EPIC FAIL: UN climate talks fall apart as 132 countries storm out

Poor countries pulled out of the United Nations climate talks during a fight over transferring wealth from richer countries to fight global warming.

The G77 and China bloc led 132 poor countries in a walk out during talks about “loss and damage” compensation for the consequences of global warming that countries cannot adapt to, like Typhoon Haiyan. The countries that left claim to have the support of other coalitions of poor nations, including the Least Developed Countries, the Alliance of Small Island States and the Africa Group.

Poor countries have demanded that the developed world give them $100 billion annually by 2020 to prepare for the impacts of global warming, such as heat waves and droughts. Brazil even put forward a proposal last week that would have made rich countries pay for historical greenhouse gas emissions.

“The US, EU, Australia and Norway remain blind to the climate reality that’s hitting us all, and poor people and countries much harder,” said Harjeet Singh, spokesperson for ActionAid International. “They continue to derail negotiations in Warsaw that can create a new system to deal with new types of loss and damage such as sea-level rise, loss of territory, biodiversity and other non-economic losses more systematically.”

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Demand, my axx!

Tell them to get to work and save their own axx!

Amen! There's no free lunch.

Hasn't anyone told these idiots there is NO SUCH THING as GLOBAL WARMING ???   

Ms Rebecca, I think a lot of veterans would be very greatful if you would turn our beloved flag to it's proper place, I know this nation is in trouble, but we don't need our noses rubbed in it.

I'm a vet. and I'm ok with it. Leave Rebecca alone. She has the right to express her self how ever she likes. She is not rubbing anyone's noses in the fact that the nation is in trouble she is just being factual!!!

Thank you Christopher... many flags in this area (central GA) are turned upside down.  It has a definite meaning that my late husband taught me.   WE ARE in distress !!!    Here is what my email signatures show... 

Proud widow of Retired AF MSGT who defended MY FREEDOM to post an opinion and your FREEDOM to complain about it.

lol!!! Your welcome Rebecca. I understand only because I served. Before I joined the army I did not. I served my country for 11 years and I for one am proud to see someone fly ol' glory upside down with the current state our beloved country is in.

Combat Vet. O.I.F. 08-09 523rd ENG. U.S. Army

I agree Rebecca...I purposely put all my stamps on upside down.....on my letters and mail....for the same reason....

Thank you so much for stating this fact. In fact I fully believe more people need to pull their heads out and step up also. God bless you sir.

It's NOT our noses that are being 'rubbed'.  It's the wonderful 'people' of the government agencies who insist that we are SUBVERSIVE!  They NEED their noses 'rubbed in it'.  Lots and lots.  Maybe they will get the message.  But probably NOT!

I agree with you totally, Thomas. Fly Old Glory properly and if we are in distress, which we probably are, simply tell us about it in text, please!

Greg,

The distress protocol was created long before the internet.

It is still a proper communication vehicle.

If the message is... We are in distress..... then send it using ALL your communication tools.

someone driving down my street cannot read my computer screen.

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OMG!!! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Voted Best Real-Life Hero At MTV Awards

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday was crowned the best real-life hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The 86-year old judge — whose 2015 biopic The Notorious RBG help cement her as a cultural icon among Liberals — beat out tennis star Serena Williams, WWE wrestler Roman Reigns, and comedian Hannah Gadsby to take him the award.

Though it wasn’t a clean sweep for Ginsburg last night.

The RGB documentary lost the “Best Fight” category for “Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality” to “Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva.”

The justice was absent from the ceremony in Santa Monica, California.

Last December, Ginsburg had surgery to remove cancerous growths on her left lung. She was released from the hospital in New York four days later and recuperated at home.

Earlier this year, Ginsburg missed three days of arguments, the first time that’s happened since she joined the court in 1993. Still, she was allowed to participate using court briefs and transcripts.

Ginsburg has had two previous bouts with cancer, in 1999 and 10 years later.

Flashback: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Pregnant Woman Is Not A ‘Mother’

Celebrated liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in an opinion released Tuesday that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.”

“[A] woman who exercises her constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy is not a ‘mother’,” Ginsburg wrote in a footnote, which in turn responded to another footnote in the 20-page concurring opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas in the Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc. case.

As Breitbart News’ legal editor Ken Klukowski reported, the case concerned a law signed by then-Governor (now Vice President) Mike Pence of Indiana in 2016, which required that the remains of an aborted fetus (or baby) be disposed of by cremation or burial. The law also prohibited abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability alone.

The Court upheld the first part of the law, but declined to consider the selective-abortion ban until more appellate courts had ruled on it.

In his lengthy opinion — which delighted pro-life advocates, and distressed pro-choice activists — Thomas wrote that “this law and other laws like it promote a State’s compelling interest in preventing abortion from becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics.” He traced the racist and eugenicist beliefs of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, and warned that the Court would one day need to wrestle with abortion as form of racial discrimination.

In a footnote, Thomas attacked Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion, which argued the Court should not have deferred to the legal standard used by the litigants in the lower courts, but should have subjected the Indiana law to a more difficult standard instead, since it impacted “the right of [a] woman” to an abortion.

Ginsburg cited no legal authority for her claim that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.” The claim that a fetus is not a child is central to pro-choice arguments.

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