Recently Sarah Palin accused yet another person of something that he didn’t do. Palin is not only supporting Trump; she is slowly turning into the female version of him. Nye vs. Palin is like reason vs. insanity, and the latter’s scientific opinions seem to be based on gossip magazines or oil industry propaganda.
Recently, Palin participated at the premiere of the Climate Hustle movie. When asked about why she is so strongly supporting the climate change deniers’ movement, she replied that
“There is a predetermined agenda, definitely, of those who I think are controlling the narrative right now on changes in the weather, as you mentioned, it used to be called global warming; now it’s called climate change. There is definitely a political agenda behind all of this.”
Scientists have proved time and time again that climate change is real by showing graphs of the alarming rhythm in which the polar ice caps are melting, pointing to the incredibly violent El Nino phenomenon in the recent years, and even using the disappearance of one of Bolivia’s biggest lakes as a pertinent example of climate change.
But there are still deniers out there. And they are making movies based on the premise that polar bears are not dead yet, and it’s still raining and snowing outside. Climate Hustle is a movie made for deniers. And if you look at the recent Exxon scandal, it’s probably obvious who sponsored the documentary.
At the premiere of the movie, Palin was asked about her opinion on Bill Nye. She then declared that the man is “as much a scientist as she is.”
While it is true that Nye never managed to publish any scientific papers, resorting to a career in television, making Millennials understand the value of science, he is still an engineer, and he still has at least a diploma more than the former governor.
Watching the Nye vs. Palin dispute is like looking at a match between reason and insanity. The first uses scientific data to prove his theories, wanting to create a better future for the children of the world, while the latter is convinced that weather is a superior force that cannot be influenced by mere humans.
The funniest part in the Nye vs. Palin dispute is the fact that both sides are trying to demonstrate that the other feeds off of conspiracies. Nye is trying to prove that all of the “deniers” were either created or sponsored by the fossil fuels industry while Palin is convinced that the scientists are trying to take over the world.
Palin is sure that climate chance is a hoax. And one of her arguments is that its title changed from global warming to climate change. On the other hand, Nye has more compelling scientific arguments, but he’s just “The Science Guy”, not a political figure, so he must be wrong.
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