• Hoodwinked By A Green Zealot: The Scientist Behind The Dash For Diesel Called CO2 ‘Worse Than Terror’

    • Date: 05/04/17
    • Victoria Allen, Daily Mail

    The scientist behind the dash for diesel is a committed climate change activist who once described global warming as a greater threat than terrorism. Professor Sir David King, 77, was the architect of the policy to cut fuel duty for diesel cars as Tony Blair’s personal scientist. Professor Sir David King, 77, was the architect of […]

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  • Like Trump, Vladimir Putin Says Climate Change Not Man-Made

    • Date: 31/03/17
    • Agence France-Presse

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Thursday said climate change was not caused by human activity, as the White House announced that President Donald Trump would decide by May on continued US participation in the landmark Paris Agreement limiting global carbon emissions. One day after visiting the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic, Putin claimed […]

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  • Last Year, America’s Major TV Networks Spent Just 50 Minutes On Climate Change. That’s It.

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Grist

    Major TV networks spent just 50 minutes on climate change — combined — last year. That’s a dramatic, 66-percent drop in coverage from 2015 across evening and Sunday news programs airing on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, according to a new study from Media Matters. ABC, for one, spent just six minutes on climate issues in 2016. The networks can’t claim there […]

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  • Trump Ally Calls For US To Roll Back Obama’s Climate Commitment

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Timothy Cama, The Hill

    A close ally to President Trump in the House is urging him to reduce the United States’ international pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), who was an energy adviser and public ally for Trump’s campaign, made arguments for a revised commitment in a letter outlining three conditions […]

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  • The World’s First State Of The Climate Survey Based on Observations Only

    • Date: 22/03/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 22 March: A report on the State of the Climate in 2016 which is based exclusively on observations rather than climate models is published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF).  Compiled by Dr Ole Humlum, Professor of Physical Geography at the University Centre in Svalbard (Norway), the new climate survey is in […]

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  • The Problem With Climate Catastrophising

    • Date: 21/03/17
    • Oren Cass, Foreign Affairs

    The case for keeping calm. Climate change may or may not bear responsibility for the flood on last night’s news, but without question it has created a flood of despair. Climate researchers and activists, according to a 2015 Esquire feature, “When the End of Human Civilization is Your Day Job,” suffer from depression and PTSD-like […]

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  • €100 Billion For Nothing: German CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Deutsche Presse Agentur

    The emission of greenhouse gases in Germany has increased in 2016 despite all climate protection efforts. CO2 emissions rose by about four million tonnes compared to the previous year to around 906 million tonnes, the Environment Ministry and a study commissioned by the Greens estimate. This makes it unlikely that Germany will reach its 2020 target […]

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  • Global CO2 Emissions Have Stopped Rising, International Energy Agency Says

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • International Energy Agency

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency, signaling a continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity. This was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency, as […]

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