Cliemategate – the real reason

A interesting article on Forbes about the real reason that behind the big push to try and get any kind of cap and trade or ETS system through at Copenhagen.

These inner city lefties who are pushing this garbage don’t really care about the globe. They want some type of utopia where everyone is at the same level. Instead of helping the devolping world catch up to the rest of in terms of economy they want us to be brought down to the lower level through this cap and trade

So why do leaders like Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown continue identifying themselves with the climate change agenda and policies like cap and trade? Perhaps it’s best to see this as a clash of classes. Today’s environmental movement reflects the values of a large portion of the post-industrial upper class. The big money behind the warming industry includes many powerful corporate interests that would benefit from a super-regulated environment that would all but eliminate potential upstarts.
These people generally also do not fear the loss of millions of factory, truck, construction and agriculture-related jobs slated to be “de-developed.” These tasks can shift to China, India or Vietnam–where the net emissions would no doubt be higher–at little immediate cost to tenured professors, nonprofit executives or investment bankers. The endowments and the investment funds can just as happily mint their profits in Chongqing as in Chicago.


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