Today, one of New Zealand’s biggest news websites, Stuff.co.nz, is running a poll which asks ‘Is climate change human-induced?’ It allows for three answers, as follows:
Climate change is a myth
You will find this poll down the right-hand side of the home page.
At around 2.20pm today, these were the results, showing that the majority do not buy into the man-made global warming hoax. When the ‘No’s and the ‘Climate change is a myth’ voters are combined, it indicates that around 63.1% do not buy into globalbalony.
In light of the revelations of Climategate, the fact that New Zealand had its coldest October in 64 years and winter came early to New Zealand this year, with unseasonably early, heavy snow falls throughout both islands, the earliest in decades for some regions, one has to wonder why on earth around 37% voted ‘Yes’ ?
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Notice the absence of “Man made” in front of climate change again.
I am a climate change sceptic as through my lifetime of 70 years there have been panics of both warming and cooling , in 1977 there was talk of attempting to melt part of the ice cap to increase temperatures , Time magazine had a front cover “How to survive the coming ice age.”
About 20 years earlier than that submarines were surfacing at the North Pole …For example, one crew member aboard the USS Skate which surfaced at the North Pole in 1959 and numerous other locations during Arctic cruises in 1958 and 1959 said:….. “the Skate found open water both in the summer and following winter. We surfaced near the North Pole in the winter through thin ice less than 2 feet thick. The ice moves from Alaska to Iceland and the wind and tides causes open water as the ice breaks up. The Ice at the polar ice cap is an average of 6-8 feet thick, but with the wind and tides the ice will crack and open into large polynyas (areas of open water), these areas will refreeze over with thin ice. ….
If we had that same situation now then the warmers would achieve their goal , so there you go , it has all happened before and we are still here.
In my personal opinion the types of ets’s that are proposed will not reduce pollution ,pollution must be fixed at the source whether it is the chimney stack , exhaust pipe or the spraying of insecticides .
You know, don’t you Clare, that Stuff’s polls are easily ‘gamed’, due to their simple use of a browser cookie? They don’t check for multiple votes from one computer… so it is hard to say whether the votes have been ‘loaded upwards’ by one side, the other or even both sides!
Dave, notice I am also guilty of stating climate change instead of as you correctly state man made climate change. I stand corrected .
See what the b*stards have done now!
They have changed the votes overnight from a near even yes/no vote, to 51.2% for yes, by adding several thousand ‘yes’ votes.
That would not surprise me. Whereabouts is it now? I just had a look on their homepage and see there is a anti-smacking law-related poll and can’t see a link to yesterday’s poll.
Good, someone has swung the vote back to closer to actual public opinion shown in other polls.
What makes you think it was one person who did it? (-:
Another Stuff poll being ‘stuffed’ today:
You can see a prominent person promoting this here: http://is.gd/5iHuK
Currently we have Yes 24%, No 64.8%.
I know someone who may be able to counter this 😉