Talk about global warming hysteria. The radical Green, Bill McKibben, has a piece in Rolling Stone trolling for protestors to go to NYC to tie up traffic while complaining about the weather.
And get his lede. From ”A Call to Arms“:
This is an invitation, an invitation to come to New York City. An invitation to anyone who’d like to prove to themselves, and to their children, that they give a damn about the biggest crisis our civilization has ever faced.
The BIGGEST CRISIS EVER! These people continue to make fools of themselves and then complain that so few take the issue seriously.
Let’s play a game. Which threats to civilization have been greater than global warming? I’ll start, and not even get snarky:
1. The Black Plague. 2. World War II. 3. The Great Depression. 4. The Spanish Flu. 5. The Cold War, which could really have “killed the earth” had there been a nuclear conflagration
The problem is that some of the readers of Rolling Stone may not have heard of these actual civilizational crises.
Okay, so I snarked. But I hope McKibben keeps it up. The more these hysterics emote, the less likely they will succeed in using global warming as the cudgel to collapse our economies.