Skip to comments.Der Spiegel: Copenhagen a Club for Losers
Posted on 12/22/2009 11:37:21 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Der Spiegel blasts the Copenhagen conference as a Club for Losers after it utterly failed to produce a consensus even on Barack Obamas facesaving non-binding resolution. They excoriate everyone from China to Obama and even the UN, but retain their most pungent shots for European diplomats who bungled both expectations and diplomacy. And Der Speigel now says the best hope for progress wont come from Turtle Bay, but from a process set in motion by a man whom AGW hysterics used to regard as the devil incarnate:
After days of negotiations, debate, political drama and pages of will-they or wont-they headlines, the Copenhagen climate conference is over. And there is no conclusive agreement on any important issues. So did the situation produce any winners or has the whole world become a club for environmental losers?
Even if the worlds leading climate scientists are only partially correct, then without a fairly ambitious climate agreement there will be dramatic consequences for our planet. And the climate conference in Copenhagen neither delivered such an agreement nor did it show any concievable way of reaching one. Countless scientific studies leave us in no doubt that the whole of humanity and in particular future generations will lose out. Because, at best, we can only guess the exact nature of the consequences of global warming and the extent of negative change in our natural environment.
Well, perhaps we should wait to see if the worlds leading climate scientists are even partially correct before using AGW as a means for a massive redistribution of wealth. This admission alone seems rather startling from Der Spiegel. It shows just how much damage Climategate has done to the AGW hysteric movement as a whole.
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When the zero went there, we knew it was a Loser’s Club.
Based on faulty and false data.
Exactly, Der Spiegel..., Copenhagen was going to be a Club for Losers from the get go. Luckily, it was a club for losers that imploded.
“...Even if the worlds leading climate scientists are only partially correct...”
This line stands out from everything else in the article. Thanks to all the grass-roots efforts to expose the dishonest tactics used by so many of the global warming proponents, real damage has been done to their perceived credibility, so now even the mainstream media is admitting that the leading climate scientists may be only partially correct.
“Climate Change” is a simple admission of failure of the theory that CO2 was supposed to cause global warming. When that didn’t pan out the phrase “Climate Change” was adopted which says essentially, we have no working theory, but whatever happens it must be caused by mankind.