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Global Warming Hysteria: China and India Refuse Oversight–But The Fix is In
First Things ^ | December 5, 2009 | Wesley J. Smith

Posted on 12/05/2009 3:32:33 PM PST by Delacon

The USA didn’t participate in Kyoto because Al Gore signed an agreement allowing the USA to be bound by carbon dioxide emission cuts, but not China and India–this despite a unanimous vote in the US Senate beforehand opposing such a proposal.  You see, the impossibility of ratification didn’t matter to Clinton/Gore. What mattered was looking good in the eyes of certain international elites.

Now, apparently, everything old is new again. China and India refuse to permit any on site international oversight of their emissions releases, but the beat goes on anyway. From the story:

China and other major emerging economies will not allow international supervision of their actions to slow climate change to be part of a deal at U.N. talks in Copenhagen, a top Indian delegate said on Friday. Giving details of a common front by China, India, Brazil and South Africaat the meeting beginning next Monday, he also said the four opposed global goals for limiting climate change, except for the target of curbing warming to a maximum 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. “This is more a framework document that is available for negotiation,” according to the top delegate, who has intimate knowledge of the proposal for the Dec. 7-18 negotiations. “The developing world is seeking an alternate architecture” for a new climate deal, he said. Speaking on condition of anonymity, he said the four nations would only agree to international supervision of their actions to slow climate change when they depended on donor money or technology — such as imported wind turbines or solar panels. Otherwise, supervision would be done by each nation.

That should kill a deal, at least as far as the USA is concerned.  But Copenhagen isn’t really about global warming, it is about accruing power into the hands of international technocrats and the developing scientocracy.  Think of the fun they will have as they spend decades living lavishly, while redistributing the West’s wealth and governing our most basic patterns of living. Nothing could do more to ensure employment opportunities for the drones sector!  That’s why the fix is in regardless of what terms to which China and India refuse agreement.

Think I’m kidding? Obama wasn’t going to go to Copenhagen (which I never believed). Then, he was going to go at the open, meaning there would be no deal.  Now, he’s going at the close, which means he will do a deal no matter what it takes–and don’t give him any bad news about Climategate and the profound doubt it casts on the entire field.  From the story:

The announcement Friday that Obama is pushing back his appearance at the Copenhagen summit to its final weekend, the critical negotiating period, signals a willingness to pour significant political capital into his climate agenda – and raises expectations that the White House will reach agreements both internationally and at home.

The impact of the scheduling change is magnified by expectations that the Environmental Protection Agency will finalize a key move toward regulating greenhouse gases, with the final release of its endangerment finding expected as soon as Monday. “There’s no question that this is a game changer,” said Carter Roberts, president of the World Wildlife Fund. “It’s huge, it’s important, and it’s logical given the momentum that’s developing around the world and in next the two weeks.”

It won’t pass the Senate but the courts and EPA will just say that we must follow the international consensus. And thus freedom sickens. 

The good news, if any is to be found, is that such threats also can create an intense political backlash. The American people aren’t up for further depressing our own economy, while sending billions and billions of dollars overseas–not when the “crisis” may be  mostly manufactured and we have budget black holes that threaten economic implosion. If this goes the way it seems now, look for loud huzzahs in the media, but a major political thumbs down once POTUS gets home.

TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: algore; capandtrade; cop15; copenhagen; epa; globalwarming; obama; statism
It won’t pass the Senate but the courts and EPA will just say that we must follow the international consensus. And thus freedom sickens. 

1 posted on 12/05/2009 3:32:34 PM PST by Delacon
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2 posted on 12/05/2009 3:32:56 PM PST by Delacon ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule." H. L. Mencken)
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To: Delacon
Nonsense .
3 posted on 12/05/2009 3:34:59 PM PST by fantom (,)
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To: Delacon

We can’t let the MSM win this.

Best ClimateGate clips (show everybody you know):

4 posted on 12/05/2009 3:40:59 PM PST by Islam=Murder (Hitler hated his Jewish side; Omoslem hates his white side.)
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Thanx !


Beam me to Planet Gore !

5 posted on 12/05/2009 3:43:40 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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Great website!

7 posted on 12/05/2009 4:48:11 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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Great website!

I wouldn't know. When I saw an Alex Jones video at the very top of the latest entry, I closed the page immediately, and I probably won't be back.

I won't tolerate any site which provides publicity to that opportunistic, "truther," nutjob/creep.

8 posted on 12/06/2009 2:17:37 AM PST by Stultis (Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia; Democrats always opposed waterboarding as torture)
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FReepmail me to get on or off

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Who didn't see this coming...
9 posted on 12/06/2009 5:54:44 AM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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