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(FreedomWire.org) – US negotiators agreed Sunday to pay “climate” reparations to “developing” countries to punish Americans for their success and reward a handful of extremely rich people who live in those countries.

Pakistan, which spearheaded a group of 134 developing nations pushing for loss and damage payments, provided a fresh reminder of the destructive forces of climate change. Over the summer, Pakistan suffered devastating flooding that scientists say was made worse by global warming, resulting in more than 1,500 deaths, plunging one-third of the country underwater and causing $30 billion in damages, even as Pakistan contributes less than 1 percent of the world’s planet-warming emissions.

What caused the devastating flooding, other than Pakistan being located in a region that has been hit by heavy rains regularly since humans first kept records, is deforestation and social incompetence. It might make them feel better to blame other people for the tragedy, but the logical and foreseeable consequences of Pakistan’s failed state status made the flood inevitable.

The Wall Street Journal gives the best description

John Kerry, the U.S. climate envoy, dismissed the idea earlier this month: “It’s a well-known fact that the United States and many other countries will not establish . . . some sort of legal structure that is tied to compensation or liability. That’s just not happening.” But on Thursday Europe abandoned the U.S. by proposing a deal, and Mr. Kerry rolled over.

Wealthy countries will now set up a fund to cover climate damage for the least developed countries—i.e., not China or middle-income nations. This will be financed from “a broad donor base” and “mosaic of solutions,” such as international development banks and taxes on aviation, shipping and fossil fuels.

Europe hopes this will induce poor countries to reduce emissions to meet the Paris target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. The world has already warmed by 1.1 degrees, and a U.N. report last month estimated temperatures would rise 1.8 degrees even if Western countries meet their “net-zero” goals.

But China emits two-thirds more CO2 than Europe and the U.S. combined. Coal accounts for 60% of China’s power generation, and more new coal plants are set for approval through 2025 than the entire existing U.S. fleet. China says it needs more coal power for energy security and, unlike Europe and the U.S., it won’t commit climate suicide.

This is a stupid and unworkable policy agreed to by stupid people who allegedly represent our nation’s interests. The saving grace is that with a new GOP Congressional majority, there is slight chance of the money for this travesty being appropriated. However, it points to a larger problem. We should not be a party to stupid activities like this. If we do decide to be a party to them, we can’t have whatever John Kerry is supposed to be representing our interests when the are only focused on consensus.

Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) introduced a bill that would defund President Joe Biden‘s special presidential envoy for climate — a position currently held by former Secretary of State John Kerry.

The bill is officially titled ‘The No Taxpayer Funding For Climate Zealots Advancing Radical Schemes Act,’’ or the ‘‘No Taxpayer Funding For CZARS Act.” Original co-sponsors include GOP Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA), Thomas Massie (KY), Lauren Boebert (CO), Scott Perry (PA), Mary Miller (IL), Louie Gohmert (TX), Andy Biggs (AZ), and Greg Steube (FL).

“Hardworking Americans are struggling every day to afford gas and electricity because of the disastrous energy policies peddled by hysterical fools like John Kerry,” Roy said.

Recently, Kerry told a crowd at the University of Southern California’s Center of Public Diplomacy that despite the high price of gasoline, Americans should not increase oil production, Fox News reported.

“No, we don’t,” he said in reference to those who advocate for more drilling. “We absolutely don’t. And we have to prevent a false narrative from entering into this.”

Kerry has held his position as Biden’s climate czar since the beginning of his presidency. In August 2021, Fox News reported that Kerry’s “family jet has already emitted 30 times the amount of carbon emitted by a typical passenger vehicle per year.”  The report cited flight data reviewed by the outlet and found “the jet emitted an estimated 138 metric tons of carbon on trips dating from Jan. 10 to Aug. 6.” That means Kerry’s jet “emitted 30 times the amount of carbon emitted by a typical passenger vehicle per year,” Fox added.

Roy’s bill officially reads, “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be used for the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, including for salary, administrative, and travel expenses of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and for any other activity of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.”

(FreedomWire.org) – Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore arrived at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt with a new plan.

The plan is to have everyone on Earth surveilled by satellite, and their “carbon usage” tracked and, likely, taxed, using the non-profit wing of Google and its “TRACE” project which will use a satellite database to track “individual emitters” of carbon dioxide and other supposedly evil, planet-killing gases.

“Until now, most emissions inventories have been based on self-reported, often years-late data that relied on rough estimates, opaque methods, and inaccessible reporting. Government officials, scientists, investors, executives, and activists need better data to support the creation of policies, programs, and campaigns aimed at limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C as agreed to under the Paris Climate Agreement.”

Which, beyond the fact that the U.S. government never agreed to that “agreement” as a treaty, actually begs this question: Even if one were to have accepted their unsupportable premise about man’s use of carbon-based petrochemicals ushering climate Armageddon, if TRACE now admits that previous Cultist claims of climate apocalypse were unreliable and lacked supportive data to serve even their purposes, how can they claim that their argument, to this day, is valid?

 Gore’s plan would create an arbitrary list of “climate sins” and “Environmental-Social-Governance” (ESG) standards as well as an arbitrary schedule of the “costs” (again, completely made-up, by them) they will say you imposed on others, merely for trying to live your life.

Governments and businesses calculate emissions by measuring the amount of energy production and economic activity and then estimating the emissions produced, according to the UN Environment Programme. However, Climate TRACE claims that such methods significantly underestimate the levels of greenhouse gases, and the nonprofit coalition aims to accurately tally emissions in order to help governments, private corporate and international organizations reduce pollution.

“That’s where Climate TRACE comes in. We’re harnessing technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to analyze over 59 trillion bytes of data from more than 300 satellites, more than 11,100 sensors, and numerous additional sources of emissions information from all over the world. The result is a groundbreaking approach to emissions monitoring… ne that is independent, transparent, and timely.”

Your activities will be transparent to the government and international technocratic police, who, if they can get their “ESG” governance in place, will make you their serf. Banks, crony corporations, and governments will penalize you with higher interest rates, prohibit loans, restrict your purchases (of everything from power to property), and, should the government institute an electronic currency, literally see your digital central bank “money” extracted if you transgress the rules of their feudal system.

(FreedomWire.org) – Joe Biden has been overseas at the COP 27 Summit in Egypt on Friday and then the ASEAN Summit in Cambodia on Saturday.

With Biden being Biden, you knew that it was going to be embarrassing for our country and you’d be right on target.

In the grand tradition of Barack Obama, Biden apologized for our pulling out of the Paris Agreement and claimed transitioning away from fossil fuels can help the world avoid “climate hell.”

‘The climate crisis is about human security, economic security, environmental security, national security, and the very life of the planet,’ Biden said at the COP 27 meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

It was a chance to trumpet billions of dollars in spending and demonstrate that the U.S. was back in a leadership role in the fight against climate change.

That wasn’t enough for some in the audience. A group of protesters momentarily silenced Biden as they stood and howled, lifting a banner that read: ‘People vs fossil fuels,’ before it was snatched away by security guards.

Biden was harassed by some howling climate protesters.

Then he tripped all over his words as he was delivering his remarks.

Then Biden headed from Egypt to the ASEAN Summit in Cambodia and he kicked off his remarks by referring to the prime minister of Cambodia as the “prime minister for Colombia.” He did that, despite reading his remarks.

This wasn’t the first time he’d done it.

Biden also goofed up Cambodia’s name as he was departing the White House Thursday. ‘Anyway, you guys, I’m heading down to — first of all, going to Cairo for the – for the environmental effort, then heading over to Colombia and then — I mean, Cambodia,’ he said, correcting himself while he was speaking off the cuff.

Now Biden is going to be off to meet with Xi Jinping before the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia. One has to wonder how that’s going to go, given the gaffes and problems he’s already having. Not to mention Biden’s connections to China. One of the things that Xi is going to be doing is sizing him up if Xi has intentions of moving on Taiwan. I wouldn’t bet that he’s going to be walking away too afraid of Biden, given what Biden is looking like right now.

(FreedomWire.org) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got a rude New York City welcome when she made a surprise guest appearance at the Global Citizen’s music festival in Central Park Saturday night.  She got booed.

Pelosi getting booed in the liberal enclave in a bad sign for the midterms. “As speaker of the house, I am here to thank you for your dazzling advocacy, entrepreneurial thinking, and determination as global citizens,” she told the crowd.

“It’s thanks to your help that the United States recently enacted historic climate legislation, which will be a game changer,” Pelosi said. “It will slash carbon pollution by 40% by 2030, it will give a historic, an historic $370 billion to fight the climate crisis.”

Pelosi was met with some cheers and some boos with one incredulous New Yorker caught on video saying, why is everyone booing” before laughing.

Pelosi, was wearing a white pantsuit with a matching scarf, when she took to the stage of NYC’s Global Citizen music festival.

After being introduced to the stage by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, an actress who is married to Nick Jonas, Pelosi briefly spoke about carbon pollution and climate change.

Appearing as though she understood the crowds’ mixed reaction to her, Pelosi agreed to keep her remarks short and allow the concert to continue. 

‘Let’s go,’ several hecklers were heard yelling as the Democrat left the stage. 

(FreedomWire.org) – President Joe Biden’s climate czar, John Kerry, flew to England on Friday to pay respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II, but turned heads when he chose to use the opportunity to speak on climate change.

In a television interview, the United States’ first special presidential envoy for climate said that he hoped that the United Kingdom’s new monarch, King Charles III, will help him fight back against climate change. Although British monarchs are supposed to remain neutral on political issues, the former secretary of state argued that it isn’t partisan at all.

“It’s not political. There’s no ideology in it. It’s not a Republican-Democrat/Tory-Labour issue. It’s a universal issue defined by science,” Kerry said, who was due to meet Charles in Scotland to discuss climate financing, but the meeting was canceled after the death of the Queen.

John Kerry on climate change: “It’s not political…It’s a universal issue defined by science.”

Kerry, speaking to the BBC, likened it to Queen Elizabeth’s supportive role during World War II, and reiterated his point that climate change is not a political matter.

“This is life or death,” he said. “I mean everybody is talking about this in the world, it’s an existential issue.”

“It doesn’t have a Tory or Labour or any other party in the world’s label on it… It’s a universal issue about the planet and he has for 50 years been ahead of the curve, speaking out, and working on approaches to deal with the challenge,” he said.

Kerry’s words may inspire the new king, but many have pointed out his hypocrisy in his environmentally-savvy statements.

Since being appointed to his role as President Biden’s climate czar, Kerry has flown over 180,000 miles in flights that emitted more than 9.5 million pounds or 4,772 tons of carbon into the atmosphere, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.

In a review of 75 of Kerry’s official travel announcements from March 2021 to July 2022, he is reported to have produced roughly 300 times the average American’s carbon footprint on his trips to discuss climate change with various world leaders.

Kerry’s office told Fox News that he flies “commercially or via military air in his role as Special Presidential Envoy for Climate,” but Kerry’s press releases do not specify which type of plane is utilized for any particular trip. He’s posted photos to Twitter, using electric buses and scooters as a means of transportation, but has not shared snapshots of his plane travel.

In another example of inconsistency with his purported values, as of July, Kerry’s family’s own jet has made a total of 48 trips lasting more than 60 hours and emitted an estimated 715,886 pounds, or 325 metric tons, of carbon since President Biden was sworn into office.

The plane belongs to Flying Squirrel LLC., Kerry’s wife Teresa Heinz-Kerry’s company in which Kerry reported owning a more than $1 million stake on his most recent financial disclosure.