Climate Justice Now!| MONTREAL TALKS CLOSE | Saturday, December 10, 2005 |
Earlier Prof. Michael Dorsey and IPS's Daphne Wysham were on Boston WZBC Radio discussing the close of the Montreal climate talks.
The following are summaries from various Durban Group press releases...
All Aboard the Greenhouse Gravy Train
MONTRÉAL CLIMATE TALKS WILL ENRICH THOSE WHO CAUSE CLIMATE CRISIS
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC - As the climate talks in Montréal come to a close, representatives of the Business and Industry Non-Government Organisations (BINGOs) are slapping each other on the backs for another job well done. After years of intensive corporate lobbying, the climate conference has more in common with a typical trade fair than the world’s most important environmental conference. Corporate representatives are here in full force and stand to gain the most.
CARBON CARTEL CONTROLS CLIMATE CONFERENCE
MONTREAL TALKS KEEP OIL COMPANIES IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT
“No where in the text of the Climate Change Convention or the Kyoto Protocol do you find the word ‘petroleum’. Indeed the Convention does not even mention the word ‘oil.’” revealed a prominent environmental scientist.
The official summary of the conference is now at the UNFCCC site.
by: ProfMKD @ 4:17 PM