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Mayors sign Chicago “Climate Charter”
cfact.org ^ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Craig Rucker

Posted on 12/06/2017 5:40:51 AM PST by PROCON

Mayors from 51 cities from across the U.S. and around the world are meeting in Chicago to hear from former President Obama and sign a document they are calling the “Chicago Climate Charter.”

President Trump announced his intention to pull the U.S. out of the UN’s Paris Climate Accord, however, the terms of the Accord delay his taking formal action until November, 2019.

The mayors gathered in Chicago, meanwhile, are vowing to bypass the federal government and create climate policies of their own.

USA Today reports that the Chicago Charter calls for reducing greenhouse gas emissions at least 26% to 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. They couple this with the usual “social justice” language vowing to include women, minorities, indigenous people and other “marginalized communities” in their climate policies and “recognize the fiscal and social costs of carbon, and work toward a ‘just’ climate transition.”

While nothing these mayors do will have any meaningful impact on the future temperature of the world, they may be able to claim some movement on emissions, as American electricity generation continues to shift toward low emissions natural gas. They will be able to thank free market innovation, specifically fracking technology unleashing the shale energy revolution for that, not big city central planning.

The problems assailing America’s inner cities are legion. The mayors who failed to successfully control unemployment, welfare dependency, failing schools, drug addiction and violent crime are not very likely to successfully control our global thermostat.

They are, however, likely to bloviate, posture, virtue signal, waste taxpayer dollars and enrich a few favored climate-carpetbagging industrialists.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel released a statement in which he vows “to take decisive action to improve our environment while bettering our communities.” Last year Chicago suffered over two murders a day totaling 762 murders and 4,331 shooting victims. Mayor Emmanuel should get tough on crime and actually save some lives in “marginalized communities.”

Count on Emmanuel and the rest of these mayors to instead add to their cities’ burdens while accomplishing nothing that will make a difference to the climate.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Religion; Weather
KEYWORDS: agwhoax; chicago; climate; climatechnage; globalwarming; mayors; obama
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Irrelevant Obama trying to stay relevant by cashing in on the AGW hoax and playing Climate King.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel released a statement in which he vows “to take decisive action to improve our environment while bettering our communities.” Last year Chicago suffered over two murders a day totaling 762 murders and 4,331 shooting victims.

Democrats don't care for minorities except for their votes.

1 posted on 12/06/2017 5:40:52 AM PST by PROCON
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To: PROCON

Is this why I just read an article lastnight that the Phoenix City Council wants to raise our taxes? They are looking to raise property taxes, sales taxes and food taxes at grocers.


2 posted on 12/06/2017 5:50:15 AM PST by hsmomx3
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To: PROCON

Follow the money.


3 posted on 12/06/2017 5:55:02 AM PST by simpson96
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To: PROCON
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel released a statement in which he vows “to take decisive action to improve our environment while bettering our communities.
Better weather for the gang bangers!
4 posted on 12/06/2017 5:55:40 AM PST by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: PROCON

If shootings correlate to climate change danger to humanity, then Rahm Emanuel has a point.


5 posted on 12/06/2017 6:06:37 AM PST by blackdog
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To: dblshot

better weather for kleptocrats


6 posted on 12/06/2017 6:15:10 AM PST by Nailbiter
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To: PROCON

” are vowing to bypass the federal government and create climate policies of their own.”

Because Trump is totally telling you you cant?

Welcome to Federalism, dummies! You can screw your cities into the ground all you want as long as the town next door can easily laugh at you, and get all of your industries.


7 posted on 12/06/2017 6:16:47 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: PROCON

Liberal-city politicians adding more economically bad policies to their cities, creating more future “Detroits”, while other cities go prosperously into the future.


8 posted on 12/06/2017 6:23:58 AM PST by Wuli
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To: PROCON

We demand the privileged white man’s money.
Drop a moab.
The murder rate would decline precipitously!
Arrest and deport 0bama to his continent of origin.


9 posted on 12/06/2017 6:24:45 AM PST by Post5203 (None dare call it treason...I do. Prepared to fight...prepared to die.)
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To: PROCON
“Chicago Climate Charter.”

I guess that makes sense. Less citizens equals less CO2 emissions equals less global warming equals good for Earth.

So, you're not just killing each other left and right up there, you're doing Mother Earth a big fat favor.

10 posted on 12/06/2017 6:30:30 AM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (If we're going to look at nature to justify our actions, then I say let's start flinging poop around)
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To: PROCON

Bookmark


11 posted on 12/06/2017 6:35:13 AM PST by Chgogal (Sessions recused himself for shaking an Ambassador's hand. Shameful!)
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To: Chgogal

Year to Date
Shot & Killed: 587
Shot & Wounded: 2801
Total Shot: 3388
Total Homicides: 636

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12 posted on 12/06/2017 6:45:04 AM PST by exit82 (The opposition has already been Trumped!)
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To: simpson96

“Follow the money.”

Many of the mayors signing this charter are from other countries....still hoping to cash in on US contributions to the “cause”.


13 posted on 12/06/2017 6:46:36 AM PST by moovova
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To: Post5203
We demand the privileged white man’s money. Drop a moab. The murder rate would decline precipitously!

.... Except for that initial spike!

14 posted on 12/06/2017 6:53:31 AM PST by catman67 (14 gauge?)
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To: exit82

Has Rahm blamed the violence and murders on global warming yet?


15 posted on 12/06/2017 7:01:18 AM PST by PROCON (It's easier to fool someone than to convince them they've been fooled.)
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To: PROCON

yep , another place with NO MONEY to give to the UN ,LOL


16 posted on 12/06/2017 7:02:13 AM PST by butlerweave
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To: PROCON

Good luck with that. I feel sorry for their residents, though.


17 posted on 12/06/2017 7:17:23 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51; Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: exit82
Sheesh, violence in Chicago is nothing new.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/curious-city/history-of-violence-chicago-during-the-capone-era-and-today/6bff3ad9-097a-42e8-ac23-bc90d83d5bdb

18 posted on 12/06/2017 11:06:14 AM PST by Chgogal (Sessions recused himself for shaking an Ambassador's hand. Shameful!)
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19 posted on 12/06/2017 11:06:46 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Women prefer men with money and muscles. DUH!)
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To: PROCON

HEY, HOMEBOYS!!!

These guys are packing a LOT of LOOT! And they don’t pack heat!!!

Go get them!!!!


20 posted on 12/06/2017 11:08:45 AM PST by ZULU (DITCH MITCH!!! DUMP RYAN!! DROP DEAD MCCAIN!! KIM FATTY the THIRD = Kim Jung Un)
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