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A tale of 2 US delegations at climate talks
ABC News, by Connor Finnegan and Stephanie Ebbs

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/14/2017 4:25:51 AM

While the world meets in Bonn, Germany, to hammer out the final details of the historic Paris climate accord and lay the path forward on combating climate change, there may be some confusion over who speaks for America. The Trump administration´s official delegation is a smaller team smaller than in past years and is led by the State Department to work on the Paris Agreement - even though the president intends to withdraw from the accord. But there´s another delegation from the U.S. at the summit — a group of elected officials, businesses, universities, and nonprofits, all of whom are committed to

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Scott Pruitt isn´t there. Good for Secretary Pruitt.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/14/2017 4:46:21 AM     (No. 11451381)

The article should have said the second group comprised of elected eco-terrorist officials, businesses, universities and nonprofits all foresaw their gravy train of grants disappearing and showed up to keep their money train moving.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/14/2017 7:15:25 AM     (No. 11451444)

The next dem candidate for president will have to take a position on the rip off Paris accord.That´ll cost millions of voters right there along with abortion.Climate change will be an even less campaign issue by 2020.We´ve seen how much power Mother nature has due to to damage caused by hurricanes and fires this year alone. There´s nothing a puny human or even a group can do anything. At the same time I´m willing to do whatever to fight pollution,even giant air purifiers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redbone, 11/14/2017 8:05:29 AM     (No. 11451506)

Liberals are so gullible, they´ll believe almost anything. They are easily duped into global warming and antifa. They don´t even know what fascism is, they´re just children chasing butterflies and unicorns.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 11/14/2017 12:31:41 PM     (No. 11451746)

Religious zealots. The original purpose of the MMGW scam was Europeans looking to hamstring the USA with a fake crisis to require restrictions on us for economic reasons. That is still the underlying reason for most countries, who are happy to find a bunch of ignorant Gaia religious zealots have climbed onto their economic train.

#2, every coal fired power plant has had "giant air purifiers" installed in their stacks for about 40 years. What you see going out of "smokestacks" from US power plants (if you see anything at all) these days is just water vapor - steam. Stacks have used electrostatic precipitators and liquid chemical scrubbers to remove the smoke particles and the gaseous sulphur compounds from the stack gases. Some places sell the scrubbed out material to make sheetrock, since it is pretty much gypsum.



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