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Climate Change, Pollution and Coal Fired Power Stations.
The debate on climate change or AGW (Anthropogenic Global Warming) is not lost despite the dishonesty of the climate science lobby and the United Nations IPCC. The argument was hijacked by science and yet the mindset of modern scientists is much to narrow and inflexible to cope with the complexities of climate variations and their global effects. Here is an example of the dishonest presentation of information to hype the case for "scientific solutions.

Climate Change, Pollution and Coal Fired Power Stations.
by Ian R. Thorpe.
2010-04-04
CREATIVE COMMONS: Attribute, non commercial, no derivs.
KEYWORDS: climate, science, scientists, carbon, pollution, climate change, coal, fuel, electricity, power, generator, politics, political, cap and trade, tax, obama, brown

Barack Obama, for all his pretensions to intellectual elitism must be one of the most stupid men on the planet. Likewise his opposite number in the UK at the time of writing but not for much longer, Gordon Brown. Brown and Obama both profess to be great fans of "science", claiming this stuff "science" is not only what will lead the world out of the economic catastrophe of 2008 - 9 but will also, in conjunction with punitive taxes and draconian penalties save the world from the threat of climate change.

Unfortunately for these two leaders the climate science that justified their plan for "cap and trade", the setting up of a global market to trade in carbon pollution permits in the way the global banking system traded in toxic debts thus creation the debt crisis, has been exposed as a fraud.

On top of that the unrealistic targets for replacing fossil fuel generating plants with energy supplies from sustainable sources such as generators driven by wind and solar energy have been shown to be unrealistic. The only viable source we have for generating power that does not produce carbon emissions is nuclear fission. And as far as the weirdie beardy contingent are concerned, nukes are more horrific than coal fired plants.

It is time then to show that while we still have a huge problem with climate instability the whole case for "scientific" solutions has been bases on hyperbole and deception. What that means, unfortunately, is that while the past decade has been wasted because governments have been listening to the self - aggrandizing babble of scientists and waiting for these pompous clowns to produce the magic bullet that will kill the problem instantly nobody has been paying attention to what really needs doing.

Look at this picture of Europe's biggest coal fired power station and think of how many times you have seen similar illustrations used to show how filthy and polluting coal fired power generators are.

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Most people who read The Daily Stirrer regularly will know that the clouds of white stuff belching out of the cooling towers is steam, water vapour, which is entirely harmless. The carbon emissions are contained in the wisp of yellowy fumes coming from the flue. That is nasty stuff but the yellowy tint indicates its nastiness is more sulphuric than carbonic. Modern coal stations burn coal very efficiently as you might expect, it is after all expensive stuff.

So Obama's megalomaniacal promise to tax coal fired power generators out of existence and Gordon Brown's equally idiotic plan to use punitive taxes in order to make Britons switch to clean power would only cause economic hardship for the poor, depress the economy's of our nations as the sending powder of the middle class is squeezed and leave people in the so - called developed nations sitting shivering in the dark through long winter nights.

Neither politicians nor scientists can ever be trusted with power, people drawn to both groups are far too keen on the idea of playing God.

Keep up with The Daily Stirrer On climate change as we explore the real causes and feasible ways to solve the problem.

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