05 Nov 2004 Putin and Kyoto
Posted at 09:07h in Blog
He did it.
Putin made Russia’s ratification of the Kyoto global warming treaty final today.
The Kyoto Treaty now takes effect worldwide among nations that have ratified it. Thankfully, this does not include the U.S.
We’ll now sit back and watch to see which European nations live up to their treaty obligations — and if any of those that don’t are among those that have criticized us for not joining in this folly.
Oh, lest I forget: Don’t expect the world to get any cooler just because Kyoto has been ratified. This treaty is hot air — expensive hot air, but hot air nonetheless. Just as well. Warm air and CO2 helps plants grow.
Nature comes first.