I guess he wants to secure his future by going off to make gazillions of dollars from KPMG out of the carbon market fiasco that he himself helped create. As Biased-BBC puts it, snouts in the trough:
The UN’s top climate change official, Yvo de Boer, has resigned in the latest blow to the debate over global warming.
As Secretary General of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mr de Boer was in charge of negotiating a new international deal to stop global temperature rise. [As simple as that. The UN speaks, the planet obeys – Ed]
However after four years in the post he has decided to step down to go and work for global accounting firm KPMG.
The former Dutch civil servant insisted he had been planning to stand down for some time but already there are questions over the nature of his departure and his possible replacement. [Andrew Bolt? – Ed]
Many blamed Mr de Boer for the failure of the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen that ended in a weak accord.
His departure will also be a blow to the UN at a time when the science behind climate change is increasingly under fire after a series of scandals.
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