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307. UN IPCC Report – Is There a Climate Crisis?

August 13, 2021

The so-called "AR6 Report" is getting a ton of attention in the media, and all the coverage is gloom and doom. But is that really the case? What does the report really say, and is there a climate crisis caused by human activity?

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo and special guest Steve Milloy of JunkScience.com discuss the latest alarmist climate report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The so-called "AR6 Report" is getting a ton of attention in the media, and all the coverage is gloom and doom. But is that really the case? What does the report really say, and is there a climate crisis caused by human activity? And, if there is, what can/should we do about it?

 

Alex Epstein Twitter Thread
https://twitter.com/AlexEpstein/status/1424831152104239146

Heartland Institute (press release) – Heartland Institute Reacts to Alarmists UN IPCC Climate Report
https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/press-release-heartland-institute-reacts-to-alarmist-un-ipcc-climate-report

 

IS THERE A CRISIS?

Newsweek – Yes, the Climate Is Changing. No, It’s Not an Emergency | Opinion
https://www.newsweek.com/yes-climate-changing-no-its-not-emergency-opinion-1615632

CO2 Coalition – Observations Concerning the Newest IPCC Report
https://co2coalition.org/2021/08/10/observations-concerning-the-newest-ipcc-report/

Climate Depot – Here we go again: New UN ‘IPCC report…
https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/08/09/here-we-go-again-new-un-ipcc-report-is-apocalyptic-catastrophic-its-really-staring-us-in-the-face-certain-doom-unless-we-follow-un-central-planning-dictates/

Climate At A Glance website
Climateataglance.com

Climate Realism website
ClimateRealism.com

 

DEMS PLAN IS EXPENSIVE, DISRUPTIVE, AND INEFFECTIVE

Heartland Institute – The Green New Deal Means Monumental Disruption
https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/the-green-new-deal-means-monumental-disruption

Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – The Green New Deal: A Grave Threat to the Economy, Environment, and Freedom
https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-the-green-new-deal-a-grave-threat-to-the-american-economy-environment-and-freedom

Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – How the Green New Deal’s Renewable Energy Mining Would Harm Humans and the Environment
https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-GND-renewable-energy-mining-would-harm-humans-environment

Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – Protecting the Environment From the Green New Deal
https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-protecting-the-environment-from-the-green-new-deal

Worldometers - CO2 Emissions by Country
https://www.worldometers.info/co2-emissions/co2-emissions-by-country/

In The Tank (ep196) – Top 5: Facts You Should Know About Climate Alarmism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI3PYtsnYp0

Solar and Wind Energy is terrible

In The Tank Podcast (e240) – Documentary Review: Michael Moore’s Planet of the Humans
https://www.heartland.org/multimedia/podcasts/in-the-tank-ep240--review-michael-moores-planet-of-the-humans

EVEN MICHAEL MOORE AGREES THAT WIND AND SOLAR ARE TERRIBLE SOLUTIONS TO DEALING WITH GLOBAL WARMING.

 

A REAL PLAN FOR THE “IF” SCENARIO

Forbes – The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don’t Need Renewables
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2019/02/14/the-real-reason-they-hate-nuclear-is-because-it-means-we-dont-need-renewables/?sh=3d0803dc128f

Human Events – Why Environmentalists Will Eventually Hate Renewable Energy
https://humanevents.com/2015/04/13/why-environmentalists-will-eventually-hate-renewable-power/

Forbes – If They Are So Alarmed By Climate Change, Why Are They So Opposed To Solving It?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2020/02/17/if-they-are-so-alarmed-by-climate-change-why-are-they-so-opposed-to-solving-it/?sh=5bfb768b6b75

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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
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Director, The Heartland Institute
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Chris Talgo is senior editor and research fellow for the Stopping Socialism project of The Heartland Institute.
ctalgo@heartland.org