Skip to comments.Jail politicians who ignore climate science: Suzuki
Posted on 02/07/2008 8:29:15 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Jail politicians who ignore climate science: Suzuki
Didn't mean it literally says scientist's spokesperson
David Suzuki has called for political leaders to be thrown in jail for ignoring the science behind climate change.
At a Montreal conference last Thursday, the prominent scientist, broadcaster and Order of Canada recipient exhorted a packed house of 600 to hold politicians legally accountable for what he called an intergenerational crime. Though a spokesman said yesterday the call for imprisonment was not meant to be taken literally, Dr. Suzuki reportedly made similar remarks in an address at the University of Toronto last month.
The proposal has lit up many conservative blogs since it was first reported by the McGill Daily on Monday.
Addressing the McGill Business Conference on Sustainability, hosted by the Faculty of Management, Dr. Suzuki's wide-ranging speech warned against favouring the economy to the detriment of the ecology -- the tarsands in Northern Alberta being his prime example.
"You have lived your entire lives in a completely unsustainable period," he told students and fans. "You all think growth and [climate] change is normal. It's not."
Toward the end of his speech, Dr. Suzuki said that "we can no longer tolerate what's going on in Ottawa and Edmonton" and then encouraged attendees to hold politicians to a greater green standard.
"What I would challenge you to do is to put a lot of effort into trying to see whether there's a legal way of throwing our so-called leaders into jail because what they're doing is a criminal act," said Dr. Suzuki, a former board member of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
"It's an intergenerational crime in the face of all the knowledge and science from over 20 years."
The statement elicited rounds of applause.
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civil liberties heh
What a complete Nazi.
Liberal Fascism. There you go.
Yes, jail politicians who believe Algore’s bogus science.
The Global warming Nazi Youth movement.
Resistance is futile.
BINGO ... Wait till some idiot in the US decides that this guy has the right idea. National Socialism in America ...
Isn’t a Suzuki a cheap motorcycle?
enviroMENTALists are totalitarians,
Lysenko would be proud.
From his statements, it appears that “Dr” Suzuki’s degree is not in physics...and if it is, he wasn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer.
Well it is blasphemy to speak against it.
Jailing someone who doesn’t believe in this fraud?
Well, that figures with the libs.
and a car................
When will they start stoning the Creationists?
Ecological Sharia Law..............
His kind persecuted Copernicus and Galileo, too, when they tried to prove that the earth wasn’t flat and the sun didn’t revolve around it. Science by Goracle fiat didn’t work then and it won’t work now.
What Fascist hysteria!
Suzuki received his BA from Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1958, and his Ph.D in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961.
“Coming soon, to a Clinton/Obama/McCain Presidency near you!”
Sounds like someone needs to be locked-up
Environmentalists really don’t want to go there. Just for starters, the death toll resulting from the DDT ban makes Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin look like two naughty little boys who should be slapped firmly on the wrist and sent to bed without dessert.
He’s the insuffreable little creep who used to be on PBS with some equally lame nature program
“David Suzuki has called for political leaders to be thrown in jail for ignoring the science behind climate change.”
And so begins KrystalNacht.
Liberalism is an “inter-generational crime”. It has destroyed the Western world for generations.
And a method of teaching the violin
You mean, the “LEARNED SCIENTIFIC CLIMATOLOGIST” Gore.
What BS. 10,000 years ago, the spot where this little fascist was standing when he said that was under a 1000 feet of ice.
And then, something made the ice melt. It's called climate change.
Many Years ago.........
Amherst. That’s all I need to know.
And he specialized in animals? And how does that make him know about climate over hundreds of years?
Purge the nation of the intelligent. Jail the Christians. Deal with the old and infirm.
D***, that sounds familiar. Climate Change=New Communism/Religion. The Prince of the Power of the Air thinks he has everything all worked out for his benefit.
Levels of enviro-extremism-fanaticsm reaching new highs. Simply incredible.
The applause part is very scary. We have a scientific Jonestown on our hands.
It doesn’t. But anybody with a PhD in so much as basket weaving can be a “climatologist” and an “expert” on global warming for the MSM ........
Unfortunately there is no logical reasoning with these people. They are hysterical about global warming. They can’t have a reasonable discussion about the pros and cons of the DDT ban. They are incapable of the intellectual give and take, or thinking things through. They are simple minded about all of this.
I heard somebody say that Al Gore is the Pope of the Church of Global Warming. He is just so full of himself being the leader of this movement to “save the planet” and all that. Heck the career politician in him didn’t want to run for president again, he’s having too much fun with global warming and getting honors like the Nobel Peace Prize.
Has Suzuki turned himself in yet?
“You all think...[climate] change is normal. It’s not.”
Huh? Is this from the Onion. What real scientist would seriously make such a ludicrous commentcomment?
When the media wants you to agree with someone unquestioningly, they call him a "scientist." I just looked, and sure enough, Suzuki's degree is NOT in climatology but zoology. His credentials on this are about as strong as Al Gore's.
I’m sure Galileo would be happy to hear this. Why he was exonerated for his scientific beliefs in just last year.
I think we ought to jail politicians that lie.
I think we ought to jail scientists that lie about global warming too.
BS = Well, you know what that means
MS = More of the Same
PhD = Piled Higher and Deeper
Actually that was 1 of the huge problems with all those claims about how much “scientific” support there is.
1 of the problems being exactly the Clintonian smoke&mirrors language: “millions of SCIENTISTS agree”. Well, sure, they’re “scientists”, but they weren’t involved in climatology specifically!
The other problem being they fraudulently included scientists who did NOT sign on.
“Deal with the old and infirm.”
But, but, that’s what conservatives do - they push old women in wheelchairs over cliffs!
I remember reading some of those “scientists” were dentists...............
I also would suggest that scientists that make wrong predictions to be thrown in jail to keep them “accountable”. So all these scientists who keep making scary predictions that don’t end up true should be in jail.
Environmentalists like this see the human population as the real issue. It isn’t unrealistic to see a jump from “jail politicians” to “kill the people destroying the environment.”
People with totalitarian mindsets are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their goals. Right now, we have ELF burning ski resorts and car dealerships. If they gain political power, the same people will be establishing re-education camps and filling mass graves.