UN climate chief this week declared that communism is the best way to fight global warming.


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Honesty! The UN climate chief this week declared that communism is the best way to fight global warming.

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres said that democracy is a poor political system for fighting global warming. Communist China, she says, is the best model. China may be the world’s top emitter of carbon dioxide and struggling with major pollution problems of their own, but the country is “doing it right” when it comes to fighting global warming says Figueres. “They actually want to breathe air that they don’t have to look at,” she said. “They’re not doing this because they want to save the planet. They’re doing it because it’s in their national interest.”

Putting aside the minor detail that communist states have routinely had the worst environmental record — “ghastly” as the article above accurately notes — this statement by Figueres is remarkably refreshing in that might be the first time an environmentalist has admitted the movement’s true agenda. They don’t want to save the environment, they want to gain power and then use it to squelch everyone else’s freedom.

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  • Edward

    “that might be the first time an environmentalist has admitted the movement’s true agenda. They don’t want to save the environment, they want to gain power and then use it to squelch everyone else’s freedom.”

    It seems to be the UN’s true agenda, too. Plus, the UN gets to be the world’s leader government.

    When you let government run things, all you get is what government lets you have. And if freedom is not one of those things (and it never is), then you won’t have your freedom. That is why we spent more than 200 years as a free nation (government didn’t have the power to control us; the Constitution made sure of that), and it is why we lost our freedom when we let government ignore the Constitution, take over our healthcare system, and coerce us to buy things that we don’t want and don’t need. We no longer have the freedom to choose whether or not to buy, nor what to buy; we only have the freedom to choose which of only four turd-like payment plans we want.

    Obama’s America: home of the formerly free.

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