The Washington Times: Yemen has promised a whopping 1 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions as part of the global Paris climate agreement.
North Korea, meanwhile, has said its pollution will double by 2030 compared with 2000 levels — but only if the rest of the world writes a sizable check. Otherwise, its emissions will rise even further.
Peru says it can cut emissions by 30 percent by 2030 compared with its “business as usual” projections, though that would be a net pollution increase of 22 percent and is contingent on billions of dollars in funding. more …
Opinion: It was/is a globalist dream: Redistribute wealth and bring the world’s only superpower under control of the United Nations.
In an open letter to President Trump, Dr. Duane Thresher, Columbia University, said this:
“Climate treaties like the Paris Agreement have little to do with climate. They are about economic competition. As the greatest economy in the history of the world, other countries will do anything to cripple the United States.”
How right Dr. Thresher is. India, Iran, South Sudan, Niger, the Central African Republic, Cuba, Egypt, Paraguay and a host of other countries have said: Pay up, or else they will keep polluting.
Climate change is the one constant a secular global government can count on since there is no end in sight for volatile weather.
Claiming weather can be held in check by government controls is patently dishonest and a neat trick to impose energy taxes to control and equalize wealth. Since no nation can be trusted to monitor itself, a strict global board of governance would be required. The ideal framework for Daniel’s 4th beast:
“The fourth beast shall be A fourth kingdom on earth, Which shall be different from all other kingdoms, And shall devour the whole earth, Trample it and break it in pieces.”
Somehow I don’t think this is over since Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Tuesday that he and President Trump believe the planet is warming. The President’s daughter and National Security Adviser agree.
(BPT live stream coverage of Senate hearings begins at 10 am EST)