De Omnibus Dubitandum
Hopes fade for answers in Rio to global problems
With two months left before leaders assemble for the UN’s Rio de Janeiro Summit, prospects for a radical fix of the planet’s worsening environmental ills and poverty seem remote.
My Take – I stuck this in because I thought it worthwhile to highlight the irrational claims these people are using to justify taking over every aspect of our lives, which is a good lead in for the rest of these links. RK
Alex Newman: UN Report for Rio+20 Outlines Top-down “Green” World Order
A recently released United Nations report outlines the global body’s plan to foist a centrally planned “green” world order on all of humanity, making every level of government subservient to its “sustainable development” agenda…
Green, From the Top Down:
Central planning in the “Green Economy”:
The “Green” China Model:
"The plan, of course, will be imposed from the top down. Regional, national, state, and even local governments will all be coaxed into participation. “At the international, sub-regional, and regional levels, there is a need for policy coherence and financial and technological cooperation,” the UN report states. Various enforcement tools will be used to ensure compliance. Global “justice” to enforce obedience must be powerful for the scheme to succeed. “The success of regulatory approaches hinges on the certainty of policies as well as the quality and credibility of regulatory institutions and their compliance mechanisms, including justice systems," the report explains. “Effective compliance mechanisms should be put in place in order to achieve the desired outcomes.Look Out! U.N. Now Invading Your Home
Warning says this is coming even over owner’s objections - Brian Sussman, author of “Eco-Tyranny: How the Left’s Green Agenda will Dismantle America,” is warning that the federal government and the United Nations are teaming up to control energy usage in American homes. Sussman, who also wrote the blockbuster “Climategate,” says the move could lead to citizens losing the freedom even to run their appliances as they wish. The first step in the plan is the installation of “smart meters,” which are being introduced by power utilities nationwide. Unlike traditional spinning wheel electric meters, smart meters……..
Alex Newman: UN Seeks New Powers to Remake World at Rio Sustainability Summit
The United Nations plans to use its upcoming UN Conference on “Sustainable Development” (UN CSD or Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro to amass a vast array of unprecedented new powers and literally re-shape civilization, the global economy, and even peoples’ thoughts, according to official documents. All of it will be done in the name of transitioning toward a so-called “green economy.”
Brazil Must Do More for Rio+20, Former Ministers Say
Former ministers, lawmakers and environmental experts in Brazil are urging the government to take a more proactive stance to prevent the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development the country will host in June from falling short of the standard set by the preceding summit.
Rio+20 Agenda: Trillions Per Year In Green Taxes, Transfers And Price Hikes
The upcoming United Nations environmental conference on sustainable development will consider a breathtaking array of carbon taxes, transfers of trillions of dollars from wealthy countries to poor ones, and new spending programs to guarantee that populations around the world are protected from the effects of the very programs the world organization wants to implement, according to stunning U.N. documents examined by Fox News.
Jeffrey Klein: U.N. to debut plan for world socialism in June–time for US to exit?
The United Nations is holding its’ “Conference on Sustainable Development” in Rio de Janero, Brazil, over three separate sessions in June, to which organizers, led by UN Conference Secretary-General of Rio+20, Sha Zukang [who 'really doesn't like Americans'], expect 193 attendees from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders, according to the Sarah de Sainte Croix March 20, 2012 article in The Rio Times.
Klaus L.E. Kaiser: Earth Day and Agenda 21
We all feel a need to belong. Your family is important to you and you to them. We also like to be appreciated by peers, to contribute work and ideas to groups of people, and generally to be considered helpful and caring. Continue reading →
U.N. Foundation’s Wirth discusses challenges ahead of Rio+20 conference
As developed nations continue to struggle economically, how will financial tensions shape the United Nations’ upcoming Rio+20 conference?
Governments must stop short-term outlook, warns UN development head
Helen Clark warned that governments will be forced to act sustainably soon, whether they want to or not….The future must be based on equity and justice, with people at its centre, she said, where the focus is not just on the environment but also economic and social development. "For me, achieving sustainable development is not about trading economic, social, and environmental objectives off against each other. It is about seeing them as interconnected objectives … best pursued together."