Mercury rising via UNEP Steiner’s “happy convention”

Alas, it seems that work at one or more of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)’s many-tentacled – and ever-increasing – arms is never done! Today’s topic: the “dangers” of “mercury”, and a report on this agency’s untiring efforts to get this substance … you guessed it … “banned”. Depending on your perspective (and/or dental…

Stormy days ahead for IPCC?

UPDATE 10/27/2014: See my comment below re Pachauri in most uncharacteristic “voice of moderation” mode -hro The 40th Session of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to be held Oct. 27-31 in Copenhagen – scene of the 2009 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) lapse into a “coma“. Thanks to the…

Aiding Haiti: the UN vs Israel

Haiti is known as one of the poorest nations in the world. Indeed mother nature has not been kind to its inhabitants. Nor have the many arms of the self-glorifying, ever-expanding United Nations. The UN – and particularly its unmandated arm, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) – has a long-standing “tradition” of self-aggrandizement and…

Test post with new WP interface

[Please note while the content in this post is valid, it’s not necessarily related. Content is derived from drafts sitting quietly on my HD. Post will probably be deleted although I may incorporate content into future posts -hro] Seems to me that the “climate change” –>>> increased extreme weather meme is a long established (by…