Vaclav Klaus

Klaus: The problem is the majority of rational people do not pay attention

by Vaclav Klaus Climate Forum, Kongresshotel Seepark, Thun, Switzerland, October 9, 2008: Current priorities do not fall from the sky. They reflect our way of looking at things, “die Weltanschauung”, which characterizes our era. Its formation started decades ago. I see it in the culture, philosophy and ideology of the 1960s and 1970s which in …

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Klaus: Global Warming is not about the environment, it’s about our freedom

by Vaclav Klaus Hilton Hotel, Portland, Oregon, September 30, 2008: During my visits in the US in the last 19 years, I made speeches on a wide range of topics. There was, however, always a connection between them. They were all about freedom and about threats endangering it. Global warming is about freedom. It’s not …

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Klaus: What is Endangered? Climate or Freedom?

by Vaclav Klaus My answer to this question is very clear and straightforward: “Endangered is freedom. Climate is OK.” After spending several years studying this issue I came to the conclusion we were deceived. The Great Global Warming Debate is not about temperature or CO2 levels. It is not a scientific dispute inside climatology. The …

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Klaus: Global WARNing

Dr. Vaclav Klaus warns: Environmentalism as a metaphysical ideology and as a worldview has absolutely nothing to do with natural sciences or the climate itself. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with social sciences either. Environmentalism, not preservation of nature (and of environment), is a leftist ideology. Environmentalism is a vehicle for bringing socialist government …

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