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Prophet of doom: no thank you …

Stefan Rahmstorf became Pope in Germany in the fight against global warming.

We are ordinary citizens who want nothing so much as to accelerate the transition of technologies using more fossil fuels.We drive cars need less fuel. We try to get an objective situation of climate and contribute to behavior change in energy.

But we are media specialists, scientists, media, intellectuals, and we have a memory. And this is not the first time we are living the hysteria of the late world. Example: the death of forests. “No serious scientist” could not deny that in the 1980s the forest was dying on a large scale. Today we know that it was a mirage fueled by a pressure group eager Grant, playing irrational fears related to the romantic approach to nature What the Germans.

With his rhetoric ideologized fault-penance-atonement, the “climate catastrophe” is becoming a secular religion putting everything in the same bag – including the fundamental issues of democracy, poverty and development in the world.Privileged areas of the globe are reappearing censorship and intellectual shortcuts that we have seen in debates about the atom, peace or the environment.

What concerns us is the certainty with which the world proclaimed as absolute scientific discourses that are also political.Karl Popper described the function of scientific work: “All theories are hypotheses, all can be disassembled. The game of science has basically no end. He who decides one day that scientific principles do not have to be checked further, but should be regarded as finally verified, the game comes out “ On behalf of the emergency, the inevitability of a distant end of the world inexorable, we can take hostages unconditionally souls, men, political strategies, economic investments.

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