By James Delingpole
British writer James Delingpole tells the surprising tale of ways an unholy mixture of junk technological know-how, eco-friendly hype, company greed and political opportunism resulted in the largest - and costliest - outbreak of mass hysteria in history.
In Watermelons, Delingpole explains the Climategate scandal, the solid of characters concerned, their reasons and strategies. He delves into the history of the firms and people who have sought to push international warming to the pinnacle of the political schedule, exhibiting that underneath their cloak of eco-friendly lurks a center of purple.
Watermelons indicates how the clinical process has been sacrificed at the altar of weather alarmism. Delingpole mocks the fairway movement's pathetic list of apocalyptic predictions, from the "population bomb" to worldwide cooling, which didn't materialize. He finds the basic misanthropy of eco-friendly ideology, "rooted in hatred of the human species, hell bent on destroying virtually every little thing guy has achieved".
Delingpole supplies a clean voice to common public skepticism over international warming, emphasising that the "crisis" has been engineered via humans trying to keep watch over our lives via implementing new taxes and laws. "Your taxes may be raised, your liberties curtailed and your cash squandered to accommodate this 'crisis'", he writes.
At its very roots, argues Delingpole, weather swap is an ideological conflict, now not a systematic one. eco-friendly at the outdoor, pink at the within, the liberty-loathing, humanity-hating "watermelons" of the trendy environmental circulation don't want to save lots of the area. they wish to rule it.
Delingpole is the bestselling British author who helped disclose the Climategate scandal in his Daily Telegraph web publication. He additionally writes a column for The Spectator. His different books comprise 365 how you can force a Liberal loopy (Regnery, 2010) and Welcome to Obamaland (Regnery, 2009).
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Let’s say that’s since 1997, Big Oil, Big Koch, Big Coal and their Satanic Industrial Confreres have splurged a total of $200 million to fund Evil Climate Change Denialism™. Does that sound sufficiently scary? It jolly well should do. Not even Michael Mann’s friends at RealClimate have managed to drum up a figure that high. So how are we Skeptics going to answer it, this damning charge that is leveled against us with such wearisome frequency by our Warmist critics that they evidently imagine it’s an argument-clincher?
S. Public Broadcasting System (PBS) documentary in 2007, they rigged the temperature of the room where the hearing took place: What we did is that we went in the night before and opened all the windows inside the room…so that the air conditioning wasn’t working…so when the hearing occurred there wasn’t only bliss which is television cameras in double figures, but it was really hot. So Al Gore lied. So Tim Wirth rigged a congressional hearing. So James Hansen exaggerated. So Ben Santer rewrote the report.
You’re a racist. Want your kids to get a good education? You’re an elitist. Suspect all the fuss about AGW might be a little overdone? You’re just the kind of scummy Nazisympathizing revisionist who thinks Hitler didn’t murder six million Jews… The term “denier”, it goes without saying, was designed explicitly to provoke comparisons with Holocaust Denial. Shortly after Climategate, I took part in a debate with George Monbiot. When I put this point to him he—funnily enough—denied he was making any such connection.
Watermelons: The Green Movement's True Colors by James Delingpole