UN chief calls for urgent action on climate change

September 8, 2011 By KRISTEN GELINEAU , Associated Press
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. Ban is in Australia for a one-day official visit. (AP Photo/Andrew Taylor, Pool)

(AP) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that urgent action was needed on climate change, pointing to the famine in the Horn of Africa and devastating floods in northern Australia as examples of the suffering caused by global warming.

Ban lashed out at skeptics during a speech at the University of Sydney, arguing that science has proven climate change is real.

Ban is in Australia for a series of meetings following his attendance at an annual forum of South Pacific island leaders in New Zealand earlier this week. He also made stops in the and Kiribati, low-lying South Pacific island nations threatened by .

"Watching this high tide standing on the shore of Kiribati, I said, 'High tide shows it's high time to act,'" Ban said. "We are running out of time."

Ban has repeatedly highlighted the issue of climate change during his South Pacific tour, which comes ahead of a major in Durban, South Africa, in November. Delegates from 193 nations will try to hammer out a global agreement to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases that scientists say are behind climate change.

Ban dismissed accusations that previous summits haven't resulted in any measurable changes, pointing to the 2010 meeting in Cancun, Mexico, where countries agreed to try to keep the global average temperature from rising 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels. Scientists say there could be a severe impact on agriculture, sea levels, water resources and human health were the temperature to rise more than that.

Drought and conflict in the Horn of Africa have left millions of lives at risk, and such as severe flooding that devastated earlier this year will only grow more frequent as climate change accelerates, Ban warned.

"This is a global race to save the planet," he said.

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1.7 / 5 (12) Sep 08, 2011
Before NASA videos falsify AGW and SSM fables!

Their roots are deep,

A. Kissinger and Chairman Mao apparently agreed in 1971 to adopt the Bilderberg model [1] of a stable Sun as the cornerstone of plans to end the threat of mutual nuclear destruction by uniting nations against a new enemy: "Global Climate Change."

B. After 1971 federal agencies hid or evaded experimental observations [2,3] that showed the Sun and Earth's climate always changed.

C. This video recording of the belated release of isotope data from Galileo probe's 1995 entry into Jupiter is one example [4].

1. The Bilderberg model of the photosphere and low chromosphere, Solar Physics (1968) vol 3, 5-25 http://adsabs.har...oPh.3.5G

2. Neutron repulsion, The APEIRON Journal, in press

3. Origin and evolution of life . . , J Mod Physics 2, 587-594 http://dl.dropbox...5079.pdf

4. http://www.youtub...IFmZpFco
1.7 / 5 (12) Sep 08, 2011
What a telling photo: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard with a most sincere greeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia!

Only a few day back truckers from across Australia convened on the Parliament House in Canberra, Australia to express their opinion of the carbon tax that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard imposed because of the false AGW scam.

The actual behavior of Earth's unstable heat source is available here:


With kind regards,
Oliver K. Manuel
Former NASA Principal
Investigator for Apollo
3.5 / 5 (8) Sep 08, 2011
How wierd is the right-wing goofey set getting now. Kissinger conspires with China? ROFLMAO
2.6 / 5 (5) Sep 08, 2011
But don't you know!! The scientific elites have corrupted the sun into making things hotter down here so that they could plot to take over the world.
1 / 5 (4) Sep 08, 2011
IMO people are partially responsible for droughts only due their smog polution. The global warming itself is of mostly geothermal origin and it's the product of interaction of Earth with antimatter cloud. If the people would really help the energetic and environmental crisis, they should start with implementation of clean cold fusion technology ASAP - or we would face global geopolitical crisis and the nuclear wars for the rest of fossil fuel sources.
5 / 5 (3) Sep 08, 2011
But don't you know!! The scientific elites have corrupted the sun into making things hotter down here so that they could plot to take over the world.

Don't be silly.

Pluto is the real mastermind.
1.5 / 5 (8) Sep 08, 2011
2.5 / 5 (10) Sep 08, 2011
Doctor: "I'm sorry Mr. Jones, but my carefully selected test results show that you may have cancer. My projections show that your sore back will likely degrade into a state of nausea, discomfort and potentially passing before your time. We must act immediately with a strict regimen of these powerful chemotherapy drugs to protect you from the cancer."

Patient: "But what happens when I take these drugs? I looked into those and I found out that the drugs you prescribe cause pain, queasiness and even death. Plus how much is this going to cost me?"

Doctor: "We are wasting time. We must start now to save you from this horrible disease."

Patient: "But my previous doctor said that the test results were inconclusive. I may not have cancer."

Doctor: "Anyone who says that can't be a good doctor. The other guy is obviously a quack. Your sore back is an example that I am right. It is imperative that you stop asking silly questions and begin my treatment plan immediately."
1.8 / 5 (10) Sep 08, 2011
You're right!

Ban Ki-moon and Julia Gillard do look exactly like doctors greeting a wealthy new patient.
1 / 5 (3) Sep 09, 2011
I do sincerely suggest -Please create WISDOM COUNCIL.
Save Earth Planet and Life Support-See Environment Sensex in
www[dot]newciv [dot]org/nl/newslog [dot]php/_v162
1 / 5 (2) Sep 11, 2011
Homework Assignment for U.N. Secretary General Ban
Ki-moon and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard

1. Earth's climate has changed and is changing.
2. The Sun has evolved and is evolving.
3. Life has evolved and is evolving

We are now protected from the Sun's pulsar core by:

a.) A solar mantle of mostly Fe, O, Ni, Si, S, Mg and Ca
b.) A solar photosphere of waste products (H and He)
c.) Distance from the Sun


1. "The demise of established dogmas formation of the Solar System", Nature 303 (1983) 286


2. "Is the Universe expanding?", J. Cosmology 13, 4187-4190 (2011)


3. "Origin and evolution of life", J. Modern Physics 2, 587-594 (2011)


4. "Neutron repulsion", The APEIRON J., in press (2011)


With kind regards,
Oliver K. Manuel
Former NASA PI for Apollo
1 / 5 (1) Sep 12, 2011
Ban should be banned!
1 / 5 (3) Sep 12, 2011
Misinformation on energy that powers the Sun, Earth's climate, and sustains our lives [1-3] endangers National Security.

NAS was "established by an Act of Congress . . . to "investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art" whenever called upon to do so by any department of the government" [1].

If Congress requests a FULL and CANDID evaluation from NAS of conflicting information in [1-3], BEFORE approving funds for government research, this nonsense will stop!

Please help.

1. UN's IPCC reports (1990-2007)

2. Super-fluidity in the solar interior: Implications for solar eruptions and climate", JFE 21, 193-198 (2002) http://arxiv.org/.../0501441

3. "Neutron repulsion", in press

With your help, integrity can be restored to science and government!

Oliver K Manuel
Former NASA Principal
Investigator for Apollo
1 / 5 (3) Sep 13, 2011
As noted here:


The Sun's pulsar core is not controlled by politicians nor scientists who pretend ability to control or predict Earth's changing climate.

These are illegitimate offspring from the forty (40) year gestation period of a Chinese Dragon fertilized in Peking on 9-11 July 1971:


The pregnancy was hidden more than thirty (>30) years before being cited as footnote #4 in declassified documents on President Nixons trip to China on 21-28 Feb 1972:


President Nixon gave the first public hint in announcing on 5 Jan 1972 plans to dismantle the Apollo space program:


Nixon met USSR leaders on 22-29 May 1972 but gossip at the Lunar Science Conference on 10-13 Jan 1972 that world leaders would sign a world peace treaty in space while orbiting Earth never materialized.

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