Visitor essay by Eric Worrall
h/t Breitbart; Local weather protestors in Berlin have upped the ante on inexperienced consideration in search of, by standing on ice blocks with nooses round their necks tied to a mock gallows, to focus on their local weather issues;
Local weather protestors stand on a block of ice with nooses round their neck. Supply Breitbart / MSNBC
The Breitbart article features a quick video of the MSNBC information merchandise.
For my part such stunts are completely irresponsible. Local weather protestors don’t want extra consideration, as a result of they have already got everybody’s consideration.
Local weather skeptics and lukewarmers are effectively conscious of the protests, however we nonetheless don’t care, as a result of we predict protestors have been misled.
Protestors standing with a noose round their necks is just not going to make folks change their minds about whether or not what the protestors are demanding is cheap, it simply makes them appear to be nutcases.
However harmful local weather protest stunts might need one unintended consequence. How lengthy till some consideration in search of child dies, as a result of they tried to repeat the recklessly irresponsible local weather stunt of one in every of their inexperienced “heroes”?
September 21, 2019 in Local weather Communications.