The Green Alliance believes that the #ClimateAssemblyUK -- 100 people -- is a "public mandate".

The Green Alliance is an organisation which has been working in Parliament since the 1970s to produce a cross-party consensus on environment, AGAINST the public's interests.
I.e. by producing a cross-party consensus on climate change, the Green Alliance believed it could get MPs to vote for the draconian policies it lobbied for, on behalf of its billionaire and corporate backers, no matter what the public felt about climate change.
But this create a democratic deficit.

MPs were all on board the consensus. But they knew that their constituents wouldn't tolerate it.

But now there was a consensus, there was no possibility of debates, or contesting the principles of the agenda.
In other words, the public have been excluded from politics -- democracy has been abolished.

Literally.

To overcome these problems, the Green Alliance and its blob clients conceived of the Citizens Assembly.
Now, they want to persuade MPs -- i.e. the assembly of 650 citizens -- that the 110-member #citizensAssembly better reflects the views of the public than the election results do.

This is dangerous stuff.
If you do not think that the climate agenda is first & foremost about dismantling the democratic control of politics, it's because you have not been paying attention.

66 million people have just been excluded from the concept of a "mandate" by a special interest lobbying group.

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Feb 5
Imagine having so little to say for Brexit that the best you can say about the project to restore democracy is that it helped "our" government to encourage a conflict that may yet turn into global war, and better than the EU's efforts to do exactly the same thing.
If this pissing-contest between the UK and the EU is about who was the most effective warmonger, then we need much, much, much more than Brexit.
Call me a Little Englander if you must, but I think the only good thing that 'Global Britain' could do, which the world would be grateful for, is to keep its armed forces on its shores and its own territories.

Oh, and STFU about Net Zero.
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Feb 3
This is what is at the end of the "air pollution crisis" rabbit hole.

Someone in 2123 get a few weeks extra life, maybe, if we ban cars now.

That's it.

That's literally The Science.

Wow.
They didn't even check it for typos.
"1.6 million life years" sounds a lot more exciting than "8 extra days".

You save vastly more than 8 days, which you would waste walking, by having a car.
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The air pollution "crisis" as shown by official statistics...

More than my lifetime.

How this has become one of the top priorities of national and local governments is a mystery*.
The idiot Chief MEdical Officer opines: ". In the last decade improvements in PM2.5 have stalled, and these especially need attention."

Note that sea salt registers as PM2.5.

Note also that the PM2.5 curve is logarithmic. A rational person wouldn't expect a linear signal.
How is is possible that the CMO does not know this?
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1. Some criticisms said that the video had given alarmists too much airtime, and that this unwittingly encourages their views. Others said that this was a good thing.
I side with the latter view. What the likes of Gutterres, Hallam, Pachauri and JSO/XR activists say explicitly gives us the opportunity to 'steel man' their argument and claims. We should take them seriously, since they mean to change the world. What they say is provably false.
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The 'study' was produced by an activist-academic and a criminologist/sociologist.
No, really...
"In a study led by Rohit Chakraborty, a Grantham Scholar in the University’s Department of Civil and Structural Engineering...."

"Dr James Heydon, Assistant Professor in Criminology at the University of Nottingham, said: [...]"

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Feb 1
Another European Climate Foundation fake "grassroots" organisation.

H/t @DavidJOToole
@DavidJOToole Shameless. Absolutely f***ing shameless.
The founders and funders of this weird new outfit created the problems that they claim to have the answers to.
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