Climate change and wars

Michael Roberts Blog

As the ugly war in Ukraine drags on, with more lives lost and atrocities (apparently) committed, energy and food prices hit yet more highs. The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN publishes a monthly global price index. The FAO Food Price Index reached yet another record high of 159.3 points in March, up 12.6% from February.

FAO Food price index

Oil and gas prices are also near all-time high levels. In Europe, gas prices hit a record €335 per megawatt hours, and at that level, it is now cheaper for some power stations to burn coal rather than gas even when the cost of carbon permits is taken into consideration. Europe wants to follow NATO’s bidding and cut back on Russian energy imports. The irony is that some countries, like Italy, say that will need to burn more coal, in order to burn less Russian gas. The International…

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  1. Edina korist sedanje vojne v Ukrajini je , da bo ubila ali vsaj omejila to zeleno norost, ki se ji reće “man made climate change” ,

    Ta vrhunski nateg svetovne populacije s pomočjo “fake” računalniških modelov od katerih niti eden ni bil doslej verificiran (bil sposoben pojasniti preteklo gibanje klime – npr.; ohlajanje med 1940 in 1980, kljub izjemni rasti svetovne populacije, svetovne ekonomije in še kako velike rasti porabe fosilnih goriv, in še posebej v primerjavi s preteklimi obdobji).

    O IPCC itak nima smisla govoriti. Organizacija je za tiste, ki si vzamejo čas in kakšno stvar sami preverijo, itak do kraja diskreditirana.

    Huje kot to je, da temu nategu slepo, kot množica lemingov, sledi nenormalno velik del svetovne izobražene populacije. Kar navsezadnje veliko pove o kvaliteti te “izobrazbe”.

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