Paul Chesser: Global warming propaganda infiltrates schools

indoctrinateBy Paul Chesser

Scientists see no temperature increase (on average) in the oceans or on the surface of the Earth over the last decade. That hasn’t stopped an activist group from infiltrating high schools with the panicky message that we are on the verge of a “planetary emergency” due to global warming.

These alarmists are the recently formed Alliance for Climate Education, an Oakland, Calif., nonprofit created by wealthy wind energy entrepreneur Michael Haas. The organization has targeted five metropolitan areas and now is opening a Washington office.

Haas, who donated $24,600 to President Obama’s campaign and victory funds last year, stands to reap millions of dollars in government subsidies that climate change-driven energy policies would bring.

Meanwhile the teenagers targeted by ACE are treated to hip presentations with slick animation to propagate the idea that they and everyone in their spheres of influence must modify their behaviors so as to stop global warming. This is achieved by cutbacks in their energy use, which ACE believes produces too many greenhouse gases (from fossil fuel combustion like coal and oil) that warm the planet.

Read the rest of this article at the Washington Examiner.

  • Neil F. AGWD

    Sorry I just had to take a break for a spell. I was just going over some recent posts and read one I posted. In it I said,
    “The only things that can stop me is if the world temperatures would rise on pace with CO2 levels. If the sea levels would start to rise and threaten to flood the coasts. If the planetary disasters predicted by the IPCC would come to pass.
    Then, and only then, will I shut up. Count on it!”
    I had to ask myself, why have I shut up? The answer is long, unrelated to this website, and frankly irrelevent. Let’s just say I needed to unbunch my panties, and leave it at that.
    To the story!
    This is disturbing. They have failed to win over the adults, so now they go after the children.
    Well, the indoctrination of children into the climate lie has been ongoing for many years. But this is an advancement of the cause by an organization employing people, who have among them, a number of people with extensive advertising and marketing skills and experiance. So there presentations are very slick, entertaining, and successful.
    Now, I asked myself why do they really need to push this so hard? Are they really just hardcore believers in AGW, and they genuinely want to save the planet? Or is there profit to be made?
    Now, being the AGWD that I am, I believe the latter. So I did a little digging on the board of directors for the Alliance for Climate Education. And what did I find?
    I found out that Jim Eisen sits on the wind tubine advisory subcommitee.
    http://www.fws.gov/habitatconservation/windpower/Subcommittee/wind_turbine_advisory_subcommittee.html
    That is interesting. I’m not exactly sure how he is going to make money off of this, but I bet it will come from the other two guys on the board of directors:
    Michael Haas, President of the Board
    http://magazine.mst.edu/2006/09/michael_haas_chasing_the_wind.html
    He owns a wind power company!!!! And:
    Robert Haas
    http://www.ashland.com/press_room/news_detail.asp?s=1681
    http://people.forbes.com/profile/robert-t-hass/5766
    He is a CFO of a company that makes wind turbine blades.
    Hmmmmmmmm.
    So what do you think their motivations are? Ultruistic? I think not. I think it might have something to do with $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$!

  • Neil F. AGWD

    I’m back! I have a longer post about this awaiting moderation.

  • Paul Wenum

    Neil,

    Looking forward to your investigative comments. Welcome back!!

  • Lone Wolf

    Yes, welcome back AGWD.

  • Neil F. AGWD

    I wasn’t gone very long, I thought it would be longer but thanks.

  • Neil F. AGWD

    For the future I intend to make just one comment only for each story. This way I can avoid getting my undies in a twist, my pantie in a bunch, whatever you want to call it. I need to keep my blood pressure down.
    No more back and forth with Rob. I already know he disagrees with me so I will just leave well enough alone. Nuff said.

  • paul wenum

    Agreed. Rob’s of the world is like boxing your shadow. Worthless and frustrating at best.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Yes, pay no attention to anything that doesn’t confirm your delusional obsession… THAT’s healthy! Now this:

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Trampling likely killed 131 mostly young walruses forced onto the northwest coast of Alaska by a loss of sea ice, according to a preliminary report released Thursday.

    An examination of the dead animals by federal and local biologists found extensive bruising and other indications the animals had been trampled.

    Walruses in large numbers on the northern shore of Alaska is a phenomenon seen for the first time in 2007.

    Walruses cannot swim indefinitely and females with young traditionally use sea ice as a platform most of the summer to dive for clams, riding the edge north as temperatures warm, then south in the fall as temperatures cool.

    In recent years, however, sea ice has receded far beyond the relatively shallow outer continental shelf over deep Arctic Ocean waters where it’s too deep for walruses to dive to the ocean bottom.

  • paul wenum

    You claim oil companies etc, are backing global warming B.S.. You, as well as others, are more than likely paid by Gore and his minions??? Or is it Soros as well as Gore, your idol that will make untold millions if this scam is not shown what it is! Back to your beer and TV. You must watch msnbc? Suggest that you actually go to places reported as I have, you will see/hear a totally different story. Sorry to say, you will never do it. Keep reading Alinsky. You must be related.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Actually since the transition to digital I have no TV, and don’t miss it much. I read, when I’m not workign two jobs, one of them full-time, and not Alinsky either, but I plan to, thanks to you Paul. I feel a bit ashamed not to have read something of his by now, although I may have long ago and forgot about it. No, just like you, I have a set of beliefs based upon personal values, and they don’t change much over time. Funny how we both think our values are basically the same, but in reality so very different. Or maybe it’s just the point of view that is different. I haven’t quite figured it out, but I find it very interesting, and that is why I studied psychology in college. What I find most interesting while communicating on this site is whenever I have looked for a middle ground or a similarity that we could really discuss liek adults you and Neil shut it down, always citing some half-ass reason for doing so. As paranoid and conspiriacy minded as I have become over the years, you guys are at a point of rigidity and single-mindedness that I hope to never find myself. The real funny thing is you guys believe yourselves to be so freedom and independent minded, but you side with the authoritarians, in reality. If you said you haven’t voted or won’t vote (at least in national elections) I would have much more respect for you. As for me, I am very very close to begin done with the Democrats. In the future I think the only way “true freedom loving Americans” will stop voting altogether because both parties are irrevocably corrupted. That is an act of desperation, but desperate times call for desperate measures. You see, if people stop voting then those that get “elected” will basiclly be illegitimate, and maybe then we can start over and get the corruption, i.e. money out of this disgusting political process we pretend is democracy.

  • paul wenum

    For once we agree on something. Money corrupts and yes you MUST VOTE! That is the most important right that we have remaining! Be it Dems or repubs or whomever is running that you believe is true in their statements. That hasn’t been the case lately. Until they listen to the people for once, after they are elected we will continue to have our never ending problems. Unfortunately once elected they put their finger in the wind to see how their party wants them to proceed or they OWE a group that helped them get there. i.e GE with Obama. Talk to the average Joe and they will find what true americans want. Not cap & trade, not high taxes etc. They all lack one thing after elected and that is common sense!!

  • Rob N. Hood

    I use to feel the way you do about it. But no more. Once you truly open your eyes and your mind to what is going on you realize it’s all corrupt, both sides, and the only way to fix it is to fix the entire electoral process, and most importantly to really let other political parties exist, for real. Until that happens, you and me, and all the other average Americans will continue to lose our rights and our way of life. Hell, it’s been lost already- that’s the real pathetic part. We talk and act like it MIGHT happen- but it has already. We lost (Obama is NOT a real Liberal, or even a real conservative, he is one of THEM also, as are 95% of all current politicians- bought and paid for ). What we need to do is band together instead of attacking each other- BUT the powers that be count on it not happening; no they do more than that! They spend much time and much money on it! We are just suckers to them, and they will suck us dry, and then move on to the next target/country. All the things we average people fight about are things they promote in many different ways to keep us preoccupied and against each other. They don’t give a crap for any of it (all they care about is money and power). If we put most of our differences aside, and really fought for what was true freedom, and true democracy, we would have a chance. But unfortunately I think we may have to hit bottom before that happens. I hope not though. But we are well on our way to an even more corrupt country, in my opinion, and voting Republican (or Democrat) ain’t going to help. That much I do know for sure.

  • paul wenum

    Rob, My God!, you are thinking and looking at both sides. Kudo’s to you.

    Suggest that you look at both sides more carefully before you go off half-cocked in your one previous post.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Ok, then let’s all stop voting, and stop paying our taxes. I fear that is the only way we will change things. Peaceful protests are pretty worthless. Paul I have always looked at both sides- you guys are the one-sided people, not me. I’ve basically been sayig the same thing all along- apparently you haven’t been paying close attention. Do I think more Rebpubs are to blame than most Dems, yes I do. But both parties are now the problem. The sooner you wingers figure that out the better we’ll all be. And don’t give me any Libertarian crappola. That’s a cop-out and simply anarchism. You hate anarchists remember??

    Conservatives and Libertarians (and some Dems, when they are honest about it), want socialism for the rich, and high taxes for everyone else. The current tax code is class warfare and is regressive, with the middle class paying a higher effective rate than the top 5% elites. Furthermore, they like to have wage earners pay a higher tax rate than passive earners of income on wealth like capital gains and dividends. The poster’s hero, St. Ronnie, doubled the FICA tax and soaked sole proprietors with a ridiculous 15% self-employment tax that is charged on the first dollar earned, a barrier to start-up small businesses. All the while cutting taxes on passive income. Most wage earners pay far more tax than the 15% charged to capital gains and dividends when other taxes such as property and sales taxes are factored in, not to mention the higher federal income tax rate that kicks in for wage incomes over $60,000. This has redirected money away from productive enterprise like paying people and small businesses to provide useful goods and services into toxic financial paper like credit default swaps, derivatives and hedge funds. Paper entreprenurialism is basically a large partial tax shelter for the rich, as they realize more return on investment than they would out of actual companies and workers providing goods and services. The tax code should be reformed so that passive income is taxed at the same rate as wages and profits, as was the case from 1933 through Reagan’s “tax reforms”. Note that the income and wealth of the bottom 90 percent of Americans increased steadily over that period, and began to stagnate and then shrink during Reagan and Bush I, hold steady under Clinton, and then decline precipitously under Bush II.

  • paul wenum

    See ya later Alinski.

  • Rob N. Hood

    You don’t like the truth do you Paul?

  • Paul Wenum

    Alinsky quote.

  • Rob N. Hood

    Really? Cool. However, the truth can be very difficult to face. Paul, I believe that we are all being lied to much of the time, and that the real truth is very difficult to perceive. That said however, facts can and should be fairly clear, not on every topic always but still, at some point we have to rely on them. One of the problems with that is the whole concept of what is fact and what isn’t fact has been purposely blurred for political reasons even more than it was in the past. This started during Bush II. No you can argue that, but that is a fact. It became so obvious that even Bush started making jokes about it- remember him looking under his desk for WMD’s? That was quite the awkward moment, no?

  • paul wenum

    Remember TRUTH will always prevail no matter the consequences. As stated, I’m a Scot. Truth is sacred and as you see, a Scot never backs down if the truth shall prevail. “On with the game” as we say.

  • Rob N. Hood

    The Paul, you’re so sure of the truth, that’s what is disturbing. As long as it “fits” with your ideals, otherwise you get all cranky and stuff. Maybe some liquid Scotch would help loosen you up.

  • paul wenum

    Check the vodka advise I gave you. Back to climate cooling.

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