GW To Go With Kyoto?

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  1. Annie
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    Something to watch for in SOTU Address:

    http://observer.guardian.co.uk/world/story/0,,1989997,00.html

     
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    So I wonder, what global body will enforce the complance of any treaty on emssions and pollution?

    The UN has already proved that it is completely incapable of doing such thing. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has already allowed North Korea and Iran to circumvent any enforcement by the UN. The same sort of results are quite likely with any Global Warming initiative, expect the US will be held accountable by the free press and the demonisation of any politicain who would possibly oppose such a treaty. In the end it will weaken the US economy while other countries will thumb their nose at the treaty and continue to grow their economy.
     
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    I know. Then again, GW seems to be having a hard time staying 'tough' on all issues. It's 'legacy' time and when they start thinking that way, it's all downhill.:rolleyes:
     
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    Great more feel good legislation that's really more good for the politician than the country.

    While we are at it we should let PETA join the ban wagon and elimanate beef from the american menu, after all methane gas is a large contributor to global warming. :rolleyes:
     
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    That could be next week. Think the dems will join the bandwagon then? Hey, between Pelosi and the grandkids and Boxer knocking Condi for being single, they have suddenly picked up on 'family values.' :rofl:
     
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    A bit of change:

    http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&articleID=F1E1FD9E97F59379ED79BDF258D55042

     
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    LoL. And there was me thinking he was just a power-hungry control freak. It does kind of make sense though; he's not leaving much of a legacy in any other respect.
     
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    The UN will always be weak until it becomes a democracy - no more veto weilding members, look at how the US has undermined the NPT, actually worse than any other country with regard to nuclear proliferation.
    Also - the US pollutes 25% of greenhouse gases - why not take a little responsibility?
     
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    The mark of a true idiot - Never change course.:clap2:
     
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    The UN will always be incapable of enforcing anything as long its run by a bunch of corrupt thugs who have no intention of promoting freedom and security throughout the world.
     

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