WikiLeaks Cables Confirm Worst Fears of Climate Skepticsby Hugh Holub on Dec. 11, 2010, under environment water and energy, politics
Everyone seems to accept human caused global climate change as a legitimate issue to deal with.
But wait a minute….maybe things aren’t what they seem to be….
From Pajamas Media….
Domestic political considerations far outweighed any scientific basis for the Copenhagen Accord
….On December 3rd, the Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom published one of a series of stories based on the cables, this one titled “WikiLeaks cables reveal how U.S. manipulated climate accord.” The United States really was applying considerable political and diplomatic pressure on other players; the scientific “consensus” had long since been subsumed by the pressure to score a political win. As the Guardian put it:
Hidden behind the save-the-world rhetoric of the global climate change negotiations lies the mucky realpolitik: money and threats buy political support; spying and cyberwarfare are used to seek out leverage.