Which is a little strange, since Christiana Figueres was the one who made that proposal just a few years ago.
Her latest reaction to the idea is being reported by Marc Morano at Climate Depot.
He approached her with a question on a sidewalk as she was getting into a taxi during the U.N. climate summit in Bonn, Germany, on Monday.
Morano: “What about [your call for U.N.] ‘centralized transformation’? What about people who might be afraid the U.N. is essentially going to be a climate central power?”
Figueres: Loud laugh.
Morano: “That is your response?”
Figueres: “Now that is real humor.”
She continued to laugh as she got into the waiting car.
But it wasn’t so long ago that she made the proposal.
According to the Tom Nelson blog, it was in 2012 when she said of her work, “It is the most inspiring job in the world because what we are doing here is we are inspiring government, private sector and civil society to [make] the biggest transformation that they have every undertaken.
“The Industrial Revolution was also a transformation, but it wasn’t ‘a guided transformation from a centralized policy perspective. This [U.N. climate change action] is a centralized transformation that is taking place because governments have decided that they need to listen to science. So it’s a very, very different transformation and one that is going to make the life of everyone on the planet very different.”
Climate Depot said Figueres’ legacy “will be one of central planning, limiting development for the world’s poor, creation of climate slush funds, appeals to climate claims and ‘solutions’ that would make medieval witch accusers blush.”