• Paris Climate Summit On The Rocks

    • Date: 08/12/15
    • The American Interest

    After more than a week of talks, UN climate delegates are finding it difficult to make progress in each of the areas of discussion. With just three working days remaining before Friday’s summit deadline, there’s still a long way to go before any sort of climate consensus is reached in Paris. While greens around the world […]

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  • India Decries The West’s “Carbon Imperialism”

    • Date: 04/12/15
    • The American Interest

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry labeled India the biggest “challenge” in the way of negotiators trying to hammer out a Global Climate Treaty (GCT) in Paris, and predictably his comments didn’t go over well in the south Asian nation. The Telegraph reports: …Mr Kerry’s “challenge” comment was received with fury in New Delhi. Officials here are […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Climate Change Will Not Be Dangerous For A Long Time

    • Date: 28/11/15
    • Matt Ridley, Scientific American

    Slower warming than predicted gives the world time to develop better energy technologies The climate change debate has been polarized into a simple dichotomy. Either global warming is “real, man-made and dangerous,” as Pres. Barack Obama thinks, or it’s a “hoax,” as Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe thinks. But there is a third possibility: that it […]

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  • How Lord Stern Got It Wrong Again

    • Date: 25/11/15
    • Andrew Montford, Bishop Hill

    One of the problems with being a PR guy for an environmentally minded billionaire is that you sometimes find yourself having to utter complete drivel in public fora. There has been a lovely example of this in recent weeks, when, in a letter to the FT, Lord Stern claimed that 7 million deaths each year were caused […]

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  • US Senate Sends The World A Message: Don’t Expect Any Money For Obama’s Climate Promises

    • Date: 20/11/15
    • The American Interest

    The US Senate sent a powerful and unmistakable message to UN climate delegates this week: Don’t expect any US money for Obama’s climate promises. 52 U.S. Senators voted to block an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule this week that would curb carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. Passing the resolution without a veto-proof vote (the President […]

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  • Reality Check: Dutch CO2 Emissions Rising Faster Than Economic Growth

    • Date: 17/11/15
    • Janene Pieters, NL Times

    The CO2 emissions in the Netherlands are rising faster than the economic growth – in the third quarter emissions increased 6.8 percent compared to the same quarter last year. The economy grew with only 1.9 percent. This is according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands on Friday. This is the third consecutive quarter that emissions […]

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  • Is The Green Energy Bubble Over?

    • Date: 15/11/15
    • Michael Lynch, Forbes

    I have long warned the Cleantech industry against relying on rising fossil fuel prices and/or government assistance as the primary driver of success. The idea that fossil fuel prices must rise is a myth, and government subsidies might be withdrawn at any time A major downside to a period of cyclically high energy prices is […]

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  • Conflict Experts Warn Obama’s Focus On Climate Change As National Security Threat Is Misguided

    • Date: 14/11/15
    • David O. Williams, Real Vail

    Global conflict experts say the Obama administration’s recent focus on climate change as a national security threat may be misguided. Obama added that media tend to overstate terrorism as a threat compared to climate change. – See more at: http://www.thegwpf.com/obamas-focus-on-climate-change-as-national-security-threat-misguided/#sthash.LOKRcKw2.dpuf Obama added that media tend to overstate terrorism as a threat compared to climate change. […]

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