Changed Katharine Hayhoe quote attribuion
Handy Q&A on climate change
Wind turbines and "landscape-change denial" ought to be mentioned here
Another form of denial is when quasi-environmentalists pretend that giant industrial wind turbines A) aren't noisy and ruinous to scenery, B) aren't killing large numbers of birds and especially bats, C) have no intrinsic dependence on fossil fuels for their existence, and D) actually deliver their rated power output (when you see so many of them not spinning it's a clue; typical output is lucky to reach 40%).
Wind industry defenders use the tired canard that one must love coal or be a global warming denier if they hate to see vast stretches of scenery becoming industrial parks. This is what wind turbines are doing to the world's landscapes: http://google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=wind+farm+mountains (not quaint, tiny machines with happy cows grazing underneath)
The wind industry is a major subsidy scheme, often hiring the same logging, trucking and rigging crews that would work on fracking sites. Business-as-usual gets mistaken for green progress out of naivety and desperation. Few people will admit that the scale of fossil fuels cannot simply be replaced, and we must downsize the economy to be sustainable.
Climate Getting Worse
No matter how you look at it the weather is getting worse, even if you look at it from a biblical point of view you would see that it says the weather would get worse. I don't think the issue is solidly us using gas consuming vehicles but also because all the oil they burn at the rigs just to increase the price of gas. Also, if you look at it from an evolutionary aspect it is just returning to how the earth would have been. --Anonymous4thelolz (talk) 17:48, 10 March 2018 (UTC)
- From a scientific perspective, it's much harder to define. It's getting warmer, but "worse" is an ill defined term. It depends where you live and how you define "worse." 18.104.22.168 (talk)
Oil companies: it's real and it's us
- sorry humanity, it's my fault that i bought into the oil-funded myth that artificial global warming is fake БaбyЛuigiOнФire(T|C) 19:00, 24 March 2018 (UTC)