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The Cancún Agreement—Agreeing to Someday Make Difficult Decisions December 15, 2010

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The Cancún Agreement—Agreeing to Someday Make Difficult Decisions

By Institute for Energy Research
CFP, December 13, 2010

The outcome of the U.N.’s climate meeting in Cancún meeting was what we expected. Media reports describe it as “A near-consensus decision” but these happy reports don’t explain that the agreement was “a near-consensus decision” to not make any difficult decisions yet.

The conference did not reach agreement on a target date for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, there is no guarantee that the countries will honor their pledges to reduce emissions or improve efficiency, and no detail how a “green fund” will be created to help developing countries, not how the money will be spent.

The conference also did not agree on what to do about the expiring Kyoto Protocol. Set to expire in 2011, there is no replacement for Kyoto. Adding insult to lack of action, Japan itself has flatly stated that it will not agree to a second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol. Other nations will follow suit.

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20,000 Cancun warmists shiver December 11, 2010

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20,000 Cancun warmists shiver

Andrew Bolt
Herald Sun, December 11, 2010

God mocks the 20,000 Cancun alarmists, now debating fresh ways to scare us about global warming. He’s sent them not just blizzards burying Europe in snow, but six straight days of record low December temperatures in Cancun itself.

During Cancun COP16 – calls for a return to WWII style rationing November 30, 2010

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During Cancun COP16 – calls for a return to WWII style rationing

Wattsupwiththat
November 29, 2010

Global warming is now such a serious threat to mankind that climate change experts are calling for Second World War-style rationing in rich countries to bring down carbon emissions.

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