Time – Person of the year 2019 Greta Thunberg. Its a rather long article, but here is an excerpt of Time’s rationale for their decision to put Greta in the spotlight:
Greta Thunberg sits in silence in the cabin of the boat that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. Inside, there’s a cow skull hanging on the wall, a faded globe, a child’s yellow raincoat. Outside, it’s a tempest: rain pelts the boat, ice coats the decks, and the sea batters the vessel that will take this slight girl, her father and a few companions from Virginia to Portugal in an effort to draw attention to the climate change crisis.
Thunberg began a global movement by skipping school: starting in August 2018, she spent her days camped out in front of the Swedish Parliament, holding a sign painted in black letters on a white background that read Skolstrejk för klimatet: “School Strike for Climate.” In the 16 months since, she has addressed heads of state at the U.N., met with the Pope, sparred with the President of the United States and inspired 4 million people to join the global climate strike on September 20, 2019, in what was the largest climate demonstration in human history.
“We can’t just continue living as if there was no tomorrow … it’s a simple truth, delivered by a teenage girl in a fateful moment. Unless they agree on transformative action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the world’s temperature rise since the Industrial Revolution will hit the 1.5°C mark—an eventuality that scientists warn will expose some 350 million additional people to drought and push roughly 120 million people into extreme poverty by 2030.
“I want you to panic,” she told the annual convention of CEOs and world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January. “I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act.”
“This is not fearmongering: this is science.”
Thunberg is not a leader of any political party or advocacy group. She is neither the first to sound the alarm about the climate crisis nor the most qualified to fix it. She is not a scientist or a politician. She has no access to traditional levers of influence: she’s not a billionaire or a princess, a pop star or even an adult. She is an ordinary teenage girl who, in summoning the courage to speak truth to power.
Look, Greta Thunberg is a child – let’s not attack a child. She obviously has been coached by others in a bizarre use of a child to push a political agenda – Greta Thunberg’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know. As stated even by Time, no one here is a climate scientist. Greta is saying the truth as she has been led to believe.
It is quite telling in the Time article that no data was offered to prove the climate change narrative, other than to say this is science. Really? With open minds lets Google “climate change proofs.” After all, if it is such a crisis would it not be easy to produce understandable charts? Here were the top 3 hits we got:
- Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help
- The climate crisis explained in 10 charts
- Climate Change: How Do We Know?
None of these links prove anything about humans causing massive climate change. They merely point to anecdotal data points that are not set in a context, show no CO2 to temperature correlations, or look at very short time frames that may be mere noise over the long term.
We have previously looked at this subject in an article called: Remember those 11,000 climate change scientists declaring an emergency? In this post, we show the real agenda of the climate change crisis groups as well as what the majority of Conservatives believe. Conservatives believe in science, but provable science with responses that make sense.
Take the challenge. In the side inset chart, we repost a chart we collected that shows a 4000 year period of CO2 levels vs temperatures. It also shows other data points. We see no correlations. So take the challenge and post your links in the comment section of this post and we can review them. If you cant, that is telling.
Again this is not an attack on Greta Thunberg, rather calling out the folks that put her up to this unproven science narrative. But perhaps Greta does deserve Time’s person of the year award – as an example of how hysteria can go global.