Thursday, December 13, 2007

The EU Turns Its Back on Bush

Poor little Georgie Bush can't get no respect anymore. Folks just aren't at the Clown Prince's beck and call today.

Shrub got bitchslapped in Bali today by the European Union whose reps sent a message to the little peckerhead that they won't be showing up for his "Major Economies Meeting" in Hawaii next month unless the US gets with the programme at the Bali climate summit.

Germany's enviromin, Sigmar Gabriel, put the EU position bluntly, “No result in Bali means no Major Economies Meeting.”

The best we hoped for was that the U.S. would not hobble the rest of the world from moving forward,” said Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a non-profit American organization. “Our delegation here from the States has not been able to meet that low level of expectation.”

The head of the American delegation, levitating over the facts, said America is working very hard to achieve consensus - there's no question there. Unfortunately by consensus she means capitulation and by climate plan she means stay the course.


Oldschool said...

The EU is too busy "Carbon-Trading" with each other . . . making fortunes selling worthless paper . . . of course the folks in the EU will pick up the tab.
You would think the folks in the EU would be trying to figure out how they were going to export their high-priced goods to the US now that their nickle is worth 30% more than a year ago!!!

By the way . . . how about the 100 climate scientists that wrote the letter to Ke Moon of UN fame . . . the sort of don't buy the "Anthropogenic" GW stuff.
I would say that more than balances the 2000 politicos and enviro-whacks that prepared the IPCC summary of computer prophecies.

The Mound of Sound said...

Yeah, "hot about" that letter OldSchool? You're about a year late on that one. Why don't you look into the story behind that letter and then get back to me. By all means express your opinions but try to get your facts straight. You should also check out the latest figures on GHG emissions for the EU, the US, India and China and their relative predicitions for 2020. Believe me, you needn't worry yourself about the efficacy of the EU's programme. Wouldn't it be nice if we had an actual programme instead of the empty rhetoric we get from Baird?