You couldn’t just accept the compliment in the spirit it was offered? You had to turn it into a political attack on the Trump family. It will be interesting to hear what she says in reply.

I have to take issue with the left-wing dogma dressed as Science here: “scientifically accepted facts like the anthropogenic cause of climate change and the devastation we cause to the environment through the use of fossil- and carbon-based fuels.” There are two lies here:

  1. Climate Change is a theory, the hypothesis is that the CO2 from burning Fossil fuels is dangerously warming the planet is not a “Fact”. That theory is yet to be proved outside the inward-looking bubble of Climate Science. Many renowned scientists disagree that climate change exists, or that if it does, that it is anthropogenic.
  2. Fossil fuels have saved our environment from the much worse practices they allowed us to cease: Coal saved the forests of Europe during the Industrial Revolution from being cut down for charcoal manufacture, and Oil gave us petroleum products which meant we could stop lighting our homes with Whale Oil. Oil saved the Whales; that is a fact.

CO2 increases are of net benefit: Burning Fossil fuels is of great value to humanity and to the natural world, releasing much needed Carbon back into the environment.

Don’t take my word for it, read the foreword by Freeman Dyson here: http://www.thegwpf.org/content/uploads/2015/10/benefits1.pdf

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.

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