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Greenpeace challenged on ETS

Greenpeace challenged on ETS

Greenpeace has been challenged to produce valid verifiable scientific evidence that human emissions of carbon dioxide cause sufficient “global warming” to justify the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Bill. The challenge has been laid down by Terry Dunleavy, secretary of the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition, and executive vice-chairman of the International Climate Science Coalition.

“Greenpeace’s abuse of National Party leader John Key for calling for a closer look at the justification for haste in passing the ETS Bill, would have some point if Greenpeace could show that there is any current increase in global temperatures, and something more than computerised guesses that human emissions of CO2 affect those temperatures. Not only is there no such evidence, but daily more and more independent international scientists are contradicting the hypothesis advanced by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC).

“Perhaps Greenpeace will explain why it is that there has been no increase in global temperatures since 1998, in spite of continuing small increases in levels of CO2 in the atmosphere. And, if this evidence that CO2, from whatever source, natural or human, is not resulting in global warming, what is the justification for requiring New Zealanders to pay hard earned money for CO2 emissions?

“New Zealanders should see Greenpeace, and their Parliamentary stooges, the Green Party, for what they really are: woolly headed fantasists who want to control the way we live our lives. They have taken up where the Marxists left off: green is the new red,” said Mr Dunleavy.

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