The EU green hell
No temp. rise in 17 years.
The Ocean is not rising from co2 emissions http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/05/14/the-beginning-of-the-end-warmists-in-retreat-on-sea-level-rise-climate-sensitivity/
No change in the frequency of droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes… (See http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/05/04/tornadoes-drop-to-new-record-alltime-low/).
Wheras the benefits of CO2 are indisputable. Without CO2 there would be no life on the planet.
So why would any one in their right might want to live in a fossil free world freezing to death because they cannot afford the high cost of “green” energy.
Limits to growth ideology a self-fulfilling prophecy
The European Union’s utopian scheme of transforming itself into a green energy powerhouse is faltering as its fantasy plan is colliding with reality. As the EU’s economic and financial crisis deepens and unemployment continues to rise, what used to be an almost all-embracing green consensus is beginning to disintegrate.
The spectre of green stagnation, the loss of competitiveness and economic decline has replaced 20 years of collective wishful thinking. The green folly was founded on two apocalyptic fears: firstly, that global warming was an urgent threat that needed to be prevented at all cost, and secondly, that the world was running out of fossil fuels, which meant that oil and gas would inexorably become ever more expensive. Both conjectures, however, turned out to be bogus.
The unpredicted arrest of the global warming trend since 1997 has made clear that the IPCC’s climate models…
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