• Report: Fighting Global Warming Is WAY More Expensive Than Letting It Happen

    • Date: 01/12/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    Simply letting global warming happen and dealing with its effects may be a lot cheaper than decarbonizing the global economy, according to a new report by the Manhattan Institute. “Mainstream estimates are very disconnected from the rhetoric you hear about global warming from environmental groups and politicians, especially in the wake of the election,” Oren […]

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  • Reality Check: Donald Trump On Climategate & The Paris Agreement

    • Date: 23/11/16
    • The New York Times

    The international news media is reporting that Donald Trump has changed his mind on climate change and the Paris climate agreement. Yet the transcript of his New York Times interview shows it is far too early to know what the next US President will do about climate and energy policy. President-elect Donald J. Trump during […]

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  • REPORT: Satellites Show The Global Warming ‘Pause’ Is Back

    • Date: 22/11/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Satellite-derived temperature data suggests the “pause” in global warming is back as the recent El Nino fades and cooler temperatures prevail, according to a new analysis. Land temperatures have declined to pre-El Nino levels, according to Dr. David Whitehouse, suggesting the El Nino warming event may not have a big impact on the long-term global warming […]

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  • Annual Climate Poker: UN Talks Tangle Over Cash

    • Date: 18/11/16
    • Megan Rowling, Reuters

    The Marrakesh climate talks may not deliver the substantial boost in international funding poorer countries need to cope with worsening floods, droughts, storms and rising seas brought by climate change, negotiators and development agencies fear. Negotiators sparred on Thursday over the future of the Adaptation Fund to help vulnerable communities cope with climate change, which […]

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  • COP22: Is The Game Over?

    • Date: 17/11/16
    • Ian Duncan, MEP

    There is no draft text circulating, no words to correct, no red lines, indeed no lines whatever, a bad sign given we all up sticks in less than 50 hours. ‘The EU is reassessing the value in having these [COP] meetings every year.  They are expensive and inefficient.’ […] While the world awaits Mr Trump’s first climate […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr: Wikileaks And Me

    • Date: 15/11/16
    • Roger Pielke Jr

    I haven’t had a chance to update this blog with anything related to the surprise (to me at least) at finding myself the subject of an email in the John Podesta email leaks from Wikileaks. That email revealed that an organization that was founded and led by Podesta, the Center for American Progress, engaged in […]

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  • Trump Victory: Shock And Disbelief At Marrakech UN Climate Talks

    • Date: 10/11/16
    • Urmi Goswami, The Economic Times of India

    MARRAKECH (MOROCCO): Daylight broke in the ochre city with the news of Donald Trump’s decisive victory in the US elections. Trump’s victory came as a shock to most, who were prepared for a tight race with the expectation that Secretary Hillary Clinton would make it to the finish line with a slim margin.  Environmental activist […]

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  • Donald Trump’s Victory Injects Shock And Uncertainty Into UN Climate Talk

    • Date: 09/11/16
    • Amy Harder and Sarah Kent, The Wall Street Journal

    Donald Trump’s surprise victory is injecting a wave of shock and uncertainty into a global climate conference that began this week in Marrakesh, Morocco. American students react to Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, as they take part in a protest outside the U.N. climate talks during the international climate conference in Marrakesh […]

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