Earth becomes a paradise

Realism is the ability to see and accept reality as it is¹.

That’s being climate realist².

Evidence shows that the current slight global warming, following the end of the Little Ice Age, is producing significant benefits.

In addition, it does not cause the disasters predicted for decades by forecasts based on mathematical models³ :

« Truly apocalyptic forecasts can only ever be observed in their failure — that is the world did not end as predicted⁴ ».

It is the reality that is right and not the models.

And this is what this reality tells us :

The blue planet is turning green again

Satellite images collected by NASA for decades show⁵ a significant increase in leaf area in vegetated regions of the planet. The area gain during this period is twice the size of the United States.

This phenomenon is global, affects the vast majority of the planet and areas in dark green, a sign of an increase of more than 50% in the leaf area, are numerous and scattered all over the place. Even desert regions⁶ are slowly being reclaimed by vegetation.

In a collective article⁷ in the journal Nature, researchers from 24 institutions argue that it is the fertilizing effect of carbon dioxide, CO², which largely explains the boom in flora and the greening of the planet observed by NASA over the past 30 years.

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This flourishing news does not stop Le Monde from lamenting :

« The planet is turning green, why is this mostly bad news ? ».

The mind boggles !

Food abounds

Under these new climatic conditions, plants grow faster, are more robust⁹, enjoy a higher temperature and consume less water¹⁰.

This is, of course, also true for agricultural crops.

And this is reflected in the statistics¹¹ published by the FAO¹² which show that the harvests of the main agricultural commodities are exploding :

We note that the tonnage harvested increases in a greater proportion, between 20 and 35%, than the area harvested. And this, even when this surface decreases or remains the same.

This productivity gain could result mainly from improved agricultural techniques and therefore from purely human factors. But, even if this played a role, it would then remain to explain the proliferation of wild plants on the whole planet, where these factors are not taken into account.

These numbers refute the idea in the media that global warming is causing a shortage of food in the world.

The end of hunger

These excellent agricultural results should make it possible, according to the program¹³ established by the FAO, to completely eradicate hunger in the world within nine years, in 2030 ! And this despite the continual increase in the world’s population.

Thus, for the first time in history, one of the plagues afflicting mankind would disappear completely. Who would have dared to dream of such success !

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But L’Echo still manages to perceive this “success story” as a catastrophe and explains it to us learnedly :

« Global warming endangers global food security alimentaire¹⁴ ».

Thanks to global warming, we will live longer

An international study¹⁵ of 74 million deaths in 13 countries over a period of 27 years shows that cold kills 20 times more than heat.

It is the moderate cold, by far the deadliest, which will be further reduced by a slight rise in temperature. And so life expectancy is expected to rise along with the concentration of CO² in the atmosphere. In any case, if it is believed that there is a link between temperature and the presence of CO².

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It is therefore fitting that Le Point is alarmed :

« Are we all going to die of heat¹⁶ ? ».

Probably not, as we have just seen and, fortunately, BFMTV is there to reassure us :

« Global warming : declining life expectancy¹⁷ ».

The earth calms down

Finally, a warmer Earth is also a calmer Earth. For at least 21 years, the number of natural disasters has gradually decreased¹⁸, as shown by data collected by the CRED (Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters¹⁹), a research unit of the Catholic University of Louvain :

The planet itself seems to enjoy the spring revival and share it with its inhabitants.

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What a media subtly sums up :

« Global warming: the Earth will soon be uninhabitable for humans²⁰ ».

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Finally, a slight increase in temperature would make the vast northern expanses of Canada and Russia habitable and cultivable. These spaces, finally freed from the permanent cold, would become available to humanity.

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The Earth is turning green again, the deserts are blooming again, the crops are growing, the ancestral specter of famine is definitively moving away from humanity, many people will no longer die of cold …

Incredible news that can bring hope and courage !

But these facts, when quoted, which the vast majority of the press carefully avoid doing, are understated and belittled.

They prefer, to make us more malleable, to water ourselves with a flood of apocalyptic forecasts, each more frightening than the last.

This total disconnect between reality and the media’s view of it could, an extraordinary discovery, constitute proof of the existence of nested parallel dimensions !

But this constant stubbornness in making mistakes can also have darker reasons.

Either journalism is definitely dead in our regions.

Or, more likely, Orwell’s premonitions are coming to fruition.

The « double thinking », as he described it²¹ :

« Double-thinking … is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty. To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed, to deny the existence of objective reality and all the while to take account of the reality which one denies — all this is indispensably necessary²² »,

now dominates the media.

Sources

[1] Realism : literary and artistic tendency of the XIXth century, which favors the exact representation, as they are, of nature, of men, of society, https://www.larousse.fr/encyclopedie/divers/r%C3%A9alisme/86007.

[2] And not climate-skeptical : https://geeko.lesoir.be/2019/10/11/google-soutient-financierement-des-organisations-climato-sceptiques/?_ga=2.161612284.1521810091.1570886518-585849569.1550436865

[3] List of disasters that have not happened : https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=112896. For the full article : https://junkscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Apocalypse-Now-IJGW.pdf

[4] « The risks of communicating extreme climate forecast » : https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/coec-tro022421.php

[5] https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/carbon-dioxide-fertilization-greening-earth

[6] Deserts « greening » from rising CO² : Randall J. Donohue et al., « Impact of CO2 fertilization on maximum foliage cover across the globe’s warm, arid environments », Geophysical Research Letters, (2013) : https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/grl.50563

[7] « Simulations with multiple global ecosystem models suggest that CO² fertilization effects explain 70% of the observed greening trend » : Zaichun Zhu et al., « Greening of the Earth and its drivers », Nature (2016) : https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3004.

[8] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FK7-8_HnvwQ.

[9] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2qVNK6zFgE

[10] Delphine Deryng et al., « Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO² concentrations on crop water productivity », Nature (2016) : https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate2995.

11 http://www.fao.org/faostat/fr/#data/QC/visualize

[12] Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : http://www.fao.org/home/en/.

[13] http://www.fao.org/3/i6196e/i6196e.pdf

[14] https://www.lecho.be/economie-politique/international/general/le-rechauffement-climatique-met-en-danger-la-securite-alimentaire-mondiale/10152095.html

[15] https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)62114-0/fulltext

[16] « A new report predicts that 75% of the planet’s inhabitants risk dying of heat by the year 2100, according to the journal Nature » : https://www.lepoint.fr/environnement/allons-nous-tous-mourir-de-chaud-07-07-2018-2234088_1927.php. The study in question : https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3322

[17] https://rmc.bfmtv.com/emission/rechauffement-climatique-baisse-de-l-esperance-de-vie-et-arrivee-de-poissons-aliens-a-marseille-892177.html

[18] https://www.science-climat-energie.be/2021/05/21/la-catastrophe-planetaire-annoncee-pour-quand-exactement/

[19] https://www.cred.be/

[20] « A new scientific study examines the different feedbacks that will probably lead our planet to become unlivable for humanity » : https://www.notre-planete.info/actualites/1441-rechauffement-climatique-Terre-non-retour. The study in question : https://www.pnas.org/content/115/33/8252

[21] Orwell, Georges. 1984, Gallimard.

[22] Or : « Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them … he therefore knows that he is playing tricks with reality ; but by the exercise of doublethink he also satisfies himself that reality is not violated. The process has to be conscious, or it would not be carried out with sufficient precision, but it also has to be unconscious, or it would bring with it a feeling of falsity and hence of guilt ».

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