A very good morning to Mr. Loh and fellow coursemates. Today, I would like to talk about Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) propaganda. Several hypotheses have emerged to explain the global warming phenomenon before that. Among these theories, Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) has emerged as the leading theory, which deduces that the Earth is warming due to human activity and that as a result humans will eventually destroy the planet.
Over the past few decades, scientists, politicians, marketers, and Earth lovers have applied propaganda techniques to promote the Anthropogenic Global Warming theory. In the process, they proactively tried to restrict the exposure of the truth in order to profit from people’s apprehension of global warming. Human activity has borne the bulk of the blame for the increased temperatures. Human activity includes land clearing, industrial emissions and transportation emissions, which increase the greenhouse gases.
The propagandists have attempted to use the fear factor to get the media’s attention. Headlines such as “Scientists fear global warming higher than expected” are designed to make the readers cringe with fear when they read that earth's average temperature could rise by 7.8°C by 2300 with polar ice caps melting and seas rising by seven meters. Nearly every report concerning global warming is laced with disastrous consequences if something is not done soon. This type of propaganda technique is effective in catching readers’ attention and motivating them to some action.
Besides that, proponents of AGW also engage in a propaganda technique known as “transfer.” Transfer occurs when the positive or negative traits of one thing or person are associated with that of another. For example, when the supporter of AGW addresses a television audience, he wears a white lab coat, whether or not he works in a lab, because people associate white lab coats with scientists and truth untainted....