Richard Rothschild Battles Local Agenda 21

Richard Rothschild was the first county commissioner to officially oppose the United Nations’ International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), also known as Local Governments for Sustainability.  In fact, Mr. Rothschild won the November 2010 election in Carroll County, Maryland based on his opposition to ICLEI, which is the local UN Agenda 21 Sustainable Development […]

How MTC sneaked Vehicle Miles Traveled tax into One Bay Area Plan

The Contra Costa Times editorial of July 18 “Car tax idea is out of the box: Put it back!” expressed shock and outrage about “… the creative audacity of Bay Area leaders proposing a per-mile tax on driving, maybe as early as next year, using — wait for it — a GPS-like tracker!” But what […]

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. […]

Rio +20 Tied Directly to Agenda 21

Read this 4-page United Nations System Chief Executives Board (CEB) Joint Statement to Rio +20 (dated April 17, 2012). The Rio +20 participants “renew our commitment to sustainable development” and describe their plan for getting “The Future We Want” (dated June 19, 2012). Read this detailed review of the implementation of Agenda 21 and the […]