Many of us already suspect that many non science–and some scientist–boosters of GWH are ideological quasi religious fundamentalists. The religion’s dogma seeks to punish the rich West for the sins of our forebears by redistributing wealth and stopping our economies in their tracks. And now, one of the head UN officials at Cancun fed that very meme by opening the international conference with a prayer to the Mayan Moon Goddess. From the story in the Washington Post:
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, but also “the goddess of reason, creativity and weaving. May she inspire you — because today, you are gathered in Cancun to weave together the elements of a solid response to climate change, using both reason and creativity as your tools.”…
“Excellencies, the goddess Ixchel would probably tell you that a tapestry is the result of the skilful interlacing of many threads,” said Figueres, who hails from Costa Rica and started her greetings in Spanish before switching to English. “I am convinced that 20 years from now, we will admire the policy tapestry that you have woven together and think back fondly to Cancun and the inspiration of Ixchel.”
What next, a human sacrifice? Oh, right. That’s exactly what the more hysterical want–forced abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia and massive human depopulation to save the planet.