Skip to comments.Green economy needs 2% of every nation's income, says UN
Posted on 02/23/2011 8:07:47 AM PST by epithermal
The United Nations will call on Monday for 2% of worldwide income to be invested in the green economy, a move it says would boost jobs and economic growth.
The call is expected to be matched by statements of support for low-carbon investment from heads of state including President Barack Obama of the US and Hu Jintao of China, and several chiefs of multinational companies.
An investment of 2% of global GDP would more than pay for itself in the form of millions of new jobs, the development of new industries, health benefits from cleaner air, energy efficiency savings and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the UN is expected to say.
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If stealing only 2% of our income would “would boost jobs and economic growth,” just think how much growth would ensue if we forked over 5%, 10% or even 20% of our income!! Sign me up — it sounds good.
One has to wonder if there exists a more corrupt, deluded institution than the UN.
I won’t even get into the whole ‘global warming vs. fossil fuels’ argument. But...billions of dollars were given to the UN for Haiti and anyone that watches Bill O’Reilly can testify that the money never got there. Why should we give any more money to the UN if all they will do is misappropriate it?
This sounds like something that Obama could get behind.
Yeah. UN? And all that “green” going to you...right? FO.
There. Fixed it.
Get us out of the UN , they are nuts.
THAT is the $64,000 question!
only if they come and collect it in person
Given current events, let us not forget that this is the same organization that put Libya in place as chair of their Human Rights Committee. The UN is as batguano insane as Qaddafi, in my book, for having made such a move.
And we want to give them 2% of our ongoing newly created wealth because . . . ?
WOW! Only 2% and the chicks are free.
Can some one tell us what they receive now from us as a % of GPD? I think that is how our payment to them is determined?
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