Washington Post on Cancun global warming summit: "No surprise that [UN leader] appealed to a Mayan goddess"

The liberal Democratic Washington Post is mocking the UN summit:

With United Nations climate negotiators facing an uphill battle to advance their goal of reducing emissions linked to global warming, it’s no surprise that the woman steering the talks appealed to a Mayan goddess Monday.

Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, invoked the ancient jaguar goddess Ixchel in her opening statement to delegates gathered in Cancun, Mexico, noting that Ixchel was not only goddess of the moon…

From WikiLeaks, via UK Guardian:

– “WikiLeaks cables reveal how US manipulated climate accord.  Embassy dispatches show America used spying, threats and promises of aid to get support for Copenhagen accord”

– “Cancun climate talks doomed to fail, says EU president”

– “US embassy cables: Netherlands links aid money to support for climate deal”

– “US embassy cables: EU suggests ‘creative accounting’ with US over climate aid”


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