• Scientific ‘Consensus’ Can’t Agree On Global Warming Pause

    • Date: 19/09/15
    • Michael Bastasch. Daily Caller

    A rift is growing in the so-called consensus on global warming that’s as wide as the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists just can’t seem to agree on whether or not the 15-year hiatus in warming actually exists or not. A recent study by Stanford University scientists reinforces the claim made by federal government researchers earlier this year […]

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  • Paris Climate Poker: EU Ministers Confirm Conditional CO2 Target

    • Date: 18/09/15
    • AFP

    EU ministers on Friday formally agreed the bloc’s negotiating mandate for the upcoming climate talks in Paris, including a 40-percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 over 1990 levels. “We stand ready to conclude an ambitious, vast and binding global climate deal and we will settle for nothing less,” EU Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias […]

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  • Republican Candidates Hammer Obama’s ‘Left-Wing’ Policies On Climate Change

    • Date: 17/09/15

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and some of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination slammed the Obama administration’s climate policies during a short exchange on the matter during their Wednesday night debate.  “We’re not going to destroy our economy the way the left-wing government we’re under wants to do,” Rubio said at the main-stage event. […]

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  • Obama Seeks Psychological Help With Climate Change

    • Date: 16/09/15
    • Evan Lehmann, Scientific American

    President Obama is seeking psychological advice about climate change. Yesterday, he issued an executive order instructing federal agencies to use behavioral science when developing programs to address rising temperatures and other policies. That’s the stuff of sociologists, psychologists and behavioral economists. The administration suggests that behavioral cues, like comparing your energy use with a neighbor, […]

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  • African Nations Threaten To Veto Paris Climate Deal

    • Date: 16/09/15
    • SciDev Net

    African negotiators plan to block a global agreement on reducing global warming if the deal is too weak and fails to consider the implications of climate change for the continent’s wellbeing.   photo: Charles Ole Ngereza At a conference to agree a unified position for African countries ahead of the UN climate change summit in Paris, France, this […]

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  • Met Office Predicts End Of Global Warming Pause (Again)

    • Date: 14/09/15
    • Press Association

    The world is likely to see a return to rapid warming in the next couple of years, scientists said, in what could signal the end of the “pause” in rising global temperatures. Experts said big changes were under way in the Earth’s climate system, with a natural phenomenon known as El Nino combining with the […]

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  • Obama’s Own Goal: Poor Nations Want U.S. To Pay Reparations For Extreme Weather

    • Date: 13/09/15
    • Thomas M. Kostigen, USA Today

    Poorer nations suffering from extreme weather disasters, so much so that their citizens are seeking refuge in safer terrains outside their borders, want rich nations like the United States to pay for reparations and to relocate populations. Preparatory talks ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change to be held in Paris in December has representatives from […]

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  • Second Californian Climate Plan Falters Amid Reluctance

    • Date: 11/09/15
    • KCRA News

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. —A state senator announced Thursday that she’s abandoning a second Democratic climate change proposal amid reluctance from California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown. Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, said she would withdraw a vote on her bill, SB32, which calls for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. […]

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