“Climate Craziness of the Week – Greenpeace posts threats“. Greenpeace can talk tough, but Anthony Watts can talk tough right back. He throws opinion polls at ’em. Hard.
Actually, the Greenpeace post is about Micronesia challenging expansion of the Czech Republic’s most polluting coal power plant. When Environment Minister Dusik’s intention to reject the expansion plans was countermanded he resigned, apparently citing pressure from lobby groups and big business.
That part is inconsequential to Anthony.
Obviously Watts doesn’t like democracy. Instead he supports big business running nations using threats and bribes, sometimes under the guise of ‘lobbying’, sometimes more blatantly.
[But naturally it’s always framed as keeping the oppressive forces of “government” from restricting and impoverishing rugged individuals. – Ben]
The poster who is quoted on Greenpeace, on the other hand, favours democratic action – that politicans do what the people want and that the people let politicians know what they want.
At least we now know where Anthony stands, as if we didn’t know before. He’s on the side of big business not ordinary people. (But he enjoys duping people to achieve his aims. And he knows that even though he posts links to sources, most of his chorus don’t bother going to the source, they just act as an echo chamber.)
By now most of us know where Anthony’s favourite organisation, the Heartland Institute, gets a lot of its funding from, even though it tries to keep it a secret.
He’s probably trying to divert attention from this: