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White House to South Africa: Let them eat cake April 1, 2010

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White House to South Africa: Let them eat cake

April 2, 2010

South Africa is becoming a high-carbon zone to attract foreign investment

The Guardian, April 1, 2010

Extract:

“Recognising that a tonne of CO2 from a South African coal plant is just as damaging as a tonne from anywhere else, the White House has signalled they won’t offer their support to subsidise the Eksom mega-coal plant in South Africa when it comes up for a vote at the World Bank next week.”

You can read the full article from the Guardian here

South Africa is fast running out of affordable electricity and a coal plant is the cheapest and most effective option.

Whilst Obama and Gore fly around in their private jets, people in Africa are living in poverty and the West seems intent on keeping it that way. How many more deaths and suffering do the poor have to endure in the name of “preventing climate change”. The world has gone mad.

For more examples of this sort of climate change madness affecting the poor, click here and here

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