Free Beacon: The Natural Resources Defense Council held close ties to the Obama administration, providing advice on joining the Paris Agreement while simultaneously maintaining ties to China, according to attorneys and policy analysts who have reviewed email records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
While many of the emails are heavily redacted, they provide insight into how the NRDC, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group, and its close associates in Beijing, sought to maneuver the United States into an international climate change accord that has all the “hallmarks of a treaty” without the “advice and consent” of the Senate, Bonner Cohen, a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, explained in an interview.
The United Nations’ Paris Agreement, which took shape in December 2015, figures prominently in emails between Jake Schmidt, the NRDC’s director of international programs, and several State Department officials including Todd Stern, who was a special envoy for climate change at the time of his correspondence with Schmidt in 2014 and 2015.
Cohen calls the agreement “an instrument to redistribute wealth. more …
Opinion: Climate reparations. The Paris Climate Accords were designed to take the wealth the United States supposedly gained on the backs of third world nations, while simultaneously building China’s economy, giving the world’s biggest polluter a 15 year pass to build between 300 and 500 coal power plants by 2030, their stated goal (here).
It was a chance to bring down the economy of the United States, and give power to the United Nations, by people who hate this country. It is as simple as that.
We call it the wonder years. It’s a wonder we survived.