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Climate Alarmism Debunked in New Film, ‘Climate: The Movie’

29 March 2024


An eccentric environmental scare has become a powerful global industry, according to an insightful new film questioning climate alarmism.

A brand new, free-to-air film is shining a spotlight on the corruption and censorship plaguing climate science and the global ‘Net Zero’ project.

Climate: The Movie (The Cold Truth), written and directed by British television producer Martin Durkin, hit social media screens last Thursday as a long-awaited sequel to Durkin’s The Great Global Warming Swindle. The latter originally aired on Channel 4 in the UK in 2007.

Produced by Tom Nelson, the newly-released, 80-minute film takes a deep dive into both the science and the politics of climate change, and features an array of highly-qualified scientists who dissent from the popular alarmist narrative.

The documentary has quickly accumulated over a million views across X, Vimeo, Rumble, BitChute, YouTube and other social media sites. However, as Martin Durkin has since highlighted, some platforms are already attempting to suppress its visibility.

“CLIMATE THE MOVIE says climate skeptics are being censored,” he tweeted on Friday. “YouTube seems to think this is misinformation, and have shadow-banned us.”

“Funny old world.”

Climate Alarmism Versus the Science

So, what does Google-owned YouTube want hidden from the public?

In short, the film tells the story of how an eccentric environmental scare morphed into a powerful global industry.

“There is no climate emergency. There is no evidence of one,” explains Dr Patrick Moore, one of the original founders of Greenpeace, early on in the film.

Laying out the politically-censored data in plain terms, the film makes the case that the earth’s climate has often varied, even over recent centuries, calling into question the current state of panic over today’s temperatures that mimic the planet’s prior patterns.

Earth has likewise experienced much higher CO2 levels in the past, specifically during times of very high biodiversity, the film explains.

“We should be very grateful that CO2 levels are beginning to go back up. There is not enough fossil fuel to get to historical levels, but at least we can make a start,” American physicist William Hopper cheekily remarks.

A topic covered in some depth in Climate: The Movie is the little-known effect that urbanisation has had on global temperature data. Most of the warming that has been recorded since the 1880s has been artificially inflated due to the growing urban heat island effect in northern hemisphere cities, former NASA scientist Dr Roy Spencer argues.

Who Climate Alarmism Hurts the Most

The documentary does a masterful job at unpacking the idealogical gatekeeping now endemic in the climate industrial complex. There is an appearance of consensus on climate alarmism, the film contends, for the simple reason that many careers and funding streams now depend on the narrative being true.

For the most part, the tens of thousands of papers published on the topic take the climate catastrophe story as a given, according to the film. In many cases, the paper’s authors set out with research goals unrelated to climate, but chose to mention climate change in order to access lucrative funding grants offered en masse by governments worldwide.

Moreover, a significant and growing minority of the world’s professional working population are now employed to help “manage” the climate crisis in various ways and to ensure the public remains alarmed about it. Climate: The Movie proposes that a ballooning industry would collapse overnight if the climate alarmism narrative were discredited in the public imagination.

The most sobering analysis of the film is how climate alarmism is impacting everyday people, whether in the Western world or the Global South.

“If you are a climate activist, you are actually facilitating a huge validation of the Government running our lives,” explains Baroness Claire Fox. The Net Zero project empowers governments to “interfere in every nook and cranny”, she quips.

The picture is far more bleak in places like Africa, where widespread diseases and premature deaths prevail in developed nations that are held back from investing in hydrocarbon energy. Women continue to cook over dung fires, leading to lung diseases and blindness. Agriculture suffers due to insufficient tractor power and fertiliser. Additionally, diarrhoea remains widespread, with billionaires sending pills to alleviate symptoms instead of addressing the underlying cause. Western banks refuse to provide funding for hydrocarbon-powered refrigeration and clean water infrastructure.

How to Watch Climate: The Movie

Christians viewing Climate: The Movie will need to practice discernment during discussions about the age of the earth. In providing historical context for today’s temperatures and CO2 levels, the filmmakers unquestioningly indulge in evolutionary and deep-time assumptions.

Even so, it is a documentary that deserves attention from all quarters. With playful use of classic footage from the Golden Age of Cinema, beautiful illustrations, engaging interviews and skilful narration, Climate: The Movie is a film worth both watching and sharing.

View it below.

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  1. Ian Walsh 29 March 2024 at 9:25 am - Reply

    How can we download it?

  2. Joshua 29 March 2024 at 10:05 am - Reply

    You can download YouTube videos via a backend called “yt-dlp” and via an application with a user interface (“gui)”

    You can also access YouTube privately via an api called “invidious” – I use the desktop application “FreeTube”

    On mobile you can download the rumble video via the rumble app – this will require an account

    Or on Android you can download from YouTube via the app “NewPipe”

    Best of luck, Joshua

  3. Joshua 29 March 2024 at 10:10 am - Reply

    Thanks for this Kurt. I have found the best way to reset people’a thinking on climate alarmism is by challenging the propagandised term “consensus”.

    Consensus is most compelling when against the tide of common understanding, a minority view replaces a previously majority view.

    If hypothetically 90% of scientists say something with full confidence I am more skeptical than if 75% support it with moderate confidence. The former reaks of following the status quo while the latter sounds like science.

  4. Countess Antonia Maria Violetta Scrivanich 29 March 2024 at 11:29 am - Reply

    At last the Truth , that Climate Alarmism is bunkum and hurts the people in poor countries the most , plus the hypocrisy of the billionaires who claim to be aiding these people.

  5. Anna Soh 30 March 2024 at 3:44 pm - Reply

    Thanks Kurt, I have been following a lot of this for a while and glad that they have come out with this sequel.

    Praying it goes viral on all platforms!

  6. Anna Soh 30 March 2024 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    It is on Rumble and still on YouTube where you can share or download. Hope it doesn’t get taken down.

  7. Ian Moncrieff 1 April 2024 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    Thank you Kurt for providing watchable and understandable evidence of what most thinking people already knew, but perhaps could not articulate.

  8. Warwick Marsh 9 April 2024 at 9:23 pm - Reply

    Another expose!!!!!!!

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