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CNN Declares No Two Sides to Climate Change Debate
Newsbusters ^ | February 23, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick

Posted on 02/23/2014 7:44:57 AM PST by PJ-Comix

Have you ever seen a four year old kid who is completely closed to any type of reasoning? Typically his hands will cover his ears and he will scream loudly to block out any arguments others might give to the contrary. Well, CNN has become that unreasoning four year old kid.

And what type of reasoning is CNN attempting to block out? Anything that might contradict their blind faith in global warming or climate change as they now call it. Yes, CNN has declared that there are no two sides to the climate change debate. Here is the amazing shutdown debate statement written by Hardy Spire that CNN released in a promo for today's Reliable Sources:

And there are some stories which do not have two sides. The climate change debate is one of them. Nevertheless, many news organizations continue to equate the skeptics with the scientists. This week NBC’s Meet the Press faced criticism for its debate between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Rep. Marsha Blackburn. We’ll talk to Michio Kaku from the City University of New York and CBS News as well as Jack Mirkinson, Senior Media Editor at the Huffington Post.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cnn; cogitatorsnonnews; demagogicparty; globalwarming; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; reliablesources
A closed mind is a FUnnie thing to watch.
1 posted on 02/23/2014 7:44:57 AM PST by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Only God controls the weather. The more people take God out of the equation the worse the weather gets. Perhaps the Lord is throwing hints.


2 posted on 02/23/2014 7:46:51 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: PJ-Comix
And there are some stories which do not have two sides. The climate change debate is one of them.

It's true, the climate changes.

The idea that we did it, and can change it back by wasting trillions on "green energy", is what I'd like to debate.

3 posted on 02/23/2014 7:49:16 AM PST by Toddsterpatriot (Science is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Their Leader told them the discussion is over ,so they must tow the line over at CNN(Children s News Network)


4 posted on 02/23/2014 7:50:24 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: PJ-Comix
It took me all of one second to find a list of climatologists and scientists that the media could talk to if they wanted another side to the story. But of course the AGW cult can't abide heretics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_scientists_opposing_the_mainstream_scientific_assessment_of_global_warming

5 posted on 02/23/2014 7:53:06 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: PJ-Comix

Hardy Spire’s Experience

Senior Producer, Reliable Sources
CNN

General Manager
energyNOW!

Manage staff of thirty people and the day-to-day operations and $8.5 MM budget of the energyNOW! and Cleanskies newsroom. Responsible for oversight and development of editorial, technical, and online operations as well as public outreach.

Senior Producer
CBS News
August 2005 – September 2008 (3 years 2 months) Washington, DC

White House Producer
CBS News
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Broadcast Media industry


6 posted on 02/23/2014 7:54:07 AM PST by kcvl
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To: PJ-Comix
CNN has declared that there are no two sides to the climate change debate.
I'm suuuure one of Øbama's newsroom "watchdogs" would straighten this out.
7 posted on 02/23/2014 7:55:42 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: PJ-Comix

Like there’s measurable science IQ in all of CNN.


8 posted on 02/23/2014 7:55:56 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: PJ-Comix
They describe climate realists as akin to holocaust deniers; however, it is the global warming cultists who are increasingly acting like holocaust deniers. An example is Michael Mann suing Mark Steyn for Steyn's tree diculous comment. This resembles holocaust denier, David Irving, suing Deborah Lipstadt for pointing out he is a holocaust denier.

I think today's neo commies accuse the other side of the odious things they themselves are doing because they suffer from psychological projection. The idiocies they say and do are just so disgusting that they themselves cannot handle it.

9 posted on 02/23/2014 7:56:58 AM PST by Stepan12
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EnergyNOW provides a home for innovative public projects sponsored by the American Clean Skies Foundation, a Washington D.C. based non-profit working for clean energy.

These projects include:

energyNOW! TV, a half-hour video news magazine that aired weekly on Bloomberg cable from 2010 to 2012.

Renewable Power Direct (RPD), a start-up venture offering a new way for major electricity users to buy green power directly from proven wind and solar projects.

American Clean Skies Foundation

ACSF is an independent nonprofit working for cleaner energy in the U.S. transportation and power sectors.

Our Board of Directors - Warren G. Lavey Senior Fellow, Environmental Law and Policy Center (Chicago); Partner, Skadden Arps (retired)

http://www.cleanskies.org


10 posted on 02/23/2014 8:00:09 AM PST by kcvl
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11 posted on 02/23/2014 8:00:10 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: PJ-Comix
"And there are some stories which do not have two sides. The climate change debate is one of them."

If it is settled, why are they spending so much money continuing to study it?

12 posted on 02/23/2014 8:01:14 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: PJ-Comix

What’s really FUnnie is watching them try to peddle this BS under the banner of “science”. They must have been playing hooky the day the “scientific method” was taught in school.


13 posted on 02/23/2014 8:04:25 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Dutch Boy

Denier!


14 posted on 02/23/2014 8:05:04 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: PJ-Comix

I can refute MAN made global warming in one paragraph

Once upon a time, long before the industrial revolution, north America was covered in ice. It is no longer covered in ice. Why? Non MAN made global warming.

As an added bonus, humans thrived along with this global warming so you could say global warming is something we would want to occur.


Off subject a little. The point we all have to understand is it is not about GLOBAL WARMING. It is about controlling the people. Global warming is nothing more than pretext to do what they want to do.

Sort of like when they cut off the water to the California central valley and then blame “the drought”.

We are being conned.


15 posted on 02/23/2014 8:15:38 AM PST by CIB-173RDABN (I do not doubt that our climate changes. I only doubt that anything man does has any effect.)
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To: PJ-Comix

If the science on Global Warming is “settled” then why do scientists keep asking for government funding to study it?


16 posted on 02/23/2014 8:17:06 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: PJ-Comix

Do not insult four year olds. They are MORE MATURE than CNN personals.


17 posted on 02/23/2014 8:21:50 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: PJ-Comix

What’s the difference between a Climatologist and Astrologist??? Nothing!!! Well actually...., Astrological predictions are probably more accurate. I did win five dollars on the lottery on Wednesday.


18 posted on 02/23/2014 8:25:33 AM PST by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: PJ-Comix

“And there are some stories which do not have two sides. The climate change debate is one of them”

ROTFLOL!

Hardy boy, kinda hard to have a “debate” with only one side. I think you meant to use the word “dogma” instead of “debate”. Otherwise, your “debate” would be pretty much just mental masturbation, which BTW, is what so-called global warming (oops, I mean “climate change”) is really all about.


19 posted on 02/23/2014 8:25:51 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: PJ-Comix

If only they paid attention to the national power grid....


20 posted on 02/23/2014 8:28:18 AM PST by dragonblustar (Psalm 37:7)
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To: PJ-Comix

CNN>>Turner Broadcasting>>Time Warner

“Where ideology trumps profit”


21 posted on 02/23/2014 8:28:39 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: PJ-Comix

I wonder why more people aren’t making the connection to billionaire Lefty Envirowhackist Tom Speyer... when 100 million bucks yells “jump!” Lefty Whores yell back: “how high?” – witness SecState lunatic Kerry blurting his warmist mouth stool from the Middle East last week... huh? Brief pause. Oh, right... 100 million bucks. It couldn’t be more obvious once you think about it.


22 posted on 02/23/2014 8:30:32 AM PST by Sally ("This is the only Administration I've ever been in where it's 100% politics 100% of the time.")
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To: PJ-Comix
This week NBC’s Meet the Press faced criticism for its debate between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Rep. Marsha Blackburn.

Bill Nye the Science Guy? What's wrong?.....wasn't Big Bird available?

23 posted on 02/23/2014 8:31:25 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: PJ-Comix
From the Encyclopedia Britannica: Astrology consists of several systems of divination based on the premise that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the human world. Many cultures have attached importance to astronomical events, and... developed elaborate systems for predicting terrestrial events from celestial observations.

From the Encyclopedia Goreannica: Climatology consists of several systems of divination based on the premise that there is a relationship between weather phenomena and events in the human world. Many cultures have attached importance to meteorological events, and... developed elaborate systems for predicting terrestrial events from meteorological observations.

24 posted on 02/23/2014 8:34:44 AM PST by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

The idea that we should even try to prevent climate change needs to be considered. Nature has been changing the climate for billions of years. Even if we could, would it be a good idea to try to stagnate the climate?


25 posted on 02/23/2014 8:35:26 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: molson209

“...CNN(Children s News Network).”

100%.


26 posted on 02/23/2014 8:37:03 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: oh8eleven

A heretic to some...


27 posted on 02/23/2014 8:49:54 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: PJ-Comix

“No Two Sides to Climate Change Debate”
Isn’t that an oxymoron? It is not possible to have a debate unless you have an opposing point of view...


28 posted on 02/23/2014 8:52:03 AM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: PJ-Comix

Of course there’s climate change — with every season change — every snowfall, every “Indian Summer”.

So we can not let them get away with calling their global warming BS money-making scheme by any other descriptive name.

Ridicule them/Question them on why the name change and refuse to go along with their games.


29 posted on 02/23/2014 9:02:30 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: DJ MacWoW

We used to learn that in grade school.

My guess is it’s no longer being taught, considering an informed public is a danger to the activists.


30 posted on 02/23/2014 9:07:51 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: PJ-Comix

If you go to the article at cnn, the comments are GREAT! They all rip can to shreds!


31 posted on 02/23/2014 9:10:24 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Heart of Georgia

Yeah. I’m thinking photosynthesis is something modern kids have never heard of.


32 posted on 02/23/2014 9:10:41 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: PJ-Comix

A guy at work was telling me the other day what a good thing it is that Popular Science decided to close its Comments sections forever, because they were getting nutcase comments from flat-earth nutcases. I just shook my head at him.


33 posted on 02/23/2014 9:30:17 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: PJ-Comix

I would not know.I have not watched CNN in over 15 years.
Freegards
LEX


34 posted on 02/23/2014 9:42:38 AM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: PJ-Comix

Warming fanatics have all the characteristics of cultists. It really doesn’t matter how well researchers and cult critics present evidence that refutes cults and their apologetics. If the same research is used twice, the cultists will come back and say it is the same old argument that was wrong to begin with. Without knowing what the research is, or how the critics defend their position, the fanatics dismiss it as old news that didn’t work.


35 posted on 02/23/2014 10:09:13 AM PST by pallis
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To: PJ-Comix

They need to ask Mark Steyn about that. He is on Dr. Mann’s a$$ like white on rice. To the tune of $10 million!


36 posted on 02/23/2014 11:27:07 AM PST by houeto (We intend to liberate Democrats from the dreaded Job-Lock this November!)
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To: molson209
molson209 said: "CNN(Children s News Network)"

Or, Climate Nonsense Network

37 posted on 02/23/2014 4:11:33 PM PST by William Tell
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To: Dutch Boy
If it is settled, why are they spending so much money continuing to study it?

Outstanding! Have them whip up a final report on the subject and shut the doors and go home. Just think of the money/energy/resources the urt mudder can save.

38 posted on 02/23/2014 9:02:18 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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