Glenn Beck: Spotlight on Science - true global warming

GLENN: I'm confused, and I usually am, I know, but why do we keep doing the stories, you know, the science is settled on how global warming happened? I mean, why ‑‑ apparently word is out that there was a runaway spurt of global warming 55 million years ago that turned Earth into a hothouse. Hang on. A runaway spurt of global warming 55 million years that turned Earth into a hothouse. The planet surface temperature blasted upwards between 5 and 9 degrees Celsius ‑‑ that's 9 and 16.2 degrees Fahrenheit ‑‑ in just a few thousand years. On a side note the article explains manmade global warming, A/K/A what we're supposedly experiencing now is driven mainly by the burning of oil, gas and coal and has amounted to around .8 degrees Celsius, 1.2 Fahrenheit over the past century. You may recognize that as less than the 16.2 degrees that the Earth did all by its lonesome. And no one knows how or why.

My first thought obviously was those damn SUVs that they drove 55 million years ago. You know, they were run on ‑‑ they must have been huge gas guzzlers. Can you imagine packing a family of six ‑‑ that's when families were six. They would have six, eight, twelve children a long time ago. Can you imagine having twelve dinosaurs in one SUV? Goodness. Wait a minute, how would they take the dinosaur, squeeze him into oil and then put it into the SUV so the other dinosaurs ‑‑ oh, my goodness, Soylent Green. Citgo, it's dinosaurs! Oh, and the fact that Citgo didn't exist, we didn't exist, SUVs didn't exist 55 million years ago. So we have no idea. But it had to be some sort of manmade greenhouse gas, 55 million years ago. What seems clear is that a huge amount of heat‑trapping greenhouse gases natural ‑‑ I'm quoting ‑‑ natural as opposed to manmade were disgorged in a very short time.

So hang on just a second. Greenhouse gases can be natural? What? Who knew? I just thought we were, you know, we were the ones responsible. It was people that were just lighting a barbecue grill underneath all the thermometers from actually is part of the problem and cause of the temperature rise in some areas, but I digress. You would actually have to read things to be able to know that. So why are we learning this now? The never changing science on global warming sure is a changin'.

A trio of Earth scientists led by Richard Zeebe of the University of Hawaii tried to account for the carbon that was spewed out during the PETM ‑‑ that's what scientists call it when we're talking to you lay people. It's actually the Palaeocene‑Eocene Thermal Maximum, which is my favorite maximum, that and Maximum Ride. That James Patterson is fabulous. I'm not even going to bother with all of the scientific jargon here for you because... I'm going to pretend I don't understand it because I'm not a scientist, but I am a thinker. But probably the real reason is I'm, you know, it will change by the time I finish explaining it. So this is all you need to know from the article. Here it is. Our results imply a fundamental gap in our understanding about the amplitude of global warming. Hold on just a second. Quoting again from ‑‑ just say scientists.

PAT: Scientists!

GLENN: Thank you. Our results imply a fundamental gap in our understanding about the amplitude of global warming associated with a large and abrupt climate perturbations. This gap needs to be filled, this gap needs to be filled to confidently predict future climate change, which is weird because I'm pretty sure you were confident predicting the future of global warming. I'm sorry, global climate change. But who am I trying to be consistent? Clearly I'm not a scientist. I mean, carbon for everybody.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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