• Climate Change Policies Are Hurting The World’s Poor

    • Date: 17/06/15
    • Guy Bentley, City A.M.

    Government policies intended to reduce carbon dioxide are directly harming the poor in both the developing and developed world, according to a report released [last year] by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Energy sources that are not based on fossil fuels are making both power and food more expensive, the report argues. While the affluent […]

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  • Vatican Reels From Encyclical Leak

    • Date: 16/06/15
    • Press Association

    There is something of a whodunnit going on in the Vatican to discover who leaked Pope Francis’ environment encyclical to an Italian weekly, deflating the release of the most anticipated papal document in recent times. L’Espresso magazine published the full 191 pages of “Laudato Si” (Be Praised) on its website on Monday, three days before […]

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  • Judith Curry: The State of the Climate Debate In The U.S.

    • Date: 16/06/15
    • Prof Judith Curry

    Prof Judith Curry’s presentation in the House of Lords, London 15 June 2015 Good evening everyone, it’s a great pleasure to be here, and I would like to thank the GWPF for inviting me. Tonight I will be talking about the state of the climate debate in the U.S. This is a story of a sharp […]

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  • Pope Ready To Tackle Global Warming Sceptics

    • Date: 15/06/15
    • Tom Kington, The Times

    The Pope will take on global warming sceptics this week by blaming climate change and extreme weather on man. He will release an encyclical, or official guide, which says that humanity is “slapping nature in the face”. He hopes that the paper will sway a UN conference in Paris in December that could commit nations […]

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  • Pope Francis To Declare Climate Change ‘Mainly’ Human Caused

    • Date: 15/06/15
    • Joshua J. McElwee, National Catholic Reporter

    Rome: Pope Francis’ highly anticipated encyclical letter on ecological issues will state that global climate change is “mainly” due to human activity, a person familiar with the document has said. The encyclical, to be released Thursday, will reportedly say that while there are both natural and human causes to climate change “great natural forces are […]

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  • Pope Francis May Find Wariness Among U.S. Bishops on Climate Change

    • Date: 14/06/15
    • Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times

    At the spring meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, bishops from around the country said they were withholding comment until they saw the encyclical on Thursday. The church bulletin inserts are nearly ready to go. So are the emails to every Roman Catholic parish in the United States with preaching suggestions for […]

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  • ABC’s 2008 Prediction: New York Under Water From Climate Change By June 2015

    • Date: 13/06/15
    • Scott Whitlock, Newsbusters

    New York City underwater? Gas over $9 a gallon? A carton of milk costs almost $13? Welcome to June 12,  2015. Or at least that was the wildly-inaccurate version of 2015 predicted by ABC News exactly seven years ago. Appearing on Good Morning America in 2008, Bob Woodruff hyped Earth 2100, a special that pushed apocalyptic […]

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  • Surprise: UN Climate Talks Deadlocked

    • Date: 07/06/15
    • Nitin Sethi, Business Standard

    India & China want EU and other rich countries to revise their targets The European Union (EU) has said it is unlikely to enhance before 2020 its commitment to reducing emissions linked to climate change. The statement at the ongoing climate change negotiations in Bonn, Germany, has led to a war of words between the […]

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