His Holeniss is 80 years old and I'm sure has seen a few scams in his time. I'm not surprised he is warning us on the dangers of scaremongering.
By SIMON CALDWELL -
Pope Benedict criticised
climate-change prophets of doomPope Benedict XVI has launched a surprise attack
on climate change prophets of doom, warning them that any solutions to global
warming must be based on firm evidence and not on dubious ideology.
leader of more than a billion Roman Catholics suggested that fears over man-made
emissions melting the ice caps and causing a wave of unprecedented disasters
were nothing more than scare-mongering.
The German-born Pontiff said that
while some concerns may be valid it was vital that the international community
based its policies on science rather than the dogma of the environmentalist
His remarks will be made in his annual message for World Peace Day
on January 1, but they were released as delegates from all over the world
convened on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for UN climate change talks.
The 80-year-old Pope said the world needed to care for the environment but
not to the point where the welfare of animals and plants was given a greater
priority than that of mankind. ....