The IPCC Prepares to Release More Hot Air
The IPCC is preparing to release a “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC.”
That sentence alone should be enough to make everyone within earshot duck for cover from the coming barrage of climate-related doomporn. But, sadly, half of the public will actively cheer the occasion and the other half will have no idea what is even happening. This is as sure a sign as any that the propagandists of the Global Warming Fear Cult (and their corporate/bankster/globalist backers) have succeeded in the most successful brainwashing campaign in the history of humanity.
Allow me to explain.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a monster created by the Frankensteins at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and their cohorts at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Founded in 1988, the panel bills itself as an “international body for assessing the science related to climate change.” More specifically, it produces “assessment reports” (often referred to as the “climate bible”) that seek to assemble the scientific evidence for climate change, assess its impacts and future risks, and evaluate options for adaptation and mitigation.
So far so cute and cuddly, right?
Well, our good friends at the UN are currently convening the 48th session of the IPCC in South Korea, an event that IPCC chair Hoesung Lee describes as “one of the most important meetings in the IPCC’s history.” Their mission? To “consider the Summary for Policymakers of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC,” an assessment of the risks that will be associated with the 1.5 ºC rise in temperatures that the Paris Climate Accord of 2015 ludicrously claims to be targeting.
While the world collectively holds its breath for the delivery of this report (or, more accurately the summary of this report), it’s worth taking the time to consider the origin, purpose and history of the IPCC, an organization that is often glossed over as a collection of revered scientists but is in fact something very different.
The primary “customer” for the IPCC’s reports (besides the repeaters of the mockingbird media) is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the body formed by international treaty at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. The UNFCCC seeks to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.”
There are two things to note about the UNFCCC and its role in setting the climate change agenda.
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