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After Failing With Worm Burgers, Norwegian Grocery Chain to Launch Cricket Burgers

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After failing to convince consumers to buy worm burgers, a Norwegian grocery chain is trying to market burgers made from ground up crickets.

Supermarket Meny scrapped the idea of worm burgers after insufficient demand but seem convinced that they can stir up enthusiasm for people to chomp down on insects.

“It is difficult to see whether Norwegian consumers are more open to insects in a burger than bread, but the link to testing alternative protein sources, such as insects, is probably more closely linked to a burger,” communications manager of Meny, Nina Horn Hynne, told E24.

According to the article, office staff at Meny were asked to try the cricket burger and they found it very appetizing.

“It tastes good,” says one employee. “Crunchy but with a little unusual taste.”

Thomas Rognstad, chairman of Urban Food in Norway, said the burgers, which are made by grounding down the crickets and adding flour, were easy to produce because crickets don’t need much space, water or food and they contain 60 per cent protein.

Judging by some of the respondents to the article, the cricket burgers are probably going to be as unpopular as the worm burgers.

“There no chance in hell I would eat this,” said one.

“No boycott is needed because there won’t even be any sale,” added another.

However, when cricket burgers were launched at a Mexican restaurant in Soho, New York, they were apparently a “surprise hit.”

Eating bugs has been heavily promoted by cultural institutions and the media over the past year because people are being readied to accept drastically lower standards of living under disastrous global ‘Green New Deal’ programs that will make normal meat production vastly more expensive.

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Climate Activist’s Rank Hypocrisy Exposed in Hilarious Radio Interview

Says people shouldn’t be allowed to fly to Fiji, before admitting she just flew to Fiji.

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A Greta Thunberg-style climate activist asserted that people shouldn’t be allowed to fly to places like Fiji due to the harm it does to the planet, before admitting that she had just flown to Fiji.

Yes, really.

16-year-old School Strike 4 Climate activist Izzy Cook made the remarks during an interview with NewstalkZB host Heather du Plessis-Allan.

“So we would have to apply to have like, approved events to be able to fly for?” du Plessis-Allan asked.

“Well that’s one thing that you could look at doing,” Cook said.

“Am I allowed to go to Fiji? Is that necessary?” du Plessis-Allan asked.

Cook replied, “In the current climate crisis I don’t think that that’s necessary.”

The host then quizzed Cook on the details of her previous plane trip.

“Mm, I’m not sure – maybe a few months ago to be honest,”she said.

“Where’d you go?” the host asked.

“Fiji,” Cook conceded.

The host couldn’t help but burst out laughing.

Of course, now that the activist and her hypocrisy has been exposed, the media is rushing to amplifying claims that she is being “bullied.”

By using children as human shields for their agenda (they did it with Greta for years), climate change groups can protect themselves against criticism by claiming anyone who questions their propaganda is attacking minors.

This “do as I say, not as I do” attitude is also common to virtually all ‘climate activists’, the vast majority of whom come from privileged backgrounds and enjoy lives of luxury while telling everyone else to make sacrifices.

Prince Charles, now King Charles, constantly wags wagging his finger at people over their carbon footprint.

Last year, it was revealed he had flown 120,213 miles miles on private jets & helicopters over the last 5 years alone.

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WEF Piece Lauds How “Billions” Across the World Complied With Lockdown Restrictions

And how they’d do the same to comply with a social credit-style carbon rationing scheme.

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An opinion piece published by the World Economic Forum lauds how “billions” of people complied with “restrictions” imposed as a result of lockdown, suggesting they would do the same under the guise of reducing carbon emissions.

The article is titled ‘My Carbon’: An approach for inclusive and sustainable cities’ and was written by Mridul Kaushik, Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of India.

The subject of the piece is how to convince people to adopt “personal carbon allowance programs” given that such schemes have so far been largely unsuccessful.

However, Kaushik notes that improvements in tracking and surveillance technology are helping to overcome “political resistance” against such programs.

Writing that “COVID-19 was the test of social responsibility,” Kaushik commends how, “A huge number of unimaginable restrictions for public health were adopted by billions of citizens across the world.”

“There were numerous examples globally of maintaining social distancing, wearing masks, mass vaccinations and acceptance of contact-tracing applications for public health, which demonstrated the core of individual social responsibility,” he adds.

In citing how so many people complied with lockdown mandates, despite overwhelming evidence of the harmful consequences such restrictions had on society, Kaushik implies that they’d behave in a similarly obsequious manner in other areas of life.

Such conformity would be encouraged via technology, including artificial intelligence, digitization and “smart home” devices, argues Kaushik.

The article goes on to call for a social-credit style carbon emissions rationing scheme that would provide “individual advisories on lower carbon and ethical choices for consumption of product and services.”

New social norms would also be created to define what “a fair share” of personal emissions represents, and determine “acceptable levels” of personal emissions.

We previously documented how technocrats are preparing “mandatory” personal carbon allowances that would introduce rationing into every area of your life via an app that would record your travel, heating expenses and even the food you eat.

As we highlight in the video below, climate change groups are also working with television producers to insert messages about global warming and carbon emissions into shows.

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“Nothing To Do With Man” – Astrophysicist Says Climate-Cultists “Are On A Gravy Train” To Make Money

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This year’s heat waves and subsequent droughts resulted in the hottest summer in recorded European history,according to a report by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) – an EU-funded Earth observation agency.

“We’ve not only had record August temperatures for Europe, but also for the summer, with the previous summer record only being one year old,” said Freja Vamborg, a senior scientist at the Copernicus Climate Change Service.

Of course, this ‘record’ heat in the summer has prompted activists to trot out the same old tropes that this ‘confirms climate change’ is having a catastrophic effect on the world already. With the energy crisis facing Europe, this is not a particularly comfortable topic as numerous nations abandon – albeit apparently temporarily – their green policies in favor of not letting their citizenry starve or freeze.

Given that it’s all ‘settled science’, the following RT News anchor was probably expecting a rote response to his questions about climate change.

He was in for a big surprise…

Piers Corbyn – physicist, meteorologist, and elder brother of former UK Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn – explained to the shocked RT anchor that the climate “has always been changing, but this has nothing to do with man”

The astrophysicist instead believes that changes in the Earth’s climate and its weather are dictated primarily by cyclical activity on the surface of the sun (and not, pointedly, by the effects of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere). 

“For one thing science doesn’t do settled opinions,” Corbyn says. 

“And for another they are all wrong.”

“Surely man has something to with this,” exclaims the struggling new anchor, to which Corbyn responds:

“No, the only connection is that man is here at the same time as the sun and the moon are doing things.”

The frustrated anchor falls back to consensus, asking “so how come then that so many climate change scientists disagree with you and they get so much support for that?”

Corbyn’s laughing response was straightforward:

“…those that say this are just trying to make money… They’re on a gravy train for heaven’s sake.”

Watch the brief interview below:

Finally, we note that in former UK PM Boris Johnson once lauded Corbyn as “the world’s foremost meteorological soothsayer”.

We suspect this is the last time Mr.Corbyn will be allowed on TV…

This post was originally published at Zero Hedge

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