Tuesday, July 5, 2011

ICLEI, UN Agenda 21 - Private Property Rights - #3051 - Piedmont Sierra Club Urges Albemarle Re-affiliation with ICLEI - Rob Schilling Show Blog and News

The Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club (PGSC) is furious over Albemarle County’s recent decoupling from ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability)—a self-proclaimed “worldwide movement of local governments.” Now, the Club is urging members and affiliates to “give Albemarle’s Supervisors a piece of your mind!!” in hopes of convincing the Board to recommence intercourse with the internationalist organization. In a June 30, 2011 email to supporters (copied in full below), the Sierra Club touted the “obvious benefits” of ICLEI membership: Reduced energy consumption, Budgetary savings, Decreased greenhouse gas emissions, While making the case for resumption of intimacy with ICLEI, PGSC attempted to portray pro-liberty citizen-activists as paranoid over possible loss of sovereignty—mocking the concept of United Nations / ICLEI interconnectivity. Hyperbole aside, ICLEI (in their own words) is an adjunct to the UN’s globalist agenda, as stated clearly on their web site:
International Goals
Our programs, and projects promote participatory, long-term, strategic planning process that address local sustainability while protecting global common goods. This approach links local action to internationally agreed-upon goals and targets [sic]
And which United Nations goals does ICLEI wish to implement? Again, from their web site:
Agenda 21
The Rio Conventions:
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
The UN Convention on Biological Diversity
The UN Convention to Combat Desertification..............   Read more.......

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