Killer heat: Why India needs to limit wheat exports, worsening global food crisis

Temperatures soaring over 50C means food needs to be protected.

India’s leadership will note riots in Sri Lanka.

Governments continue to downplay climate risks. Think they have time for stupid UN climate negotiation tactics.

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  1. The Irony of The Written Word

    Modern society . . . such an interesting construct. Less than 30% of high school graduates go on to attain Under Graduate Degrees from university. 65 % of those, study in the realm of ‘Letters’, the many fields of The Arts. First, . . . research published works, summarize the findings then, write a legible, well documented and concise review. We have created wordsmiths, not interrogative minds, not scientific inquisitors. Not minds that doubt – respectfully – We have created ‘Intellectual Parrots’. This, . . . represents the learning and rational thinking of the vast majority of our leaders. Teachers, Journalists, Political Advisors, Publicists, and yes Environmentalists. In all these fields of study consensus is the ruling doctrine. Researchers whose works are most often ‘referenced’ rise to the top of their fields. Quality and content are judged not so much by an analytical review of the input data . . . judgement is based on ‘Peer Review’.
    ‘Peer Review’ – Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of ‘The Lancet’ . . .

    “Peer review to the public is portrayed as a ‘quasi-sacred’ process that helps to make Science our most objective truth teller, but we know that the system of peer review is biased, unjust, unaccountable, incomplete, easily fixed, often insulting, usually ignorant, occasionally foolish, and frequently wrong”

    Aristotle’s contention that The Earth was the center of the Solar System lasted 1,600 years, or so, as ‘The Prevailing Doctrine’. When Galileo, thanks to Scientific Observation through a telescope, demonstrated that the Sun was the center of the Solar System, the Science supporting this observation was categorically rejected and deemed ‘Blasphemous’.

    Today . . . in the 21st century . . . little has changed. Scientific reviews Challenging Globally accepted ‘Consensus Views’ are treated as ‘Blasphemous Aspersions’ being cast upon ‘The Peers’ and ‘The Researchers’ who have come to be known and loved. More energy is expended defending prevailing positions, than will ever be spent examining the ‘Descenting Science’. Common sense in the face of change, evaporates. Counter-prevailing research and the Authors behind them are defamed, aspersions are cast, while the elite of the prevailing views spend vast energy reinforcing and reiterating their prevailing views . . . At times, even the courts are used to confront ‘Descenting Scientific Research’ that is counter to ‘The Prevailing Consensus Views’.

    Galileo, ‘The Father Modern Scientific Methods’, suffered 5 years of imprisonment and lived out his life under house arrest for his ‘Descenting Scientific Research’. The more things change . . . the more they stay the same. Environmentalism, today, is the new ‘Religion’ defining the prevailing ‘Global Consensus Views’ on Climate Change. The 2001 united nations document co-authored by Michael Mann that included his now famous ‘Hockey Stick Graph’ has become the new ‘Holy Grail’. Research . . . any Scientific Research, counter to this Globally accepted consensus view that Climate Change is caused by humanity burning Fossil Fuels shall be deemed blasphemous to the ruling doctrine of our time . . . akin to ‘Satanic Worship’.
    The Truth . . . The Environment as a subject, is Explosive! You speak against its Edicts at your Peril. Accept the truth as prescribed from upon high, or suffer the Scorn and the Ridicule among your peers. Not to mention by society as a whole. Environmentalism is a relatively New Science and it is being truly tested for the first time. If Climategate starting in 2009 is any example, we can only imagine what is yet to come. When that One Stone gets overturned proving Collusion and Willful Deception. The un-scientific foundations that have been supporting the Environmental Movement since its inception will render it . . . Null.

    Sadly, to date, no self-respecting Media Representative wants to risk the Ire of their Peers or the Mandarins ruling the Environmental Movement or The Purveyors of Globalization in our New Social Construct. For they are ‘Brothers-in-Arms’, so to speak. Who wants to be the one to open Pandora’s Box? . . . It would be like pulling Hans Brinker’s finger from the Dyke or Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg . . . The old adage . . .

    There are none so blind as those who will not see . . . How Ironic . . .

    Adamant Naturalist

    Jim Le Maistre

    Aldergrove BC
    Copyright 2022

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    • Are you confident climate change is a hoax, Jim? That’s what you seem to indicate, right? If so, why?

      Where is YOUR solid evidence?

      Are you seeking to distract from North American blame for the acute global problem? Science is now in much better shape than in those 1,600 years.

      What is your solution?

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