On the UN IPCC—Beholden to Politics

41clemmons2The summer issue of Salvo mailed out today in which you can find the latest “Surveillance” article, this time on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. buty siatkarskie asics allegro sac fjallraven kanken pas cher Some good info here to counter the recent media meltdown surrounding the United States’ withdrawal from the international climate agreement known as the Paris accord. New Balance Dames Terrell Clemmons writes:

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  • . [We are] at their beck and call.”2 So what we have with the IPCC is an authority-laundering outfit, functioning under the guise of science as an objective advisor to governments when it is in fact appointed by and subject to those governments. adidas gazelle bordeaux blanc adidas zx flux leopard print This undermines legitimate science and, to the extent that the panel deigns to dictate from on high how the rest of the world should live, constitutes attempted tyranny. nike air max 2016 blauw . Air Jordan 4 Uomo goedkoop nike air max 2017 .

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