Under Trump, Americans Take a Lesser Seat At the Table For Climate Talks

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  1. flacaltenn
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    Probably, maybe, possibly shouda read the article there BertramN. The "SEATS" are all the same size. The title is a literary flight of sour grapes.

    For rules to be U.S.-friendly, they would require all countries to live up to certain standards — not just developed countries. This is particularly true regarding China. Meyer said U.S. policy and positions on this matter have been consistent across the last several administrations: Clinton, Bush and Obama all didn’t want climate agreements to have separate categories for developed and developing countries.

    “I think other countries understand there are some permanent interests of the U.S. in this process that will be there after Trump leaves office. If they want the U.S. to stay in or come back in, they need to be aware of those interests as they negotiate the rules,” Meyer said.

    Of course, the United States is not alone in its position. Japan and Europe also want consistent rules across the board.

    IOWs SpongeBob -- Virtually NONE of the developed countries want these accords to be "redistribution" to the poorer lesser developed countries. With China being exempt -- we'd be writing checks to them the same way we'd be writing checks to Angola and Palua.

    The UN is ALL ABOUT "global wealth re-distribution" and UNFORTUNATELY GW is their framework for accomplishing it.

    I'm NOT saying that GW is a political scam.. Only that EVERYTHING the UN does with respect to GW/CC IS a poltical scam.. With the movement losing traction and all of the HYSTERICAL parts of the GW circus leaving town --- THERE IS STILL ROOM to negotiate global accommodations for CO2 reduction. But THAT should be done in the G8 or WTO or some other global org that doesn't have a stadium full of beggars with their hands out.



     
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    Actually it made America better, the nation that reduced its emissions the most since then, while most of the nations who actually signed the Paris Treaty failed to meet the goals.
     
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    Cute photo shop.

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    Climate discussions?
    If your country wants to pay more money for less reliable energy, go for it.
    What is there to discuss?
     
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    Under Trump, Americans are placed at a disadvantage concerning scores of issues, including climate change.
     
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    Why do you and others make these preposterous comments?

    Emissions FELL, despite not signing that junk treaty.
     
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    So, Clayton, please explain as to how paying a "carbon tax" to the very banking oligarchs that own the oil production that have suppressed "petroleum free" technology going to save the planet, dumb ass?
     
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    Yeah, way behind on unicorn breeding too.

    You mind explaining exactly how all this tax money on energy is going to be used to fight globull warming?
     
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    The OP is clearly a matrix dweller. No clue nobody cares about climate change. If he hangs a bit in this forum, might be some hope
    It's a longshot though.....
     
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    LMAO Great thread folks and I damned near pissed my pants reading it.

    Oh and I have zero, zero fucks to give.
     

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