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Blind climate faith leaves us in the dark

The West’s Net Zero policies are the ultimate act of zealous faith

16 February 2024

2:00 AM

16 February 2024

2:00 AM

The climate change debate is frequently couched in quasi-religious terms. There are the ‘believers’ on one side, and the ‘sceptics’ and ‘deniers’ on the other. Religious concepts like original sin (our carbon footprint), penance (carbon credits), fasting (a meat-free diet), and an apocalyptic vision of the future (complete with a Noah-like global flood caused by melting polar caps) are all features of modern climate change activism.

And there is little wonder why.

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