• Brexit Calls EU Climate Action Into Question As Top MEP Quits

    • Date: 27/06/16
    • James Crisp, EurActiv

    The European Union’s plans to reform its broken carbon market have been thrown into turmoil after the British lead MEP on the bill to revise the Emissions Trading System resigned after the UK voted to leave the bloc. Ian Duncan, the only Conservative MEP for Scotland, tendered his resignation just hours after it became apparent […]

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  • EU Carbon Market Slumps Most Since 2014 as Brexit Sparks Doubts

    • Date: 24/06/16
    • Mathew Carr and Ewa Krukowska, Bloomberg

    Carbon prices in the European Union’s emissions market, the world’s biggest, plunged the most in 27 months as the U.K. vote to leave the 28-nation bloc triggered uncertainty about the future of the cap-and-trade program. Benchmark permits to discharge carbon dioxide dropped as much as 17 percent after the referendum, in which voters backed “Leave” […]

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  • The Antarctic Has Been Warmer Than Now For Most Of The Last 8000 Years

    • Date: 20/06/16
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot of People Know That

    Most of the time since the end of the ice age temperatures in Antarctica have been much higher than now A paper recently published attempts to measure the relationship between ice accumulation and temperature in Antarctica for the last 31000 years. The study is based in West Antarctica. I won’t go into the details, which […]

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  • Kerry Finally Amits Terrorism Is Great Threat Than Global Warming

    • Date: 18/06/16
    • Thomas Richard, Environment Examiner

    Just days after the ISIS-inspired Orlando shooting, Secretary of State John Kerry was busy touring the Arctic Circle this week to see how climate change was affecting the region. But he did make one stunning admission: ISIS and terrorism poses a bigger threat than climate change, revealing a drastic paradigm shift. On Thursday, Kerry told […]

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  • Prosecuting Climate Dissent Runs Up Against The First Amendment

    • Date: 16/06/16
    • The Wall Street Journal

    There are few more rewarding sights than a bully scorned, so let’s hear it for the recent laments of Attorneys General Claude Walker (Virgin Islands) and Eric Schneiderman (New York), two ringleaders of the harassment campaign against Exxon and free-market think tanks over climate change. Consider Mr. Walker’s recent retreat in District of Columbia superior […]

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  • 30th Anniversary Of Hansen’s First Great Global Warming Fail

    • Date: 14/06/16
    • Tony Heller, Real Science

    Thirty years ago, James Hansen made some spectacularly poor global warming predictions before Congress.   12 Jun 1986, Page 12 – The Evening Times Hansen predicted two degrees global warming by 2006. He was off by a factor of ten. Earth warmed about 0.2 degrees from June 1986 to June 2006. Wood for Trees: Interactive Graphs Hansen predicted […]

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  • Trump’s Climate Flip-Flop

    • Date: 09/06/16
    • Ben Adler and Rebecca Leber, Grist

    As negotiators headed to Copenhagen in December 2009 to forge a global climate pact, concerned U.S. business leaders and liberal luminaries took out a full-page ad in the New York Times calling for aggressive climate action. In an open letter to President Obama and the U.S. Congress, they declared: “If we fail to act now, it […]

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  • India Will Not Ratify Paris Agreement Anytime Soon, Officials Warn

    • Date: 08/06/16
    • Namrata Brar, NDTV

    Washington – Despite the hopes of the US, India may not be able to stick to the emission timeline on the climate change agreement made in Paris last year, government officials have indicated. White House officials indicated that it is their understanding that India completes process during this year, before President Barack Obama’s term expires in […]

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