[extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil
brentn at freeshell.org
Tue Apr 26 00:48:07 UTC 2005
(4/25/05 14:55) Mike Lorrey <mlorrey at yahoo.com> wrote:
>I have, for example, in the past, shown Patri Friedman documents issued
>by the World Wildlife Federation showing that the UN is planning on
>giving NGOs like WWF, the Nature Conservancy, Greenpeace, etc actual
>sovereignty over wildlife areas, starting with seamounts in
>international waters outside any nations' EEZ and moving on from there.
>This starting point is interesting because it directly threatens
>Patri's Seastead Project and the potential of high seas independent
>living for libertarians.
I find this to be uncompelling and smacking of wingnuttitude, since the Nature Conservancy is a private organization, not a UN NGO like the WHO.
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