08 Feb '12, 6am

GOP: Sustainable Development Is a Communist Plot | Care2 Causes

GOP: Sustainable Development Is a Communist Plot | Care2 Causes

A resolution passed by the Republican National Committee last month repudiates sustainable development and describes the global effort to achieve it as “destructive and insidious.” The New York Times has identified Agenda 21, the U.N.’s 1992 non-binding resolution on sustainable development, as part of a broader effort by conservative activists to fight local initiatives around public transportation, sprawl reduction and preservation of environmental resources. Protests linked to the Tea Party movement have centered recently on the nonprofit organization ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability. Local Government Association “Covertly” Pushing New World Order?? ICLEI-USA is a nonprofit membership association of local governments; its mission is “to build, serve and drive a movement of local governments to advance deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and achieve tan...

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