• France Bans Climate Change Protests

    • Date: 19/11/15
    • Reuters

    Paris, Reuters – The French government has banned two planned marches on climate change, timed to coincide with the upcoming global climate talks, citing the recent terror attacks. Marches planned on November 29 and December 12 during the COP-21 international climate talks in Paris will not be authorised for security reasons, the French government says. All demonstrations organised […]

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  • 1974: CIA Warned Global Cooling Would Cause Terrorism

    • Date: 17/11/15
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Decades before Sen. Bernie Sanders warned that global warming was driving terrorism, U.S. intelligence officials warned that global cooling would cause massive crop failures, destabilize government and drive violent conflict. A Central Intelligence Agency report from 1974 warned Earth’s “climate is returning to that of the neo-boreal era… an era of drought, famine, and political unrest […]

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  • G20: India Blocks Western Tactics On UN Climate Deal

    • Date: 16/11/15
    • Alex Barker and Pilita Clark, Financial Times

    India has blocked G20 efforts to pave the way for an ambitious climate change accord in a sign of deep divisions just two weeks before delegates from almost 200 nations meet in Paris. Through almost 20 hours of talks at the G20 gathering in Turkey officials struggled to bridge a political chasm even over language […]

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  • India To Oppose West’s Climate Agenda

    • Date: 14/11/15
    • Puja Mehra, The Hindu

    India objects to the environment and social safeguards standards being pushed by the World Bank, demands that developed countries make available $100 billion of climate finance every year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here from London on Saturday evening to attend the two-day G-20 Summit, after completing his three-day U.K. visit, is scheduled to […]

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  • Cool Britannia: Britons Less Concerned About Climate Change Than Any Other Nation

    • Date: 11/11/15
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    British people are less concerned than any other nationality about the risk they face from climate change, according to a survey ahead of negotiations on a global deal on emissions next month. Only 46 per cent of British people believe climate change will harm them personally in their lifetime, far below the global average of […]

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  • Will Solar Minimum Slow Global Warming, Or Cause Downturn?

    • Date: 11/11/15
    • Sam Khoury, The Nation

    New studies flip climate-change notions upside down The sun will go into “hibernation” mode around 2030, and it has already started to get sleepy. At the Royal Astronomical Society’s annual meeting in July, Professor Valentina Zharkova of Northumbria University in the UK confirmed it – the sun will begin its Maunder Minimum (Grand Solar Minimum) […]

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  • ‘Big Agreement Unlikely In Paris’ Bill Clinton Predicts

    • Date: 11/11/15
    • Times of India

    Former US president Bill Clinton, whose Clinton Foundation seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, said Tuesday an upcoming UN climate summit in France will be useful, though “no big agreement” is likely. “I don’t expect some big agreement. But I do think as a result of the meeting there will be more investment in energy […]

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  • Lomborg: UN Climate Deal Will Reduce Global Warming By Just 0.05C

    • Date: 10/11/15
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    The UN has grossly exaggerated the benefits of a proposed deal on climate change, which will reduce global warming by as little 0.05C, according to a study. The deal, due to be signed by almost 200 countries in Paris next month, will cost the EU hundreds of billions of pounds a year to implement but […]

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