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FIASCO IN COPENHAGEN

posted 15 Jan 2010, 06:33 by Gerry Kangalee
FIASCO IN COPENHAGEN: US SCUTTLES CLIMATE DEAL
  
The first big disappointment of the conference was that it failed to produce even a non-binding pact that everyone could live with—and this breakdown threatens the entire international climate process that was established with the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro and which produced the Kyoto Protocol in 1997....more
 
 
"If the climate was a bank it would have been saved already"
 
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, in his inimitable style hit the nail on the head in his speech at the recently concluded failed climate talks at Copehagen, Denmark. His speech can be accessed at the very informative and progressive Drumming Truth to Summit blogsite.
 
 
DON'T CHANGE THE CLIMATE! CHANGE THE SYSTEM!
 
Now that the Copenhagen talks have collapsed, it is becomong clear that the capitalist economic system is unable to halt the runaway destruction of the human eco-system. At the heart of the system is the unceasing urge to accumulation and concentration of capital through the profit-maximisation mechanism, even at the expense of the future of th human race on planet earth...more 
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