CLIMATE CHANGE BEING USED POLITICALLY

The Climate talks in Copenhagen are occurring amidst charges that the science on which the
recommendations and changes in public policy are being based is Iaulty or deliberately doctored.
The emails that have been published showing scientists deliberately altering results Ior speciIic
results are not the only sources Ior these claims.
In the book, Shattered Consensus. The True State of Global Warming by Patrick J Michaels,
Michael`s investigations into the scientiIic studies used Ior the claims that CO2 is the cause oI
global warming indicates that the data supplied as part oI the UN IPCC documentation is Ilawed
and inaccurate.
The Copenhagen meeting is being used to push a worldwide treaty to cut CO2 emissions
worldwide. This is being done although there is no conclusive evidence that CO2 has anything to
do with climate change and with a lack oI scientiIically valid studies and research to support that
conclusion. While there isn`t any evidence that CO2 contributes to climate change or global
warming, there is a great deal oI evidence that the use oI climate change and global warming is
being used politically.
CO2 is not the Iirst substance that it has been claimed contributed to climate change and
global warming. The Iirst substance that it was claimed caused climate change and global
warming were the chemicals, CFC`s. It was claimed that CFC`s were destroying the ozone layer
and that the resulting hole in the ozone layer was allowing more solar radiation to aIIect the
earth`s atmosphere. There were no scientiIic studies veriIying that CFC`s were the cause oI
either a depletion oI the ozone layer, or oI global warming, but nations were pressured to cut
CFC`s and a treaty written to enIorce this measure. The Montreal Protocol on Substances That
Deplete the Ozone Layer, was opened Ior signatures as a treaty on September 16, 1987. It
entered into Iorce on January 1, 1989.
Although it was claimed at the time that CFC`s were the cause oI global warming due to the
depletion oI the ozone layer, no time was allowed to see iI in Iact CFC`s were the cause oI global
warming as had been claimed.
Instead, almost immediately, in 1988, months aIter the Montreal Protocol Treaty had been
passed, it was claimed that the cause oI climate change and global warming was not CFC`s and a
hole in the ozone layer as had been claimed, but instead due to elevated levels oI CO2 in the
atmosphere. In response to this consideration and claim, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change was Iormed in 1988 Ior the stated purpose oI determining the possible cause oI climate
change. The process used as a scientiIic basis Ior the IPCC Iindings include non scientiIic means
oI research and a synthesis oI inIormation chosen by a Iew people, oIten politicians behind
closed doors with no publications or disbursements oI the scientiIic research or methods on
which these claims have been made.
What the IPCC process and these claims are being used Ior however, are drastic cuts in CO2
levels worldwide. Although it is claimed that the goal is to reduce CO2 levels to the 1990 level,
in Iact CO2 levels in the United States and in many other countries, are Iar lower now than they
were decades ago. Due to the Clean Air Act and later amendments to the act in the U.S. in the
late 1960`s, 1970`s, and decades Iollowing, the CO2 levels in the United States are drastically
lower than they were. The same is true Ior many other countries.
The smog Iilled cities oI Pittsburgh and London in decades past had much higher levels oI
CO2 and clearly they were not related to the global warming that it is claimed has risen
dramatically in the last Iew decades.
The ban on CFC`s was devastating to a number oI countries` chemical companies. The cuts in
CO2 emissions are Iar more onerous and aIIect every aspect oI modern liIe, Irom heating to
electricity to transportation. The draIt accord oI the Copenhagen treaty states that all countries
together should reduce emissions by 50 to 95° by 2050. These onerous emissions cuts are being
used to pressure the cutting oI industrial production in countries worldwide.
In one example, in the U.S. it has been used to cut the production oI larger cars and Iorce
U.S. car companies to cut their production oI larger vehicles at the same time the governments oI
Japan and Germany are targeting Ioreign automakers, with a goal oI replacing U.S. large
automotive and truck production with Japanese and German large vehicles, which are not being
targeted to have their production cut.
As well, the governments oI Japan and Germany are beneIitting by using the 'cap and trade¨
system that has a variety oI 'credits¨ that are allotted Ior speciIic actions toward meeting a
country`s 'caps¨ on emissions. In the case oI the nations oI Japan and Germany, they have not
cut their CO2 emissions at all, while using these treaties to Iorce other nations to do so. What
they are doing is using a provision in the cap and trade system that allots CO2 credits to
countries to trade CO2 credits with other countries Ior activities said to aid these countries with
cuts in CO2 emissions. In the case oI Japan and Germany, while not cutting their own national
CO2 emissions, they are paying to buy the credits allotted to other countries Ior CO2 emissions
under the cap and trade system. This cuts the allowable national energy production oI these
countries. They are then using these credits, to build new power and utility plants, using gas
instead oI coal, in these Ioreign countries, thus allowing Japan and Germany to replace national
utility companies with Japanese and German utility companies.
The use oI international treaties that the governments oI Japan and Germany purport to be
supportive oI and in compliance with, is something that these nations have been using Ior
decades to pressure other nations into actions that beneIit them and detriment other nations as the
other treaty signatories reside by the treaty agreements, while the nations oI Japan and Germany
deliberately do not comply with the treaties in good Iaith. One oI the maior ways that these
governments have attacked and targeted other countries economically is through the use oI the
General Agreement on TariIIs and Trade (GATT) rounds oI economic trade treaties, which later
became the World Trade Organization. Although both Japan and Germany repeatedly year aIter
year signed treaties to open their nations to Iree trade in goods, services and capital Irom other
countries, in meeting the terms oI the treaty, they have not abided by the treaty agreements while
other nations have. Japan and Germany have used these types oI treaties, agreements and
alliances with other nations deceptively by not abiding by the agreements and treaties while other
countries have abided by the agreements and treaties, thereby serving to detriment other nations
and beneIit Japan and Germany. It appears that the Copenhagen Treaty meeting is another
example oI these kinds oI actions.

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