Sunday, 30 October 2016

Clinton told climate activists ‘get a life’

Opinion by Tom Harris



Environmental activists and their supporters in the media are appalled that not a single question in the presidential debates focused on climate change.
Writing in the New York Times, David Leonhardt said, “the lack of a single question on the world’s biggest problem was a grievous error.”
May Boeve, executive director of climate group 350 Action, complained in the Guardian that, “This crisis threatens our communities, our economy, and the future for our children … yet climate change doesn’t get a single direct question in the debate.”

Baltimore Sun editorial staff concluded, “Shame on the various moderators for not insisting that (Donald) Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak directly on such a critically important topic.”
Environmental activists and their supporters in the media are appalled that not a single question in the presidential debates focused on climate change.
Even if they weren’t asked about climate change by the moderators, Clinton or Trump could have

The Battle for our Grasslands and Livestock

By Viv Forbes, Albrecht Glatzle and others

Any quotes below may be attributed to Viv Forbes
Grasslands and arable land cover just 10% of Earth’s surface but (with the oceans) they produce all of our food and fibre. But the productivity and health of our grasslands, farms and livestock are under threat from global warming alarmists and green preservationists.

We are afflicted by climate crazies and methane madness. It is poor public policy that condones restrictions on grazing operations, or taxes on grazing animals, based on disputed theories that claim that bodily emissions from farm animals will cause dangerous global warming.


New Zealand was the first cattle country to propose a “livestock fart tax”. Four hundred farmers then drove 20 tractors to the Parliament in Wellington waving placards and banners saying “STOP THE FART TAX”. The proposal was laughed out of Parliament. But the war on farmers and livestock continues.
Used by permission. Cartoonist Steve Hunter. www.clexit.net

Ruminants such as sheep, cattle and goats cannot make long-term additions to the gases in the