GWPF Welcomes Non-Binding And Toothless UN Climate Deal

Posted: December 14, 2014 by tallbloke in solar system dynamics

Lord Lawson calls for suspension of Climate Change Act

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Press Release 14/12/14

Lord Lawson: After Lima, UK Climate Change Act Should Be Suspended

London 14 December: Dr Benny Peiser, the director of the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF), has welcomed the non-binding and toothless UN climate agreement which was adopted in Lima earlier today.
Dr Peiser said:

“The Lima agreement is another acknowledgement of international reality. The deal is further proof, if any was needed, that the developing world will not agree to any legally binding caps, never mind reductions of their CO2 emissions.”
“As seasoned observers predicted, the Lima deal is based on a voluntary basis which allows nations to set their own voluntary CO2 targets and policies without any legally binding caps or international oversight.”

“In contrast to the Kyoto Protocol, the Lima deal opens the way for a new climate agreement in 2015 which will remove legal obligations for governments to cap or reduce CO2 emissions…

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  1. colliemum says:

    That excrescence, the UK Climate Change Act shouldn’t be suspended – it should be repealed!
    Forthwith, imho, but there are none in Parliament with the backbone to even suggest it.

  2. colliemum says:

    That should of course have been “excrescence”, gah …

  3. tallbloke says:

    CM: They could simply use the clause in the CCA legislation which allows for revising the target if the science changes, which it has, if they were honest about it.

  4. colliemum says:

    Key phrase here is “if they were honest about it” – we all know they aren’t, so they won’t!

  5. oldbrew says:

    The only thing getting hotter is the hot air spouted at these ludicrously useless conferences.

  6. craigm350 says:

    Bureaucracy 101 – Holding a meeting where you decide to hold more meetings (of course this will require more meetings to plan those meetings). Canapés anyone?