Skip to comments.UN Climate Conference Set to Begin in South Africa
Posted on 11/27/2011 7:59:12 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
Representatives from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Durban, South Africa, to negotiate strategies for dealing with climate change, including how to extend the soon-to-expire Kyoto Protocol.
Efforts to negotiate a successor to the Kyoto pact, which committed industrialized nations to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a set amount by 2012, have been on hold since the failure of the climate conference in Copenhagen two years ago.
Previous debates have focused on how to balance the responsibilities of developed nations with those of emerging and still-developing countries, and few believe this conference, which begins Monday, will result in a new agreement. Eyes will likely focus on the world's two biggest polluters, the United States and China.
Earlier this month, U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States will use the meeting to urge emerging economies to do more to address global warming. Mr. Obama warned that "advanced economies can't do this alone."
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global hoax keeps moving on....
So there is definitely a strong argument for the developed countries to greatly help poorer countries to switch to renewable energies.
But the fund, said Earthlife Africa climate change project coordinator Tristan Taylor, is currently nothing but a mirage. Its yet to be filled with any money. Its an empty fund.
Yep. By ‘micro-financing’. Just what Obama’s Momma was doing.
So, I guess they are all walking or swimming to the conference?
America is broke. No more money for these people. Too bad, so sad, they killed the goose that laid the golden eggs.
Let’s start by grounding Air Farce One. At $180,000 per hour, cutting a few less days of travel by Obozo should allow him to save a little money (which we don’t have) for the UN scammers’ begging cup. If he’s such a genius let him (and the Goron himself) attend Durban by telefrickingconference!!!
I hope every one has noticed that they don’t hold their meetings north of the equator any more. Guess they got tired of that white, solid, global warming falling out of the sky.