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Entity behind Kyoto conned public
CFP ^ | April 21, 2005 | Judi McLeod & David Hawkins

Posted on 04/21/2005 10:29:35 AM PDT by MikeEdwards

We’ve all been had.

The bottom has long since fallen out of the key group that master-minded the Kyoto Protocol credit scheme, but nobody seemed to have joined the dots.

It all began with the flight of Canadian Maurice Strong’s Earth Council from Costa Rica as noted by the National Post’s Peter Foster in May, 2004.

With no fanfare, the Earth Council landed in CH2M Hill’s Consumer Road Toronto office towers.

The Costa Rican government has been pursuing the Earth Council for payment of U.S.$1.65 million, for the wrongful sale of a tract of land it imprudently donated to the Council. The land was donated to the Council by the Costa Rican government with the agreement that, if the Council moved, it would have to return the land.

It was in 1996 when Costa Rica granted the Council the land in question. All Hell broke loose when it was discovered that the Earth Council sold the land that was not theirs to sell in the first place.

"The government cried foul, and the Earth Council upped and departed the country, citing the drain of the legal fight." (Peter Foster, National Post).

Not only was the Earth Council forced to bunk up with CH2M Hill, their hasty departure from sunny Costa Rica also seriously impacted the University of Peace where Maurice Strong was a prominent CEO.

At last count, the University of Peace was destined to relocate to Toronto’s waterfront. Former Liberal MP Dennis Mills made a pre-federal election announcement with what he said was "the permission of Canada’s Prime Minister Paul Martin".

About a year after the Earth Council hightailed it from Costa Rica, Strong set up offices just down the hall from those of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, at UN Manhattan headquarters. . . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


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1 posted on 04/21/2005 10:29:37 AM PDT by MikeEdwards
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To: Argh

Canada uber-government bumps.


2 posted on 04/21/2005 10:32:09 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

I received an email today with a picture of Paul Martin in an imitation of Nixon's two-handed victory salute. The caption was, "I am too a crook." Bingo.


3 posted on 04/21/2005 10:41:18 AM PDT by Argh
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Selling imaginary atmospheric carbon was the scam behind Kyoto?

Big surprise!!

4 posted on 04/21/2005 10:43:49 AM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are ignorance, stupidity and hydrogen)
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To: All

5 posted on 04/21/2005 10:45:18 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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To: MikeEdwards

excellent article.

should be required reading on free republic.


6 posted on 04/21/2005 10:48:29 AM PDT by ken21 (if you didn't see it on tv, then it didn't happen. /s)
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To: Allan

bump


7 posted on 04/21/2005 10:57:05 AM PDT by Shermy
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To: Shermy

BUMP!


8 posted on 04/21/2005 11:25:15 AM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are ignorance, stupidity and hydrogen)
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To: Argh

Post it!

That's awesome!


9 posted on 04/21/2005 11:29:00 AM PDT by MD_Willington_1976
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To: MD_Willington_1976

Sorry, I deleted the email already. I've asked the guy who sent it if he could tell me where to find it or at least send it again. (He doesn't keep email stuff for very long either). I'll let you know when he responds.


10 posted on 04/21/2005 11:38:26 AM PDT by Argh
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To: MikeEdwards
Ha ha!
11 posted on 04/21/2005 11:41:06 AM PDT by denydenydeny
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To: MikeEdwards
More Canadian Kleptocrats in action. Damn, these guys make Ken Lay look like a two-bit purse snatcher.

I recall a National Review article about 10 years ago warning about Maurice Strong. Looks as if they pegged him pretty well back then.

12 posted on 04/21/2005 11:59:14 AM PDT by Ditto ( No trees were killed in sending this message, but billions of electrons were inconvenienced.)
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To: MikeEdwards

But it is the carbon credits, devised for the Kyoto Accord that could be described as the biggest scam of all time that leads to the Canada Free Press lead, "We’ve been had".

The accord may have been engineered in Kyoto, Japan but it was manufactured in sunny Costa Rica.

The blueprint can be found in a May 9, 1997 Earth Council media release, First Global Environment Commodity Goes to Market.

It happened at Braulio Carillo National Park, Costa Rica and was launched by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

Clinton welcomed Costa Rica’s launch of "the world’s first formal program to curb global warming through an international market in greenhouse gas emission reductions".

I wonder how much Billy Jeff Blythe got for the gig?

13 posted on 04/21/2005 12:15:50 PM PDT by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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To: Shermy
"President Clinton’s remarks
followed an announcement by Costa Rican President Jose Maria Figueros
that his country would be introducing Certifiable Tradable Offsets (CTOs TM)
to the international market."

The article doesn't really explain what is a CTO.

The way I understand it
and please correct me if I am wrong
is that some poor schmuck buys a certificate
from some company
which guarantees that the company
has reduced its greenhouse gasses
whatever they might be.

(The poor schmuck,
presumably
would be the Canadian taxpayer or
if the Democrats get back in power
the American taxpayer)

This way
the poor schmuck, himself,
is not required to lower the output
of his bad gasses.

Presumably
like stocks and bonds
these valuable certificates could be traded
on the market.

Sounds like a sensible scheme to me.

14 posted on 04/21/2005 2:08:13 PM PDT by Allan
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To: MikeEdwards

BUMP! bookmark


15 posted on 04/21/2005 7:33:38 PM PDT by jokar (On line data base http://www.trackingthethreat.com/db/index.htm)
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To: MikeEdwards
We’ve all been had.

It's tough to overstate the obvious.

16 posted on 04/21/2005 7:36:49 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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Besides, to help the teaming masses of the third-world the atmosphere could use more carbon dioxide so that plants can grow at an accelerated rate to feed them!


17 posted on 04/22/2005 7:43:59 AM PDT by MikeEdwards
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To: MikeEdwards

bump for later


18 posted on 04/22/2005 7:46:03 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Howlin; Miss Marple; Cindy; Alamo-Girl

ping


19 posted on 05/01/2005 9:25:41 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: piasa

"Earth Council"...

Thanks for the ping piasa.


20 posted on 05/01/2005 9:39:10 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: piasa

Thanks for the ping!


21 posted on 05/01/2005 9:55:13 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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