Negotiators in Paris achieved an agreement that they could all sign.
It was simply about that: getting an agreement to save face and make it appear they were doing something.
For example, John Kerry said the agreement was non-binding and blamed the Congress for making it necessary because they would not approve a binding agreement. In fact, it was Russia, India, and China that did not want it to be binding. Those nations are central to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) group that is setting up a system to challenge the UN, the World Bank, and the IMF. The problem is if they take over it will be worse than the flawed US as the superpower.
The non-binding portion makes the entire exercise a farce. Everyone knows that any legislation that is not enforceable is useless.
John Kerry openly admits that even if the entire proposed reduction of CO2 occurs it will make no measurable difference. This information was known and admitted 15 years ago. Tom Wigley, former Director of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU), the source of the leaked emails exposing the corrupted science, and a major author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Reports said so about the Kyoto Protocol.
He noted that even if they implemented the entire CO2 reduction, the change in projected temperature increase would reduce from 2.1°C to 1.9°C by 2100. The reductions proposed by the Paris Conference are even less.
Interestingly, but little known, is the fact they never hid that their actions were driven by political ambition. Consider Senator Timothy Wirth’s comment in 1993:
“We’ve got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing …”
Wirth brought the fiasco to the world stage when he brought James Hansen of NASA GISS before a Senate committee in 1988. Wirth knew, like Maurice Strong, he could do little as a politician, so he resigned from the Senate and got a job at the UN courtesy of Ted Turner, to push his political agenda.
At about the same, Christine Stewart, then Canadian Minister of the Environment said:
“No matter if the science of global warming is all phony… climate change provides the greatest opportunity to bring about justice and equality in the world.”
Kerry was right when he said that Congress would not support the agreement -- because Congress knows Kerry is lying when he says it will create jobs. They know because Kerry voted on such agreements before. The Climate Green Fund was simply a replacement for the Kyoto Protocol, and Senator Kerry was part of the 95-0 vote in 1997 against Kyoto.
In fact, being politicians, they did not want to do anything that could make them appear anti-environment. They created the Byrd/Hagel Resolution to prevent them having to vote directly on Kyoto. It said explicitly that the US Senate would not approve anything that harmed the US economy, a politically acceptable position.
Meanwhile, the march towards socialism and a welfare dependent developing world continues, as the damage of transferring wealth from the developed to the developing nations will keep them as dependencies. The money will go into the Swiss bank accounts of the leaders of those nations, and the corruption will continue.
The interesting point about the Paris Agreement is that the lies and deceptions required a cover up so apparent that exposure is occurring faster than usual.
Because the global warming deception is the largest in history, it stands to reason that the cover up has been exposed so quickly. The nearly 200 world leaders who met in Paris demonstrated that politicians are the same regardless of political philosophy.
As Nikita Khrushchev said:
“Politicians are the same the world over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.”
Except in Paris, they created a river to justify the bridge. They set up the IPCC to prove that the river (CO2) required a bridge (Kyoto and the Green Climate Fund) then used the people’s money to line their pockets and advance their political careers.
They took H. L. Mencken’s observation to a whole new level:
"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
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