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Climate Change Conference:
Genocidal Global Warming Policies will Kill Hundreds of Millions

March 10, 2009 (EIRNS)—Yesterday, Dr. Arthur Robinson, Director of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine and the originator of the petition against Al Gore's global warming hoax which as of now 32,000 scientists have signed, told the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change, that the people like Al Gore who promote global warming alarmism are committing genocide by the withdrawal of technology from the developing world. Speaking at the conference hosted by the Heartland Institute in New York City, he said, "there is a current example of genocide by the removal of technology, and that is the ban on DDT, and that has resulted in the deaths of 30 to 40 million people and has left half a billion infected with malaria."

The three-day conference is the second annual event sponsored by The Heartland Institute. The speakers include Lord Christopher Monckton, who prepared the "Global Warming Swindle" video tape, MIT meteorologist Richard Lindzen, and Fred Singer, an atmospheric physicist.

Dr. Lindzen said that "the process of co-opting science on behalf of a political movement has had an extraordinarily corrupting influence on science—especially since the issue has been a major motivation for funding. Most funding for climate would not be there without this issue. And, it should be added, most science funded under the rubric of climate does not actually deal with climate, but rather with the alleged impact of arbitrarily assumed climate change.

Dr. Robinson also said that policies promoted by propagating alarmism, are much worse than the ban on DDT, because they will lead to rationing of energy. This rationing of energy will have the biggest impact on the Third World populations, who are trying to uplift their standard of living by the application of energy and technology. He noted, "that the billions of people who live at the lowest level of human existence will suffer greatly from the rationing of energy, and this, in turn, will lead to the death of hundreds of millions, or possibly billions."

Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, gave a keynote address to conference, in which he accused the European Union governments of being global warming "alarmists," while hiding their actual intentions. "They probably do not want to reveal their true plans and ambitions—to stop economic development and return mankind several centuries back," said Klaus. "It is evident that the climate change debate has not made any detectable progress. It reminds me of the frustration people like me felt in the communist era."

Like Klaus, Lindzen pointed to the evil political intentions: "Once it is understood, the silliness of the whole issue becomes evident—though those who are committed to warming alarm as the vehicle for a postmodern coup d'etat will obviously try to obfuscate matters."

Lindzen and other speakers noted that "the global mean temperature anomaly has not increased statistically significantly since at least 1995," adding that this does not disprove the warming thesis, but that "for the public this fact is likely to be crucial."

In his presentation to the conference, Lord Christopher Monckton used ridicule and humor in his attack on the genocidal fraud of global warming. Monckton said, "that the global warming alarmists should be referred to as bedwetters."

He called Al Gore's science advisor, James Hansen, the Dr. Strangelove of NASA, saying, "that Hansen's big scare of sea level rise of 426 feet was too preposterous to be believed and that the only threat from sea-level rise is the one being created by the bedwetters."

Monckton said, "There never was a climate crisis, there is not a climate crisis, and there will be no climate crisis. Since there is no climate crisis, the leaders of the world must have the courage to do nothing."

Monckton said that there is no climate crisis, and told the conference that the environmental movement has gone too far. "The environmental movement has to be outlawed, because their policies have murdered 40 million people, mainly children, with the ban on DDT." He added, "They have caused mass starvation and food riots with their nonsensical drive for bio-fuels. The forces of darkness in the environmental movement want create a new dark age in which humanity is pushed back to the Stone Age and without the right to light a fire."