The Global Warming Myth / Hoax

The Global Warming Myth / Hoax

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  • Date Submitted: 03/10/2009 5:12 PM
  • Category: Science
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Hello. My name is Chris Dakin and I’m going to be talking about Global Warming today. When people think of global warming, they often picture a hole in the ozone layer, a smoke stack with plumes of smoke pouring from the top, or an earth where the environment is hot and mostly deserted. Fortunately, these ideas about Global Warming will never happen. This is because Global Warming is not something we have to be concerned about. Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic gas which is essential to all life on earth. All plants require carbon dioxide, or CO2, for survival. The amount of CO2 in the environment has increased over the past 30 years, partly because of carbon dioxide enrichment. Whenever Global Warming comes up in a TV documentary, debate, or anything else, CO2 is identified as a major pollutant. This is false, however, because CO2 is not the cause of global warming. Increased global temperature due to other sources causes CO2 to rise.

Former presidential nominee, Al Gore, is a spearhead in the fight against Global Warming. However his movie, ''An Inconvenient Truth,'' has been proven in a British court of law as being an inaccurate political work. Before it can be shown to school children in England, the teacher must tell the class that it is both a political work that promotes only one side of the argument. If they don’t, they can be held guilty of political indoctrination. They also must specifically explain the nine major inaccuracies of the film. This is one of the reasons I have chosen to target Al Gore in my speech.

In his new book, The Assault on Reason, Gore pleads, "We must stop tolerating the rejection and distortion of science. We must insist on an end to the cynical use of pseudo-studies known to be false for the purpose of intentionally clouding the public's ability to discern the truth." Gore repeatedly asks that science and reason displace cynical political posturing as the central focus of public discourse. If...

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