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  • Cold Feet: EU Member States Dodge Paris Pledge, Diluting Climate Targets

    • Date: 12/10/17
    • EurActiv
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    Loopholes in a draft EU law aimed at curbing global warming emissions from transport, buildings and agriculture will result in a mere 23% cut by 2030 instead of the 30% originally foreseen, environmental activists have warned, denouncing a cynical ploy by EU member states to dodge their pledges made under the Paris Agreement. Environment ministers […]

  • Tony Abbott Draws A Line In The Energy Sand

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • Terry McCrann, Herald Sun
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    Tony Abbott’s speech in London was a seminal event. It finally, if belatedly, drew a line in the sand between energy sanity and insanity and invited politicians, business leaders and indeed voters to join him on the side of sanity. After his GWPF Lecture, Tony Abbott takes questions from the audience London, 9 October 2017 — […]

  • Green Activists Face Up To 21 Years In Prison As Judge Rejects Climate Change Excuse

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • The New York Times
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    A lawyer for an environmental activist convicted of targeting an oil pipeline in North Dakota said he doesn’t think a judge’s decision disallowing the threat of global warming as a defense to justify the crime would be grounds for an appeal. Defendant Michael Foster, of Seattle, said he has not decided whether to appeal his […]

  • Obama’s Clean Power Plan Is Finally Getting The Axe. But Climate Skeptics Want More

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • E&E News
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    The Trump administration today will officially announce the end of the Clean Power Plan, a regulation limiting planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But the conservative crowd that’s skeptical about climate change says its work is just beginning. U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt argued yesterday that the climate rule is a reflection of President […]

  • Scale Back Paris Commitment, Australian Reformers Urge

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • The Australian
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    Two of Australia’s most respected economic reformers have urged the government to scale back its commitment to the Paris emissions-reduction agreement and revive a market-based mechanism to curb greenhouse gases, suggesting the renewable energy target is damaging the country’s competitiveness. Lamenting at least a decade of reform paralysis, Keating government adviser Fred Hilmer and Gary […]

  • Tony Abbott, Green Attacks And Ridley’s Paradox

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • Paul Matthews, Climate Scepticism
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    Tony Abbott, former PM of Australia, gave the annual GWPF lecture on Monday night. Predictably, the talk has been attacked, thereby giving it lots of publicity, and equally predictably, there is no substance to the attacks. Tony Abbott’s GWPF Lecture: Cartoon notes by Josh He started with some general remarks about world politics and loss […]

  • Andrew Bolt: Abuse Of Tony Abbott Proves A Point

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun
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    The screams of abuse tell me Tony Abbott hit the target with his speech saying global warming may not be so bad. In fact, said the former prime minister, some warming “could be beneficial”, because “far more people die in cold snaps” and more carbon dioxide would “lift agricultural yields”. The TV news bulletins promptly […]

  • Video: Tony Abbott’s GWPF Lecture ‘Daring to Doubt’

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    The Honourable Tony Abbott MP delivers the 2017 Annual GWPF Lecture in London, 09 October.

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