Gloom And Doom Won’t Help Us Fight ‘Climate Change’ Or Something

Seriously, the Cult of Climastrology doesn’t have much else other than doom and gloom, all in an attempt to institute Modern Socialism. Even when they’re fighting over whether to shame heretics or not, they still push doom and gloom

Why doom and gloom won’t help us fight climate change

The drumbeat of news about climate change and ecological degradation is deeply demoralizing. The earth is indeed in bad shape, and the trends aren’t encouraging. (July, it turns out, was the hottest month recorded since data collection began.)

Yet the big problem with bad news about the environment is that it too easily leads to resignation and then passivity. Consider Paul Kingsnorth, the former British environmental activist who suggests that the magnitude of the “ecocide” we face means that we have to come to terms with the reality that there is no hope. “We are not going to stop this from happening,” he told the New York Times a few years ago. A group of academics and activists recently published a book with an emblematic title: “Mourning Nature.” Small wonder that a series of recent polls have detected many Americans declaring that they’re experiencing “eco-anxiety.” If nature is already too far gone, why go to the trouble of trying to save it?

These people are still nuts

We must take to heart these environmental triumphs and not just fixate on the bad news. Let’s celebrate the recovery of our eastern forests, which after two centuries of decimation have regrown to cloak hundreds of millions of acres of unproductive agricultural land. The air of New York City is substantially better today than it was in the 1950s. The water in the Potomac today is much cleanerthan it was in 1947, when Louis Halle wrote his classic nature book “Spring in Washington.” Some seriously good things have happened to our environment over the past half-century — because human beings took conscious and purposeful action to establish legal and regulatory incentives that changed society’s behavior.

But, those are environmental issues. They have zero to do with anthropogenic climate change.

Only smart collective action, led by courageous people working with intelligent and well-funded organizations and agencies, can mount the necessary effort to keep our Earth from peril. We have won these sorts of battles before, and we can win them again, even if the threats seem larger than ever. With an inoculation of the magic elixir of bountiful nature, we can engage with spirit on behalf of our wildlife and forests, our bays and seas, and our one and only atmosphere. Despair is not an option.

See? We can fix this all with Big Government.

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2 Responses to “Gloom And Doom Won’t Help Us Fight ‘Climate Change’ Or Something”

  1. Jl says:

    “The earth is in bad shape..”. How so? Thanks for all the info. “Doom and gloom won’t help us.” Good, so no more whining about 12 yrs left or whatever the current magic 8-ball is telling them..

  2. Bill589 says:

    July, it turns out, was the hottest month recorded…

    Lie. It was not even close.

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