Apparently, in a meeting held in late March, 14 attorney's general have joined New York state's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in investigating whether or not Exxon Mobil mislead the investment community on the minimal effects of climate change when their own internal research said otherwise. If so, Schneiderman expects to extract a pound, or two, or more of flesh from the energy giant which will lead the way for hundreds of similar extortions throughout the energy industry. Al Gore, who also attended that meeting, likened it to the cigarette industry's downplaying of the effects of cigarette smoking when its own research clearly proved it harmful and, in some cases, lethal. Last I heard, we breathe in CO2; and even though there's more of it, we are actually living longer. Of course, the real intent by all of these Democrats such as Schneiderman and Gore is to shutdown freedom of speech; and to ultimately put an end to all climate change deniers. In typical fashion, the Democrats are using the law and lawsuits to achieve that very end.
But, aren't climate alarmists just as guilty of telling lies?
Al Gore, especially. In his movie, The Inconvenient Truth, he claimed that the seas would rise 20 feet unless we took steps to abate climate change. But, the real inconvenient truth is that, based on an average rise of about one-tenth of an inch per year or 10 inches a century, we won't see a 20 foot rise for more than 2,000 years. Then, there was his claim that the Arctic would be ice free by 2012. It's now 2016 and the latest report from NASA is that polar ice is not receding due to climate change. Then, there was the claim (not by Gore) that 4.5 billion people (half the world's population) would die by 2012 due to climate change....and the alarmist lies just keep flowing!
The fact is, that climate change alarmists appear to be free to scare the bejesus out of the world with false claims and without impunity. But, it is literally alright to crucify Exxon Mobil for possibly doing the same thing. I emphasize "possibly" since some of their research may actually disprove climate change being caused by man-made CO2.
Isn't it great to live in a supposedly fair and free society with free speech for some and not all?
Exxon Mobil Climate Change Inquiry in New York Gains Allies: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/30/science/new-york-climate-change-inquiry-into-exxon-adds-prosecutors.html
Al Gore Global Warming Movie Responses: 10 Facts 'An Inconvenient Truth' Got Wrong: http://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/al-gore-global-warming-movie/2014/12/15/id/612566/
Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2015/05/19/updated-nasa-data-polar-ice-not-receding-after-all/#339645f932da
7 Enviro Predictions From Earth Day 1970 That Were Just Dead Wrong: http://dailycaller.com/2016/04/22/7-enviro-predictions-from-earth-day-1970-that-were-just-dead-wrong/
Global Warming Could Kill 4.5 Billion by 2012—Does That Have Your Attention?: http://reason.com/blog/2007/01/09/global-warming-could-kill-45-b
Failed Climate Change Predictions: https://anotherslownewsday.wordpress.com/global-warming-failed-predictions/