United Nations Meeting, Poznań, Poland |
Eagle Forum Correspondent Cathie Adams reporting from Poznań, Poland.
|Further Reading: United Nations|
|Dec. 13, 2008|
It's the SCIENCE, Stupid!
"Yes we can!" former VP Al Gore bellowed as the crowd went wild during his closing day speech at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Poznan, Poland on December 12. But it was not Barak Obama’s meaningless campaign motto they were excited about; instead, it was the prospect of using the UN's global warming propaganda to spread American wealth.
In reality, the hit on the U.S. economy
by the UN's legally binding 1997 Kyoto Protocol and the planned 2009
Copenhagen treaty would drastically reduce America's ability to make
wealth, much less to increase its foreign aid and technology transfers,
the essence of both treaties.
Most astonishing is that the global warming treaty is not based on sound science. The UN created its own political entity, the International Panel on Climate Change, to produce its own global warming conclusions. The UN's IPCC conveniently ignores data and has made significant alterations to scientific documents after scientists approved them in order to convey human influence on climate.
It was because of politics, not science, that the IPCC and Gore were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Indian geologist Dr. Arun D. Ahluwalia at Punjab University and a board member of the UN-supported International Year of the Planet puts it this way: "The IPCC has actually become a closed circuit; it doesn't listen to others. It doesn't have open minds. I am really amazed that the Nobel Peace Prize has been given on scientifically incorrect conclusions by people who are not geologists."
The UN ignores the Oregon Institute
of Science and Medicine's petition (www.oism.org/pproject/) signed by more than 31,000 scientists that
states, "There is no convincing scientific evidence that human release
of carbon dioxide, methane, or other greenhouse gasses is causing or
will, in the foreseeable future, cause catastrophic heating of the Earth's
atmosphere and disruption of the Earth's climate." And they ignore
the new U.S. Senate report in which more than 650 international scientists
dispute manmade global warming.
Even so, three groups brought science to the forefront in Poland. Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, Greener Horizon Films, Ltd. and Eagle Forum showed a sneak preview of a new documentary film entitled, "Not Evil, Just Wrong." (http://noteviljustwrong.com/) The responses were edifying:
A devout believer in global warming,
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, called for a "Green New Deal"
and told delegates that "We all know the science judging from the
evidence presented over the past few years and days; we know the problem
is growing worse." But such "evidence" does not exist in peer-reviewed
The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change was created to counter the IPCC's propaganda with peer-reviewed science. The NIPCC's new book, "Nature, Not Human Activity, Rules the Climate: Summary for Policymakers of the Report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change," was published by the Heartland Institute (www.heartland.org) and edited by Fred Singer, atmospheric physicist and former director of the U.S. Weather Satellite Service.
The book presents three central problems for policymakers and offers peer-reviewed scientific answers:
The report concludes, "Any control efforts currently contemplated would give only feeble results. . . . The Kyoto Protocol would decrease calculated future temperatures by only 0.02 degrees C by 2050, an undetectable amount."
Science does not warrant the UN's call for a "Green New Deal" to supposedly produce a utopian "more equitable and prosperous future." The UN has failed miserably to live up to its promises for world peace, is anyone so naïve to think that it can produce global prosperity?