Posted by: Petros | February 7, 2009

The Great Global Warming Swindle, in 9 parts

NOTE:  These videos were removed from Youtube because of copyright infringements.  Sorry.

This is UK channel 4 documentary, Martin Durkin’s The Great Global Warming Swindle,  that I mentioned in this post.  Please note that mention of the problems of malaria are in part  7.  Part 8 is particularly relevant to Africa and our discussion group.  This should anger us!

Part 1:  Introduction



Part 2:  Medieval warming period, Holocene period, CO2 not significant, Water vapour most important greenhouse gas, explanation of the greenhouse effect

Part 3:

Part 4:

Part 5:

Part 6:

Part 7: Malaria, Policies pushed to prevent global warming harming the poor, the precautionary principle

Part 8:  Death caused by lack of electricity in Africa

Part 9:  Credits

LINKS:

Bringing facts, compassion to global warming issue: Scientific questions, ethical concerns missing in today’s debate over climate change by CFACT

Review of “The Great Global Warming Swindle” by Chris Seck

Don’t Panic: A Movie Review of The Great Global Warming Swindle by Andrew Kurtzman, Brown University.  Here is the money quote from Kurtzman:

We cannot “err on the safe side” by cutting all emissions; doing so necessarily results in wealth reduction, which, as we have seen, causes tangible harm in the Third World. Is hypothetically preventing a small portion of the temperature increase over the next several decades worth the suffering of millions who are hindered from development?”

Vaclav Klaus on global warming: Czech President explains his views on the IPCC panel

Thomas Sowell’s review of the documentary

Global Warming Petition Project and a review of the project at World Net Daily


Responses

  1. […] the lack of cheap electricity in Africa is the result of this pressure (so the documentary film, The Great Global Warming Swindle).  Cities in Africa that I visited experience rolling blackouts because there is not enough […]

  2. […] Richard Lindzen is the Rembrandt of Climatology Feedback on the Great Global Warming Swindle: […]


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