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Despair after climate conference,
but U.N. still offers hope

Reuters, by Barbara Lewis and Alister Doyle

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Posted By:DaddyO, 12/11/2012 7:59:17 AM

At the end of another lavishly-funded U.N. conference that yielded no progress on curbing greenhouse emissions, many of those most concerned about climate change are close to despair. As thousands of delegates checked out of their air-conditioned hotel rooms in Doha to board their jets for home, some asked whether the U.N. system even made matters worse by providing cover for leaders to take no meaningful action. (snip) The rich nations of the world promised two decades ago to halt their rise in greenhouse gases. They failed. Next, they promised a sequel to Kyoto by 2009. They failed again.

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You don´t understand, the leaders of the rich nations two decades ago are long gone, having reaped the benefits of appearing to care for our mother Earth, knowing full well nothing would ever come of it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 12/11/2012 8:26:32 AM     (No. 9059085)

I don´t know which rich nations they´re referring to but it´s not the US. CO2 emissions here have fallen to a 20 year low.
Check this story out:
http://www.aei-ideas.org/2012/10/technologies-opposed-by-environmentalists-fracking-and-genetic-modification-have-cut-co2-emissions-to-20-yr-low/
(Sorry, I don´t know how to make the URL smaller.)
This is thanks to GMO crops and fracking. Even though the whole CO2 thing is bogus from the getgo.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: f64, 12/11/2012 8:32:50 AM     (No. 9059099)

#1 -

Go to:

http://tinyurl.com/


Paste the full url in the box and it comes out converted to this:

http://tinyurl.com/9uy555u

Try it

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MrYules, 12/11/2012 9:28:36 AM     (No. 9059206)

The synthetic entity called the "United Nations" would like to run the human race on a planetary scale. Look at the fools, misfits, corruptors, real and wannabe dictators who comprise the ranks of the "UN" power elite. Worthless at best, evil and destructive at worst. By and large they have achieved nothing in their lives by their own efforts, but seek to control the lives of billions because they arrogantly (psychotically?) believe they "know what is best" for other people. They should get a real job producing a product or service that someone can actually use beneficially.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 12/11/2012 9:30:11 AM     (No. 9059209)

Their despair is that the 2-week vacation is over, all the good food and drink...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99, 12/11/2012 1:14:49 PM     (No. 9059831)

Put Algore, Sheryl Crow et al on suicide watch.

( Oh, if we could only be that fortunate )

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Reply 6 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/11/2012 1:23:40 PM     (No. 9059842)

How about a grand gesture. They can permanently turn out the lights on Earth Day.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 12/11/2012 3:18:56 PM     (No. 9060081)

When even Reuters thinks the UN has become a joke, perhaps it´s time to state the obvious. It IS a joke, as is the global warming/carbon credit scam. But, they will have to give up their private jets to fancy hotel conferences, and that ain´t gonna happen. Eventually the scam will be rejected, but in the meanwhile these clowns will get their paid vacations.

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