Paul Driessen reviews Pope Francis' address to the US Congress and encyclical, Laudato Si ("Praise Be to You" concerning use of fossil fuels, the topic of catastrophic man-made global warming, poverty and the environment. Driessen concludes, "Absolutely, let us have a real, open, robust conversation about these issues. And let us include everyone in it, because the energy, environmental and human rights challenges concern and affect us all."
The Cornwall Alliance has produced four short videos on the topics of: a) CO2: Pollutaant or Plant Food?, b) History and Myth: The CO2 Record, c) Is CO2 as Dangerous as Commonly Thought?, d) Are Religion and Science in Conflict? Many will find these easy to understand, obvious and helpful. Contributors: Thomas Sheahen, Anthony Watts, Leighton Steward, Harold Doiron, Patrick Michaels, Fred Singer, Robert Carter, Robert Cunningham, Tom Wysmuller, Roy Spencer, David Lerates, Jay Richards.
Kevin Trenbeth et al. write letter to the President, the Attorney General and the Director of Office of Science and Technology Policy siting the RICO Act recommending investigation of corporations and other organizations that have knowingly deceived the American people about the risks of climate change, as a means to forestall America’s response to climate change.
Kelvin Kemm, South Africa: Perhaps the answer can be found in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. “There's no use trying,” Alice said. “One can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”