U.S. Deeply Involved in Climate Change Treaty

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Eagle Forum December 5, 2014

By Cathie Adams
President, Texas Eagle Forum
Eagle Forum UN Issues Chairman

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change treaty has been profoundly important to Americans ever since it was signed by former President George H.W. Bush and ratified by the Senate in 1992.

Under the UNFCCC, a new treaty is being negotiated in Lima, Peru to cap and tax greenhouse gas emissions that are emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce America’s energy that maintains our enviable standard of living. The Lima draft is to be completed at the UNFCCC’s meeting in Paris, France late next year. The plan is for a new legally binding treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol that was never ratified by the U.S. Senate. . . . Read Complete Report

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