Right-wing populists' denial of climate How cash is becoming a thing of the past 5 months ago   02:17

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Despite overwhelming scientific evidence, right-wing populists around the world say that global warming is a massive lie perpetrated by mainstream politicians and media. And even in environmentally conscious Germany, the far-right is trying to shift the discussion.
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Sam Lair
Denying global warming requires that one must first deny the physical science of the greenhouse effect:
Electromagnetic radiation includes heat waves known as Infrared Radiation (IR) and visible light. Both are absorbed by the surface of the Earth and converted to kinetic energy (heat). This heat is re-emitted back outward as thermal radiation aka IR. A significant amount of this IR is reabsorbed by the denser atmospheric gases such as water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, etcetera (not nitrogen and oxygen). This excites their molecular structure and the resulting kinetic energy re-emits IR. Life on Earth is made possible by the capturing of enough IR to keep the biosphere warm enough to sustain life. As the heavier molecules in the atmosphere increase, the amount of IR also increases.
Note: Without the greenhouse effect, the Earth would be a giant frozen snowball. [Google: Earth frozen snowball.]
‪https://samslair.blogspot.com/search?q=Greenhouse+Effect&m=1‬

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Master Ah Gha Nm
Accepted scientific wisdom? 😂 that is only Newtonian physics. Even dark matter is still just an unproven theory. Climate change is at the lowest rank “unproven hypothesis” please use correct terminology instead of politically driven emotive adjectives to push a political agenda. The world has already had of Germanic “right think” in the 1930’s.
👉🏻 Considering that the RSS & UAH satellite data shows no statically temperature change. And, historical data back the 1930’s disagrees with the claims and the CSRIO can show no empirical evidence for climate change we are definitely still in unproven hypothesis territory not empirical fact.
Adam Roper
Globalist hoax.
ExerciseMachina
When has renewable been the standard by which you buy anything? I have a renewable cell phone to sell you, it's a can and a string, do you want it?
Iowa State
Global warming is a globalist scam to gain control
Wrippley
Climate change is a wealth distribution scheme.
YourPowerBack Productions
yes we should definitely trust the germans
Anonymous
Damn these comments are bad. Climate change is happening 100%.
Gary Sarela
Scurry back to The Heritage Foundation, little fossil fuel trolls.
Bill Hollingsworth
Apologists rather than deniers.The building of cities and removal of vegetation also increases global temperature as the earth's atmosphere is heated from the earth outwards.
ty white
`You guys equate weather with climate change, you are a bunch of kooks with Al Gore as proof.
I bought a canoe to paddle down the streets of New York last year but there must have been a drought so I sold the canoe.
I think I will buy a parka, seems more likely a Mini-Ice Age coming.
lastboyscout
Every model and every prediction made by alarmist for the last 30 years, has been wrong Every legitimate chart and graph of every legitimate study of the Earth's past climate shows nothing that would point to CO2 having any effect on the climate, it lags behind climate change in fact. What are we talkin about something that represents .00 4% of the atmosphere? Water creates more of a greenhouse effect and represents more of the atmosphere. Seems to me alarmist don't really have a clue how miniscule and inconsequential we are to this planet
Frank L
If climate change was real Gore Clinton and Obama would be more militant and trying to stop coal trucks with their own bodies
TheHealthPhysicist
Trump: "Make America Venus Again!"...and the rest of the planet, too.
Guilherme SSTrüeb
Nuclear Power is the key.
arslongavitabrebis
It is not just climate change, Germany could become energy independent. This is good, right? Is freedom for the Germans. Not depending on foreign oil is a mater of national security.
lastboyscout
That's funny cuz I've seen hundreds of scientist who don't accept it
sopadurso
People profiting from their assumed ignorance. Nothing new.
lastboyscout
The AFD is totally right about climate change
dacadz
Watch out for far right bot trolls!!!
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