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130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism
The Daily Caller ^ | July 23, 2014 | Mitchel Bastasch

Posted on 07/23/2014 12:31:16 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can’t be stopped without ending the “hegemonic capitalist system,” saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are “false solutions.”

“The structural causes of climate change are linked to the current capitalist hegemonic system,” reads the final draft of the Margarita Declaration, presented at a conference including about 130 environmental groups.

“To combat climate change it is necessary to change the system,” the declaration adds.

Environmental activists met in the oil producing, socialist country of Venezuela as part of a United Nations-backed event to increase civil engagement in the lead up to a major climate conference.

But environmentalists surprised U.N. officials by offering up a declaration that not only seeks to end capitalism, but one that also opposes U.N.-backed efforts to fight global warming — namely, cap-and-trade and forest conservation programs.

Climate-change news analysis site RTCC reports that it’s unclear which groups signed onto the declaration, adding that it runs in the face of the “green economy” solutions to global warming backed by rich nations.

But many poor countries, like Venezuela, do not support a “green economy” solution to global warming, instead, arguing that rich countries should give poor nations cash payments and technology transfers.

Rejection of cap-and-trade and forest conservation programs also fly in the face of U.S. and European environmental groups, which back programs to limit and price carbon dioxide emissions.

In the U.S., environmentalists rallied behind the Environmental Protection Agency proposals to cut carbon dioxide emissions from new and existing power plants — a plan that would force the shutdown of coal-fired power plants.

“Climate disruption is the greatest challenge facing our generation,” Michael Brune, the director of the Sierra Club, said in a statement in June. “Until now, power plants have been allowed to dump unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into our air, driving dangerous climate disruption, and fueling severe drought, wildfires, heat waves and superstorms.”

The EPA’s plan to cut emissions from power plants has been attacked by the coal industry and Republicans who say it will harm the U.S. economy without doing much to help the climate.

“EPA is setting up our states to fail – our local economies to fail – to deliver on the president’s promise that electricity prices will skyrocket – all for immeasurable so-called climate benefits,” Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter said in a Thursday hearing on the EPA’s new rule. ”This rule is all pain and no gain.”

The environmentalists who support the Margarita Declaration may have also been pleased to hear that Australia repealed its two-year-old carbon tax — though Australia is still a free-market economy.

Australia’s conservative coalition government has been bucking the so-called climate consensus since their electoral wins last fall. Not only did Australia send no high level diplomats to the last U.N. climate conference, but they also plan to cut global warming and green energy programs by 90 percent over the next four years.


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Meeting in Venezuela!

UN backed!

Redistribute wealth!

Links to more sources at DC link.

1 posted on 07/23/2014 12:31:16 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Nuts.


2 posted on 07/23/2014 12:32:58 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They should look around Venezuela a little more before they encourage the world to be more like them


3 posted on 07/23/2014 12:32:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Yes because its worked so well everywhere its been tried.

At least they are now telling us what their agenda has been the entire time.


4 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:33 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Watermelonism.
5 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:34 PM PDT by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

130 environmental groups can kiss my ass. Green on the outside red on the inside. Can you imagine the level of tyranny that the world would have to endure if these self righteous wanna be dictators got their way


6 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:42 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

ELF: SOS (Shoot on sight)


7 posted on 07/23/2014 12:36:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Nothing more than garden variety communists.


8 posted on 07/23/2014 12:37:26 PM PDT by KirbDog
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

130 environmental groups say cap-and-trade is not a solution

It never was. But it did enrich a lot of environmental groups. States should sue the environmental groups for damages to their economy caused by malicious and intentional propaganda meant to enrich only the enviro-elites.


9 posted on 07/23/2014 12:37:34 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Oh yes. The Soviet Union and Eastern bloc promoted a pristine environment.


10 posted on 07/23/2014 12:37:49 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

frackin’ commies.
This tells me the ultimate goal of these radical environmentalists was communism all along. They can’t deny it after this.


11 posted on 07/23/2014 12:38:29 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Yet, so many refuse to believe that the NWO is real.


12 posted on 07/23/2014 12:39:08 PM PDT by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Says it all

UN backed


13 posted on 07/23/2014 12:39:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Right - their thinking is to live off other people’s resources.


14 posted on 07/23/2014 12:40:48 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And I call an end to 130 mental environmental groups!


15 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:46 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: driftdiver
At least they are now telling us what their agenda has been the entire time.

They must think that now there are enough low-information voters in a tizzy about globull warming that the mask can come off and the end game commence.

16 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:53 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Wastin away again in Margaritaville. lookin for my lost container of Salsa.


17 posted on 07/23/2014 12:44:11 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Just think how “green” the world will be when ISIS has taken over.


18 posted on 07/23/2014 12:44:15 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

19 posted on 07/23/2014 12:44:38 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

End Capitalism?

Who will keep the lights on?


20 posted on 07/23/2014 12:45:26 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Redistribute wealth!

Nope! They don't want redistribution of wealth.

They want to kill wealth. No wealth, no redistribution.

Everybody shares in the poverty.

Kill capitalism, kill the wealth; nothing to redistribute...

Back to the stone age. Venezuela is close to getting there.
21 posted on 07/23/2014 12:46:27 PM PDT by adorno (Y)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Soviet Union, and now communist China, are polluted cesspools. Do these idiots really think that communism is the solution?


22 posted on 07/23/2014 12:48:17 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To capitalism

Anyone with half a brain knows that.


23 posted on 07/23/2014 12:49:02 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Because as we can see from North Korea and the USSR, Communism works so much better for the environment.


24 posted on 07/23/2014 12:49:31 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: adorno

Yes it is.

They created a system where all money went through government. Now every industry is owed billion and billions and the government cannot pay them.

I have no idea why foreign airlines are still operating there and why foreign cargo ships still go there (with waiting times of 3 weeks or more to unload their ships, which costs them real $$$ to sit idle)


25 posted on 07/23/2014 12:49:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What they want is corporate fascism.


26 posted on 07/23/2014 12:49:45 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I didn't read the article, but...

Whatever the problem, I have little doubt that these idiots think it can be solved by massive money transfers from the US to whoever is claiming aggrieved status.

AmIright?

27 posted on 07/23/2014 12:50:34 PM PDT by wbill
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To: adorno
Redistribute wealth...? They just want a mud hut and bicycle for everyone!
28 posted on 07/23/2014 12:50:49 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Paraphrasing Winston Churchill: Capitalism is the worst economic system... except all the others.


29 posted on 07/23/2014 12:51:30 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

200 million capitalists call for an end to environmental groups.


30 posted on 07/23/2014 12:52:53 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

My, my, who could have seen this coming? Rehashed Marxism on a stick.

It will work if it is just enforced by smart people.


31 posted on 07/23/2014 12:54:00 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And replace it with what? Communists in Russia used nukes to move earth for dams. The Chinese have terrible air quality and water pollution.

Which economies have the money to do eco-sensitive things? The rich, capitalist democracies!

Sad how many mixed up people there are in the world (who are getting media attention for it.)


32 posted on 07/23/2014 12:55:36 PM PDT by married21 ( As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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Capitalism is the only economic system that actually protects the environment. All government socialist economies are enviro rapists. Check the record.
Demonstrating, once again, environmentalists are not interested in protecting the environment. They are attempting to gain control of the means of production and convert the world economy to a global tyranny.


33 posted on 07/23/2014 12:55:50 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: beef

130 capitalist groups call for the end of environmental groups.


34 posted on 07/23/2014 12:56:20 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Obama:Misbegotten, Bastard Offspring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: beef

130 capitalist groups call for the end of environmental groups.


35 posted on 07/23/2014 12:56:22 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Obama:Misbegotten, Bastard Offspring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Proving once and for all that none of this ever had ANYTHING to do with saving the planet.


36 posted on 07/23/2014 12:56:52 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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Margarita Declaration..............wasted away again in Margaritaville..............


37 posted on 07/23/2014 1:02:15 PM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I call for an end to the UN and environmental groups. The only good red is a dead red.


38 posted on 07/23/2014 1:02:58 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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They’ve got a Margarita Deceleration, well I’ve got a Bourbon Declaration and it kicks their tequila drinking butts any day of the week.


39 posted on 07/23/2014 1:03:19 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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130 Communist Front Groups, you mean.


40 posted on 07/23/2014 1:05:20 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

But bicycles require metal, and that means mining, which means machinery, which these Luddites are against.


41 posted on 07/23/2014 1:10:27 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: Louis Foxwell

I’m very well aware of all of that.


42 posted on 07/23/2014 1:18:20 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: IMR 4350

I declare, I would enjoy a Margarita right about now.


43 posted on 07/23/2014 1:18:34 PM PDT by beelzepug (You can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it.)
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To: adorno

Marxism was created to rule the uneducated. Kind of like not teaching the people to read and then telling them what is in the Bible.


44 posted on 07/23/2014 1:18:57 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Is the EPA one of them?


45 posted on 07/23/2014 1:19:35 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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There they go again. NOT a single byte of proof in support of what they have ever said about anything.

They expose their true goal in their demanding an end to capitalism, and where (Venezuela) they are in doing so.

These people are plain old Communists that shouldn’t be recognized as anything other than crackpots, and NOT allowed to utilize our court system for their unproven purposes. They are malicious vandals disrupting the system. They are not the heroic saviors of the World they imagine themselves to be.


46 posted on 07/23/2014 1:33:25 PM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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BREAKING NEWS:
I as a single capitalist call for the end of Communist environmental groups!


47 posted on 07/23/2014 1:36:28 PM PDT by Big Mack (I love this country. ItÂ’s the government that scares the crap out of me)
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The Soviet Union had environmental disasters that far exceeded anything from the capitalist countries. Not that the truth ever got in the way of any leftist.
48 posted on 07/23/2014 1:43:07 PM PDT by Nateman ( wheIf liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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Global warming can’t be stopped without the systematic extermination of all undesirables and the total enslavement of the proletariat.

It’s the only way to be sure. /s


49 posted on 07/23/2014 1:44:08 PM PDT by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

1 radar engineer calls for the end of environmentalists ...

50 posted on 07/23/2014 1:45:16 PM PDT by dartuser
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