• What Paris Deal? Turkey Plans 80 New Coal Plants

    • Date: 06/09/16
    • Arthur Neslen, The Guardian

    Turkish coal plants are in line for eye-watering public subsidies and exemptions from environmental regulations, under an amended energy package delivered by the country’s parliament, late last week. Turkey is a member of the G20, whose two leading economies – the US and China – agreed to ratify the Paris climate change agreement on Saturday. […]

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  • G20 Dashes Green Hope To Get Serious About Climate Change

    • Date: 05/09/16
    • Shelagh Whitley, Climate Home

    Today, hopes that this would be the year the G20 finally get serious on climate change were well and truly dashed, as the world’s most powerful countries failed to set an end date for fossil fuel subsidies. Instead, they issued yet another cut and paste communiqué (French language version), reaffirming for the eighth time in […]

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  • University Official Wants Answers On Whether Climate Professors Are ‘Indoctrinating’ Students

    • Date: 05/09/16
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times

    The University of Colorado professors who shut down climate change debate in class have landed on the radar of a top school official, who says he wants to make sure students are being “educated, not indoctrinated.” John Carson, a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, said he plans to make inquires Thursday […]

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  • Paris Agreement: A Blank Cheque For CO2 Emissions By China And India

    • Date: 04/09/16
    • GWPF

    The Paris Climate Agreement, far from securing a reduction in global CO2 emissions, is fundamentally a blank cheque that allows China and India to increase their emissions as they see fit in pursuit of economic growth.   This is the conclusion of a paper by Law Professor David Campbell (Lancaster University Law School) and published by […]

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  • How The Exxon Case Unraveled

    • Date: 31/08/16
    • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. The Wall Street Journal

    It becomes clear that investigators simply don’t know what a climate model is. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Photo: Getty Images New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigation of Exxon Mobil for climate sins has collapsed due to its own willful dishonesty. The posse of state AGs he pretended to assemble never really materialized. […]

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  • Climate Experts At War Over Prediction Of Ice-Free Arctic

    • Date: 25/08/16
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    A Cambridge University professor has been accused of “crying wolf” by predicting the imminent disappearance of Arctic ice. Peter Wadhams has been criticised by scientists who fear that he could undermine the credibility of climate science by making doom-laden forecasts. He repeatedly predicted that the Arctic would be “ice-free” by last summer, by which he […]

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  • Radical Green Academics Call For Climate Tax On Having Children

    • Date: 21/08/16
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times

    Climate-change activists are mobilizing to cut the birthrate, arguing that richer nations should discourage people having children in order to protect them from the ravages of global warming and reduce emissions. Travis Rieder, assistant director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University, told NPR that bringing down global fertility by half a child […]

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  • Climate Scientists Concerned La Nina May Usher In New Warming Hiatus

    • Date: 17/08/16
    • Alister Doyle, Reuters

    The Earth is likely to get relief in 2017 from record scorching temperatures that bolstered governments’ resolve last year in reaching a deal to combat climate change, scientists said on Wednesday. July was the hottest single month since records began in the 19th century, driven by greenhouse gases and an El Nino event warming the […]

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