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COP18 Day 5 – The USA Kills COP18 Stone Dead

US climate change negotiator Jonathan Pershing "America will not commit economic suicide by signing up to a climate deal"

US climate change negotiator Jonathan Pershing “America will not commit economic suicide by signing up to a climate deal”

There is an almost morbid fascination watching the annual UN Climate Circus meeting doing what it does every year, become a slow motion car crash, especially coming so soon after the Rio+20 Earth Summit crashed and burned so badly.

COP18 has gone badly from the start on Monday, there is suspicion that the COP18 President Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah worships Shale Gas and not the politically correct ManBearPig religion, no one is quite sure where Qatar stands on being terrified of CO2, the Green NGOs are being ignored and then to add insult to injury, the evil Climate Change denying Poles have been chosen to host COP19.

Then of course, when you think that things cannot get any worse, they do: Read the rest of this entry