As the deceit of the limo-jet-caviar congestion of Copenhagen grinds that city into the forefront of an international tragedy, there will be no mention of humanity's biggest challenge. Political correctness amongst the 15,000 attendees and the attendant fawning media will ignore the irony of this self-serving and bloated spectacle. They will be excused their extravagance and their obscene carbon footprint, culminated with the arrival of President Obama on Air Force One, and his unsparing entourage. Political correctness and economic forces will prevent discussion on the root cause of stress on the earth's oceans, air, forests, rivers, and lakes. No one in Copenhagen will breathe a word about the world's population.
The Copenhagen conference is a United Nations gambit using fear of global warming as the apocalyptic Armageddon that will squeeze hundreds of billions of dollars from the United States and Canada, and will redistribute the cash as it sees fit. Copenhagen is not a conference intended to clean up our environment.
Obviously all third world countries run by dictators, as well as the very few who aren't, will clamor for consensus. Why wouldn't they? More cash means more Bentleys and Escalades, another mansion or two, as well as a shipload of arms to maintain power. When you don't care about your own people, but strive to retain absolute power over them with brute force, the least of your concerns is a distraction from foreign fanatics with a cause, but if it's going to fill your coffers, . . . bring it on. Countries such as China and Russia with a wink and a nod will continue on course, unrattled or swayed by anything the international community has to say, yet surprisingly, they are the only two whose populations are shrinking.
The only world leader who seems to have kept his wits about him is Canada's Steven Harper. He is the only leader who has remained cool to jumping onto the Copenhagen climate change boondoggle. He appears to be the only one cognizant of the fact that Copenhagen will not clean up the air and will only drag his taxpayers into deeper taxation. Obama, on the other hand, seems oblivious. Obama's Cap And Trade program should remain right where it is, " nowhere, and taxpayers should remain skeptical, unlike too many scientists who appear to be closing the books on the supposedly "settled science" of climate change. Absolute certainty, . . . um, is that another term for scientific stupidity? Does that not grate on the "scientific method?" Is this an example of progress toward truth?