My thoughts on “Attenborough warns on population -BBC” – John Gelmini

David Attenborough 1

David Attenborough 1 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I thank Dr Alf for reblogging the following article “Attenborough warns on population“, published by  BBC News| UK . I would like to publicly respond to Attenborough’s article and share my own views.

David Attenborough as head of the Optimum Population Trust is propagating the Malthusian Doctrine which said that the earth could only support 1 billion people.

He is in distinguished company.

Bill and Melinda Gates want to vaccinate people in Africa and the 3rd world to reduce the population by preventing diseases which encourage parents to have overly large families.

Professor John Holdren, President Obama’s Chief Scientific Advisor, calls for a range a draconian measures to reduce the global population to 1 billion people in a book which is freely available.

Prince Philip has been quoted publicly as saying that “After my death I would like to come back as a deadly virus because the biggest environmental problem is people”.

People may also recall Professor James Lovelock, the promoter of GAIA Theory (mother earth goddess worship and quasi Druidism dressed up to sound like something new), saying that unless the population was reduced and “Global Warming” from man-made sources stopped, then GAIA “would take her revenge” by making the planet inhospitable to humans and thus kill them off.

Paul Erlich, an American writer, wrote a book called the “Population Bomb” which essentially called for something similar.

Aldous Huxley’sBrave New World” set out the thinking of the Committee of 300 who for all the years since their inception out of the British East India Company when it was called the Council of 300, have called for the earth’s population to be reduced to 1 billion people.

Malthus did not know about farming technology, GM foods, vertical farming, modern fertilizers and self replicating machines and he didn’t know about robotic farming. So his estimate of the capacity of the earth to feed its population was based on the available knowledge of that time. Clearly, events have moved on to the point where the issue is food distribution and farming methods, all of which are more than capable of feeding everybody.

The problem is in the grossly uneven distribution of wealth, where a tiny plutocracy are worth billions whilst large numbers of people live in grinding poverty and the gap is widening by the day.

Where I agree with David Attenborough is with the cessation of food aid. The cessation of all aid to other countries should be stopped until our own financial affairs are in order. Food and other aid simply creates dependence on donor countries and encourages them to not bother to raise their game to deal with their own issues.

John Gelmini

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Beyond the Politics of UK Fracking – John Gelmini

Energy conservation

Energy conservation (Photo credits: http://www.recyclereminders.com)

I thank Dr Alf for reblogging the article entitled “The British public can see fracking is no answer” published by Left Foot Forward.

Like Dr Alf I would prefer that fracking was not necessary and that we could simply conserve our way to energy self-sufficiency as Left Foot Forward suggest.

Sadly, because of lack of planning, a failure to control the population, rising birthrates, a failure to build new nuclear power stations, a failure to invest in conservation in earlier years, the squandering of money on overseas aid, unwarranted military adventurism, the Barnett Formula, too many civil servants, a bloated public sector there is no longer enough money to conserve our way out of trouble.

These are matters which have to be dealt with but we are now where we are with an urgent problem which requires an immediate solution.

A look at the facts says that we have to frack and frack now, as I have been saying in other posts.

The British public does not know that fracking is not the answer as the headline suggests and conservation would not save us from the blackouts that will almost certainly occur within the next 19 months of this Government given a harsh winter.

As an island, without the means to protect our coastline being “connected to global markets” simply leaves us vulnerable to price hikes by the Russians, OPEC and anyone else who sells us gas or any other fuel we buy to help generate electricity.

We are also vulnerable to the French who sell us nuclear power directly and to Eon the German owned power company which operates in the Midlands and has paid no corporation tax in the last 8 years.

The lights will go out without nuclear power stations which take 15 to 20 years to build and Professor James Lovelock the octegenarian GAIIA worshipper and arch environmentalist has said so many times. With 4% extra generating capacity one hard winter will take us over the precipice and into the world of blackouts and 3 day weeks which no-one under the age of 60 can possibly imagine. Those nuclear power stations are not being built or even planned so what is the alternative?

Wind farms only work for 14% of the time and are heavily subsidized. Without a new generation of electricity pylons, they simply mean ever rising power bills and more blots on the landscape, plus more cancer for anyone living within a mile of the pylons (proven over decades by the Russians who will not allow any dwelling to be within a kilometer of a pylon while our Department of Health and NHS denies the evidence and keeps the public in the dark).

There is insufficient mortgage finance to facilitate all the remedial home improvements required over and above what is already going into help to buy. There is an even bigger shortage of mortgage funds in Wales for the energy conservation required and in any case for most people with families £97 gbp in disposable income at the end of the month is not going to pay for very much home improvement.

In addition, 16% of the population cannot get finance of any kind either on normal terms or at all and the Green Bank does not have enough funds to retrofit all the eligible houses in the UK to the conservation standards required.

Over and above that, we lack the construction workers and builders required to do the work since many were laid off in the last recession and are now working as taxi drivers, or perversely, are on the dole.

Hot rocks in places like Hampshire could help as could Osprey style wave power off our coasts. Another invention I became involved with in 2012 in the form of market feasibility, capital raising, joint venture formulation and market entry, (a mobile flood barrier placed in rivers and areas of storm surge) could help, but this is at the prototyping stage and is not yet a proven technology.

The Solution
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The real solution to our energy worries in Singlepoint Energy which was discovered by the Serbian scientist Nikola Tesla who died in 1944 and who worked for the original JP Morgan in America.

His invention which allowed the limitless supply of energy to be extracted from the earth’s magnetic field in perpetuity was bought from Tesla by JP Morgan for $1 million USD together with certain other ones, including Scalar weaponry, which are now being used by various military establishments around the world.

The release of Singlepoint Energy would put energy companies out of business and cut tax revenues which is why Bill Clinton and Al Gore, under instruction from the plutocrats they reported to, kept the technology embargoed as has every Government on the planet to this day.

In the absence of Singlepoint Energy, we are left for the moment with fracking. So we must frack and frack now but compensate people for any damage they incur as happened with coal mining in the past and do so with great care.

Whilst I am one of David Cameron’s harshest critics and wish to see him replaced, on this occasion I have to acknowledge that the man is right.

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