- The Facts:
We are approaching a new Solar Minimum, something that could happen within the next decade. Our sun is going through a drastic cooling period, and multiple scientists are predicting that we are heading into a "mini ice age."
- Reflect On:
Human activity (deforestation etc) has destroyed our natural systems that regulate various atmospheric gasses. Why is there no focus on rebuilding these systems as there is on our CO2 output? Why do we have so many solutions yet no implementation?
A common theme in our world is misinformation, and if you follow the brilliant work of independent scientists and journalists, you will see it’s currently plaguing the field of mainstream science in multiple areas. This is not just due to error on part of researchers, but the politicization of science, something scientists, especially with regards to medical and climate science, are gathering together and speaking up about every single year.
Credible, dissenting scientific voices go largely unheard by the mainstream media and education. As a result, most of our beliefs and thoughts about what is happening on our planet come from programming, brainwashing and mass marketing heavy with mainstream politicized science.
Overall human consciousness has been influenced by the global elite, simply for the purposes of driving us into acceptance of the limited, and often ridiculous, solutions they pose for the problems that they create. This is why critical thinking and independent research is crucial for citizens. Seeking out multiple sources for information is important while living in the age of information. Thankfully, there are a lot of people waking up right now, and as a result, many things are shifting and new sources are emerging.
A Coming Ice Age?
When I say we may be at the start of the next Ice Age, I am not really talking about a massive armageddon scenario, it’s important to be clear on that. Instead, all of the research that’s being put out now, that’s not connected to human-induced climate change, is showing that we are entering a period in Earth’s cycle where we will likely be experiencing a cooling effect, not a warming one. Scientists are calling this a “little ice age.”
The latest information on this topic seems to become from a scientist named Martin Mlynczak, from NASA’s Langley Research Centre. According to his research, and the research of what seems to be a number of scientists some of whom are mentioned later in the article, the Sun’s ultraviolet output has severely dropped, and our atmosphere is responding to it. There are multiple parts that constitute our atmosphere, and the thermosphere is one of them. It’s the part of our atmosphere that seems to react to solar activity the most.
This was the topic of a viral article that’s made its way across the internet claiming that this is indicative of a mini ice age.
There are so many factors influencing the global climate, it goes far beyond human-induced change, but also into the activity of our Sun, and space weather overall. There are a number of factors, and there is still a lot to learn about our climate, climatic cycles, and why it operates the way it does.
Based on information from NASA’s TIMED satellite, our thermosphere is experiencing a cooling effect which always happens when there is a Solar Minimum, something we are currently experiencing.
To help keep track of what’s happening in the thermosphere, Mlynczak and colleagues recently introduced the “Thermosphere Climate Index” (TCI)–a number expressed in Watts that tells how much heat NO molecules are dumping into space. During Solar Maximum, TCI is high (“Hot”); during Solar Minimum, it is low (“Cold”).
Right now it’s cold. In fact, the Thermosphere Climate Index is close to setting a new space age record for cold. Mlynczak said that”We’re not quite there yet…but it could happen in a matter of months.”
Below is a historical record of the Thermosphere Climate Index. Mlynczak and colleagues recently published a paper on the TCI showing that the state of the thermosphere can be discussed using a set of five plain language terms: Cold, Cool, Neutral, Warm, and Hot.
The thermosphere is just one layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, as all of them play important roles with regards to regulating our climatic systems. It sits directly above the mesosphere, and below the exosphere, and extends from approximately 90 km to between 500km and 1,000km above the Earth. Much of the X-ray and UV radiation from the Sun is absorbed in the thermosphere. When the Sun is very active and emitting more high energy radiation, the thermosphere gets hotter and expands or “puffs up”.
In the thermosphere, temperatures climb quite fast in the lower part of it, then they even out, level off and increase with altitude. It’s a great way to measure the effect of Solar activity, as Solar activity strongly influences temperature in the thermosphere. Changes in the thermosphere, like the cooling effect, have also been contributed to an increase in our Carbon Dioxide output, which ironically has a cooling effect on our thermosphere. What happens in the lower atmosphere can also change what happens in the thermosphere, and vice versa, but there is still a lot to be discovered, and more research is needed.
The thermosphere has been cooling for a long time, but again, mainstream publications constantly blame this on the increase in C02 levels without ever mentioning that it’s directly correlated with solar activity. Scafetta & West (2006) estimated that 25-35% of global warming in the 1980-2000 period was attributable to solar variability. Other scientists disagree, finding no evidence of global warming due to solar activity.
How Does The ‘Mini Ice Age’ Link In?
Well, the thermosphere, as mentioned above, is a great way to measure solar activity and how it can and does affect our climate. But the focus here is the Sun, as a number of researchers have pointed towards a ‘cooling effect.’ Just because the thermosphere is responding to the Sun’s cooling down phase, does not mean we are going to see the same result in the lower atmosphere. So to imply that a mass cooling effect within the thermosphere will trigger an ice age not correct.
That being said, solar activity does indeed have many researchers positing a mini ice age,
For example, Nils-Axel Mörner from the Paleogeophysics and Geodynamics Institute states,
By about 2030-2040, the Sun will experience a new grand solar minimum. This is evident from multiple studies of quite different characteristics: the phasing of sunspot cycles, the cyclic observations of North Atlantic behaviour over the past millennium, the cyclic pattern of cosmogenic ra-dionuclides in natural terrestrial archives, the motions of the Sun with respect to the centre of mass, the planetary spin-orbit coupling, the planetary conjunction history and the general planetary solar terrestrial interaction. During the previous grand solar minima—i.e. the Spörer Minimum (ca 1440-1460), the Maunder Minimum (ca 1687-1703) and the Dalton Minimum (ca 1809-1821)—the climatic conditions deteriorated into Little Ice Age periods.
The idea that solar activity is not affecting Earth’s climate is extremely fishy and doesn’t make much sense when you go through the literature, but it seems to be brushed off within mainstream academia, and hardly studied. It definitely made me scratch my head when IFL Science, for example, put out a statement saying “The Sun simply does not have that large an effect on our climate compared to human activity.” This is a very ridiculous and irresponsible statement. It’s also important that readers recognize there isn’t even any course to back up such a false claim.
Don’t believe what is written, research what is written. What’s worse is the ridicule factor, the way mainstream publications attack any narrative that presents an explanation for climate change that is not human induced. Something is very wrong with this picture, regardless of your stance on the ‘global warming’ phenomenon. There is more on this later in the article.
The paper by Morner goes on to make some very important points:
So as you can see, the comment from IFL science quoted above, again, is simply not true. I’ve provided one of many soures available here, and I encourage other writers to do the same.
The author goes on to conclude:
Durinng the last three grand solar minima…global climate experienced Little Ice Age conditions. Arctic water penetrated to the south all the way down to Mid-Portugal, and Europe experienced severe climatic conditions…The Arctic ice over exapanded significantly…By 2030-2040, we will be in a New Grand Solar Minimum, which by analogy to past minima must be assumed to lead to significant climatic deterioration with ice expansion in the Artctic..We now seem to be in possession of quite convergent data…This precludes a continual warming as claimed by the IPCC project, instead of this, we are likely to face a new Little Ice Age.
According to the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS,
A new model of the Sun’s solar cycle is producing unprecedentedly accurate predictions of irregularities within the Sun’s 11-year heartbeat. The model draws on dynamo effects in two layers of the Sun, one close to the surface and one deep within its convection zone. Predictions from the model suggest that solar activity will fall by 60 per cent during the 2030s to conditions last seen during the ‘mini ice age’ that began in 1645. (source)
A few years ago, the National Astronomy Meeting in Wales was held, where Valentina Zharkova, a mathematics professor from Northumbria University (UK), presented a model that can predict what solar cycles will look like far more accurately than was previously possible. She states that the model can predict their influence with an accuracy of 97 percent, and says it is showing that Earth is heading for a “mini ice age” in approximately fifteen years.
Zharkova and her team came up with the model using a method called “principal component analysis” of the magnetic field observations, from the Wilcox Solar Observatory in California. Looking forward to the next few solar cycles, her model predicts that from 2030 to 2040 there will be cause for a significant reduction in solar activity, which again, will lead to a mini ice age. According to Zharkova. You can read more about that here.
Again, these are just a few examples of multiple scientists pointing to these facts.
How Human-Induced Climate Change Fits Into The Picture
The “97 percent” tagline is often used to demonize those who question human-induced climate change, and the mainstream media will do their best to make those who question it, no matter their background, credentials, or credibility, look foolish. This is a common tactic used by the elite. They ridicule opposing views that threaten their control and profit. Ivar Giaever, a Norwegian-American physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973, compares current climate science to pseudoscience.
Based on my research, the top scientists within this field are not all in agreeance, in fact, the majority of them may all agree with the narrative of this article. But you will not see them on CNN.
What is going on here?
The “climate hysteria” that most scientists in the field label what we see today as is a result of mass media, brainwashing, and the politicization of climate science. Take Dr. Richard Lindzen, for example, he is one of the hundreds who refer to this type of narrative (hysteria) and claims that climate scientists raising this issue have been extremely demonized. Lindzen is actually one of the world’s top experts in the field and lead author of “Physical Climate Process and Feedbacks,” Chapter7 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Third Assessment report on climate change.
He and many others have been quite outspoken regarding the political influence that weighs heavy on all IPCC publications. The final reports and conclusions are drawn, as expressed by Lindzen in multiple lectures, are actually written by the politicians.
How Human Activity Is Throwing Things Out of Whack
Another important point to realize is that environmental degradation is never really addressed, the focus constantly seems to be on our carbon output. Historically, we’ve seen periods in Earth’s history, prior to the industrial revolution, where CO2 levels were just as high as they are now. But, what we haven’t seen before is the complete destruction and disruption of our national systems that mitigate CO2, control it, and regulate it.
We’ve completely polluted our planet, and perhaps the focus shouldn’t be on CO2 output, which is already at the moment highly questioned with its connection to climate change, but our destruction of the systems in place to regulate our climate. As well as pollution and degradation. Why should the people have to pay for the actions of a system unwilling to change? That being said, those of us who question the mainstream narrative on this topic seems to be the most passionate about clean energy technology, and ‘saving’ our planet.
The notion of static,unchanging climate is foreign to the history of the earth or any other planet with a fluid envelope. The fact that ‘the developed world went into hysterics over changes in global mean temperature anomaly of a few tenths of a degree will astound futuregenerations. Such hysteria simply represents the scientific illiteracy of much of the public, the susceptibility of the public to the substitution of reptition for truth, and the expliotation of these weaknesses by politcians, environmental promotors, and, after 20 years of media drum beating, many others asl well…Ice ages have occurred in a hundred thousand year cycle for the last 700 thousand years, and there have been previous periods that appear to have been warmer than the present despite CO2 levels being lower than they are now. More recently, we have the medieval warm period and the little ice age. Durin the latter, alpine glaciers advanced to the chagrin of overrun villages. Since the beginning of the 19th Century, these glaciers have been retreating. Frankly, we don’t fully understand either. –Lindzen
Human beings no doubt have had an impact on the climate, for sure, but other factors have been ignored and the human impact has been ramped up for ulterior motives, it’s hysteria and fear that’s being created in order to justify measures that benefit the global elite, the ones who take advantage of us and enslave us, while we live in the illusion that we’re actually free. It’s like a bird being born in a cage.
The point is, if we want to learn anything real about this subject, we must turn our eye away from the mainstream, and our ears towards the actual scientists within the field and what they are actually saying. We must actually look into things, we must read and educate ourselves instead of relying on authoritative figures to disseminate information.
Below is a great debate with a few scientists on both sides of the coin, one that approaches the issue from both sides. All will acknowedge that the field is still split on this issue. That’s not really the narrative we see from the mainstream.
Global warming is about politics and power rather than science. In science, there is an attempt to clarify; in global warming, language is misused in order to confuse and mislead the public. The misuse of language extends to the misuse of models. For advocated of policies allegedly addressing global warming, the role of models is not to predict but rather to justify the claim that catastrophe is possible. As they understand, proving something to be impossible is itself almost impossible.
The quote above comes from Lindzen, who in the video below educated people on what the scientists are actually saying, compared to what the media tells us they are saying.
This is a big topic that branches off into so many discussions, like the fact as to why climate engineering is never mentioned? Weather modification and the drastic manipulation of our atmosphere has been proposed as a potential solution to this supposed problem. The process involves seeding the atmosphere with sun reflective particles. There is a lot of evidence suggesting that atmospheric weather manipulation has been occurring for a long time, who knows why. What we’re told is that it’s for the purposes of climate change mitigation, but again, when has our government ever exposed the truth on subjects that are classified simply because a powerful group of people deem it a ‘national security’ issue?
Recognize that, first, that I am in no way a climate change denier. Clearly, our climate is constantly changing. I am also, as most people who question the mainstream global warming narrative, completely for the transition into cleaner energy technology. It seems our ‘leaders’ are as well, but they’re only interested after sitting on top of decades of transformative technology. Only within the past few years have elitist groups been divesting into clean energy, simply because they want to control the entire energy industry as they do now with oil, therefore they must oversee its transition.
New clean and free energy threatens our entire economy, therefore to them, the transition must be made in a way that does not collapse it.
Bottom line, fossil fuels are no longer needed, there are “breakthroughs available..that never see the light of day” (Dr. Brian O’Leary) that could completely revolutionize our plant. The same group of people who seem to be pushing climate hysteria are also behind the suppression of clean energy technology, which doesn’t make much sense at all. At least this is what I believe based on my research.
Anytime the mainstream makes you feel stupid for questioning something or demonizes and uses ridicule to shut down the opposing points, you know something us up. We see the same thing happening with vaccines today. The good news is, people are waking up every single day, and what seems so obvious cannot stay in the shadows for too long. The truth eventually presents itself.
To stand idle and not create awareness on how the preservation of our Earth is being used by the global elite is not an option. Letting so-called “leaders” of our world meet every single year to talk has resulted in zero action in solutions that could have been implemented decades ago. All that happens is taxpayers are squeezed. What’s worse is that those meeting to discuss it know that.
Think for yourself.
Congress Told Publicly They Don’t Have Security Clearance To See Hillary Clinton’s Emails
- The Facts:
It has been acknowledged in public hearings that there is a secret power that acts as a shadow government within the intelligence community that is able to withhold classified information from Congress in blatant defiance of the Constitution.
- Reflect On:
Is the dam about to burst on the shadow government in America? Is it the work of truth-seekers in the awakening community that is really pushing this out into the open?
If there are readers out there who have any remaining doubts about whether there is a shadow government in the United States that has long usurped and exercised power not authorized by the Constitution, this article will hopefully put those doubts to rest. Furthermore, while this shadow government has arranged for itself the highest levels of self-protection and secrecy possible, the truth of its existence and motives has trickled out slowly over the past couple decades. In recent times, a huge increase in the number and volume of leaks suggests that the dam may be ready to burst.
Given the fact that the ‘Hillary Clinton email scandal’ has not gone away and it appears that investigations into it will resume, a look at how prior investigations into the scandal were obfuscated will provide us with a window into the mechanism by which this shadow government operates. Prior to the 2016 election, it was discovered that Hillary Clinton had used a private, non-secured server to store emails that contained sensitive, classified information. By July 2016, at a Public Hearing of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee into the matter (video below), it had already been determined that Hillary Clinton had ‘allowed somebody without a security clearance in a non-protected format to see’ the emails.
The Exposure Of Unconstitutional Authority
The Constitution of the United States of America grants the highest powers in the nation to the President and to Congress, as the elected representatives of the people. There are checks and balances in place to make sure that power is not being abused, one of which was brought forth in the 2010 Intelligence Authorization Act, which established the ‘Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community’:
In accordance with Title 50 U.S.C.A. Section 3033, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) conducts independent and objective audits, investigations, inspections, and reviews to promote economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and integration across the Intelligence Community. The ICIG does so with integrity, professionalism, and independence. We conduct our mission free of external influence and provide objective assessments, findings, and conclusions, regardless of political or personal consequence.
In the discussion below, House Representative Jason Chaffetz asks Charles McCullough, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, to provide his committee with Hillary Clinton’s classified emails in order for this committee of Congress, the highest authority in the nation, to properly do their job of oversight.
Chaffetz: “Can you provided this committee, in a secure format, the classified emails?”
McCullough: “I can to a certain extent. I cannot provide a certain segment of them because the agency… uhhh… that owns the information for those emails has limited the distribution on those, so… They’re uh… characterizing them as ORCON.”
Chaffetz: “Explain what ORCON is.”
McCullough: “Originator Control.” “…uh, so I can’t… I can’t give them to even Congress without getting the agency’s permission to provide them…”
Chaffetz: “Which agency?”
McCullough: “I can’t say that here in an open hearing, sir.”
Chaffetz: “So you can’t even tell me which agency won’t allow us as members of Congress to see something that Hillary Clinton allowed somebody without a security clearance in a non-protected format to see, that’s correct?”
In this exchange, it is made clear by McCullough that Congress does not have authority over a certain government intelligence agency that the Inspector General dares not even name. This government agency claims ‘ownership’ of this classified information based on the concept of ‘Originator Control,’ which basically means that the agency has the power to limit and prevent such information to be seen by the very bodies–the Inspector General and Congress–that are supposedly empowered to provide oversight of all their activities.
Please note that this is not a matter of ‘National Security,’ as it is a simple enough matter to make members of Congress aware of the need to keep information secret and have them ‘read in’ as it were. This was actually done with members of the ICIG staff, just so they could see the portion of those emails that the unnamed intelligence agency was actually willing to release.
However, the ‘elephant in the room’ at the hearing, made obvious by Rep. Jaffetz’ reaction to the answers he was hearing, is that this intelligence agency and the broader conspiracy of powers behind it have usurped Constitutional authority from Congress and have established the power to conceal information of their choosing from any oversight. In this particular case, it should be obvious that the only reason that this information is not being released to Congress is to protect Hillary Clinton from prosecution, since she is a well-entrenched member of this power and was set to do their bidding had she been elected President.
Clinton Allies Threaten The Inspector General
In the video below taken over a year later, we see what happens to someone like McCullough, who was simply trying to do his job of alerting Congress to the danger and violations involved in Hillary Clinton putting classified information on an unsecured server. Due to his resistance to the rhetoric of the Obama government, who tried to minimize the danger posed by Clinton’s actions, he was marginalized and even threatened:
Voiceover: As Election Day approached, McCullough says the threats went further, singling him out and another senior government email investigator.
Interviewer: You were given a warning?
McCullough: I was told that we would be the first two to be fired, with her administration, that that was definitely going to happen.
Interviewer: Is that how it’s supposed to be?
McCullough: No, I was in this context a whistleblower, I was explaining to Congress, I was doing exactly what they had expected me to do, and all of a sudden I was the enemy.
Voiceover: More than 2100 classified emails passed through Clinton’s personal server, and to this day, no one is accountable.
Interviewer: If you had done this, what would have happened to you?
McCullough: I’d be sitting in Leavenworth right now.
The second half of the video below has Tucker Carlson talking with former Clinton Campaign Advisor Richard Goodstein about the matter, and I believe it is illustrative of the type of public relations tactics that have been used by the Clinton campaign as an attempt to avert criminal charges: minimize claims, challenge even the most basic and obvious truths, flat out avoid answering questions, and change the subject to demonize Donald Trump.
The layers of secret power within the shadow government, as McCullough suggests, have so far been able to prevent the prosecution of Hillary Clinton and her associates for this patently obvious criminal behavior. In fact, government committees who have the legal authority to investigate the matter appear to have neither the real power nor the ‘clearance’ to see the evidence they need to do their jobs.
The good news is, the veils of darkness and secrecy this shadow government has long been hiding under are lifting, and the growing awareness within the awakening community about the existence and nature of this ‘dark’ power will eventually lead to our emancipation from it the more we take our power away from it.
You can check out our CE protocol to dive into why understanding a bigger picture perspective of current events is key to changing our world.
5G Is The “Stupidest Idea In The History of The World”- Washington State Biochemistry/Medical Science Prof
- The Facts:
Martin L. Pall, PhD and Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences at Washington State University outlines in a new report the many health risks associated with 5G technology and wireless radiation in general.
- Reflect On:
5G is gaining attention, and it might make us a little fearful of the effects, but we must observe this fear and bring things back to awareness of the issue so we can make better choices, but not be fearful. Check out our CE Protocol for this.
We are in the midst of a 5G wireless technology rollout, and politicians have yet to address safety concerns. I recently used Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as an example, but it’s happening worldwide. It’s one of many examples that illustrates how large corporations completely control politics. I also recently wrote about Robert F. Kennedy explaining how this came to be, and how they’ve been able to completely compromise government, big media, and our federal regulatory agencies that are supposed to be protecting and informing us.
In the video, he uses Big Pharma as an example, as they provide the most money to congress; even more so than big oil and gas. In that article I also outline multiple examples of fraud so readers can get a clearer picture of what’s going on and see some actual evidence of it.
It’s clear that we are not being protected, and politicians are simply abiding to the the will of their masters, the big corporations, who in turn act as slaves to their ‘financial overlords,’ the big banks. We continue to see products and services being approved and implemented without ever going through any safety testing. This is a big problem, and one of the main reasons why we could be seeing a drastic rise in multiple diseases and ailments, especially when it comes to neuropsychiatric disorders. A study titled “Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression” published in the Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy outlines this quite clearly, and it’s only one of thousands of peer-reviewed studies raising multiple concerns in regards to this type of technology.
Is there really any concern for the well being of humanity within these institutions? If not, why do we continue to support them? Is it because we’re under the illusion that there is actual concern? And why do we continue to take power away from ourselves by electing corrupt politicians?
Anyways, in this article, I’d like to draw your attention to Dr. Martin L. Pall, PhD and Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences at Washington State University. Taken from his report titled “5G: Great risk for EU, U.S. and International Health! Compelling Evidence for Eight Distinct Types of Great Harm Caused by Electromagnetic Field(EMF) Exposures and the Mechanism that Causes Them,” he states that:
“Putting in tens of millions of 5G antennae without a single biological test of safety has got to be about the stupidest idea anyone has had in the history of the world.”
That report goes through a lot of science, which only adds to all of the science that’s already available regarding the harmful effects of 5G technology. If you’re looking for more information, I often point people toward the Environmental Health Trust because it’s a great resource that gives you access to more science.
This is not new information. For years, numerous studies have been published proving the health concerns regarding 5G technology and hundreds of scientists have petitioned the United Nations about them. These initiatives started as a result of the work done by Dr. Marin Blank from Columbia University’s Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics.
According to him, with regards to wireless radiation in general:
“We have created something that is harming us, and it is getting out of control. Before Edison’s light bulb there was very little electromagnetic radiation in our environment. The levels today are very many times higher than natural background levels, and are growing rapidly because of all the new devices that emit this radiation. Putting it bluntly they are damaging the living cells in our bodies and killing many of us prematurely.”
Again, it’s unbelievable that these technologies are being rolled out without any safety testing done. How is this even allowed to happen? The thing is, if there was safety testing done, there would likely be no changes made anyways, and these corporations would be allowed to rollout and utilize these technologies.
Seeing how this article is about the work of Dr. Pall, below is a lecture that goes into detail about his research and why we should be concerned with 5G technology.
It’s alarming that some people have been made to believe that this is “pseudoscience.” Not only is this surprising, but it’s also very concerning.
During the “Health in Buildings Roundtable” sponsored by the NIH and co-organized by the US CDC and several other organizations, Dr. Martin Pall from Washington State University (WSU) concluded that the “5G rollout is absolutely insane.” In this short presentation, Dr. Pall confirmed that the current 2G/3G/4G radiation the population is exposed to has been scientifically linked to: lowered fertility, insomnia, fatigue, depression, anxiety, major changes in brain structure in animals, cellular DNA damage, oxidative stress, hormonal disruption, cancer, and much more. Dr. Pall briefly explained the mechanisms of how the electro-smog emitted by our cell phones, wifi routers, cell phone antennas, and other wireless technologies affect human cells.
Related CE Articles & What You Can Do. We Don’t Have To Be Afraid
We’ve written about this topic in depth, and below are some recent articles we’ve published that go into more detail if you’re looking for more information.
On a side note, a lot of this information can spark a fearful reaction, and that’s normal. It could elicit the same fearful reaction you may have to other humanitarian issues including the massive amounts of pesticides being sprayed in our environment and on our food, the rising deforestation rates, and several other aspects of the human experience that need to be changed. As important as it is to not react with fear and panic, it’s even more important not to completely ignore these things and think everything will magically be okay.
Earth has become engulfed with this mess as a result of our ignorance, as a result of us ignoring important scientific findings such as these. If we continue along this path, disease rates will continue to rise. Awareness is key, and simply being informed about this issue is a huge step in the right direction.
So, what can you do? You could purchase some EMF protective clothing and bedding, or you could even paint your home with EMF protective paint. You can unplug your computer when not in use, turn off your cell phone, and unplug all your electronic devices before you go to sleep. You could have a wired internet connection, which is actually much faster than any wireless connection. You can live a healthy lifestyle, and you can use mind-body healing techniques to help you.
I write a lot about parapsychology, and it’s quite clear that our minds can have a significant impact on our biology. I know it sounds a little ‘new agey,’ but the truth is, if you don’t believe you are being harmed, odds are that the impact on your biology will be significantly different than someone who is fearful and stressed out about health concerns. Consciousness is huge, and it is one of the biggest factors in regards to preventative measures.
You can learn more about this balance through our CE Protocol.
Thanks To Yao Ming, The Slaughter Of Sharks For Their Fins Is Down 80%
- The Facts:
Thanks to the efforts of Yao Ming, the destructive history of shark fin soup is on the decline and so is the ivory trade in China.
- Reflect On:
What is your relationship like with plant and animal life? Do you view it as below you? As there simply to fulfill what you want?
The support for a shark fin soup ban has skyrocketed in China thanks to NBA Hall of Famer and GOAT of Chinese basketball, Yao Ming.
Back in 2011, Ming became the face of an awareness campaign on shark fin consumption that has been effective in raising awareness about an issue many thought was untouchable within Chinese tradition and cuisine. As a result of this campaign, most recent government surveys have shown that shark fin consumption in China has fallen by up to 80%!
Shark fin soup is considered a Chinese delicacy and has a deep history in traditional weddings, banquets and prestigious events. The soup, although considered a luxury item, has slight flavors and isn’t all that unique. Given the amount of suffering and death that goes into creating the soup, you’d imagine there would be something more to it other than light flavors and texture. Then again, our treatment of animals on this planet for even the slightest human benefit has been shocking for decades.
As many as 73 million sharks end up in the global shark fin trade every year according to Oceana.org. In many cases, when sharks are caught, their fins are removed and then they’re thrown back into the ocean to die as they’re unable to swim.
In 2006, as many as 75% of Chinese citizens were unaware that shark fins were actually used in shark fin soup. After awareness increased due to campaigns like the one Yao Ming participated in, public education has shifted the perception on shark fin soup.
Shark fin consumption in China has fallen by up to 80% in the last 10 years. And it just so happens that Yao Ming’s activism on the issue has been going for the exact same amount of time.
Ming Moved Onto China’s Ivory Trade Next… And Won
With Ming being China’s most powerful celebrity for 5 consecutive years between 2004 and 2009, you can imagine that, in a country of over a billion people, that truly says something in terms of public power. Ming was moved to take on China’s ivory trade and once again used his image and platform to raise awareness about elephant poaching. He teamed up with WildAid to eventually find success in making it illegal to buy Ivory in China.
Chinese state media Xinhua described the run-up to the ban as “one of the largest ever public awareness campaigns” with support from other celebrities such as actress Li Bingbing.
“We all know that there is ‘on paper,’ and under the paper, there’s still a long way to go to save the animals — and then save ourselves,” Ming told CNBC.
Yes, there is more work to be done. The way we treat our environment and the animal kingdom on this planet truly needs to change, and that change will only come from awareness and connecting to self. Great genocide takes place on our planet every single year… and it is that of animals for needless human consumption.
Even the largest of challenges we face can be changed with the efforts of people. Sure, in this case, it was a celebrity with great influence, but in many other cases, it is large groups of people coming together. The March Against Monsanto is a great example of that. I recall when that was first starting out and we were one of just a small handful of websites who actively raised awareness about Monsanto’s actions – even when other partnering companies wouldn’t work with us because of our efforts in that area of reporting.
Slowly but surely, our stories and articles became more and more viral over the years. The conversations eventually moved to the mainstream, and over time, it is now being turned into action across the planet against GMO foods and practices. Something that started out with just a few people has grown into a global movement thanks to their tireless efforts to do the right thing.
We have the power to do great things. Something that seems small can build to be impactful over time, but even if it doesn’t, doing what inspires you is an incredible energy to add to collective consciousness and inspire others.
Change truly starts within. That’s why I created The 5 Days of You Challenge and made it available for everyone. With this challenge, everyone can begin getting in touch with themselves and making a difference in our world. Check it out here.
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