The Preposterous Green Institute and the IPCC

Posted: October 25, 2015 by tallbloke in solar system dynamics

Donna Laframboise uncovers another shady UN outfit connected closely to the IPCC

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The man now in charge at the IPCC belongs to a privileged, protected, secretive entity headed by the UN’s former top climate official.

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When Hoesung Lee was elected head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently, the Seoul-based Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) issued a celebratory press release. Lee – who hails from South Korea – has a seat on one of the GGGI’s governing bodies.

But this little-known entity is no mere institute. In fact, it’s another creature of the United Nations. As a headline on the GGGI website makes clear, an international treaty was required to bring it into existence. Membership is restricted to UN-recognized countries. Its stated purpose is “the successful outcome of the United Nations process on sustainable development.” Its Director-General, Yvo de Boer, used to be the UN’s top climate official.

GGGI appears to have…

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  1. oldbrew says:

    ‘People visiting the GGGI from outside Korea don’t need to produce passports as do mere mortals, since Korea’s government has agreed to treat GGGI-issued “travel certificates” as the equivalent of national passports. GGGI staff, their spouses, and their dependents are immune from “immigration restrictions” and baggage inspection “except in doubtful cases.” ‘

    The smell of fish is overpowering.

  2. Brett Keane says:

    This sort of power and corruption, if proven, means things must get far worse before they are beaten…..What a sad waste.

  3. Will Janoschka says:

    Have you read the documents on Donna’s site about this? Preposterous is a underwhelming word!! A Rio conference on what?