NZ signs Copenhagen Accord on climate change

The government has signed up to the Copenhagen Accord on climate change, which has already been rejected by two of the world’s major carbon emitters, China and India.

The accord, which was agreed among 26 countries at the Copenhagen summit on climate, is supposed to be step on the path toward replacing the Kyoto Protocol.

These countries include the US, Brazil, South Africa, Canada, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Climate Change Negotiations Minister Tim Groser has described the summit as disappointing because it did not make any progress on a comprehensive and legally binding agreement.

“What this accord does is provide a framework for more progress to be made,” Mr Groser said. “It aims to set a limit on the temperature rise to 2°C, improves the transparency for developing countries to list their mitigation targets and actions, and acknowledges the need for new mechanisms for funding and technology.”

Under the Copenhagen Accord developed countries have to submit details of their proposed emissions target for 2020. New Zealand has submitted a conditional emissions reduction target range of 10% to 20% below 1990 levels by 2020.

These conditions are:

• a global agreement that sets the world on a pathway to limit global temperature rises of not more than 2°C;

• comparable efforts by other countries;

• actions by advanced and major emitting developing countries fully commensurate with their respective capabilities;

• effective rules governing land use, land use change and forestry; and

• full recourse to a broad and efficient international carbon market.

“New Zealand’s 2020 target will be less than the -10 to -20% range in the event that these conditions are not met as has been previously stated publicly and in international negotiations,” Mr Groser said in a joint statement with Climate Change Issues Minister Nick Smith.

“For our 2020 target to be representative of our fair share, other developed countries will need to set higher targets. Alternatively, New Zealand will need to reduce its target to ensure comparability.

“New Zealand joining the Copenhagen Accord sits well with our Emissions Trading Scheme, our international initiative for the Global Research Alliance on agricultural emissions and our wide range of complementary climate policies.”

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If you look at the raw data of the global temperature over the past 130 years you will see it increased by 0.7ºC. By that reckoning it will take about 371 years to exceed the 2ºC being shouted by the IPCC. The earth went from 13.74ºC in 1880 to 14.46ºC in 2009. Wow, I will have to rush out and buy me a gallon of sun screen.

What the raw data shows, is that even though carbon dioxide emission rose dramatically from 1959, which is incidentally when the methodology of reading CO2 in the atmosphere changed, there was no such dramatic increase in the earth's temperature.

And really, how can anything that makes up 1.7% of the earth's atmosphere be even in the slightest bit responsible for the temperature.

And just because there is a band of scientists who all agree, there was also a band of people that thought the Emperore's new clothes were a sight to behold. They just wanted to be like the status quo. A bunch of lemmings.

Oh, and by the way, funding for AGW research will only be provided if the findings prove that AGW exists and how it will effect public policy. That's how you get everyone to agree.

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Groser is disappointed? Not half as much as the voting public are with him (for those that even know who he is) and his part in this scam.
Yes sirree minister, Humphrey Appleby would be ever so proud of this charade.

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Crazy, crazy stuff. When the litigation starts against these fraudsters, Government Ministers will be on top of the list.

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The Copenhagen Accord is about collecting Global Tax to fund more infrastructure for Global Government under the guise of environmentalism...

The IPCC is called the Inter-GOVERNMENTAL Panel on Climate Change (International governance) because it is a POLITICAL organisation, they could at least dress up this scam better by calling it the Inter-scientific panel on climate change...

Realistically it should be called the "International-collusion panel on manipulating climate data" (IPMCD)

or

"International-Collection Corporation for Funding Global Government" (ICCFGG)

I shudder at the thought of what else is in this global treaty when I get a copy to read through, this is a very bad development...

Please note: Al-gore did NOT invent the internet and the Earths Interior is NOT Millions of Degrees.

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Signing was really a foregone conclusion I guess. But John Key backed the wrong horse in this issue. It was already dying, and its deathknell has been sounded by the publicity surrounding all the errors, manipulation of data to prove a point, nad basic lies about climate change.
Move on John, focus on re-building our own economy and social fabric. Both in a mess.

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Look no further than the "Frankfurt School" for the rationale - which is not to say that these types are in any way rational. Their "Common Purpose" objectives are very clearly stated. In short these neo-Marxists are chip chip chipping away at what they perceive to be their major roadblock to such corkers as "UN Agenda 21". In short these "Gramscians" come from a "Critical Theory" tradition that fled from Frankfurt, during the 30's (to escape fellow Travelers - The National SOCIALIST German WORKERS Party AKA NAZI's). They were offered Tenure of Faculty by Columbia University and then attempted to radicalise the US worker. Why? Well quite simply they were horrified that the German white working class male became NATIONAL Socialists, as opposed to the "International" variant espoused under Marxism-Leninism & Western variants such as The Fabian Society. They failed to radicalise the American worker because the 40's represented a joint effort to nail the Nazi menace & the 1950's saw a boom that allowed Capital and Labour to work together and provide - in the main - a fairly decent wage for a decent day's work.
We then see Professor Marcuse of Frankfurt School / Columbia fame updating "Critical Theory" (deconstruction of Western value systems) in his new theory " The Theory of Polymorphic Perversity" - which was designed to deconstruct social mores re; the family in order to destroy the major roadblock to radicalisation of the West i.e. the now "untrustworthy from a Revolutionary perspective White Western Male).
Thus a series of neo-Marxist lies were built into everything to do with education - EVERYTHING. The lies that were promulgated were that white males wished to destroy women, ethnic minorities & homosexuals. Remember, and as discussed at length in their freely available Theorems, that with the new belief in the untrustworthy nature of the white male re: revolutionary reliability, that they now sought a new constituency - which just so happened to be radicalised Feminists (as opposed to women that rightly demanded a fair go), non-whites etc etc. What makes this so so odious is that Marx referred to women as "intellectually second rate" and the ethnic minorities as "racial trash" - what disgusting immoral hypocrisy.
What we now see is the result of long planned collectivist infiltration of those institutions that traditionally transmitted the values and learnings of previous male and female sages - to be replaced with factories churning out theories designed to fracture our children from their history in order to prepare them to be "World Citizens" in a neo-feudal society based on their Statist agenda. It is simply about control.
Look up "UN Agenda 21" and read all about it - in THEIR OWN words.
The western lifestyle is predicated on energy, and lots of it. .
Anti-west groups such as these see energy production as a legitimate target, and they have invented an anti-energy zeitgeist centered on a dishonest exaggeration of the atmosphere warming effect of carbon dioxide, which is a by-product of fossil fuel combustion (and which, incidentally, also makes plants thrive).
The tactic suits the disparate agendas of a large number of different down-with-everything groups, and instead of being at each others' throats they are pulling together in an unprecedented fashion, which after decades of propaganda has caused a societal instability that forces even normally rational politicians to go along with it. Opposition was largely neutralised. Nuclear fission was demonised to avoid weakening the global warming stick.
However, the tactic is unraveling fast, since writing alarmist computer programs has failed to cause greenhouse Armageddon, and better scientific hypotheses which actually fit the facts on the ground and in the air and space have appeared. We can expect the left to bolt to some other anti-west political doctrine fairly soon - over-consumption, perhaps, or possibly bovine flatulence. Maybe we will see pollution and acid rain resurrected.
Unfortunately, however, this fallacious preoccupation with CO2-based 'green' issues has led Labour to land us in an energy hole. The kindest interpretation of their gross dereliction of duty is that they were so blinded by greater opportunities to kick people around, and of carbon taxes flooding in, that they ignored reality - a trait we have seen before in Labour.
Windmills couldn't ever cut it - there never was enough energy to be had from the wind - but Labour, as usual, refused to accept the reality. Not only did many of them prefer to study subjects easier than maths and physics, but also to be a socialist believer you have to be intrinsically unrealistic in the first place.
Huge sums of money are being squandered on a renewable energy illusion, and the extent of our politicians' culpability for their negligence remains to be seen.
And, of course, Labour also could not resist the extra excuse to pick pockets for doctrinaire reasons. The big give-away is their Big-Sisters in the UN going after private motor vehicles, whose global carbon dioxide emissions are negligible even in the exaggerated IPCC global warming context that Labour and their "Internationalist" cohorts use to justify their predatory extortion.
The official Labour/UN driven 'climate change' agenda is just another grubby money grab that has nothing to do with the climate.
UN Agenda 21 - check it out. If you truly love freedom... oh yes and people of every gender/race or persuasion as long as they also love TRUE freedom - then help our Common Law society route out this infestation of Trojan Mice at every level.

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