Category Archives: LOST

LOST: Secretary Kerry Still Pushing Law Of The Sea Treaty

“Under LOST, any economic activity, even those on land, that threatens the sanctity of the oceans through what are deemed excessive greenhouse gas emissions would be subject to international approval similar to the “global test” then-Sen. Kerry said all our actions should be subject to.” Continue reading

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Feulner: No time to get LOST

“President Reagan was right to reject LOST 30 years ago. The U.S. Senate should do the same thing today.” [Washington Times]

Dennis Ambler: Things More Worrisome than AGW: UN seeks to control 70% of Earth’s surface – The Oceans

There are many politicians, both Democrat and Republican, who constantly press for the US to ratify “The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS),” commonly referred to as LOST, an international agreement that was concluded in 1982, and came into force in 1994. Continue reading

INHOFE AND DEMINT: U.N. treaties mean LOST U.S. sovereignty

Liberals intent on imposing backdoor globalism Continue reading

Vice Adm. Robert R. Monroe (Ret.): Ratification of ‘Law of the Sea’ advances world government

Ratification of the United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) would be a giant step toward World Government. The principal purposes of LOST are to transfer technology and wealth from developed to underdeveloped nations and to increase exposure to international litigation. Consider two quotations
from LOST’s Preamble: Continue reading

NEGROPONTE: The U.S. will be lost without LOST

America should sign the language we authored Continue reading

RUMSFELD: America’s LOST sovereignty

Treaty undermines U.S. interests Continue reading

Law of the Sea Treaty now dead, DeMint says

Embalm, cremate and bury. Take no chances! Continue reading

Larry Bell: Will U.S. Sovereignty be LOST at Sea?

The [LOST] treaty proposes to create a new global governance institution that would regulate American citizens and businesses without being accountable politically to the American people. Some treaty proponents pay little attention to constitutional concerns about democratic legislative processes and principles pf self-government, but I believe the American people take seriously such threats to the foundations of our nation.” [2] – Donald Rumsfeld, “Why the U.N. Shouldn’t Own the Seas,” June 12, 2012. Continue reading

Peter Foster: The Rio future we avoided

Maurice Strong sees the cratering of his Stewie Griffin-style plan to rule the world Continue reading

Rio+20 Earth Summit: campaigners decry final document

‘Pathway for a sustainable future’ declared, but Greenpeace says summit was failure of epic proportions Continue reading

Louise Gray: Rio+20: Nick Clegg blames China for ‘disappointing text’

Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, has blamed a ‘neocolonial world’, where China is more powerful than Europe, for a “disappointing” new global deal on saving the environment. Continue reading

James Delingpole: Rio: killing the earth since 1992

Quite possibly the only good thing about this week’s Rio + 20 summit is that it coincides with the publication of a brilliant new book called Os Melancias. If you’re American or Canadian you’ll know it as Watermelons: The Green Movement’s True Colors. Continue reading

Juliet Eilperin: Rio+20 Earth Summit results in nonbinding declaration with moderate goals

The global environment summit concluding Friday, which drew nearly 100 world leaders and more than 45,000 other people to Rio de Janiero and cost tens of millions of dollars, may produce one lasting legacy: Convincing people it’s not worth holding global summits. Continue reading

Andy Revkin: Dispatches from Rio: None from Obama?

I understand why President Obama is not going to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio, which is a reprise of the 1992 Earth Summit there at which President George H. W. Bush and nearly all the world’s leaders appeared. Continue reading

Fred Pearce: Rio+20 declaration talks fail almost before they begin

It was the 3 am coup. Early on Tuesday morning, an unlikely coalition of the US and Venezuela, helped by Canada, Russia and Japan, vetoed a plan to launch talks for a UN treaty to protect the international high seas. The plan had been a chance for this week’s Earth Summit to salvage some green kudos from a diplomatic quagmire, environmentalists said. Continue reading

Colin Hanna: Congress needs to tell Law of the Sea Treaty to get lost

The American political system is still coming to grips with the loss of sovereignty resulting from the START treaty, rammed through the last Congressional lame duck session. Continue reading

Conn Carroll: Obama’s Lame Duck Plan to Pass Cap and Trade

President Obama’s plans to pass economy killing cap and trade regulations may have died in the Senate in 2010. But, if Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., gets his way, they will be resurrected after the presidential election. Continue reading

Flashback: Dennis Ambler: UN Agenda 21 Will Rule The US Waves

Whilst everyone has been occupied with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s defense before Congress of the EPA’s attempts to regulate CO2 emissions, the Administration has continued to move towards International Ocean Governance with the establishment of a Governance Coordinating Committee for the National Ocean Council, (NOC). Continue reading

IBD: U.N. Law Of The Sea Treaty Must Be Stopped

The administration begins the push for ratification of a 1982 treaty that would end America’s sovereignty on the high seas, limit our freedoms on land and speed up the global redistribution of wealth and power. Continue reading