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These people should be made to wear a scarlet fucking 'S'.

These people should be made to wear a scarlet fucking ‘S’.

Friends, I urge you to go and watch this video, it isn’t very long.

That video is a brief summary of a study (which has since been replicated with similar results) that shows that 97% of climate scientists agree that global warming is real and it’s caused by humans.

The consensus is good news.

But there is also some very bad news.

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A pretty good president because he fought to protect wildlife, even while shooting it. Or riding it.

Friends, I was recently engaged in a discussion with a gentleman who argued that while people do have a right to life they do not have a right to water.

I replied that he clearly had not thought this through

But his statement and his further claim that water is a commodity that should be traded like gold are tied to a much larger issue.

This is the fact that many economists like to reduce the value of everything to a mere price tag.

I believe that in this they are making a rather subtle mistake: they are confusing something’s value with its cost.

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This is literally the level of science that we are dealing with here.

This is literally the level of science that we are dealing with here.

Friends, over the past few months Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, multiple newspapers in the UK and Australia and of course Fox News have all been talking about how global warming has ‘slowed’, or ‘stopped’.

Some of the most stupid (or brazen) of these outlets’ sock puppets have even started claiming that the Earth is cooling.

The fact that this is bullshit, and people take it seriously, is annoying.

The fact that this particular bullshit is being hurled at us simultaneously in multiple forms is infuriating.

And this is especially true when one realises that it’s part of a pattern of obfuscation that the right wing has been using for decades.

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