• UN Climate Talks Fail To Clear Major Obstacles Ahead Of Paris Summit

    • Date: 27/10/15
    • Joydeep Gupta, India Climate Dialogue

    Most of the major obstacles to a meaningful climate deal remained after last week’s UN-hosted talks, transferring much of the burden from bureaucrats to environment ministers just one month ahead of the start of the UN climate summit. The failure of negotiators to make compromises on issues such as carbon finance, and responsibility for future […]

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  • Round Of UN Climate Talks Ends With Divisions Looming For Paris Summit

    • Date: 26/10/15
    • Deutsche Presse Agentur

    Questions lingered about key aspects of a draft agreement on the world’s climate, as the final scheduled round of negotiations ended Friday before a the crucial summit, which opens next month in Paris. Countries are trying to find common ground to hammer out a global agreement that would limit world temperature increases caused by greenhouse […]

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  • Why Hurricane Patricia Can’t Be Blamed On Climate Change

    • Date: 24/10/15
    • Geoff Brumfiel, NPR

    On Thursday morning, Patricia was a relatively small Category 1 hurricane. By Friday afternoon, it was the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Is climate change to blame for this record-breaking storm’s ferocious rise? The answer is complex, and shows why it’s so hard to tie a single weather event to global […]

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  • Africa Cries Foul Over $100 Billion P.A. Climate Finance Promise

    • Date: 22/10/15
    • New Era News

    Developing countries, led by Africa and China, nearly walked out of the UN’s climate talks in Bonn, Germany, on Monday, as the rift widened between the rich and poor nations over who should bear the larger financial responsibility to implement measures to curb climate change. A key concern was the wording on US$100 billion in climate […]

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  • Fund Manager David Herro Criticises Corporate ‘Climate Appeasers’

    • Date: 21/10/15
    • Stephen Foley, Financial Times

    A top US fund manager has accused multinational companies that signed a White House-sponsored pledge to tackle climate change of “appeasing environmental extremism”. David Herro insists that his doubts about man-made climate change are borne out by ‘ data, data, data’ David Herro, who runs the $29bn Oakmark International Fund at Harris Associates, said executives […]

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  • BBC In Trouble Again For Green Bias

    • Date: 18/10/15
    • Marco Giannangeli, Sunday Express

    The BBC was yesterday accused of bias in its coverage of climate change after a senior MP was “ridiculed” for attempting to question the extent of global warming. BBC claims it remains “committed to impartial and balanced coverage of climate change which gives due weight to all sides of the debate.” Peter Lilley, a long […]

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  • Petition For Philippe Verdier To Be Reinstated In His Job At France Télévisions

    • Date: 17/10/15
    • Collectif des climato-réalistes

    Philippe Verdier, a journalist in charge of the weather service of the French public TV channels France Télévisions, is threatened in his job and his career for having published a non-conformist book about climate. Even if he emphasizes that he is not a climate skeptic, Philippe Verdier points out in his book all the erring […]

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  • France’s Top Weatherman Suspended Over Climate Scepticism

    • Date: 15/10/15
    • Henry Samuel, The Daily Telegraph

    Philippe Verdier, weather chief at France Télévisions, the country’s state broadcaster, reportedly sent on “forced holiday” for releasing book accusing top climatologists of “taking the world hostage” Every night, France’s chief weatherman has told the nation how much wind, sun or rain they can expect the following day. Now Philippe Verdier, a household name for […]

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