Greed before green

September 1st, 2002 – 10:08 pm
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“The most dire predictions of the United States’ intention of sabotaging the conference seem to be coming true. Late last night [August 27, 2002], American negotiators began systematically to disembowel the language that will govern the ‘System of Implementation,’ which is where the rubber meets the road. Even if the summit adopts high-flying language about goals and commitments, not much will actually get done if the System of Implementation is gutted. Perhaps there will be a backlash.”

Once again the U.S. goverment is apparently doing it’s best to stand in the way of protecting the enviroment, which should come as no surprise since the corporations that own the government don’t want anything getting in the way of “free trade” or their profits.

Read the story here.

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