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Margaret Thatcher: Global warming provides excuse for 'worldwide, supra-national socialism'

renewableguy Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 11:44 PM
Unfortunately you don't even realize that about 25% of conservatives think we should get off of co2 and get onto renewable energy. CO2 is a ghg that gave us this beautiful Holocene period and now we are headed out of it into a warmer that depends on us of when we quit our own self destruction.

In honor of Margaret Thatcher’s memory, favorite quotes from the Iron Lady have popped up everywhere. This one came across my Facebook newsfeed: “Global warming ‘provides a marvelous excuse for worldwide, supra-national socialism.’”

The hundreds of comments the quote received covered a variety of sentiments from hostility to adoration. A couple accused Thatcher of launching the entire global warming hoax to end a coal-miners’ strike.

Another cited an earlier Thatcher quote: “The danger of global warming is as yet unseen, but real enough for us to make changes and sacrifices, so that we do not...