Man, the foresight of those “global warming” hucksters is amazing
Lookee: they started laying the groundwork for their phony “global warming” scam back in 1957. Al Gore was only 9 years old and they were already paving the way for him – with environmentally correct recycled asphalt, of course:
(Hat Tip to Les)
This is not news: the properties of carbon dioxide have been known for a long time. Asimov wrote about the greenhouse effect in 1967 but it goes back farther. I remember a 1950 Heinlein novel called Farmer In The Sky in which Ganymede was being terraformed by raising the CO2 content of the atmosphere to retain more heat. Even Dwight Eisenhower called for space-based climate studies, presaging the already-built DISCOVR satellite that the Bush administration can’t seem to find the trivial amount of money to launch.
What staggers me is we’ve got airline travellers taking off their shoes to see if their gel inserts might be made of C4 (no jogging!) but so many resist thinking about the threat to civilization coming out the jet’s exhaust.