The Money Making Global Warming Scam

When it comes to the issue of global warming, most of us have been duped. When I was first presented with the idea that it was a hoax, I was quite protective of my viewpoints on it; it has become a religion, a mantra. Global warming has been a household word for some time now; it may be difficult to look at an opposing viewpoint, especially as the warnings become more dire and we’re told the World faces ‘irreversible’ climate change.

Polar meltdown

One of my primary concerns was for the poor polar bears who Al Gore told us were losing their home. Many of us have seen the photos of polar bears seemingly stranded on an iceberg. The photo however, was taken out of context:

Another Global Warming Hoax exposed

‘Stranded Polar Bear’ Photo Taken Out of Context Says Photographer

The videos and articles in this post will provide an ample amount of information to get you started into discovering who and what’s behind the hyped global warming scare:

Global Warming: Al Gore is wrong again

Investment Group Puts Millions in Green Companies Gore Has Stake In

Some more pieces of the “How Al Gore is Going to Become Amazingly Wealthy by Selling Climate Hysteria” puzzle came together Friday when the Silicon Valley venture capital firm he’s now a part of announced a $500 million investment in green technologies.

Making matters more delicious, the firm already has investments in many of the same companies Gore admitted in March he has a stake in.

To begin untangling this web, let’s first take a gander at what was reported Friday by the San Francisco Chronicle (emphasis added):

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers said Thursday it will invest $500 million in green technology companies that have passed their earliest stages of growth and are maturing.

The venture capital firm also will invest in green-tech startup companies as part of another investment fund it introduced Thursday, which will invest $700 million over the next three years in startups.

For those that have forgotten, this is the same VC group Gore joined last November as reported by NewsBusters.

Here’s where the plot thickens. The KPCB website identified the following companies this group has already invested in: Altarock Energy Inc, Altra Biofuels, Amyris Biotechnologies, Ausra, Bloom Energy, GreatPoint Energy, Mascoma Corporation, and Miasole. Full Story

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Obama’s involvement in Chicago Climate Exchange–the rest of the story

Good news to know that the truth will always out–even when you’re Barack Obama.

“Obama Years Ago Helped Fund Carbon Program He Is Now Pushing Through Congress” is a FOXNews story by Ed Barnes. In short, “While on the board of a Chicago-based charity, Barack Obama helped fund a carbon trading exchange that will likely play a critical role in the cap-and-trade carbon reduction program he is now trying to push through Congress as president.”

The charity was the Joyce Foundation on whose board of directors Obama served and which gave nearly $1.1 million in two separate grants that were “instrumental in developing and launching the privately-owned Chicago Climate Exchange, which now calls itself “North America’s only cap and trade system for all six greenhouse gases, with global affiliates and projects worldwide.”

And that’s only the beginning of this tawdry tale, Mr. Barnes.

The “privately-owned” Chicago Climate Exchange is heavily influenced by Obama cohorts Al Gore and Maurice Strong.

For years now Strong and Gore have been cashing in on that lucrative cottage industry known as man-made global warming. Full Story

Obama discusses global warming

John Coleman slams global warming – Part One

Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

How about this for hypocrisy:

Al Gore’s Carbon Footprint Is Big
The Obama Inauguration’s Carbon Footprint

See Also: The Climate Scam
Global Warming or Global Governance?Documentary that exposes Global Warming for the hoax it is

Global Warming or Global Governance – Trailer

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There are however, still important environmental issues – deforestation, poisonous pesticide/herbicide usage, and GMO’s. Reducing our ‘carbon footprint’, using less resources, remains an important mission, especially for Americans who, though only five percent of the world’s population, consume 26 percent of the world’s energy.

Part II of this series will explore the issues of famine and water shortages.

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15 responses to “The Money Making Global Warming Scam

  1. Hey, I just wanted to say that I respectfully disagree. While there are a number of fallacies in the sources you are citing discrediting Al Gore, I would hardly call them reputable, but I think you’re missing something here.

    Al Gore might be the “celebrity” when it comes to global warming, but the concept wasn’t invented with his movie in 2006. You can’t discredit global warming by discrediting(unfairly) Al Gore.

    Well respected scientific organizations containing thousands of climate scientists all around the world, including the Acadamies of Science for all of the developed countries…have published research papers and stated in countless reports that global warming is a real problem caused by man.

    These reports and publications were coming out well before Al Gore’s movie, and they’ve been coming out well after. Even the Bush Administration declared towards the end of its 2nd term that global warming was man-made. Now if you think that there’s a giant grand conspiracy by the overwhelmingly majority of climate scientists around the world, then nothing I can say short of producing the Earth on fire will sway you.

    Here’s a few posts of information I made from what I would consider scientific and non-biased sources on this stuff in case it matters…

    http://madrad2002.wordpress.com/2009/03/12/mit-do-you-want-to-gamble-here/
    http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/corporate/pressoffice/2008/pr20081216.html
    http://madrad2002.wordpress.com/2009/01/21/scientific-consensus/
    http://madrad2002.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/melting-glaciers-causing-border-change/

    All in all I think you’re paying too much attention to talking heads on both sides(Al Gore, Coleman..) and not enough attention in this post to what the qualified people with actual degrees in climate science are saying.

    Thanks for taking the time to read this.

  2. Matt —

    I’ve been reading about global warming for many years. The data I had heard about seemed credible, so I thought it must be real, even though it’s a given that the planet goes through natural cycles.

    I’m aware the Al Gore is not the original thinker behind global warming, but he is the one who jumped on the armageddon bandwagon and got people hyped up with his Inconvenient Truth. Turns out it was a convenient (and profitable) bandwagon for Mr. Gore to jump onto.

    It was Roger Revelle who said that rising Co2 levels would bring climatic changes, though he later went on to say “the scientific base for a greenhouse warming is too uncertain to justify drastic action at this time.”

    The sources I cited are only a small handful of voices who are speaking out against global warming. But when comparing what each of them have to say, they’re on the same page.

    There are a plethora of qualified scientists (without financial interest) who debunk global warming:

    More than 31,000 scientists have signed a petition denying that man is responsible for global warming.

    Thanks for your input.

  3. …this whole scam of “global warming” has made me furious. and as usual most believe what they are told, which is so out of context.

    …your blog made me re-visit my anger when GORE took the nobel prize in 2007. there were many nominees that were way more deserving than him and his bullshit.

    …i posted my choice for the award and she so very much deserved to take the prize and recognition for her humanitarianism.

    …my opinion…lulu

  4. hi matt.
    …i suggest you watch John Coleman on “global warming”. he’s very good and easy to understand.
    funny thing is as of late, now they’re talking about possible “ice age”.
    …also the sun has had a lot to do with warming. natural occurrences are not to be dis-credited.
    and i still firmly believe it’s just another distraction for the people to have something else to fuss about.
    …the polar bears are doing just fine as long as Palin stays away from them as well as she needs to get it together about the wolves being slaughtered in her ” state of a mess”.
    …visitors to ALASKA only are interested in moose. and not as food. SLAUGHTER is not my definition on hunting. not that it matters, i taught my children “what you kill, you eat”.
    …so there is plenty of ice for the bears and gore running a pic of bears on little chunks of ice…they are close to shore and know how to swim….again…my opinion…lulu

  5. …and the humanitarian that deserved the nobel prize in my eyes is Irena Sendler.
    …i forgot to add her name. matt it may interest you to read my blog on her..
    lulu on myspace

    • Lulu – my vote also goes to Irena Sendler, an amazing humanitarian, as you’ve said. Thank you for bringing this issue into the discussion. For those who are not familiar with this courageous woman here is a bit of info on her:

      Irena Sendler, Lifeline to Young Jews

      Irena Sendler created a network of rescuers in Poland who smuggled about 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto in World War II, some of them in coffins.

      Mrs. Sendler was head of the children’s bureau of Zegota, an underground organization set up to save Jews after the Nazis invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. Soon after the invasion, approximately 450,000 Jews, about 30 percent of Warsaw’s population, were crammed into a tiny section of the city and barricaded behind seven-foot-high walls.

      “She was the inspiration and the prime mover for the whole network that saved those 2,500 Jewish children,” Debórah Dwork, the Rose professor of Holocaust history at Clark University in Massachusetts, said Monday. Professor Dwork, the author of “Children With a Star” (Yale University Press, 1991), said about 400 children had been directly smuggled out by Mrs. Sendler.

      Elzbieta Ficowska, a baby in 1942, was one of them. “Mrs. Sendler saved not only us, but also our children and grandchildren and the generations to come,” Ms. Ficowska told The Associated Press last year.

      There were several ruses by which the children were saved. Mrs. Sendler was a social worker for the city, with a pass that allowed her to enter the ghetto. “The Jews were all disease carriers, as far as the Nazis were concerned,” Professor Dwork said. “They put up quarantine signs throughout the ghetto.” Forgeries of the government pass allowed other members of Zegota to enter the ghetto as well. They went in day after day to persuade Jewish parents to let them rescue children.

      Bravo Irene!

  6. Hi, this is just a very quick response.

    1. On evidence………you see what you look for and hear what you listen for..

    2. On relevance………the earth’s natural capital is being bankrupted, if you don’t believe me, come to Australia and see what we’ve done

    3. On principle………first, do no harm to the earth or each other..

    If you listen to others, you’ll learn there is always a plurality of opinion and diversity..

    Cheers
    Liz

  7. Liz —

    I agree that the earth’s resources are wantonly misused and abused. However, the idea that global warming is going to cause the destruction that Gore et al claim, amounts to a money making scheme.

    Check out the film I added to the post:

    Global Warming or Global Governance?

  8. The people who are pushing this global warming are what I call oppertunists who use circumstance for profit. It’s bad when money-making schemes as this create economic havoc in the process. What do these people care that thier clean air legeslation is driving all sorts of businesses out of the US so long as they are getting rich over it all? Thier not the ones loosing thier jobs.

    I’m not against cleaner air or working to develope clean technology by any means. Lets get wind turbines and solar panels more in mass production and affordable to the public.

    Although I believe global warming being caused by man is way overblown, yes, a hoax, the affects of pollution around industrial areas has not been. At the same time humanity ‘as a whole’ should be working to take care of mother earth that provides for us, there needs to be a balance in the way we go about it. The US can’t clean the world by itself without the bad economic affect of businesses leaving because they(we) can’t compete in a global market on US soil because of the high costs. They just move their opperations to a nation with lower air standards and labor costs.

    In reality like this one, when you get right down to it, money IS the root of evil in this whole thing… in everything. As far as cap and trade… it’s just a matter of time till they tax each individual for the air we exhale because they say it’s a ‘greenhouse’ gas and we are polluting the earths precious air. Hey, they got us paying for water.

  9. I too believed completely that man made CO2 was probably causing global warming. What made me re-think it was learning that antarctic ice cores show that over many periods of warming and cooling, CO2 increases follow the warming and are not preceded by it.

    Some other interesting articles on this:

    Simultaneous warming on Earth and Mars suggests that our planet’s recent climate changes have a natural—and not a human-induced—cause, according to one scientist’s controversial theory.

    full article here
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/070228-mars-warming.html

    =================================

    Professor Lockwood believes that as well as the Sun’s 11-year cycle, there is an underlying solar oscillation lasting hundreds of years.
    He suggests that 1985 marked the “grand maximum” in this long-term cycle and the Maunder Minimum marked its low point.
    “We are re-entering the middle ground after a period which has seen the Sun in its top 10% of activity,” said Professor Lockwood.
    “We would expect it to be more than 100 years before we get down to the levels of the Maunder Minimum.”

    full article here
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8008473.stm

  10. Call me foolish,but doesn’t the track record of those who make predictions count for anything? Why believe a group of people who are consistantly WRONG!?

    http://www.ihatethemedia.com/earth-day-predictions-of-1970-the-reason-you-should-not-believe-earth-day-predictions-of-2009

    Snake oil salesmen aren’t that difficult to spot. They hype their product,it falls way short of their claim,and they are exposed as frauds. So what’s the problem here?

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