Nice work if you can get it - United Nations

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The United Nations is a bunch of corrupt bureaucrats. Take it's environment chief, Erik Solheim for example. From The Guardian:

UN environment chief resigns after frequent flying revelations
The UN’s environment chief, Erik Solheim, has resigned following severe criticism of his global travels and internal rule-breaking which led some nations to withhold their funding.

The Guardian understands Solheim was asked to resign by the UN secretary general, António Guterres. Sources at the UN Environment Programme (Unep) said that countries unhappy with Solheim’s conduct were holding back tens of millions of dollars, threatening a financial crisis at the body.

A draft internal UN audit leaked to the Guardian in September found Solheim had spent almost $500,000 (£390,000) on air travel and hotels in just 22 months, and was away 80% of the time. The audit said this was a “reputation risk” for an organisation dedicated to fighting climate change.

A UN staff union leader called some of the revelations “mind-blowing” and a prominent climate scientist accused Solheim of “obscene CO2 hypocrisy”.

I ranted about the corrupt climate scientists at the end of my post on Brazil yesterday. This just underscores what I was saying. Self perpetuating and zero accountability. We have about 200 years of very accurate climate data (ships record weather conditions / sea temperature several times/day). You put this climate data into their computer models and the results have no bearing on what is happening outside now. The (in)famous hockey stick of M. Mann  was based on a model so flawed that you can put in statistically random numbers and the output will be a hockey stick.

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