• Green Madness: EU Climate Targets Threaten 100.000 Volkswagen Jobs

    • Date: 11/10/18
    • Spiegel Online

    Volkswagen, Germany’s most important carmaker, has intervened in the discussion about EU plans for new CO2 targets. VW boss Herbert Diess has issued a sharp public warning and predicts dramatic job cuts in Europe’s car industry. Within the next ten years, according to him, about 100,000 jobs would have to be eliminated at VW alone, […]

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  • GWPF Competition Update: 2018 Global Temperature Poll

    • Date: 10/10/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    At the end of last year, as a bit of light-hearted relief, we invited readers to predict the HadCRUT4 global temperature average for the year 2018, for a chance to win a bottle of House of Lords whisky and a copy of Bernie Lewin’s book on the early history of the IPCC. Last December, HadCRUT4 […]

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  • President Trump Sceptical About IPCC Authors

    • Date: 10/10/18
    • AFP & Daily Mail

    President Donald Trump says he plans to review the UN report that warns of global warming-caused chaos unless drastic action is taken – although he says he’s skeptical of its authors. ‘It was given to me and I want to look at who drew it, which group drew it,’ Trump told reporters at the White […]

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  • The IPCC’s 1.5 Degree Target Is Utopian

    • Date: 09/10/18
    • Daniel Wetzel. Die Welt

    The global CO2 budget for the 1.5 degree target has already been exhausted. Even before the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had been published, the political statements had already been published. Ecologically oriented parties and environmental groups in particular were certain in their assessment: “The world climate report confirms: The 1.5 […]

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  • IPCC Turns Green Energy Lobby: Climate Scientists Call For $2.4 Trillion Shift From Coal To Renewables

    • Date: 08/10/18
    • Bloomberg

    The world must invest $2.4 trillion in clean energy every year through 2035 and cut the use of coal-fired power to almost nothing by 2050 to slow the quickest pace of climate change since the end of the last ice age, according to scientists convened by the United Nations. The findings released Monday by the […]

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  • Media Hype IPCC ‘Climate Catastrophe’ By 2040 Prediction

    • Date: 30/09/18
    • AFP

    Hundreds of diplomats from around the world are set to scrutinize the IPCC’s latest Summary for Policy Makers, which contains predictions and benchmarks findings on staving off a climate catastrophe by 2040. PARIS, France – The world’s nations will gather at a United Nations conference in South Korea on Monday, October 1 to review and […]

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  • EU Climate Goals Missed: Germany Must Pay Two Billion Euros To Eastern Europe

    • Date: 28/09/18
    • Focus Magazin

    The failure to meet European Union climate targets will cost Germany billions. According to a report, the German deficit means the government will have to buy CO2 certificates from Eastern Europe for two billion euros. While Germany is missing its climate target by just under three percent, countries such as Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia and Hungary are doing significantly better, according […]

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  • What’s Going On At The AEI? (Or The Perils Of Policy Analysis In An Echo Chamber)

    • Date: 27/09/18
    • Benjamin Zycher, American Enterprise Institute

    The American Enterprise Institute — which as an institution takes no positions on policy issues — on September 6 hosted an event on how “carbon” pricing (both explicit and implicit) can be used to implement more effectively the 2015 Paris interna­tional agreement to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. With the exception of one presenta­tion, this […]

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