Peter Spencer is demanding the Australian government pay fair compensation to him and all Australian property-holders whose property rights were taken without compensation pursuant to the Kyoto Protocol.
Pity the politician in 2010. Climate change policies pose an unknown, but potentially strong, temptation to cross party lines.
Obama’s short speech to the conference plenary was probably the most insulting and patronising speech delivered by a US President in a long time.
It’s hard to stand between developing country governments and a pot of gold especially when the obligations that come with it will fall onto their successors.
Government indifference to serious emissions reduction is driven by political greed because they don’t want to be exposed to the voter policy backlash from actually cutting emissions.
NGOs don’t actually like being called NGOs. They prefer being referred to as “civil society”.
Rumours around the conference are that a group of NGOs will try and storm the conference centre to try and get access to political leaders.
I attended the Copenhagen Climate Challenge Conference. It was about the science of climate. Speakers were scientists, lawyers and environmentalists.
The Climategate files have demonstrated the scientific malfeasance of an influential and internationally well networked segment of the climate research community.
As the Copenhagen conference unfolds it is possible to detect the outlines of the grim future dystopia that will emerge if the stealthy and remorseless proponents of global eco-fascism are allowed to remake our world in their image.
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