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UN climate change chief getting
frustrated with United States

Washington Examiner, by Joel Gehrke

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/24/2012 5:39:54 AM

Christiana Figueres, who leads the United Nations negotiations to get governments to reduce carbon emissions in the world, regards Hurricane Sandy as “yet another wake-up call” for Americans to get on board with her climate change policy. “Yes, I certainly do think that this is yet another wake-up call,” Figueres said of Hurricane Sandy to Yale Environment 360 in an interview published by The Guardian.”I did hear President Obama say quite categorically in his acceptance speech that he is not going to have a future that is threatened by increasing warming . . .

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/24/2012 5:56:46 AM     (No. 9031393)

The UN sees climate change as the road to the biggest money grab in history. This country in $16 trillion in debt but we´re still a wealthy country that can donates 100´s of billions to the UN so they can "solve" climate change. Of course this won´t happen in our lifetime because climate change took to long to create,it won´t happen over night.We´ve gone from greenhouse gases trapping heat to a new villain,carbon emissions.Who knows what the cause will be next week.

Humans occupy a very small part of the planet,it´s hard to believe they could be causing the damage the left claims.There´s trillions of cubic feet of space around the planet for emissions to dissipate in.If carbon dioxide is heavier than air,how does it make it to the upper atmosphere?

The EPA got the FDA to ban certain types of inhalers because the propellant is damaging to the climate,just like freon used to be.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: altoona, 11/24/2012 7:09:08 AM     (No. 9031441)

Check with China on that enviromental compliance, Christiana.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tren9, 11/24/2012 7:41:26 AM     (No. 9031471)

History:

We had a period of extreme weather similar to the modern day events in the late 1950´s - early 1960´s. It appears this is part of a natural cycle.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: anonymous, 11/24/2012 7:48:39 AM     (No. 9031478)

Because they couldn´t get much traction with the "global warming" notion, the propagandists for this cause then adopted the "climate change" notion. "Climate change" is such an elastic expression that it could theoretically be applied to any change in the climate, including the very natural and normal changes that are known to occur over years.

As for Christina Figueres, I suppose she needs to get this thing going so as to ensure she´s still got a job in a year or so. Conferences about climate change can be such fun, especially when they´re at taxpayers´ expense and there´s drinks after the seminars.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/24/2012 7:53:24 AM     (No. 9031483)

Climate change is the moniker of the Jesse Jackson style shake-down artists in the U.N. This whole schtick is wearing thin. Climate change chief is getting frustrated because nobody really believes the little game they´re playing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: vesicant, 11/24/2012 8:13:42 AM     (No. 9031512)

Boo hoo, the UN scumocrat is frustrated. Maybe Christiana could do something useful with her struldbrug self, like get up into the upper atmosphere and block the next solar flare.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pdmccas, 11/24/2012 8:21:15 AM     (No. 9031525)

Talk to China and India you twit.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/24/2012 8:22:00 AM     (No. 9031527)

The UN and the Democrat Party are a bigger threat to the future of America than any posed by Islam. Climate change, or global warming, is a scam use by thieves, charlatans and Algore to steal money.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/24/2012 8:33:53 AM     (No. 9031553)

Agree with #4- to paraphrase one of the greatest patriots of our time, Richard Cheney: " Climate change? We used to call that ´weather´."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hotrod, 11/24/2012 8:42:39 AM     (No. 9031576)

The best way to influence the climate would be to outlaw forest fires and volcanos. One big forest fire or one volcano eruption spews more stuff in the air than man could ever hope to do. And, don´t forget all the undersea emissions from beneath the bottom.

So, Figueres, get to work on that!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/24/2012 9:31:35 AM     (No. 9031668)

Screw the UN and Al Gore.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/24/2012 9:59:08 AM     (No. 9031708)

Here´s how you show those rotten americans, kick em out! They don´t deserve you and your ICCP reports! Sorry I can´t keep the sarcasm up. You and that pack of lying slugs have been conning the public for years now and have generated nothing but phoney data and faked computer models.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/24/2012 10:01:46 AM     (No. 9031712)

GOOD, GO AWAY!!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: right-turn, 11/24/2012 10:03:56 AM     (No. 9031717)

It snows and it´s called climate warming. The Antarctic ice increases significantly and it´s called climate warming. We get a big storm and it´s called climate warming. Al Gore makes a few million bucks and it´s called climate warming. Obama tells a few more lies and it´s called climate warming. .... well .... considering how many lies it may have an effect.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 11/24/2012 11:18:37 AM     (No. 9031826)

Wiki her bio...she is a child of privilege, who has never had a real job in her life, born into a family of social engineers (" a family dedicated to public service"). Righteously ignorant, and proud of it! Degrees in anthropology and social anthropology. You go girrl!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/24/2012 11:23:04 AM     (No. 9031836)

If I typed the word I want to type in front of "him" Moderators would ban me for life.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: stealthy, 11/24/2012 11:52:02 AM     (No. 9031882)

The "call´ is from God to repent.Read The Harbinger.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 11/24/2012 12:17:29 PM     (No. 9031916)

The UN - - and other world bureaucracies - - have nothing better to do than to think of new ways to steal American wealth.

They´re on the case 24/7/365 - - a total obsession. I´d call them leeches- - but that would be an insult to some of Humphrey Bogart´s best friends.

God spare us from these megalomaniacal parasites!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 11/24/2012 12:38:25 PM     (No. 9031953)

Christiana and the UN should list their occupation as thief.

Go away. Nobody cares what you believe or what you want. We do not believe you.

All you are really after is other people´s money.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/24/2012 2:26:11 PM     (No. 9032087)

Tough.

Go home to Costa Rica. And take the UN with you.

Our climate will show almost immediate improvement.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/24/2012 10:14:56 PM     (No. 9032540)

The EU carbon credit scheme failed.... as did the exchange in Chicago that Obama set up, back in 2007. No, Barry will find another easier route to re-distribute... that allows him to hand pick winners & losers.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Twiggy, 11/25/2012 2:42:35 AM     (No. 9032666)

The UN is a waste of real estate and air in our country. Why do we bother with that useless organization sucking millions from our treasury and telling us how to live our lives?

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