Flashback 2002: ‘Lobsters & caviar for MPs at UN summit on starvation…Money is no object’ at ‘save the planet’ summit — ‘Sickening champagne & caviar lifestyle…gorging on mountains of lobster’
| Lobsters, Caviar and Brandy at Summit on Starvation
Posted on Sunday, September 22 @ 20:43:04 UTC
By Neil Syson, www.thesun.co.uk
THE sickening champagne and caviar lifestyle being enjoyed by Earth Summit delegates was exposed yesterday.
They are gorging on mountains of lobster, oysters and fillet steak at the Johannesburg conference – aimed at ending FAMINE.
As the summit began yesterday, desperate kids in nearby shanty towns queued for water at standpipes.
Bigwig politicians among the 60,000 delegates, including Deputy PM John Prescott, also get vintage bubbly and brandy.
Taxpayers are footing the �500,000 bill for the 70-strong British party. Friends of the Earth called the extravagance “deplorable”.
The head chef of the swanky hotel hosting Earth Summit bigwigs described the mountains of posh food he is laying on for their pleasure. Sickening champagne and caviar