Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Europe Begins to Retreat from Her Green Policy

by Marilyn Assenheim

Europe, considered the long-time leader in the sanctimonious war against global warming, is backing off its crusade. This is big news everywhere; just not in America.…(EU) Commission sources have long been hinting that the body intends to move away from ambitious climate protection goals. At the request of Commission President José Manuel Barroso, EU member states are no longer to receive specific guidelines for the development of renewable energy…As of 2020 at the latest — when the current commitment to further increase the share of green energy expires — climate protection in the EU will apparently be pursued on a voluntary basis.”
The significance of this news is two-fold. Firstly, the story matters because it doesn’t originate from some penny-ante outfit. The EU’s withdrawal from its previous stance comes directly from the European Commission, the European Union’s executive branch. Europe has been beleaguered by onerous environmental policies since 1972. The cost to member nations and their citizens (through usurious taxing) has been astronomically expensive......

Forty years of experience have finally slapped Europe back to consciousness. Here, however, America is being clubbed into a coma. The subject of global warming is not a science. It is, rather, a religion. Those tasked with protecting America and her interests, seek to saddle her, instead, with manufactured burdens and greater dependence on her enemies. Why?……Read the rest here

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