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A piece of religious flim-flamery

Could there really be a more cringe worthy piece of religious propaganda? When I saw part of this on the news last night I just could not believe it! Especially after  reading one of  the Pee pee club‘s resident Waministas say this :

The science is accepted at the highest levels and despite the “Hysteria*” of the ludittes like your self, there will be action, there is action so argue away if you feel it gives you some sort of purpose.


The notion that we sceptics are being hysterical about the  “climate change” issue is so utterly laughable  when you look at what is being produced by the Warministas  to rev up  the faithful at Copenhagen. Like the show from  Leah Wickham of  Fiji who is apparently having some sort of crisis about the possibility that the seas may engulf her Island home:

Leah Wickham, a young Fijian student activist, was suddenly overcome with emotion as she stood on stage with the president of the UN climate conference, Danish Environment Minister, Connie Hedegaard, facing a room full of reporters and TV crew (click for source)

For some thing that is supposed to be a serious part of solving a serious problem for the entire planet why does this whole production have the stench of the tent show revivalists? The heart string plucking use of sweet little poppet’s making   appeals to be saved , not from damnation in the next world but in this one is even enough to make AGW  believers like my friend Ray write about just how awful this crap is . Oh yeah i forgot to make note of the fact that the poppet has a Polar bear soft toy that that’s swallowed by the earth as well!!!!

Shit they just could not lay the clichés on any thicker if they tried!

Expect more of the cute little poppet making the gut wrenching appeals for salvation, more news reports about disappearing islands in the Pacific,  and generally more more hysterical appeals for salvation.

Do you have sin in your heart?

Oh yeah!

An electric appliance or two?

Oh yeah!

Do you drive a car?

Oh yeah!

Do you have a plasma TV?

Oh yeah!

Repent now !!!!

Put on that hair shirt and don’t you dare blaspheme  by saying  that you can see the emperor’s buttocks because you know that  a vile  sin  like that will bring the Wrath of Gaia upon you………

As I said at the beginning, it is  utterly cringe worthy.

That  “climate scientists” and world leaders should lend their credibility to such a piece of religious  flim-flamery is incredibly disappointing but sadly I am not surprised and that is the real worry.

Cheers Comrades.

* bold added


Oh it gets even better !

With the leaking of a draft of an agreement sending many delegates into something of a tail spin:

The so-called Danish text, a secret draft agreement worked on by a group of individuals known as “the circle of commitment” – but understood to include the UK, US and Denmark – has only been shown to a handful of countries since it was finalised this week.

The agreement, leaked to the Guardian, is a departure from the Kyoto protocol‘s principle that rich nations, which have emitted the bulk of the CO2, should take on firm and binding commitments to reduce greenhouse gases, while poorer nations were not compelled to act. The draft hands effective control of climate change finance to the World Bank; would abandon the Kyoto protocol – the only legally binding treaty that the world has on emissions reductions; and would make any money to help poor countries adapt to climate change dependent on them taking a range of actions.

The document was described last night by one senior diplomat as “a very dangerous document for developing countries. It is a fundamental reworking of the UN balance of obligations. It is to be superimposed without discussion on the talks”.

You could not invent this stuff!



  1. give it a rest Iain, its a circus we all know that.
    now what practical ideas have you got to deal with climate change?

  2. Abu Chowdah says:

    elephantandrat: my advice is, wear a hat when it’s sunny and a jumper when it gets cold.

  3. Iain Hall says:

    Mate as Abu advices I wear long sleeve shirts, a hat and an organic leather jacket when its cold but the reality is that all that any individual can do about climate change is try to tread as lightly on the planet as we can.
    More importantly don’t come here and try to tell me what to write or how I should treat the topics that I chose. If you want to read it that is great but if you don’t like my writing then I have just one word for you:

  4. that’s the way……. spoken like a true queenslander

  5. Ray Dixon says:

    I don’t think elephantandrat meant to offend you Iain. He/she is a regular commenter at AO and perhaps that’s how he/she came here.

    Anyway, I think the Copenhagen summit is a bit of a joke too and I doubt it will lead to any worldwide uniform action. Hopefully though, individual countries will realise they have to come up with their own plans to reduce carbon emmissions and just go ahead and implement them – which sort of justifies Kevin Rudd’s idea of getting his ETS through as soon as possible rather than later.

    Remember how Abbott and his co-deniers kept saying that Rudd should wait until after Copenhagen? Well, that’s now proved to be a hollow condition. I guess when Rudd gets back he can say “well, we’ve been to the summit and it’s clear we have to go our own way, so let’s do it.”

  6. Iain Hall says:

    I don’t mean to be too snappy but I am feeling rather weary having spent most of yesterday on the road towing a car trailer and my patience was rather thin as a result.
    But when it comes to doing “something”.any ETS is a bad choice and it says heaps about even sensible AGW believers like yourself that that other ways of reducing Co2 are not even considered.
    As the old adage says there is more than one way to skin a cat!

  7. Len says:

    Can’t be too much happening guys.
    I have just heard, that I still have my “gravy train” for another year ?
    woo-hoo, show me the money !

  8. Iain Hall says:

    Good stuff Len 🙂

  9. rogerthesurf says:

    There might be global warming or cooling but the important issue is whether we, as a human race, can do anything about it.

    There are a host of porkies and not very much truth barraging us everyday so its difficult to know what to believe.

    I think I have simplified the issue in an entertaining way on my blog which includes discussion on the CO2 issue.


    Please feel welcome to visit and leave a comment.



    PS In my country a porky is not a fat person but refers to a statement or assertion of gross falsehood or extreme exaggeration.

  10. Iain Hall says:

    Welcome to my blog Roger
    I have given your blog the once over and I want to say good effort so far. 🙂
    Oh and i am well aware that a Porkie is a lie 🙂

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