• UK Climate Funds For Poor Nations Pocketed By Green Campaigners

    • Date: 29/10/15
    • Andrew Montford, Bishop Hill

    On a whim, I downloaded the monthly expenditure details from the Department of International Development for August 2015, the most recent figures available. Of interest are payments to: ClientEarth £246,171 Aid programme Climate Policy Initiative £32,500 Project delivery WWF £371,860 Aid programme, Asia, Caribbean and Overseas Territories World Resources Institute £867,847 Aid programme grants, Policy division Solar […]

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  • Jude Clemente: Restricting Energy Options In India Is Wickedly Cruel

    • Date: 26/10/15
    • Jude Clemente, Forbes

    For energy, poor India requires “everything, all of the time.” Energy is the backbone of economic growth, and making more money is the best way to increase living standards. Drastic poverty and energy shortages explain why the “India just needs renewables and more energy efficiency” mantra is so maniacal.  India, not China, is the most important emerging […]

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  • Coverage Of Hurricane Patricia Was Not Overblown, Likely Life-Saving

    • Date: 25/10/15
    • Marshall Shepherd, Forbes

    Highlighting the significant nature of Hurricane Patricia and its historic nature prompted evacuations and precautions that likely saved lives. Kudos to the National Hurricane Center, officials in Mexico, and everyone that covered the storm responsibly. We watched the amazing and rapid development of the strongest hurricane on record in the western hemisphere over the past day […]

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  • Developing Countries Warn Of Paris Collapse If Rich Don’t Pay Up

    • Date: 24/10/15
    • Nitin Sethi, Business Standard

    As developed countries stall progress distrust grows; developing countries warn of collapse in Paris The Bonn climate change negotiations produced a third and more balanced draft for the Paris agreement by Friday afternoon. The document stretched to 33 pages, brought back all countries’ concerns on board but left substantial differences intact. Laurence Tubiana, ambassador of […]

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  • Obama’s $100 Billion P.A. Legacy? It’s Pay Up Or Shut Up For UN Climate Deal

    • Date: 23/10/15
    • The American Interest

    The world’s poor countries won’t sign on to a Global Climate Treaty in Paris this December if it doesn’t include assurances of cold, hard cash. That’s the message being put forth by Nozipho Joyce Mxakato-Diseko, a South African climate delegate who speaks for the G77+China, who described climate change as an “existential” threat for the […]

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  • The Preposterous Green Institute and the IPCC

    • Date: 21/10/15
    • Donna Laframboise, No Frakking Consensus

    The man now in charge at the IPCC belongs to a privileged, protected, secretive entity headed by the UN’s former top climate official. When Hoesung Lee was elected head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently, the Seoul-based Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) issued a celebratory press release. Lee – who hails from […]

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  • British Steel’s Green Death

    • Date: 19/10/15
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Another 2,000 lost jobs are collateral damage in the war on carbon dioxide. Pin the blame on David Cameron’s climate policy. SSI Steelworks in Redcar. Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Zuma Press Britain’s industrial heartland has been rocked by news that Thai steelmaker Sahaviriya Steel Industries, or SSI, will close its plant at Redcar in England within months. SSI is winding down […]

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  • Climate Purge In Paris In Advance of COP 21

    • Date: 18/10/15
    • The Lukewarmers Way

    Now, where did they store those guillotines? Philippe Verdier is a veteran meteorologist with a Masters in sustainable development. He has been bringing weather news to France for years on the television channel France 2. He has impeccable credentials (very important in France), and has covered previous COP gatherings in Bali, Copenhagen and Cancun. He has been […]

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