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UN Meets to Solve Climate Change. Again.

Written by Gary North on September 22, 2014

We read this on the United Nations Organization’s website.

Climate change is not a far-off problem. It is happening now and is having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting national economies, costing us dearly today and even more tomorrow. But there is a growing recognition that affordable, scalable solutions are available now that will enable us all to leapfrog to cleaner, more resilient economies.

There is a sense that change is in the air. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to Climate Summit 2014 this 23 September to galvanize and catalyze climate action. He has asked these leaders to bring bold announcements and actions to the Summit that will reduce emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and mobilize political will for a meaningful legal agreement in 2015. Climate Summit 2014 provides a unique opportunity for leaders to champion an ambitious vision, anchored in action that will enable a meaningful global agreement in 2015.

So, in just one day, 120 unnamed leaders are expected to “bring bold announcements” and then, by the end of the meeting, “champion an ambitious vision.”

We had one of these meetings in 2009 in Copenhagen. It opened three weeks after hackers stole thousands of emails from a global warming propaganda unit in Great Britain, and posted them on the Web. The emails showed years of systematic efforts of global warming scientists to suppress scientific evidence that was opposed to the global warming agenda. The head of this government-funded research unit was Dr. Phil Jones. This stunt got worldwide attention, most of it negative. Five years of planning went down the proverbial drain. Then this guy showed up.


Result: nothing came out of the meeting.

This was consistent with a long pattern that began in 1992. There had been meetings in 1992 and 1997. We read about them on the UNO’s site.

Climate treaties — At the core of international efforts to address climate change are the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Kyoto Protocol. These two treaties represent the international response so far to the compelling evidence, compiled and repeatedly confirmed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, that climate change is occurring, and that it is largely due to human activities.

The UNFCCC — countries agreed on the Convention on 9 May 1992, and it entered into force on 21 March, 1994. But even as they adopted the Convention, however, governments were aware that its provisions would not be sufficient to adequately address climate change. At the first Conference of the Parties, held in Berlin, Germany in early 1995, a new round of talks was launched to discuss firmer, more detailed commitments.

Kyoto Protocol — After two and a half years of intensive negotiations, a substantial extension to the Convention was adopted in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997. This Kyoto Protocol established legally binding emissions targets for industrialized countries, and created innovative mechanisms to assist these countries in meeting these targets. The Kyoto Protocol entered into force on 18 November 2004, after 55 Parties to the Convention had ratified it, including enough industrialized countries — who have specific targets — to encompass 55 per cent of that group’s carbon dioxide emissions in 1990.

An overall framework — The UNFCCC sets an overall framework for international efforts to tackle the challenge of climate change. It states that the Convention’s ultimate objective is to stabilize atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases at a level that would prevent harm to the climate system. The Convention enjoys near universal membership; as of June, 2007, 191 countries have ratified it. These countries are referred to as Parties to the Convention. . . .

Binding targets for developed countries — Although all Parties have agreed to further advance the implementation of their existing commitments under the Convention, only Annex I Parties took on new targets under the Protocol. Specifically, these Parties have agreed to binding emission targets over the 2008-2012 timeframe.

It is now 2014. Why is another summit necessary?

One good reason: because the United States Senate never ratified the 1992 agreement, or the 1995 and the 1997 treaties. No President ever submitted any of this to the Senate for ratification: Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, or Obama. In 2011, Canada pulled out of the whole deal. So much for “an ambitious vision” on climate change.

But the UN, having no authority to do anything, and having enforced nothing on climate change so far, will hold its one-day photo opportunity.

In response, Obama will not submit the 2007 treaty to the Senate, before or after the November elections.

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39 thoughts on “UN Meets to Solve Climate Change. Again.

  1. Phillip the Bruce says:

    Yes, "Climate Change" is occurring. That is what climates do – they change. Whether this is anthropogenic is doubtful. Even if there was man-caused Global Warming (which they stopped calling it when the warming stopped several years ago), so what? There is little evidence, and NO proof, that a warmer climate is a universally bad thing.
    During the Middle Ages warming, Greenland was actually green. England had a wine industry. The crop yields in Europe were good enough that they could spare the money and, more importantly, the man hours, to build the great cathedrals. Bring it on, I say.

  2. Satan has Deceived to whole world into believing Lies. Global Warming is Just one of Many.

  3. You remember in the movie, "Tombstone" when Wyatt told sheriff Behan, "I don't think I'll let you arrest us today," That's how the ENTIRE U.N. should be treated. Gas Bags, Neer-do-wells and cinema emperors. No hurricanes have impacted the U.S. for how many years now? The Polar Ice Cap is GROWING. And, where did they take the readings of highest global temperatures: Mt. St. Helen?…… Why do we keep sending U.S. Tax-Payer dollars to these IDIOTS?

  4. Global Warming is just a scam for more control over the people !!! Chicken Little and Al Gore already made money on the scam then got out of it…. Now the Worthless U.N. wants more money and control, so they can have more control… Get rid of the U.N!!!!!!!!

  5. I feel so much better to know that a bunch of Islamo-commies re on the case!

  6. Why in the world is the UN trying to change the Climate chnage crap. They have nothing at all to do with the weather. They need to be trashed like alot of these organizatins like the IRS, CIA, FBI, Climate Change, DOJ, President, DHS, SSA, and everything else that is pertainng to the American people. The UN should have been working on foreign matters instead and trying to investigate for instance Benghazi and all the other therrorist acts in these foreign countries .For the life of me I honesly believe these evil corrupt people killer are trying to kill us off one way or another. The dummy champaign organizer is sending 3,000 troops and $500, Million to Africa to cure the EBOLA virus and I guarantee you he and all the orther idiots in thw WH won't go to Africa. The dummy wants the 3,000 people to ge Ebola to infect troops and then they come back home and give it to all the Americans to killed the 3,00 0 and then all the Amrican people will get infectd and they will refuse to give us meds or anything to counter act the EBOLA virus and so they will kill us off. That is what this whole thing has been planned for and how in the world these idiots terrorist can't be taken out of the Wh with heavy finds and throw in prison for life, not just one of them but every last one of them including the RINO'S. WHy? America rise up and help the rest of us take these people down before they completely destroy our country and us right along with it and then he also is helping ISIS. Think about it and then decide to get up and get to work. You think you are going to have it easy with the money from the government, but there will be no money from the government very much longer, because there will be no money for anyone except the Illegal Immigrants.

  7. The UN should be dumped. Let the other nations subject themselves to an org that would like to be THE world power. Clearly they are panicking that people might discover that the whole 'climate change' issue is nothing but an excuse to take power and tax everyone. Screw the UN.

  8. What a bunch of pompous asses. When did these people think they’re God Man cannot change the climate or influence it. It’s time to abolish the united nations they have become useless

  9. Tou are so right its just another way to screw the American people with more tax!!!! The UN should be moved out of The United States! Norhing but parasites!!!!

  10. You*

  11. The UN should be moved to Jurassic Park. We're hungry over here.

  12. It is not about climate. It is about money. Moving money from sucker nations into the hands of con men that promise cures and deliver nothing. Meanwhile the political facilitators grab their share. How about we wait until the air in China and India are up to United States standards, then revisit the question. See my blog at http://cranky-conservative.blogspot.com

  13. Al Gore should be prosecuted under the Rico act.

  14. Is there any way someone could present REAL facts, data that goes back at LEAST a thousand years, not just fifty! Present REAL numbers, which Country contributes the MOST, WHO will research and refine, a cheaper, more efficient, less polluting JET FUEL for millions of jets flying 24/7 all over the world? 35000 altitude, closer to the OZONE LAYER? Which I read on the Internet is now HEALING! Praise the Lord! The Countries that are spewing poison in the air the MOST should contribute the most to "clean it up"! That should be the first order of business! Appoint a Delegation to go to each Country, take samples of the air, have it tested, and fine each Country according to pollution levels! Close meeting!

  15. Bonney Bacon says:

    Hahahaha. What, do real work? They'd be out of a job if they did any real work!

  16. The ozone was NEVER a problem. It was all made up BS.

  17. Yes climate change. In my region the climate changes four times a year. Spring, summer, fall and winter. It has done so for thousands of years. Why would anyone wish to change that. We do not effect the weather. The weather effects us. This climate scam needs to stop. The government criminal element needs to be tabled forever. The climate happens in cycles, nothing new has happened.

  18. williefisher says:

    Get the US out of the UN and get the UN out of the US!!!

  19. The real question is how much tax payer money can they steal before the people go completely broke and there is nothing left.
    Yes climate changes, it has a definite history about that. The Cumberland river in Tennessee was once frozen and they drove cars on the river. That was a long time ago and it may happen again.
    We have the so called intelligent people telling us how the world was created by god, but if you look closely you will find that he had a lot of help.

  20. Affirmative We have supposedly elected people to run our government affairs and they have proven they would not even be able to balance a check book. The fact that they are exempt from laws they pass for everyone else shows that they must think they are special and we are something else. Especially the current administration.

    When would it be appropriate for a state or federal government to run a deficit? Never. Our government has gone so far in the wrong direction I don't believe we will be able to get it back. The things they do are criminal and when they are caught they simply retire with a pension that they themselves have determined the amount should be. At the same time they pass crap such as a military person who retires after at least 20 years is not suppose to get a cost of living increase. They are truly organized crime.

  21. Amen. However you are wrong abo there will be no money before too long, there is none now. !7 –20 trillion dollar deficit means we are bankrupt now. They just haven filed the proper papers yet.

  22. Isn't it interesting that they talk about a world power when they wouldn't be able to run a garage sale.

  23. I agree 100%.

  24. There was at one time an e mail that was sent that had the real numbers and stated that they had been telling a lie about them. The supporters of the epa idiots said that didn't mean anything because that e mail should have not been read by someone else, or some lame BS like that.

  25. The politicians come around at election time wanting to be reelected. That is the only thing they do other than harm the tax payers the rest of the year. I have one democrat senator and two republican senators. The democrat is rated D- and the two republicans are rated d+. Gee what a choice.

  26. 3 Senators, ?????

  27. Instead of this climate change panic alarm we should be doing climate clean up. If these climate change fanatics want to really do something worth while they should confront countries that dump all of their trash and hazardous materials into our oceans and rivers. We have a floating island of plastic and other trash miles wide and long. China dumps tons of air pollutants into the air. India has the distinction of having some of the dirtiest water ways as well parts of Vietnam

  28. “Hide the decline.” The hockey-stick effect. “Global warming is why we have colder winters.” “The north & south poles will be ice-free by 2014.” “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past” (actual headline & story in the March 20, 2000 issue of the UK Independent newspaper). Human-caused global warming….no, climate change….no, climate versus weather…no, seriously, it’s really getting warmer but there’s just been a pause in global warming the last 17 years…no, no, the earth is getting warmer but it’s hiding on the floor of the ocean!….OH, just shut up and give us more taxes and obedience!

  29. So is CO2 in the air. CO2 is necessary for plant life and they claim that it is harmful. They never produce any data that proves the Co2 is harmful. They just expect us to buy their story that it is harmful without proof.

  30. The fact that they keep changing the name speaks volumes. Once one theory is debunked or not being accepted by the masses, they come up with another term. I believe it started out as "nuclear winters", then "global warming" then "climate change" and now "climate disruption". They are trying to make it seem like they discovered new evidence that our planet is in trouble when it is all just the same old garbage.

  31. I've been saying it for years. We should get the UN out of our Nation, and the USA out of the UN. I wonder how long they would last without our support, financial and otherwise. As for UNESCO, I spoken against that for a long time, also. It does NOT do the good it is supposed to be doing.

  32. no, the middle ages warming pages were removed from and approved to be removed by Wikipedia…so they never existed…

  33. yes trash all agencies that violate the 10th amendment

  34. the only thing these guys will respond to his lawsuits

  35. It sounds like they just want another paid vacation to some exotic city. I am sure that the atendees will have to be there a week before and a week after for individual "Meetings"

  36. Unfortunately, while the U.S. did not sign the Kyoto Treaty, or the Biodiversity Treaty, or any of these other Climate Treaties with the UN, the U.S. has been implementing all the same garbage policies through a joint Congress resolution for Agenda 21 in 1992. Clinton then began the hoochie coochie dance with the American Planning Association and commanded all agencies to join in the dance. Thereafter, each president and billions of $$$$ in funding have been used in all of our federal agencies to bribe states and local government bodies into all the same rubbish that the UN promotes with Climate Change nonsense. We are being robbed blind.

  37. Al Gore is truly Chicken-Little!
    If it looks, sounds, and acts like Chicken-Little… Guess what? It's Chicken-Little!

  38. Don't worry, the coming Yellowstone supervolcano eruption will cool things down nicely.

  39. This is about implementing UN Agenda 21 they are pushing with the reason being global warming ! See democratsagainstunagenda21.com and also see Stop the North American Union or storpthenorthamericanunion.com both have the same end goals, a Communist one world order!