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Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
Wed Dec 9, 2015, 12:51 PM Dec 2015

Saudi Arabia whines about Paris climate talks

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/08/saudi-arabia-accused-of-trying-to-wreck-the-paris-climate-deal?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU%20Today%20USA%20-%20Version%20CB%20thumb&utm_term=142656&subid=13943093&CMP=ema_565b

Unbelievable. What a horrible, toxic country.

The Saudis have also objected to demands for periodic reviews of climate plans, according to accounts from negotiators and observers. Saudi delegates complain that submitting a climate plan before Paris was difficult enough.

“It is unacceptable for developing countries, like my own, to be asked to participate in this so called ratchet mechanism,” the Saudis were reported to have told the session.

“It was tough, we had to go to every ministry, every part of government. We developing countries don’t have the capacity to do this every five years. We are too poor, we have too many other priorities. It’s unacceptable,” a Saudi delegate said.
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And although Saudia Arabia ranks as the world’s 15th largest economy, it has resisted efforts to grow the Green Climate Fund to help poorer countries cope with global warming – insisting only industrialised countries contribute.


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villager

(26,001 posts)
1. We are their loyal addicts, "to the death" -- we will fund their terrorists and destroy our planet
Wed Dec 9, 2015, 12:53 PM
Dec 2015

...for them, no questions asked.

misterhighwasted

(9,148 posts)
5. We are too poor, we have too many other priorities. Its unacceptable, a Saudi delegate said.
Wed Dec 9, 2015, 01:12 PM
Dec 2015

Well if the Saudis hadn't squandered their oil billions on gold guilded tiolets for their kings & royal offspring, and invested in the solvency of their country, just maybe they wouldn't be so poor.
Royal assholes

 

Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
8. Yep. It is insane how much trouble they've caused between the oil that leads
Thu Dec 10, 2015, 12:17 AM
Dec 2015

to climate change and and funding Islamic fundamentlists/jihadis.

 

closeupready

(29,503 posts)
7. So now they lie about their economic place in the world, and expect
Wed Dec 9, 2015, 01:27 PM
Dec 2015

sympathy for their message? Um, no.

No.

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