Senators to Sec. Kerry: U.S. Law Prohibits Sending U.S. Funds to U.N. Climate Convention

“We request that you ensure that no disbursements of U.S. funds are made to the UNFCCC and its related entities after March 17, 2016. We believe that your failure to do so will constitute a violation of current law…”

The media release is below. Letter here.

For Immediate Release: Contact: Barrasso Press Office ~202.224.0856
April 18, 2016 Press@Barrasso.Senate.Gov

Senators to Sec. Kerry: U.S. Law Prohibits Sending
U.S. Funds to U.N. Climate Convention
UNFCCC granted full membership to the “State of Palestine”; current U.S. law prohibits taxpayer dollars from going to any such U.N. organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) led a group of 28 senators in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanding that the administration follow the law and prohibit funding for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its related entities.

On March 17, 2016, the “State of Palestine” was allowed to become a full member of the UNFCCC.

That action triggered a statutory restriction under the 1994 Foreign Relations Authorization Act that prohibits the U.S. government from providing taxpayer funds to affiliated organizations of the United Nations that grant full membership as a state to certain groups, like the Palestinians.

As an affiliated organization to the United Nations, the UNFCCC and its related entities – including the Secretariat, the Conference of Parties, and the Green Climate Fund – are prohibited from receiving U.S. taxpayer funds.

In their letter, the senators demand that no U.S. funds be given to the UNFCCC and its related entities after March 17, 2016.

The senators also raise concerns about the inability of the United States to prevent the Palestinians from attempting to circumvent the peace process.

“We request that you ensure that no disbursements of U.S. funds are made to the UNFCCC and its related entities after March 17, 2016. We believe that your failure to do so will constitute a violation of current law… We implore the administration to hold the Palestinians accountable for their actions in circumventing the peace process, and to abide by current law prohibiting U.S. taxpayer funds for the UNFCCC and its related entities and other UN affiliated organizations that recognize the ‘State of Palestine,’” the senators wrote.

In addition to Senator Barrasso, the letter was signed by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), John Boozman (R-AR), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dan Coats (R-IN), John Cornyn (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), James Lankford (R-OK), Mike Lee (R-UT), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Pat Roberts (R-KS), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), John Thune (R-SD), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Pat Toomey (R-PA), David Vitter (R-LA) and Roger Wicker (R-MS).

3 thoughts on “Senators to Sec. Kerry: U.S. Law Prohibits Sending U.S. Funds to U.N. Climate Convention”

  1. How long will it take for Obama to find some law that gives him discretion to disburse funds from some Executive Agency?
    And the Senate will respond by holding meaningless hearings.

  2. This is part of the plan to geo-engineer planet Earth and its people in 1945 to avoid nuclear annihilation. Immediately after WWII, George Orwell started writing “Nineteen Eighty-Four” and the scientific community changed:

    1. The internal composition of the Sun from

    _ a.) Mostly iron (Fe) in 1945 to
    _ b.) Mostly hydrogen (H) in 1946

    2. The definition of nuclear stability from

    _ a.) Lowest value of Aston’s nuclear packing fraction to

    _ b.) Highest value of Weizsacker’s nuclear binding energy per nucleon

    These changes were made to hide the source of energy in atomic bombs and in stars:

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/10640850/Solar_Energy2.pdf

    Please share this information with others.

  3. No, I will not share this useless, idiotic, irrelevant information with anyone, and I suggest you stop trying to do so as well. Please stop clogging up important science sites with your repetitive and obsessive junk! You are getting more deranged daily.

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