Skip to comments.Coca-Cola leads cheering section for 1-world climate change taxes
Posted on 11/21/2009 8:41:55 AM PST by raptor22
Coca-Cola is spearheading a coalition of more than 100 companies pushing a United Nations climate treaty to bind the U.S. to cap-and-trade emissions regulation, commit the world's wealthiest nations to a potential $10 trillion in foreign aid and, possibly, form a proposed international "super-grid" for regulating and distributing electric power worldwide.
Together with the SAP and Siemens corporations, Coca-Cola launched a website called Hopenhagen, leading up to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, which opens on Dec. 7. The website invites the citizens of the world to sign a petition demanding world leaders draft binding agreements on climate change and advertises, as of today, "16 days left to seal the deal."
Other "friends" of Hopenhagen include media outlets Newsweek, Discovery Channel, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, The Wall Street Journal and Clear Channel, among others, Internet giants Yahoo, Google and AOL and dozens of other companies and organizations.
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Reading that Costco is refusing to carry Coke.
Does my heart good.
Something about reaching a pricing agreement.
GOODBYE COKE GOODBYE
I love (diet) Coke. No more for. I like Coors better anyway.
I love (diet) Coke. No more for me. I like Coors better anyway.
If I boycotted every company that pulled stupid stuff, I wouldn’t be able to buy anything.
Pepsi sucks and I wouldn’t drink their garbage if they were the most conservative company in the world.
This is all a matter of personal preference of course and I’m sure there are people here who think Coke sucks and Pepsi is just wonderful.
We’re done with Coke products!
The list of the companies / organizations supporting this nonsense is at
Used to drink a coke a day. Guess I’ll give it up for good. Actually haven’t had one in a couple of months, and I don’t miss it anymore.
The corn syrup version of Coke tastes terrible to me - how about RC Cola and a moonpie?
Coke is it. I use Mac computers, too.
I'm going to WalMart and pickup some Cokes and cukes! I also need some HP ink for my OfficeJet, and a few more socks made from American cotton, by Americans...
Any company with manufacturing centers and customers in the third world is going to cheer for cap and tax because they aren’t “citizens” of the US anymore. They know that anything that weakens the US and the concept of the sovereign nation-state strengthens them and their ability to exploit the people through neo-feudalism.
I never was big on beer but I am an alcoholic and haven’t had an alcohol beverage in almost 30 years. What I remember was that I couldn’t tell any difference among domestic brands but certainly could distinguish between domestic and German beer.
Whiskey was another matter altogether
About 6 months ago I was designing a process system which involved the use of phosphoric acid to address a heavy metals issue. At the time, I had been drinking almost nothing but Diet Coke or water. I remember being in a conversation about Nutrisweet and decided to look into what this stuff was. Something about creating formaldahyde in the digestive process got my attention so I decided to see whate was in the DC.
The first ingredient on the side of the can was; Phosphoric Acid. I quit drinking the stuff that moment. About three days of noticable withdraawals from the caffene and that was it. Now I drink water and iced tea (not instant) with the occasional beer after a long hot day at the tracks.
What’s with the Wall Street Journal?
Business Week, "Scientific" American, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times of London, Weather Underground, Mother Jones, Thompson Reuters, Yahoo, National Geographic, Newsweek, Discovery Channel.
The push for global totalitarian socialism results in some stranger bed partners, eh?
That would be “strange” bed partners.
I would rather drink my own pee than instant iced tea. I'm a tea snob.
Gee and just think of all the landfill those billions of
Coke bottles and cans have taken up all these decades.
Or the energy expended in manufacturing products that kept dentists in business for years
Bingo. I’ll be writing them a letter.
What about CO-2 emissions? Coke has been the leading contributor to this green house gas with every pop of a soda can!
More like Dopenhagen.
I went to the site and created a fictitious identity - Pepsi Drinker, and signed it saying, “Boycott Coke, Google & Yahoo!”
I’m the upper left green dot...heh, heh.
P!ss on them!
I’ve been a Coke drinker my entire adult life.
Just swore them off for good.
See? The Wall Street Journal is just another Obamamouthed MSM rag.
” Im sure there are people here who think Coke sucks and Pepsi is just wonderful.”
Coke tastes way better than Pepsi. But I don’t like their New World Order politics.
So AG Holder has notified them that unless they roll over and do tricks they will be the next Tobacco Industry. It looks pretty much like the Chicago way is taking over...
Ditto that here for husband and myself. There will not be another Coca Cola purchase made by us either - we are now officially sworn off the stuff. We wanted to quit drinking it and never really had the impetus to do it - but they now have given us significant reason to actually quit drinking it. I hope Costco never comes to agreement with them! The large Coke glass I've had for years now has found it its way to the trash can.
Drop Coke a line if you feel like it...
The Coca-Cola Company
One Coca-Cola Plaza
BTW, like others on this thread I researched artificial sweeteners and stopped using anything with aspartame(nutrasweet) in it a few years ago. I find hot or cold tea (Lipton Black Tea) to be a good substitute for colas. I will have the occassional Pepsi One which uses “Splenda”. I went almost 2 years without having any soda of any kind. I also like to get flavored fizzy water. My favorite is “La Croix” brand water. It comes in great flavors and only has 2 ingredients, water and natural flavor. It’s a nice change from having tap water all the time.
Very unhappy to see the WSJ listed.
Major dilemma here. What to drink with the traditional Friday night pizza? Maybe I should quit pizza?
Here’s the letter that I sent to www.cokefeedback.com. Feel free to copy and paste it into your feedback form.
“I just read that Coca-Cola is one of the Founding Partners behind the website petition “Hopenhagen”. A “binding resolution” to use higher taxes to curb carbon emissions will result in higher energy costs to Americans. I find it baffling that your company supports such a resolution given the controversy surrounding the concept of man-made climate change,and the likelihood that such a tax will cause higher unemployment. I intend to boycott companies that use my money to promote such an agenda.”