Our heartfelt thanks to a president who was smart enough to see through the
smoke and mirrors of this global warming hoax and who had the courage to
stick a pin in the big hot air balloon of engineered climate change a
balloon filled with nothing more than the over-inflated egos of a gang of
At the core of the Kyoto Treaty was a draconian plan to turn all United
States energy policies over to the United Nations. Control would include all
our energy sources and resources. The Kyoto Treaty, upon ratification by
the signatory nations, would become the Kyoto Protocol, much as the Montreal
Protocol banned all use of chlorofluorocarbons (Freon) in the world. And
ban it did. A change in the protocol, under United Nations rules,
would require a majority vote. The United States would have one vote out
of 180, with no veto power.
The purpose of the Kyoto Treaty was to penalize all the modern industrial
nations North America and Europe – for their "wasteful" energy use. These
nations were identified as the largest emitters of carbon dioxide through
the use of fossil fuels – coal, oil and gas. The Kyoto Treaty would require
these nations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and thereby energy use
(electricity, gasoline and fuel oil) to a point 5 percent below those of
1990 by the year 2012.
As an example, California is using 50 percent more energy than it used in
1990; by the year 2012 it would be using much more. To reduce California
to less than half of the energy it consumed in 1990 would effectively shut
California down much as the Sierra Club, one of the principle backers of the
treaty, is doing now.
The Kyoto Treaty was the centerpiece of then Vice President Al Gore's effort
to create a lasting legacy as the environmental giant he hoped to become.
He referred to the Kyoto Treaty as his "Marshall Plan."
The treaty identified the industrial Western World as the culprit. Those
nations used more energy than the so-called developing world. China,
Russia, India, all of Africa and South America were exempt. The exempt
nations were to be issued energy credits.
Energy in the industrial Western countries would have to be rationed
immediately to reduce energy use to pre-1990 levels by the year 2012.
In the event the U.S. was starving energy-wise, it could purchase energy
credits, for example, from China, or from Russia, to survive. The billions
of dollars sent to these other countries, according to Gore, would be spent
by them to clean up their own environments, and presto, the entire world
would be pollution free.
"What evil lurks in the hearts of men?" Only the shadow of Clinton knows.
The Kyoto Protocol would have been nothing more than a Marxist, communist,
socialist plot to redistribute the Western industrial wealth to the old
The Kyoto Treaty was presented for approval by the United Nations to member
countries of the world at The Hague in the Netherlands last November. Many
Western industrial nations began to smell a rat and the meeting ended in
disarray with a friendly "environmentalist" pushing a pie in the face of the
The U.S. Senate in 1997 voted 97-0 to reject the Kyoto Treaty. In defiance
of the U.S. Senate vote rejecting the treaty, both President Bill Clinton
and Vice President Al Gore signed it. Had Al Gore been elected president
last November, word was that he intended to ram the treaty through
regardless of the Senate disapproval.
The treaty has languished around Washington for too long. It lay there,
like a deep cancer, waiting to spread. President George W. Bush's surgical
removal of this malignant document is to be applauded.
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