Environmentalist Power Trips Harm Poor Countries; Kyoto Protocol Expiration Won't Provide Reality Check
Byline: David Rothbard and Craig Rucker, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Last summer's Rio+20 Conference tried unsuccessfully to rivet global attention on the latest urgent problem of unsustainable development. This week, another United Nations five-star-hotel convention, in Doha, Qatar, is working overtime to revive climate alarmism as a central organizing principle for global governance.The strategies remain unchanged: There are treaties, laws, regulations and higher taxes for hydrocarbon energy, all under the direction of unelected, unaccountable fanatics who insist they are saving planet Earth from ecological collapse. The agenda is likewise the same: Slash hydrocarbon use, transfer wealth, regulate economic growth and control people's lives.With the Kyoto Protocol set to expire at the end of December, Qatar conventioneers are determined to forge new international agreements in …
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Publication information: Article title: Environmentalist Power Trips Harm Poor Countries; Kyoto Protocol Expiration Won't Provide Reality Check. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: December 5, 2012. Page number: B04. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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