Skip to comments.Glenn Beck, CITE & Sustainable Development
Posted on 06/13/2012 10:05:23 AM PDT by wheresmyusa
The Blaze has an article today concerning CITE (Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation)and the development of a ghost city to test emerging "smart technology".
Mr. Beck has denounced sustainable development on a few occasions in his broadcasts, but seems to be quite comfortable with the New Mexico project on the basis that it is "privately funded". I don't care where the money comes from. Its the ideology. Lets take a look at a few people at Pegasus Global Holdings.
Dr. Patricia D. Galloway - CEO(from .pdf bio)
Technical Papers & Presentations:
Role, Responsibility and Risk Considerations of the Engineer Regarding Sustainability
"Viewing Risks and Liability in Light of Sustainability, The Environment and Critical Infrastructure"
The Framework of Sustainability for Engineering Design Considerations
The Engineers Role in Public Policy, Institution of Civil Engineers Sustainable Development Forum, New York, New York, September 9, 2005
Risk Management-Now More Than Ever, Published Proceeding, World Engineers Congress, Session C2. Sustainable Development of Mega-cities on Model of Transportation Structure, Model of Public Transportation First and so on, Shanghai, China, November 2 - 5, 2004
Engineer for a Sustainable World, Annual Convention Keynote Speaker, Stanford University,California, September 2004
Delivering a Successful Project, Proceedings, Civil Engineering International Conference on Asian Infrastructure, Sustainable Development and Project Management, Manila, Philippines, February 19 - 20, 1998
And so on. In the interest of space, i'll stop there, but i encourage those interested to take a look at the full list.
Dr. Kris R. Nielsen - Chairman and President
(I can name his tune in two links)
"The Challenge to Sustainable Power Infrastructure Development in a Multinational Environment"
"INTEGRATION OF SOCIAL SCEINCE & ENGINEERING: A NECESSITY FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS"
Well, at least there's no direct linkage between any of the employees and the U.N....oh, wait.
"Brenda Pearson has designed and implemented donor assistance programs for the United Nations, USAID, World Bank and OSCE in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, South Asia and the Balkans. Ms. Pearson is an expert on governance, post-conflict stabilization operations, decentralization of public services and building multi-stakeholder partnerships and strategic alliances with government, civil society and donors. Ms. Pearson served on the international technical teams that drafted the national Poverty Reduction Strategies for Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Macedonia in the early 2000s, which were closely linked to the establishment of the new Millennium Development agenda and goals. She served as Advisor to the United States National Security Council's Task Forces for Kosovo and Bosnia Herzegovina and was a Sr. Congressional Research Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace. She is the author of two books on development assistance in the context of reducing inter-ethic and religious conflict, dozens of publications and presentations. She speaks English, Italian, Arabic and French. She holds Masters degrees from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in economics and international relations and has completed doctoral research in area of governance and public policy studies at the University of Maastricht."
I could be wrong, but i'm pretty sure that's the same woman in both pictures.
Balls in your court Mr. Beck.
If a privately funded firm can make “sustainablility” profitable without trampling on our rights, I’m for it. The problem is that good things like a clean environment and sustainable growth have been hijacked and used to strip us of rights and money.
But you are right about “privately funded” doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good thing; Soros’ foundations are a prime example.
“If a privately funded firm can make sustainablility profitable without trampling on our rights, Im for it.”
Agreed. But as long as it’s the United Nations version of sustainability, it will certainly trample all over our rights. From these bios, i don’t think this is “freedom based”.
Sorry, Sally, that's stupid and dumb, and plays into the hands of the political-social manipulators.
In a Free Exchange Private Enterprise political and social system, individuals and private companies are free to do stupid things, so long as private money is involved in all losses.
That is none of our business and certainly none of yours. The problem is self correcting.
When taxpayers are the source of the losses, it is neither rational nor tolerable. THAT problem is never self correcting, and when a megalomaniac is authorized to manufacture wealth out of nothing, or via massive inflation, the losers are us. All of us.
It takes a total certified moron not to acknowlege the difference.
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