Climate Craziness of the week: “We Have Five Years to Stop Building Coal Plants and Gas-Powered Cars”

With the facts refusing to cooperate, climate alarmists have but one other argument: scare-mongering.

Watts Up With That?

Written by Stephen Leahy at “motherboard”

Here’s the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless they’re either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2˚C of temperature rise worldwide, threatening the survival of many people currently living on the planet.

Every climate expert will tell you we’re on a tight carbon budget as it is—that only so many tons of carbon dioxide can be pumped into the atmosphere before the global climate will overheat. We’ve already warmed temperatures 0.85˚C from pre-industrial levels, and the number rises every year. While no one thinks 2˚ C is safe, per se, it’s safer than going even higher and running the risk that global warming will spiral out of our control completely.

Last year, the latest Intergovernmental…

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One Response to Climate Craziness of the week: “We Have Five Years to Stop Building Coal Plants and Gas-Powered Cars”

  1. Scare mongering is right but I thought it was Jaw dropping stupid too.

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