Will "Rich" Nations Shy Away From a New Climate Treaty?

By:  James Heiser
11/22/2011
       
Will "Rich" Nations Shy Away From a New Climate Treaty?

With the European and American economies in the midst of a profound crisis, the drive by United Nations globalists and radical environmentalists to push for economic redistribution in the name of stopping climate change appears to be foundering.  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has pushed an ideological agenda since 1992. The UNFCCC will begin this year’s meeting in Durban, South Africa, on November 28, but organizational insiders appear to be despairing before the conference even begins.

With the European and American economies in the midst of a profound crisis, the drive by United Nations globalists and radical environmentalists to push for economic redistribution in the name of stopping climate change appears to be foundering.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has pushed an ideological agenda since 1992. The UNFCCC will begin this year’s meeting in Durban, South Africa, on November 28, but organizational insiders appear to be despairing before the conference even begins.

A November 22 article for the Sydney Morning Herald captures some of the petulant, even demagogic, tone now coming from those who have staked their plan for restructuring the world on fear-mongering regarding the imaginary threat of manmade global warming:

The eight-year delay is the worst contemplated by governments during 20 years of negotiations, and comes despite intensifying warnings from scientists and economists about the dangers of delaying action.…

Postponing an operational agreement until 2020 would be fatal to hopes of avoiding catastrophic climate change, scientists and economists say.…

Developing countries — particularly island states most at risk — are furious and the delay will be fiercely debated in Durban.

Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency, said: ''If we do not have an international agreement whose effect is put in place by 2017, then the door to [preventing a global mean temperature rise of 2 degrees] will be closed forever.''

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