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The Enemy within:
Controlling Carbon a Bureaucrat’s Dream
By Dr. Tim Ball

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has     
become the modern form of despotism
                             - Mary McCarthy   

9 Mar 09 – (Excerpts) “In the battle for proper climate science free from politics there are two levels at which bureaucracy is a modern form of despotism. In most countries it is in departments of meteorology, weather, climate or environment. At the global level it is in the United Nations. Regardless of location it is essentially unaccountable and represents the enemy within. 

“Instead of working for the people by being apolitical and identifying all sides of an issue so people and politicians can make informed decisions, they have pushed an unproven hypothesis and defended it in the face of contradictory evidence. As a result governments everywhere are introducing or entertaining completely wrong policies. …A perfect example of the pervasiveness of climate-based policy across all parts of a society is cap and trade in the Obama stimulus package and budget.

“Most of the 2500 members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are bureaucrats appointed by their governments to push a political agenda. As MIT professor Richard Lindzen, former member of the IPCC said, “It is no small matter that routine weather service functionaries from New Zealand to Tanzania are referred to as ‘the world’s leading climate scientists.’ It should come as no surprise that they will be determinedly supportive of the process.”

Bureaucratic involvement and actions identify the dilemmas politicians face when confronted with the climate issue. …As global warming became the holy grail of the new religion of environmentalism, extremists made it political suicide to ask questions that could be interpreted as showing you did not care about the environment. Second, almost none of them understood science let alone climate science. When a bureaucrat/scientist convinced politicians they had to adopt policies to stop global warming they were not in a position to question. Either they didn’t know the right questions to ask or they were challenged to explain how they were qualified to challenge a scientist on the subject. A third technique employed by Hansen was to claim political interference if anyone dared to question.

The (IPCC’s) report’s first table of figures - inserted by the IPCC’s bureaucrats after the scientists had finalized the draft, and without their consent - listed four contributions to sea-level rise. The bureaucrats had multiplied the effect of melting ice from the Greenland and West Antarctic Ice Sheets by 10.

Controlling carbon is a bureaucrat’s dream. If you control carbon, you control life

Of course, the downside is once the bureaucrats have convinced the politicians they are on a treadmill. They have to perpetuate the myth that CO2 and especially human CO2 is causing warming. The number of ways data are ‘adjusted,’ are well documented on Anthony Webb’s web site.

Now some are facing the reality of misleading the public as weather continues to confound the computer predictions and the people increasingly ridicule ridiculously wrong forecasts. (Here and Here)

Mary McCarthy’s comment about bureaucratic despotism is manifest in the exploitation of global warming. Maurice Strong and his appointed bureaucrats at the UN combined with selected national bureaucrats to achieve their political goal as defined by Richard Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at MIT, “Controlling carbon is a bureaucrat’s dream. If you control carbon, you control life.”

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Thanks to Philip Brennan for this link





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