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Schiller Institute Paris International Conference, June 13-14:
Rebuilding the World in the BRICS Era

Malthusian Climate Change Swindle, the Deadly Enemy of the BRICS and of Humanity

PARIS, June 19, 2015 (EIRNS)—The Schiller Institute conference of June 13-14 featured sharp attacks on the ongoing preparations for the world conference on climate change, to be held in Paris (COP21) at the end of the year. This represents a rabid attempt by Great Britain, the United States and their French allies to impose massive depopulation on the world under the pretext of "climate change," a policy that runs totally counter to that of the BRICS. The last panel of the conference heard presentations by two experts, who demonstrated the fraud of man-made "global warming."

In opening the first panel, Schiller Institute founder and Chairwoman Helga Zepp-LaRouche extensively presented the real aim of such policies. The last G7 summit in Germany had just decided to implement decarbonization of the world economy by the year 2100, she reported. This means relying only on solar and wind power, and since Germany has abandoned nuclear power, it means implementing the program promoted by Hans-Joachim "John" Schellnhuber of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research and an advisor to the German government. Given the direct correlation between the energy flux density of the production process and the number of people who can be supported with that energy flux density, one can only conclude that the approximate number of people who could be sustained in a decarbonized economy is about 1 billion!

Mrs. Zepp-LaRouche also drew attention to the ominous meeting between President Barack Obama and Sir David Attenborough just prior to the G7. He is the key advisor for environmental and energy questions to the British Crown, and well known for comparing mankind to a plague. He is associated with the Optimum Population Trust, which says humanity should be reduced by half, to some 3.5 billion, before the end of the century!

For Mrs. Zepp-LaRouche who fully agrees with former Swiss UN rapporteur Jean Ziegler's characterization of the current order as "cannibalistic," that policy and the EU approach to African immigrants are policies of genocide. Referencing Friedrich Schiller's essay on The Legislation of Lycurgus and Solon, she noted that Schiller portrays Sparta as the oligarchical model, one that allows the elimination of the so-called helots, if there are too many.

The same outlook is expressed by Bertrand Russell in his book The Impact of Science on Society, where in the truest tradition of Malthus, he speaks of "a honeymoon period of industrialism," which will not continue however,

"unless the increase of population can be enormously diminished. ... War has hitherto been disappointing in this respect, but perhaps a bacteriological war may prove more effective. If a Black Death could be spread throughout the world once in every generation, survivors could procreate freely without making the world too full. The state of affairs might be unpleasant, but what of it? Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people's"!

Global Warming Is Not Validated

These questions were taken up in Panel IV of the Paris Schiller conference, first in the contribution of Benjamin Deniston of the LaRouche PAC team of scientific advisors, whose work on the galactic nature of water flows on Earth and proposals to deal with the California drought based on that conception, have been extensively covered on our websites. He was followed by two scientists on climate questions: François Gervais, Professor at the François Rabelais University and critical rapporteur to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and Prof. Carl-Otto Weiss, advisor to the European Institute for Climate and Energy and former President of the National Meteorology Institute of Germany.

Both generally supported the same conclusions that there is currently no increase in global warming, but rather a slow decrease for the past 20 years, and that temperatures on Earth are the result not of man-made activity as the IPCC claims, but of solar and terrestrial cycles.

We can only superficially report on their findings and advise our readers to read the full texts on the Schiller Institute websites. "Does the real climate validate the virtual climate models?" asked Professor Gervais at the onset of his presentation. This question is key, not the least, because the World Bank has estimated that it would cost a total of $89 trillion, between now and 2030, to limit the warming of the planet due to greenhouse emissions to 2 degrees Celsius!

But such a correlation, he said, is not self-evident, since temperatures increased by 0.6 degrees Celsius between 1910 and 1945, when greenhouse emissions were still very low, and then by the same amount (0.6 degrees C) between 1970 and 1998, at a time when the emissions were six times greater.

Has C02 vastly increased over the last century? The concentration in the air rose from 0.03% to 0.04%. So what can the impact of this increase be on the Earth's temperature, in particular as measured by satellites at 17 km altitude, where the greenhouse theory anticipates detecting the clearest signature, Professor Gervais asked. De facto, the temperature has not risen significantly or measurably.

"Between 1993 and 2015, the level of CO2 in the air went from 355 parts per million (ppm) to 400 ppm, i.e., half of the total increase since the beginning of the industrial age. What was its impact on temperature? Zero! Conclusion: the atmospheric greenhouse effect theory is not substantiated by scientific measurements."

Was there a rise in temperature at the Earth's surface? Yes, said Professor Gervais, but that is connected to a 60-year cycle, which Professor Weiss then developed as being connected to the oceans.

Professor Gervais also wondered why the media, so prompt to announce records, said nothing about the fact that on Sept. 21, 2014, the sea ice of Antarctica broke its record size of 2013 by a surface area equal to that of France. While the Arctic sea ice melted until 2012, the total surface of sea ice on our planet has become larger than average for the past two and half years, contradicting all models of the IPCC.

CO2 Does Not Define the Earth's Temperature

Professor Weiss noted that after analyzing the longest available records of temperature measurement for climate cycles, the conclusion is that: "The climate changes of the recent centuries are all due to natural cycles."

The longest temperature measurements available are from Central Europe. But they have been correlated to Antarctic temperatures derived recently from ice cores, which show that the measurements are apparently a global phenomenon. "We then Fourier-analyzed the temperature measurements," Professor Weiss continued, in terms of cycle periods of which several are simultaneously active. The sum of all cycles is then the temperature evolution. Then, the sine functions corresponding to the six strongest cycles in the spectrum are added.

All these measurements lead to the conclusion that all climate changes since 1800 are entirely due to cycles. The anthropogenic influence (such as from CO2 emission), is absent, since CO2 emissions increase in time and are thus noncyclical.

Two cycles are involved: a dominant 200 years cycle originating with solar activity known as the De Vries/Suess cycle, and a 65-year oceanic cycle superimposed on the strong approximately 200-year cycle called AMO/PDO, which is terrestrial and not solar.