For sheer stupidity this overlong vapid appeal to authority (it even quotes Bill McKibben!) is one of the best you’ll see outside of Guardian comments and Wikipedia talk pages. By a professor no less;
The most audacious crime of Paris against humanity being committed is the inhumanity that believers have towards their fellow humans which can be summed up as this;
For a middle class Malthusians nothing can get in the way of that warm fuzzy feeling you get from ‘saving the planet’ and at the same time killing them softly with fluffy policies
The Obama administration didn’t submit the plan to the Senate as a conventional treaty. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius argued signers must agree to “a formula which is valuable for everybody and valuable for the U.S. without going to Congress.”
facing a hostile, Republican House and Senate, Obama knew it was unlikely he’d find much support on Capitol Hill. So he simply inked the deal for the U.S. with an executive order last autumn.
Without congressional sign-off, this calls into question whether the U.S. was ever formally “in” the Paris agreement.
What can be inked in can be inked away. It does not matter which side you support and it’s not illegal no matter how righteous, moral and superior you feel.
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