Skip to comments.Pentagon wrestles with false climate predictions as military funds shifted to green agenda
Posted on 06/03/2014 12:01:43 AM PDT by iowamark
Ten years ago, the Pentagon paid for a climate study that put forth many scary scenarios.
Consultants told the military that, by now, California would be flooded by inland seas, The Hague would be unlivable, polar ice would be mostly gone in summer, and global temperatures would rise at an accelerated rate as high as 0.5 degrees a year.
None of that has happened.
Yet the 2003 report, An Abrupt Climate Change Scenario and Its Implications for United States National Security, is credited with kick-starting the movement that, to this day and perhaps with more vigor than ever, links climate change to national security.
The report also became gospel to climate change doomsayers, who predicted pervasive and more intense hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and droughts.
The release of this report is what likely sparked the modern era of security interest in climate affairs, said Jeff Kueter, president of the George C. Marshall Institute, a nonprofit that examines scientific issues that affect public policy.
It was widely publicized and very much a tool of the political battles over climate raging at the time, said Mr. Kueter, who sees as tenuous a link between U.S. security and climate change.
Doug Randall, who co-authored the Pentagon report, said, Even Im surprised at how often its referred to.
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The military deals in facts.
What a conundrum.
Looks like they just did it again last month. The media as usual promoted it with the usual frothing alarmist rantings. Skeptics are branded as “fools” or “tools” - how ironic.
The job of the military is to protect America - something that has been severely compromised under the monster in the Oval Office - not promote social agendas.
Eliminate the CoC in the military that disagrees with you and your left with believers.
OK!! Everybody pay attention!
Lesson for today:
1. The sun is 1,300,000 times as big as the earth.
2. The sun is a ball of fire that controls the climates of all its planets.
3. The earth is one of the suns planets.
4. The earth is a speck in comparison to the size of the sun.
5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.
Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?
The Obamabastard has handpicked puppets running his military establishment.