Climate change: Life and death or cash grab? [It's not about the planet, it's about bucks]
The thing to understand about the 12-day UN meeting on climate change starting in Copenhagen today, is it's not an environmental conference. It's an economic mugging. That it's not about saving the planet. It's about making you poorer.
And finally, that the "solutions" it proposes to "fix" the climate, far from being intended to succeed, are guaranteed to fail. How do we know? Because they've already failed.
The two major initiatives that emerged out of the UN process that created the Kyoto accord, were the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), which is a multi-billion-dollar European cap-and-trade market in carbon dioxide emissions,...