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"If Not Now, Then When?": Filipino Negotiator Pleads for Climate Deal After Typhoon Kills 500; Profiting From Pollution: Top Venezuelan Negotiator on the Economic Motives Behind the Climate Talks; “Your Governments Have Failed You”: Syrian-American Student Munira Sibai Calls For Climate Justice; "The Most Obdurate Bully in the Room": U.S. Widely Criticized For Role At Climate Talks; Qatari Human Rights Official Defends Life Sentence For Poet Who Praised Arab Spring Uprisings.


Headlines
December 7, 2012

    Meter-High Tsunami Hits Japan After 7.3 Earthquake
    Climate Talks Deadlocked in Rich, Poor Divide
    Morsi Offers Dialogue But Vows to Hold Referendum
    Report: U.S. Claims Syria Preparing Sarin Gas
    Clinton, Russian FM Meet with U.N. Envoy on Syria
    Headquarters of Aid Group Damaged in Damascus Bombing
    Aid Group: NATO, Afghan Forces Attacked Medical Clinic
    Afghan Intel Chief Survives Assassination Attempt
    Hamas Leader Returns to Gaza Strip
    GOP Advances Anti-Union "Right to Work" Bills in Michigan
    Marijuana Legalization Takes Effect in Washington; Admin Considers Legal Action
    Report: Adelson Spent $150 Million on Failed Election Campaigns
    New York Community Activist Jon Kest Dies at 57

 

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Part1 of this show: The

Part1 of this show: The climate victims want someone to blame.
Part 2: a subtle reference to overpopulation.

I think the politics of blame is counterproductive, especially in this case. It makes it even less likely that someone will admit to being the perpetrator of this global warming crime. The more people call for climate justice, the less likely that anything will be done about global warming, and the less likely that they will get any sort of justice, save what justice the earth will shed upon them.

I see this all in the context of a giant victim triangle. I ask, when will someone take responsibility for there being 7 billion people on earth, a huge part of the problem that no one is talking about?

So there is blame a-plenty to go around the entire earth I think.

I suggest everyone on earth needs to take some responsibility for climate change, and no one on earth needs to point the finger at anyone else for the problem. Rather each of us needs to get started to clean up our own act.

I am child-free by choice. I love children, but saw all of this environmental destruction coming many years ago and chose not to add a child who I would dearly love into such a decaying world, for their sake.

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