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Belmont Journal: Did China win or lose in 2020?

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Nov 14 2020 13:00@

News you can use. The polar ice caps will melt and the seas will rise even if the Paris climate accords are implemented to the letter. UPI writes: “The Antarctic Ice Sheet will suffer irreversible ice loss raising ocean levels by 8.5 feet even if the world meets global warming goals laid out by the Paris Agreement on Climate change, scientists said in a report published Wednesday.”

That’s not all. Eliminating “greenhouse gases” will not stop global warming.

Nov. 12 (UPI) — Even if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced to zero by the end of the year, new research out of Norway suggests Earth’s climate will, after a brief decline in global temperatures, continue to warm through at least 2500.

By 2500, simulations suggest Earth’s climate will be 3 degrees Celsius warmer, on average, than it was in 1850 — even with rapid elimination of human greenhouse gas emissions. Sea levels will be at least eight feet higher, according to the model.

In terms of Narrative it’s almost like the public is being psychologically conditioned to expect nothing in return for the gigantic economic burden they will carry to “stop” Global Warming, which as it turns out won’t be stopped. China is the biggest producer of “greenhouse gases” in the world producing 30% of the total so in Narrative terms this latest science is a win.

Nov 13 2020 21:30@

How long would it take for “password” or “hunter02” — or your password to fall to four commodity graphics cards?

Nov 13 2020 17:00@

Roger Simon writes about the Chinafication of American business and government.

One of the more disturbing events of our disturbing times was the revelation Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla informed the Biden campaign of the success of his company’s COVID-19 vaccine before the current president and his administration.

In fact, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said he learned about the breakthrough from media reports—this although President Trump and his people gave significant support, financial and otherwise, via Operation Warp Speed, to Bourla’s company, something the Pfizer CEO tried to deny.

Now that Trump has signed the executive order he promised making the vaccine free for all, the company stands to make a killing at taxpayer expense.

But Bourla himself had already done that. He sold $5.6 million of shares on the day of the announcement when Pfizer stock rose 8 percent. A watchdog group is calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate.

What we are witnessing is the infiltration of the Chinese system into America. We can call it “Socialism with American Characteristics,” our own version of “Socialism with Chinese Characteristics.”

There’s a lot of China envy in high places. They make the gravy trains run on time. Or perhaps not. As Edward Luttwak notes China is suffering the same hidden atrophy common to all socialisms with whatever characteristics.

Xi Jinping used to celebrate China’s “national team” of top hytech cos that were supposed to achieve world-conquering AI supremacy. Since then, Huawei’s critical dependence on imported technology has been cruelly exposed (Xi did not know !), Alibaba is now unloved as is Baidu.

Nov 13 2020 13:00@

For those interested in such things it’s actually cooler and more rebellious to be a Christian than a Communist in 2020.

Christian churches in China that decline to convert into propaganda tools for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) are being destroyed, or converted into factories or “cultural centers” controlled by the government.

China Converting Christian Churches To Factories, Indoctrination Centers

Stalin: “How many divisions has the Pope?”

John Paul II: “What is the Soviet Union?”

Religion has a persistence that defies dialectical materialist logic. Two of the mightiest states in history tried to exterminate the Jews: the Romans and the Nazis. Two thousand years later and guess who’s still here?

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