by Katie Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow
As Appearing in Flash Report
The doomsday predictions of global-warming alarmists would have us believe there are more droughts, more extreme hurricanes and tornados, that arctic snow caps are melting, and all coastal cities are in danger of rising seas.
Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox.”The sky is falling!” Henny Penny said, in a silly tale about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end.
Does this sound familiar? The defacto leader of “The Sky is Falling” Chicken Little Party, Gov. Jerry Brown warned in 2016, “If Trump turns off the satellites, California will launch its own damn satellite,” after he called Trump a “fraud” at the Democratic National Convention for his continued denial of global warming.
When President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, California Gov. Jerry Brown said the world is only just beginning to feel the environmental harm inflicted by the Trump administration. “He has set in motion initiatives that will cause damage,” the Los Angeles Times reported Brown said, comparing the planet under Trump’s climate policies to a person who has just fallen from the top of the Empire State Building. “You are falling down four stories, but have 80 to go,” he said. “Maybe you are not damaged yet, but it is certain you will die.