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The Green Civil War

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Posted By: StormCnter, 6/20/2020 6:40:09 AM

Like many contemporary social movements—#metoo, Black Lives Matter, the Women’s March—the environmental lobby has tended to create an atmosphere of unanimity. In its struggle to win public and elite opinion, it has frequently evoked “science” as something settled and immutable, warning that those who dissent are either self-serving or seriously deranged. Yet in recent months, there has been growing criticism about the current green orthodoxy, including from people long associated with environmental causes. This has been most widely seen in the strange case of the Michael Moore–produced Planet of Humans, which exposes the rapacious profit-seeking and gratuitous environmental damage caused by the renewable energy industry.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/20/2020 8:25:54 AM (No. 450693)
When I think of the ''greenies,'' I think of Al Gore, Michael Moore, Barack Obama, AOC, and anyone else who is after my money. When I think of saving animal habitat, the words that comes to mind are preservationist and conservationist. Shellenberger seems to be more like either of those than a hair-on-fire environmentalist. I would read his work before I would give a millisecond's thought to the algores of the world.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HotRod 6/20/2020 9:52:58 AM (No. 450790)
Political narratives are not science. Beliefs are not science. Fear mongering is not science. Morally corrupt celebrities are not scientists. The list goes on...
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