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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, […]