Global Warming Alarmists Plan to Push Their Agenda Through the Arts and Social Media

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(inhabitat.com)

America’s global warming alarmists have redoubled their effort this spring to fill the daily news cycle with dire warnings and “doom and gloom” prophecies that the world will come to a sweaty and sticky end unless Congress acts to cut dangerous greenhouse gas emissions.

Typically, these news stories are based on scientific reports filled with numbers and graphs that the average citizen will never read and probably couldn’t understand even if he or she tried.

Alarmists in the United Kingdom understand that scientific reports have limited public relations value, which is why they’re turning to the arts and social media to get their message out to their fellow citizens.

Julia Slingo, a scientist with the U.K’s national weather service, “has called for a radical overhaul of the way climate scientists go about their business, arguing that they need to make their reports less turgid and more engaging,” The Independent reports.

“We have to look increasingly at what society requires of us …,” Slingo said recently to a gathering of leading climate change scientists. “We increasingly recognize that to reach the general public we have to use all sorts of different channels of communication.

“And it’s not through tables and graphs. Sometimes it is through art, through music, through poetry, and storytelling and that is increasingly something we have to think about – how we communicate in a more humanist way.”

Slingo called for a groundswell of “citizen science” in which everyday people use social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to “document” what they see happening in the natural world around them.
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Brits Begin Including Prostitution, lllegal Drugs in Measuring Overall Economic Activity

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(Reuters)

New economic reports indicate the U.S. economy actually shrank by 1 percent in the first three months of 2014, instead of growing by .1 percent as originally believed.

It marks the first time the U.S. economy has contracted in three years, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Those are bad numbers for President Obama and the Democrats – especially in an election year – which is why they’ll want to pay close attention to the new way officials in the United Kingdom are “growing” their economy.

According to CNN Money, “The British government is now including prostitution and narcotics sales in its official Gross Domestic Product (GDP) statistic. That’s the oft-cited measure of how much a country’s economy grows or contracts.”

Government officials estimate the shadowy activities add $16.7 billion a year to the overall economy, and say they’re including illegal drugs and prostitution in GDP figures because other European Union nations do, too.
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