The Forbes article sets forth statements by people they call "climate alarmists". Here's an excerpt containing two examples, from known world leaders.
In 1996, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev emphasized the importance of using climate alarmism to advance socialist Marxist objectives: “The threat of environmental crisis will be the international disaster key to unlock the New World Order.”
Speaking at the 2000 U.N. Conference on Climate Change in the Hague, former President Jacques Chirac of France explained why the IPCC’s climate initiative supported a key Western European Kyoto Protocol objective: “For the first time, humanity is instituting a genuine instrument of global governance, one that should find a place within the World Environmental Organization which France and the European Union would like to see established.”The italics are used in the Forbes article to indicate quoted material, and are thus reproduced here. Notice the goals of Gorbachev and Chirac - "the New World Order" and "global governance". Advancing the concern about alleged man-made global warming is not an end in itself but a means to achieve these other goals.
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