It did seem too quiet at Cancun.
The power hungry tyrants learnt from Copenhagen. They realized that they have a far better chance of success by underselling the expectations and sliding in long impenetrable documents in front of underling bureaucrats. Due to the importance of this I have reproduced Christopher Moncktonís words in full as reported at SPPI (see below).
The UN wants nothing less than 1.5% of our GDP.
Thatís $212 billion from the USA every year ($2700 per family of 4).
Thatís $32 billion from the UK every year ($2000 per family of 4).
Thatís $13 billion from Australia every year ($2400 per family of 4).
Figures calculated from the CIA world Factbook
The Secretariat will have the power not merely to invite nation states to perform their obligations under the climate-change Convention, but to compel them to do so. Nation states are to be ordered to collect, compile and submit vast quantities of information, in a manner and form to be specified by the secretariat and its growing army of subsidiary bodies.Please send this message on and email politicians. Australian elected representatives are listed here. Once this is quietly established, how will any single nation back out even if itís citizen vote to do so (other than the US with the military might to match the UN?)
If you would prefer to spend that money on other things. Now is the time to protest. The more money they get, the harder they are to stop.
Ė Joanne Nova