The Amazing Arrogance of the Paris Climate Agreement

It was December 12, 2015, when headlines in the world’s leading newspapers, in implausibly bold type, celebrated the “historic” agreement in Paris between all nations of the world to curb carbon emissions and thereby stop climate change: or so they said, as if elites get to say what is and is not historic. The spin, … Continue reading The Amazing Arrogance of the Paris Climate Agreement

Dilbert cartoonist owns climate activists

A communications group at Yale University has put out a video that seems to be a rebuttal to a Dilbert cartoon by Scott Adams poking fun at climate scientists and their misplaced confidence in models. The video is full of impressive-looking scientists talking about charts and data and whatnot. It probably cost a lot to make and certainly involved … Continue reading Dilbert cartoonist owns climate activists

7 Reasons Trump is Right to Scrap the Paris Climate Deal

Reuters reports that President Donald Trump is set to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement. And writers are apoplectic. Todd Stern at The Atlantic says such a move would be “indefensible.” At Slate, David McKean and David Wade said pulling out would be a huge mistake “because our planet is currently on a … Continue reading 7 Reasons Trump is Right to Scrap the Paris Climate Deal

BetterEconomy.org: ‘Paris withdrawal good start, but we want more’

WASHINGTON -- Americans for a Better Economy President Donald Ferguson released the following statement Thursday: We hope today's announcement is a total and immediate withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations' Paris climate agreement as a participant, funder and signatory. The U.S. must have no involvement whatsoever with this agreement, starting immediately. Thousands of … Continue reading BetterEconomy.org: ‘Paris withdrawal good start, but we want more’

#ParisAgreement means global carbon prices will soar 2000 percent: World Bank

.. By Susanna Twidale LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of emitting carbon dioxide must rise to $50-$100 per tonne by 2030, much higher than the current price in Europe of less than $6, if countries are to meet climate pledges made under the Paris Agreement, economists said on Monday. It follows a call this month … Continue reading #ParisAgreement means global carbon prices will soar 2000 percent: World Bank

Here’s Why Big Corporations Are Pushing Trump To Stay In Paris Climate Deal

.. --- European countries and major corporations are pressuring President Donald Trump to remain in the Paris climate agreement despite his promises on the campaign trail to withdraw the United States from the Obama-era deal that never gained congressional approval. The Trump administration so far is sticking with being undecided—at least until Trump returns to … Continue reading Here’s Why Big Corporations Are Pushing Trump To Stay In Paris Climate Deal

Climate Budget Cuts Are Smart Management, Not an Attack on Science

.. It’s been described as a “slap in the face,” “slaughter,” “a punitive … assault on science, the environment, and indeed the planet.” Aside from being inappropriate and irresponsible, these remarks are how some in the policy world and media have depicted cuts to global warming spending in President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal. People … Continue reading Climate Budget Cuts Are Smart Management, Not an Attack on Science

Trump Must Resist Pressure From Foreign Leaders to Cave in on Global Warming

President Donald Trump has arrived in Italy for the G-7 summit, where foreign leaders will press him to abandon core elements of his “America First” agenda in favor of a more globalist agenda. As National Public Radio reported last week, “President Trump is expected to face pressure from European Union leaders … to keep the … Continue reading Trump Must Resist Pressure From Foreign Leaders to Cave in on Global Warming

Scientist: Sea Ice Expanding, Driven by Falling Temperatures

.. __ While there’s been thousands of legacy media stories about the very real decline in summer sea-ice extent in the Arctic Ocean, we can’t find one about the statistically significant increase in Antarctic sea ice that has been observed at the same time. Also, comparisons between forecast temperature trends down there and what’s been observed are also very … Continue reading Scientist: Sea Ice Expanding, Driven by Falling Temperatures

Time for Trump to Fulfill Promise and Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

.. President Donald Trump has promised to make a “big decision” in the next two weeks on the Paris climate accord after promising to “cancel” the agreement during the campaign last year. Fundamentally, the Paris Agreement is a costly and ineffective approach to addressing global warming. There are compelling economic, environmental, and legal reasons for … Continue reading Time for Trump to Fulfill Promise and Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement