• James Lovelock On Climate Alarmism: “I’m Not Sure The Whole Thing Isn’t Crazy”

    • Date: 01/10/16
    • Decca Aitkenhead, The Guardian

    Fracking is great, the green movement is a religion, his dire predictions about climate change were nonsense – and robots don’t mind the heat, so what does it matter? At 97, the creator of Gaia theory is as mischievous and subversive as ever. [...] Sometimes described as a futurist, James Lovelock has been Britain’s leading […]

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  • EU Lawmakers Divided On Reform Of Emissions Trading Scheme

    • Date: 29/09/16
    • Ewa Krukowska, Bloomberg

    European Parliament lawmakers presented differing visions for Europe’s carbon-market reform in a signal to investors that an overhaul of the ailing cap-and-trade program after 2020 will likely require months of further political bargaining. Members of the assembly’s environment committee commented on some of the more than 700 amendments submitted to a proposal put forward by the European […]

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  • US Calls Out Europe For Emissions Cheating

    • Date: 28/09/16
    • The American Interest

    Eco-mania has gripped Europe stronger than any other region on the planet, but simply calling something green doesn’t make it so. The U.S. EPA caught Volkswagen cheating red-handed almost exactly one year ago, and in the fallout of that initial accusation the world was taken aback by just how brazen the malfeasance was—engineers deliberately installed software that would run the engine […]

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  • Republicans Demand Evidence From Obama That Global Warming Is A National Security Threat

    • Date: 27/09/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Republican lawmakers are demanding the Obama administration back up with evidence a recent executive memoranda requiring federal officials to consider the impact of global warming on national security. “The Committee has genuine interest in the climate science and information that the Administration claims impacts national security,” reads a letter to National Security Adviser Susan Rice from Texas Republican […]

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  • Japanese Interest In Climate Change Falters, Especially Among Young: Survey

    • Date: 25/09/16
    • The Japan Times

    Japanese people are less interested in climate change now than nine years ago, a government survey has shown. The proportion of respondents who said they are interested in climate change fell to 87.2 percent, down about 5 points from the previous survey in 2007, the Cabinet Office said. The interview-based survey, conducted between July 28 […]

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  • Non-Binding Paris Deal Inches Closer To An Iota Of Relevance

    • Date: 21/09/16
    • The American Interest

    Ban Ki-Moon and the rest of the national and UN delegates involved in getting the Paris deal past the “ratification” phase can pat each other on the back til their hands are sore — and we don’t doubt that they will — but it won’t change the fact that this “treaty” is worth little more […]

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  • Hillary Clinton ‘Dropped Climate Change From Speeches After Bernie Sanders Endorsement’

    • Date: 21/09/16
    • Karl Mathiesen, The Guardian

    Hillary Clinton has dropped the words “climate change” from most of her public addresses since winning the endorsement of her party rival Bernie Sanders, according to Climate Home analysis. While the presidential candidate talks regularly about her plan for the US to become a “clean energy superpower”, in recent months she has rarely made reference to […]

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  • La Nina Is Dividing World Weather Forecasters

    • Date: 15/09/16
    • Brian K Sullivan, Bloomberg

    A meteorological clash of nations is confounding the world’s commodity markets. Global weather agencies can’t agree on whether to expect a La Nina event in coming months. The U.S. has backed off its prediction, Australia remains watchful, while Japan has decided La Nina is already here. Disagreements arise because each nation has different standards for […]

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