The Solution to Saving the Earth From Climate Change: Be Miserable

Don’t move. Don’t breath, don’t blink, just stop doing everything. In fact, just die.

Why is it that every time new information from “climate experts” comes up, it’s always some grand warning that the things you love to do are killing the planet? I’ll give you a perfect example.

I’m on Twitter, minding my own business when this tweet pops up from “Big Think.”

“Your Netflix binge-watching makes climate change worse, say experts. The emissions generated by watching 30 minutes of Netflix is the same as driving almost 4 miles,” tweeted the site.

Don’t watch Netflix or you’re killing the planet said Big Think:

Apparently, watching a half-hour show would cause emissions equivalent to 1.6 kg of carbon dioxide, explained Maxime Efoui-Hess of the French think tank the Shift Project. That’s also like driving 3.9 miles (6.28 km). You probably didn’t have to drive that far for your VHS fix.

Taken in total over last year, online video streaming services generated as much in emissions as the country of Spain. And that amount is expected to double, predicts the Shift Project.

This is just one of the things we have to stop doing. Other things we have to quit is owning pets because apparently dogs are also killing the environment according to an author at VICE who quite literally admits to loving writing about how things you love are killing the environment:

In fact, little Flappy’s food is the main concern when it comes to environmental devastation—specifically, all those lovely wet chunks of jellied cow fat and pulverized chicken face. According to Gregory’s study, meat eaten by pets creates the equivalent of about 64 million tons of CO2 a year, which has about the same environmental impact as a year’s amount of fumes from 13.6 million cars.

If we put those statistics into human terms, cats and dogs are responsible for up to 30 percent of the environmental impact of meat-eating in America. And let’s not forget all that dog shit you have to pick up; in America, pets produce about 5.1 million tons of feces every year—the same amount as 90 million American humans—which also has a huge CO2 output in terms of processing.

So is little Flappy, as adorable as he is, one of the biggest threats currently facing the environment? Yes and no, but mainly yes.

Digging into the bag of bullsh*t, we must also not have children, because children are killing the environment. I’m not going to post any examples of this because a quick Duck Duck Go search will bring up multiple leftist rags that promote this philosophy and all of them center around reducing your carbon emission by reducing humanity.

It’s essentially a promotion of eugenics, only we’re all defective and must be weeded out.

The problem with all of this is that the scientific consensus on whether or not we as a species are killing off the planet by simply existing isn’t in yet despite what the Church of Climate Change may tell you. Man-made climate change may be a thing, but I’ve yet to see evidence that this thing is going to impact the planet so much that we’ve doomed ourselves. I’ve yet to see any evidence that it’s actually something that is even worse for the planet.

I’ve reported on this several times, but even our CO2 emissions seem to be greening the planet, not killing it.

As I’ve written before, there’s a lot to be skeptical about when it comes to the doom and gloom heaped on us by the Church of Climate Change, which I actually am starting to believe is a pagan religion.

(READ: A Non-Believer’s View of the Church of Climate Change)

And this religion aspect weighs heavily on me when I think about all this.

Here I see a bunch of pagans thinking that in order for the nature gods to take pity on us and spare humanity, we must make sacrifices and be miserable. We must stop doing everything that brings us joy and pay deference to mother nature, whom we serve, not the other way around.

Oddly enough, as they tell us this, they say nothing about climate protesters who are stopping cars on highways, making them idle and spit CO2 into the air for longer than they normally would have. They say nothing about all the trash that accumulates during these Earth Day marches. Why is that they have nothing to say when the people who are creating smoke and trash are doing it in the name of their political side?

Gee…it’s almost as if it’s not about the environment.

My advice. Go live your life and have fun. Until I can have solid evidence that watching The Witcher for the umpteenth time is going to kill a redwood, I’m not going to slow down my lifestyle.



Trending on RedState Videos