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  • Close Encounters of the Green Kind

    In a scenario best-saved for a science-fiction novel, two scientists from Penn State and another scientist from NASA have sounded another bell in global warming alarmism – Aliens. Yes, aliens. According to a report published by the three scientists, so-called “Universalist Aliens” may view our over-use of greenhouse gases as a way that would unintentionally destroy other civilizations, so we must be preemptively destroyed. Make sense doesn’t it?

    The report goes on to state:

    It would be particularly important for us to limit our emissions of greenhouse gases, since atmospheric composition can be observed from other planets. We acknowledge that the pursuit of emissions reductions and other ecological projects may have much stronger justifications than those that derive from ETI extraterrestrial intelligence] encounter, but that does not render ETI encounter scenarios insignificant or irrelevant.

    So, based on what we think we might know about aliens, and what we think they might do to us if they ever encounter us, we should radically alter our lifestyle and change our laws. What these and other global warming scientists don’t understand is that making these kinds of changes will result in significant job losses and be catastrophic for the economy. And if they do understand it, they fail to recognize the negligible environmental benefits that come with U.S. carbon-cutting schemes.

    The Environmental Protection Agency is already hard at work trying to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars that could result in cars costing up to $10,000 more than they do now. Another plan some in Washington are proposing is a federal Renewable Electricity Standard, which would mandate a certain percentage of America’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources, but such a standard would cost over one million jobs and raise electricity costs by 36 percent.

    Global warming gets blamed for a lot of thingsincluding the end of the earth—but this is the first time that it has been blamed for the destruction of the earth by the hands of aliens. Let’s settle the science here on earth before we worry about outer space.

     

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    13 Responses to Close Encounters of the Green Kind

    1. JeffC says:

      I say Bring it on ET !!! We have pounded nearly every alien invasion that hollywood has ever produced …
      don't start nothing, won't be nothing !!!

    2. MGH says:

      I think we should accelerate the rate at which we burn fossil fuels if it raises the chance of an alien attack, since according to Professor Krugman the threat of an Alien attack would be good for the economy. I think the Left is going to have to coordinate their scaremongering a little better.

    3. Chris says:

      Well, as long as we have free reign to play the "what if" game —-

      Suppose the aliens are in fact free-market, individual freedom/responsibility capitalists who have previously unleashed the creativity and problem-solving potential contained in those forces to already address all of their planet's societal and environmental problems, but observe with grave concern what's currently going on in the prevailing socialist/statist political realm and its attendant destructive economic/ecological/societal results on our planet…

      …hmm…..To Serve Man sounds rather appetizing! Pass the ketchup!

    4. @8skyfaller says:

      When appealing to the welfare of unborn babies (sustainable future) isn't enough… use aliens! There's only one problem – any advanced, space-faring civilization would have had to grow out of (or dismantle) environmentalism to accomplish their technological achievement.

      In any case, the notion that civilization capable of delivering our destruction across millions of light years can meaningfully, substantially affected by our production is farfetched and, worse, unreasonable.

      • Roger S. says:

        It gets better: If they're millions (or even merely thousands) of light years away, we have absolutely nothing to worry about, because our increased emissions on the "carbon-line" could not be seen by them for exactly that length of time as their distance in light-years!

        Let's face it, these so-called "scientists" ARE the aliens! The ONLY ones! Deport them! To Jupiter!

    5. cmm912 says:

      WOW – I'm truly speechless!!

    6. Art Pauly says:

      If that's the best they can come up with….well……If nothing more it's good for a good laugh. What's the texting word? Oh, yes. LOL.

    7. RSweeney says:

      The self-hatred of humanity seen in the green religion is not new news.

      However, any race of beings controlled by this religion will wind up back in the mud, so no green flying saucers.

    8. @keith_52 says:

      What a load of BS, if Aliens were able to visit this planet it is likely that they went through the same technological development process that humans on Erath are going through. More likely the Aliens will be similar to those portrayed in the movie “Independence Day”, where they travel through space looking for suitable worlds to raid, pillage and plunder.

    9. Jeff, Illinois says:

      And what if those Aliens encountered FAUX News . . and wondered . . how is it anyone could believe such myopic obtuse view points . . !!

    10. I am going to start selling tinfoil hats.

    11. Bobbie says:

      hey Jeff, you and the other mentally challenged, under estimate the intelligence of aliens. they most certainly wouldn't communicate any concern of anger through untrustworthy, dishonest, corrupt leadership of human beings on earth that would only capitalize on it! Ignorance doesn't see this…

      Henry, could you spare one for Jeff? He may not have monetary means since he's so dependent on government!!!! to be serious, I think they'd sell?? THOUGHTFUL GIFTS TO THE DFL!!!!!!

    12. Yes it makes sense of posting, atleast we knew something from aliens.

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