TORONTO (AP) (LINK) — Maurice Strong, whose work helped lead to the landmark climate summit that begins in Paris on Monday, has died at age 86, the head of the U.N.'s environmental agency said Saturday.
The Canadian-born Strong, the first U.N. Environment Program chief, organized the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, which led to the launch of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Strong's Energy Fortune
Strong made his fortune in the oil and energy business running companies such as Petro Canada, Power Corporation, CalTex Africa, Hydro Canada, the Colorado Land and Cattle Company, Ajax Petroleum, Canadian Industrial Oil and Gas— to name just a few.
Christiana Figueres, the current head of the U.N. climate agency, tweeted Saturday that "we thank Maurice Strong for his visionary impetus to our understanding of sustainability. We will miss you."
This is the same Christiana Figueres who sent out a press release in February saying that the environmental movement was not about the environment but it was to destroy capitalism, (LINK)
It was ever thus.
Before setting up the structure for the hoax, Maurice Strong spoke re the Club of Rome:
What if a small group of these world leaders were to conclude the principal risk to the Earth comes from the actions of the rich countries? .....
In order to save the planet, the group decides: Isn't the only hope for the planet that the industrial civilizations collapse. Isn't it our responsibility to bring this about? (LINK)And again to National Revue Magazine 1/9/97
Frankly, we may get to the point where the only way of saving the world will be for industrial civilization to collapse.The same Maurice Strong has been hiding in China (with all their genuine pollution) to avoid being