Blinken Demands UN Security Council Accept Climate Change as Global Security Threat
Sept. 24 (EIRNS)—Secretary of State Tony Blinken used his address yesterday at the UN Security Council’s special meeting on climate and security to try to ram down the throats of member nations the argument that the “climate crisis” is the pressing global security issue to be addressed by that body, as it is supposedly the cause of every major problem on the planet. Not all present agreed, as we report further.
Austrian Greens Charged with Dreaming of Going Back to the Stone Age
Aug. 3, 2021 (EIRNS)—The Greens of Austria are stirred up by recent remarks made by the country’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, telling them “it would be totally wrong to believe that we could save the climate in the future by asceticism… the only right approach is to rely on innovation and technology.”
As the globalists among British Royals and the Davos billionaires move ahead with their genocidal plans for a Green New Deal (GND), in coordination with U.S. and E.U. officials, the resistance to this insanity grows. Russia and China are rejecting this population reduction nonsense; state governments in the U.S. are moving to overturn the rules being pushed to enforce the GND; and leading Africans are warning that imposing the GND on the continent will prevent essential economic growth from occurring. Get the truth: Read EIR's "Great Leap Backwards".
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As a powerful polar vortex brought freezing weather to much of the United States, the Texas electricity grid was "within seconds or minutes" away from a "catastrophic failure and complete blackout," on February 16, had they not decided to implement controlled outages, according to an official from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the company which manages the grid. The rolling blackouts which occurred as a result of that decision meant that more than four million customers in Texas were without electricity and heat for hours at a time, and half the counties in the state reported water problems due to power loss at water treatment facilities. As of February 19, there were reports of more than thirty-six deaths related to the storm and the loss of power, and 600,000 were still without power. Nearly a quarter of the state's population remains under orders to boil water before using it, if they have access to water at all.
How did this happen in Texas, which is the largest producer and consumer of energy in the U.S., and in Houston, which is home to 5,000 energy-related firms and calls itself the Energy Capital of the World?Read more