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Shock: NYTimes Shuts Environmental Desk – Global Warming Meme Going Extinct?
By Staff Report - January 14, 2013
It's Death of Little Nell time again in the field of climate "science." The New York Times – aka Pravda – has announced the closure of its Environment Desk. Rumours that the entire environment team, headed by Andy Revkin, have volunteered to be recycled into compost and spread on the lawn of the new billion dollar home Al Gore bought with the proceeds of his sale of Current TV to Middle Eastern oil interests are as yet unconfirmed. – UK Telegraph
Dominant Social Theme: A tragedy of unparalleled proportions has befallen the environment. It is getting harder and harder to save the world ...
Free-Market Analysis: The irascible and brilliant James Delingpole has just posted an article over at the UK Telegraph announcing the closure of the New York Times's environmental desk. Big news, indeed ...
It is an article that lampoons its subject even while declaring victory. Delingpole, in fact, deserves this moment. A novelist and a determined opponent of the power elite's global warming propaganda, he has been at the forefront of mainstream debunkery of "warmist" nonsense.
Lately, with the advent of what we call the Internet Reformation, the predigested sophism of outlets such as the New York Times has become less and less appetizing. As fewer turn to the Times for news and information, the publication has languished, and so have its fiefdoms like the Boston Globe.
The continual struggle for money has taken its toll on the Times's resources. And now it has apparently resulted in the shutdown of a desk supporting one of the power elite's key dominant social themes. Here's how Delingpole puts it:
It's very, very sad and that all over the Arctic baby polar bears are weeping bitter tears of regret. A spokesman for the New York Times, quoted in the Guardian, has reaffirmed the paper's commitment to environmental issues.
"We devote a lot of resources to it, now more than ever. We have not lost any desire for environmental coverage. This is purely a structural matter."
Absolutely. It's what newspapers always do when they're committed to a particular field: close down the entire department responsible for covering it.
But it's still not going to stop some mean-minded cynics sniping and casting aspersions, I'll bet. Why, some of them will be pointing out the eerie coincidence with the Met Office recent tacit admission that "global warming" isn't anywhere near what that their dodgy models predicted it would be.
And also with NASA's recent admission that solar variation has a much more significant on terrestrial climate than it has hitherto been prepared to acknowledge. If you didn't know better, you'd almost get the impression that AGW theory has been so crushingly falsified that hard-headed newspaper executives, even ones at papers as painfully right-on as the New York Times, just aren't prepared to fund its promulgation any more.
What this means for similarly overstaffed environment desks at other left-wing newspapers one can scarcely begin to imagine. Might it be that we never again read a piece by Leo Hickman entitled "How Do You Tell Your Five Year Old Son That His World Is About To Explode In A Blazing Fireball Because Of Man's Selfishness And Greed And Refusal To Change His Lifestyle?"
Ah, we could continue to quote, but you'll have to take a digital trek over to the Telegraph to read the rest. From our perspective, the news itself trumps even the cleverest of articles (and Delingpole is quite clever).
We don't want to read too much into this closing, of course. The New York Times is a newspaper and shutting down whole news desks may or may not be a reflection of larger elite priorities.
In fact, we can't see the top elites giving up on the global warming meme, as it is necessary to so many other promotions. It will generally be a good deal harder to take over the world if one cannot insist that people be subject to invasive inspections and rationing in order to combat a global warming-induced universal drought.
But speaking from a purely speculative standpoint, we've noticed that far more resources seem to be put into the so-called war on terror these days. The French, for instance, have just started a whole new war in Mali.
Is it possible that the elites have made a tactical decision to de-emphasize global warming while raising up the profile of the "war on terror"?
Whether or not this is the case, the ongoing demise of the global warming (climate change) meme is significant, from our perspective. As foremost promoters of the Internet Reformation – the idea that 'Net-based technology is playing havoc with elite plans for global domination – this announcement by the Times further confirms our argument that the elites are not a monolithic entity pre-ordained to triumph.
The elites are a collection of (inbred) enormously wealthy human beings. They are not gods. They, too, stumble and fail. The spread of this new Reformation is making their lives a good deal more difficult, in our humble view. The ramifications, as we often point out, are immense.