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Climate Change Deniers - Lock'em up!

Whoever thought that serious commentators would want it made illegal to have a row about the weather? One Australian columnist has proposed outlawing ‘climate change denial’. ‘David Irving is under arrest in Austria for Holocaust denial’, she wrote. ‘Perhaps there is a case for making climate change denial an offence. It is a crime against humanity, after all.’ (1) Others have suggested that climate change deniers should be put on trial in the future, Nuremberg-style, and made to account for their attempts to cover up the ‘global warming…Holocaust’ (2).

The message is clear: climate change deniers are scum. Their words are so wicked and dangerous that they must be silenced, or criminalised, or forced beyond the pale alongside those other crackpots who claim there was no Nazi Holocaust against the Jews. Perhaps climate change deniers should even be killed off, hanged like those evil men who were tried Nuremberg-style the first time around.

Whatever the truth about our warming planet, it is clear there is a tidal wave of intolerance in the debate about climate change which is eroding free speech and melting rational debate.....

The rest at (Spiked)

Comments

Yes climate change is happening. It is always happening.
Is it because of what man has done / is doing that is another question entirely.
Speak to certain geologists and they'll say we're heading into another ice age and it has to get warmer before it gets colder (think 'day after tomorrow' but happening over thousands of years not days).
I have problems with:

1.)People jumping up and down branding you for exercising your own point of view about climate change if it doesn't fit the current trend.

2.)Politicians wanting to put up taxes to punish us for not being green. How the hell will creating taxes help climate pollution? All the money will go into government coffers to pay anything but green alternatives.

3.) People telling you what car you should drive, how many flights to take, trees to plant etc etc.

Politicians are in it for themselves only don't believe a word they say. If you want to help the environment do it yourself. It'll work better, faster and cheaper than anything the government could come up with.

Christ on a bike (or Mohammed on a Moped) these people don't like the other side of a scientific debate so want to censor it? Utterly ridiculous, just let the best research speak for itself. Don't these people understand anything about what makes the scientific method so powerful? No idea is taboo, but all are judged on the evidence. And as for the idiot Irving quite frankly I personally don't want him in goal for peddling his stupidity. He's wrong, so just point and laugh.

Aw, it would be fun to have Irving in goal, Chris. Then we could all lash penalties at his silly face.

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