Flashback 2019: Prof at Cambridge U. claims: ‘Democracy is the planet’s biggest enemy’ – ‘The authoritarian Chinese system has some advantages when it comes to addressing climate change’

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/07/20/democracy-is-the-planets-biggest-enemy-climate-change/ BY DAVID RUNCIMAN JULY 20, 2019 David Runciman is a politics professor at Cambridge University and the author of How Democracy Ends. This story appears in the Summer 2019 print issue. Excerpts: The climate crisis is an issue that requires long-term thinking across the generations, yet electoral politics is geared toward responding to immediate grievances. Politicians […]

Klaus Schwab At 2022 WEF: ‘The Future Is Built By Us, By A Powerful Community As You Here In This Room’

  Full speech below:  https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2022/05/23/klaus_schwab_at_2022_wef_the_future_is_built_by_us_by_a_powerful_community_as_you_here_in_this_room.html By Tim Hains Klaus Schwab, the head of the World Economic Forum, introduced their 2022 meeting in Davos, Switzerland with a speech calling on members to change the world using stakeholder capitalism. “The future is not just happening. The future is built by us, by a powerful community as you […]

Alibaba Group pres J. Michael Evans boasts at World Economic Forum about developing an ‘individual carbon footprint tracker’ to monitor how you buy, eat, & travel

Alibaba Group president J. Michael Evans boasts at the World Economic Forum about the development of an "individual carbon footprint tracker" to monitor what you buy, what you eat, and where/how you travel. pic.twitter.com/sisSrUngDI — Andrew Lawton (@AndrewLawton) May 24, 2022 The anti-fossil-fuel World Economic Forum should be apologizing for causing today's energy crisis. Instead, […]

The Permanent Pandemic: WHO seeks greater future powers via International Treaty – Gives WHO power to censor health information worldwide

https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-chilling-reason-they-wont-declare-the-pandemic-over_4372005.html The Chilling Reason They Won’t Declare the Pandemic Over? By Joseph Mercola March 30, 2022 Updated: March 31, 2022 Excerpt: “Coming off the back of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization is proposing a new pandemic treaty they’re hoping will be accepted by enough member countries to become a reality by 2024.” The pandemic treaty […]

Reuters: UN chief laments the ‘failures of global governance’ — Urges world to ‘go into emergency mode’ to tackle ‘climate crisis’

https://www.reuters.com/world/emergency-mode-un-chief-laments-failed-global-governance-2022-01-21/ UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – U.N. chief Antonio Guterres, lamenting a failure of global governance, urged the world to go into emergency mode to tackle COVID-19, the climate crisis and global finance reform, put humanity at the center of technology and bring peace. https://www.democracywithoutborders.org/21609/failure-of-global-governance-puts-humanity-into-emergency-mode-un-chief/ In an address to the 193-member General Assembly, UN chief […]

Foreign Policy mag: ‘What if Democracy & Climate Mitigation Are Incompatible?’ – Democracy ‘is not necessarily the path to a solution. It might, instead, be part of the problem’

https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/01/07/climate-change-democracy/ By Cameron Abadi – A deputy editor at Foreign Policy. Excerpt:  Democrat Joe Biden’s election platform vowed that the country’s electricity sector would be carbon-free by 2035 and that the entire U.S. economy would achieve full carbon neutrality by 2050—promises that the Biden administration has never disavowed. But the central policies intended to achieve those […]

Climate lockdown: Paper published in prestigious journal laments ‘democracy’ & calls for ‘authoritarian environmentalism’ modeled after COVID lockdowns to fight climate ’emergency’

Abstract: Is authoritarian power ever legitimate? The contemporary political theory literature—which largely conceptualizes legitimacy in terms of democracy or basic rights—would seem to suggest not. I argue, however, that there exists another, overlooked aspect of legitimacy concerning a government’s ability to ensure safety and security. While, under normal conditions, maintaining democracy and rights is typically […]

UK Independent promotes ‘personal carbon quotas’ as ‘demonstrably do-able’ – ‘Every person in UK be given a monthly carbon budget to balance between heating, travel, energy & food’

https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/personal-carbon-allowance-trading-climate-crisis-b1956705.html By Colin Drury Should everyone have their own personal carbon quota? Calls grow for emissions allowances Advocates propose every person in UK be given a monthly carbon budget to balance between heating, travel, energy and food – but could something so radical ever work in reality, asks Colin Drury? Your home, sometime in the next […]

A ‘radical’ UN climate style ‘pandemic treaty’ for viruses!? World Health Organization agrees to negotiate a ‘pandemic treaty’ to prevent next outbreak

WaPo: Less than a week after the new omicron variant of the coronavirus was reported to the World Health Organization, global leaders on Wednesday agreed to start negotiations to create an international agreement to prevent and deal with future pandemics — which some have dubbed a “pandemic treaty.” The special session of the World Health Assembly, only […]

UN climate summit ‘a grotesque spectacle of decadence & hypocrisy’ – ‘Environmentalism is now the core ideology of the new ruling class’

https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/11/01/the-elites-are-laughing-in-our-faces/ The elites are laughing in our faces By BRENDAN O’NEILL COP26 is gearing up to be a grotesque spectacle. We are about to witness Versailles levels of extravagance and hypocrisy. The rich, the powerful and the full of puffed-up virtue will gather in Glasgow to pontificate to the rest of us about how much we […]