity in Child Exploitation

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to International Rights Advocates, Alphabet, Apple, Dell and Tesla have structured their supply chain oversight procedures in a way which makes them inaccessible to their alleged victims. Alphabet, Apple, Dell, Tesla, Microsoft exploit child labor to mine cobalt for batteries, human-rights warriors claim Woke tech giants sued for ‘knowingly…

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The toxic rhetoric of climate change

Reposted from Dr Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on December 14, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry “I genuinely have the fear that climate change is going to kill me and all my family, I’m not even kidding it’s  all I have thought about for the last 9 months every second of the day. It’s making…

Mason scientist develops game to arm users against climate change ‘fake news’

From cartoonist to that’s Dr. Cartoonist to you!~cr News Release 3-Dec-2019 New game builds resilience against misinformation; ‘inoculates’ users against fake news on climate change; gamifies critical thinking George Mason University A George Mason University scientist is developing a mobile game that will teach users to defend themselves from ‘fake news’ on climate change. ProfessorJohn…

Climate Activists Aren’t Joking

Reposted from nofrakkingconsensus.com Saving the planet: the all-purpose, never-ending justification for more taxes, control, and deprivation. (click) Belgian philosopher Drieu Godefridi has a new book, short enough to be read over two evenings. The French-language edition is titled: L’écologisme, nouveau totalitarisme? which translates roughly as: Is Environmentalism the New Totalitarianism? The English-language edition, newly available…