Pauline Hanson Says Climate Change Isn't Manmade Because Humans Didn't Kill The Dinosaurs

Climate change is a tough topic in Australia as there are people on both sides saying the other is an idiot for their beliefs.

Despite mountains of evidence that the climate is changing, with temperatures getting hotter year on year and weather events becoming more regular or extreme, there are some out there who say the data is manipulated, exaggerated or simply not true.

It seems as though Pauline Hanson has slotted herself into the climate change sceptic category and had an interesting point to make when she appeared on the Today Show.

The One Nation leader told the programme: "This has been man-made, this fear mongering about climate change. If climate change is happening, it is not because man is causing it to happen.

"There have been changes. What happened to the dinosaurs, how did they die off? Humans didn't create it."

Yes, she is most certainly right, humans did not cause the extinction of the dinosaurs through our carbon emissions. That job was done, as most historians and archaeologists claim, by a gigantic asteroid that did some serious damage.

But Ms Hanson wasn't done with her speech, she added: "We have volcano eruptions that actually spew out more carbon emissions and even the oceans do.

"There's no peer review of these scientists.

"They haven't released the true facts and figures as far as temperature changes over the years. They've fiddled with facts and figures."

She also tried to quote a scientist who claimed that the Great Barrier Reef wasn't facing a mass bleaching event due to a rise in the sea temperature.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

That's despite a massive report earlier this month that showed new coral 'births' had dropped by nearly 90 percent in the last three years.

In 2016 and 2017, there was a mass bleaching event that cause untold damage on one of Australia's and the world's most beautiful natural landscapes.

Lead researcher Terry Hughes from James Cook University said: "We've always anticipated that global warming would change the mix of species on the Barrier Reef, but we're surprised by how quickly that's now unfolding.

"It's not something that's likely to happen in the future, it's exactly what we're measuring right now."

But at least we know that humans didn't kill off the dinosaurs with our carbon emissions. Thank god we know that for certain.

Featured Image Credit: Channel 9/Today Show

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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