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In UN Speech, Trump Highlights US Response To COVID-19, Faults China

September 23, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Every year at this time, a majority of the world’s leaders gather in New York at the United Nations for the annual General Assembly debate. Excited to be on the world stage and to burnish their standing before both international and domestic audiences, leaders are seldom able to restrain themselves to […]

Special Royal Privileges At COP 25 For The UN

December 4, 2019 by

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By James Taylor ~ When it comes to the United Nations and climate change, it is all about the UN altruistically serving the people of the world. Or maybe not. Here in Madrid for the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP25), UN attendees have special privileges. Arriving a day before the start […]

UN Youth: Ready To Bypass Democracy!

August 30, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The talk swirling around the UN “Civil Society Conference” in Salt Lake City has been radical throughout, with the youth contingent vowing to take to the streets if voters don’t give them their way. “We are willing to make these demands known at the ballot-box, or, if necessary, in the streets.” […]

UN Flies In 5,000 People To Salt Lake To Complain About Fossil Fuels

August 28, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ How does the United Nations convince people that they are super serious in their outrage about fossil fuels? How about flying 4,000 people from all over the world in fossil-fueled jet airplanes to isolated Salt Lake City to whine about it? Sounds like a good plan to the United […]

UN “Sustainability” Conference In Salt Lake Pushing Dangerous Agenda

August 26, 2019 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ NGOs from around the world are gathering in Salt Lake City, where, from August 26-28, they will participate in the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference. The theme of the confab at the swanky Salt Palace Conference Center (pictured) is “Building Inclusive and Sustainable Cities and Communities.” “Activists battling climate […]

The UN’s Species Extinction Fraud

May 30, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Al Gore wrote (or a ghost writer) in his 2006 book, An Inconvenient Truth, that global warming “is causing the loss of living species at a level comparable to the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs 6.5 million years ago”. It is estimated that there are currently over 10 […]

‘Extinction Crisis’ Speciously Targets Free Markets

May 26, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Brace yourself – but also try to relax a little. You didn’t really create another new crisis. Capitalism didn’t either. Be prepared for findings of a soon-to-be released gloom and doom report to be issued by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) claiming that “around one […]

Good News: The UN’s Global Green Law Is Going Nowhere For Now

January 25, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The first major meeting of the UN’s (take a breath) “Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group towards a Global Pact for the Environment” or simply OEWG, convened on Monday, 14 January 2019 at the United Nations Environment Program offices in Nairobi, Kenya. During the week-long session, delegates considered the report of […]

UNESCO

January 4, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to Israel National News: Israel’s withdrawal from UNESCO has gone into effect a year after it officially notified the international body that it would leave. Israel announced at the end of 2017 that it would leave the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in solidarity with the United […]

COP 24: Good News And Bad

December 16, 2018 by

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By Pat Carlson ~ What is it about human nature that makes us more willing to believe the worst news rather than the best news? During the second week of the latest international climate change conference being held in Katowice, Poland COP24, two groups showed up with news – one group predicting a catastrophic disaster […]

COP 24: All Aboard The UN Climate Gravy Train

December 15, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland features a grand sideshow, with all sorts of groups making presentations to whoever shows up. Some countries and groups even have permanent pavilions. A lot of these shows are put on by what might be termed “fellow travelers.” These are groups with no […]

UN Attacks Chance For Peace (Again)

December 14, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to Canada Free Press: United Nations, Egypt and Jordan could scuttle Trump’s peace plan by David Singer President Trump’s long-awaited peace plan to end the Arab-Jewish conflict—slated for release by the end of January 2019—could be indefinitely shelved.This possibility has emerged following the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) failing […]

The Wild And Weird World Of COP24

December 13, 2018 by

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By Adam Houser ~ The United Nations’ annual climate change conference, COP24 (Conference of the Parties), is being held in Katowice, Poland. This long-anticipated event has already seen a mix of bizarre and eyebrow-raising incidents. Time travel typhoon demonstration A group of young demonstrators engaged in an organized bit of silly street theater, where they […]

UN Authorizes Protesters To Silence Americans At COP 24

December 12, 2018 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Does the United Nations serve any purpose at all if it will not guarantee the right of participants to speak undisturbed when taking part in its process? The United Nations gave explicit permission to left-wing youth groups to disrupt a presentation by the American delegation on energy issues at COP 24, […]

UN’s Solution To Climate Change: End Capitalism

October 20, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ What will it take to keep the planet habitable? According to some eco-warriors, all that’s necessary is to end capitalism—the one economic system that has lifted billions from poverty and suffering. The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report led Eric Holthaus, a Grist writer, to tweet enthusiastically, “The […]

Western Nations Abandon Consensus To Push Abortion Agenda At UN

October 14, 2018 by

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By Elyssa Koren ~ In a severe loss for mothers around the world, on Sept. 27, the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted a resolution on maternal mortality that doubles down on the failed policies in place now and ignores that the requisite medical advancements exist to prevent most of the common causes […]

The UN’s Alarming New Climate Report

October 12, 2018 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The UN climate science panel’s job is to write a scary report before the UN holds its next big climate conference this December in Poland. Yet global weather, extreme or otherwise, is normal.  Sea level continues to fluctuate at the same tiny pace it did since before the industrial revolution.  Temperature […]

Climate Alarmists Admit They Want To Dismantle Our Free Enterprise System

October 12, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning that the dire costs of climate change are going to be here sooner than we think. The planet is close to reaching its alleged 1.5-degree Celsius warming threshold, and civilization only has 11 years to fix it. Oh, yeah, and the […]

Nikki Haley’s Shoes

October 10, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ We wish Nikki the best. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure As UN Ambassador

October 10, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump presidency has been full of surprises, but personnel changes typically are telegraphed or leaked well in advance. Nikki Haley’s announcement of her resignation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, however, was a genuine surprise. A major player in the administration’s foreign policy and a revered figure among many […]

Paris Agreement Would Require Huge U.S. Handouts, Tax Increases

October 1, 2018 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ The Paris climate agreement would force U.S. taxpayers to fork over approximately $10 billion every year to developing countries like China, Iran, and Venezuela. The average American household would have to pay approximately $100 in extra taxes per year to fund this handout. The handout would come on top […]

No, Regulations On Air Conditioners Will Not Lead To More Jobs

August 6, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Industry groups are ramping up efforts to have President Donald Trump send the Kigali Amendment—a change to the Montreal Protocol—to the Senate for ratification. The Amendment would phase out affordable refrigerants used in air conditioners and refrigerators for much pricier ones. That’s good news for the patent holders of the new […]

The U.S. Government Is Still The UN’s Top Climate Alarmist

July 25, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ President Trump and Energy Secretary Perry are both vocal skeptics of climate change alarmism, but the US Energy Department is still running one of the top drivers of alarmist science for the United Nations. This engine of alarmism is obscurely named the Climate Model Intercomparison Project or CMIP. Climate change […]

CFACT Co-Signs Letter Opposing The UN’s “Kigali Amendment”

July 6, 2018 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ What happens when two items high on the Green agenda collide with each other? One thing for sure, it isn’t a pretty sight. Such is currently the case concerning “ozone depletion” and “global warming.” Through the 1987 Montreal Protocol, the Greens clamored for the adoption of refrigerant HFC’s, or hydrofluorocarbons, to […]