U.S. firms urge emissions goal

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As delegates to the UN-sponsored conference on climate change struggled to reach an agreement in Bali, Indonesia, one of the interest groups rooting for a mandate on pollution controls might seem surprising: ... Full Story
david hill

Montrose, UK

#3 Dec 15, 2007
Other than the fact that the Bali Summit provided nothing other than to agree to agree to further climate talks (and that’s all that it was), it provided absolutely no change in stopping the constantly increasing global pollution and the life-threatening build up of carbon dioxide. Climate change added to the world’s emerging and dire problems (population explosion and its sustainability, famine and food shortage, energy resource depletion and increased energy demands, cyclic pandemics, global pollution and carbon dioxide saturation, dwindling water shortages for life etc, etc, etc), put together are immense. Indeed together, they are a recipe of nightmarish proportions that has never been seen before by humankind. But the greatest threat to human stability is the fact that people in high places do not realize that the time-span for solving these huge global problems has a finite period of time also. The writing is now on the wall I would say for all to see if they will only look and where humanity has to react without delay, but where, reaction to global problems takes decades to solve. Therefore the lead-time that we have now is the only thing that we have in our favour. Leave it for another 20-years and we shall not have the necessary lead-time to do anything about the really 'big' problems. This is what we really have to get over to our leaders, politicians and multinational industrialists, for it will affect them as much as it will affect you and me. Indeed, if they do not change quickly there self-preservation and vested interest thinking, we shall all end up with problems that are just unsolvable due to the time-served requirement to solve them and where time will literally run out on us all.
For only by people in high places realizing our dilemmas quickly now will be able to confront them and have enough time to solve them. It is no use therefore in pussy footing around until it is too late. For hesitancy and delay today is the greatest threat to the survival of humankind and where if we do not come to our senses quickly, in fifty-years time, the world will have become very similar to most probably how we can picture in our minds, a world very much like hell itself.

Dr David Hill
World Innovation Foundation
Bern. Switzerland
Gofer

United States

#4 Dec 16, 2007
Idiots or fools? A fool could probably determine that CO2 doesn't have the effect that the AGW alarmists claim. There has been ZERO observations of the claims.
Even an idiot could see that it's a giant con that will make certain people filthy rich and redistribute wealth. The con has already tapped the U.S. for BILLIONS to somehow help "climateproof" countries. Yeah right...sounds like I need to pull out the ole "charging the lightning rod" scam. The fools are emerging!

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