Archives for June 28, 2012

Champagne Flows as ICLEI Demands Lower Living Standards

The Inter­na­tion­al Coun­cil for Local Envi­ron­men­tal Ini­tia­tives (ICLEI) is call­ing for eco­nom­ic “con­trac­tion” in Amer­i­ca and the rest of the devel­oped world. Their “World Con­gress” con­fer­ence in Belo Hor­i­zonte, Brazil, how­ev­er, is a lav­ish affair replete with rich food, cham­pagne and opu­lence. The bla­tant hypocrisy is stun­ning. Watch short video here.  

ICLEI Members Admit Bait and Switch to Boost Climate Agenda

Rio+20: ICLEI Mem­bers Admit “Bait and Switch” to Boost Cli­mate Agen­da June 18, 2012 Belo Hor­i­zonte, Brazil. To advance pub­lic action on glob­al warm­ing, par­tic­i­pants attend­ing the ICLEI World Con­gress admit­ted today that they are delib­er­ate­ly employ­ing new ter­mi­nol­o­gy to mis­di­rect oppo­nents and gain accep­tance of their efforts to reduce ener­gy use and green­house gas­es. […]