• 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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  • Flawed Climate Model May Cost U.S. Taxpayers A Trillion Dollars

    • Date: 16/08/16
    • Nic Lewis, Climate Etc

    Last week, a U.S. federal court upheld the approach that the government uses to calculate the social cost of carbon when it issues regulations [link].  The models appear to have seriously overestimated the social cost of carbon. Introduction and Summary Integrated assessment models (IAMs) combine simple models of the carbon cycle and of the response of […]

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  • Big Chill: ‘Substantial Cooling’ Predicted Within The Next Few Years

    • Date: 14/08/16
    • Joshua Nevett, Daily Star

    Climate boffins believe the UK’s topsy-turvy climate is in for a chilly twist within the next few years as three major forms of climate change trigger “substantial cooling”. Drastic changes in ocean conditions, greenhouse gases and a weakening of the sun threaten increasingly worsening winters of blistering blizzards and severe snowstorms for years to come. […]

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  • Climate Change Is Not The Biggest Threat To Wildlife

    • Date: 11/08/16
    • Ellie Zolfagharifard, Daily Mail

    The main driver of wildlife extinction is not climate change, but humanity’s harvesting of species and our ever-expanding agricultural footprint. This is according to a new study of nearly 9,000 ‘threatened’ or ‘near-threatened’ species. This graphic shows the main causes of biodiversity decline. By far the greatest is overpopulation, followed by agriculture and urbanisation While […]

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