Why Copenhagen Will Achieve Nothing

Guest post by Willis Eschenbach The upcoming Copenhagen climate summit, officially and ponderously named “COP15 United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009″, is aimed at reducing the emissions of the developed world. The main players, of course, are the US and Western Europe. There is a widespread perception that if the US and Western Europe…

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Boxer-Kerry: “climate” bill or green jobs program?

It seems difficult to figure out just what the Boxer-Kerry bill is these days. If nothing else, its a sloppy rush job, beyond that, is it climate, or something else? How much will it cost? Only the shadow knows. From Wall Street Journal Blogs Environmental Capital: By Keith Johnson Okay, so Sen. Barbara Boxer has…

More “unprecedented” warming in the Antarctic

Via a Euerekalert press release Past climate of the northern Antarctic Peninsular informs global warming debate IMAGE: The American icebreaker RV/IB Nathanial B. Palmer is shown off the South Shetland Islands. The drilling rig is clearly seen on the rear deck.Click here for more information. The seriousness of current global warming is underlined by a…

Copenhagen – not happening

A summary from Dr. Benny Peiser’s daily newsletter: Delay is preferable to error. –Thomas Jefferson A world treaty on climate change will be delayed by up to a year and is likely to be watered down because countries with the highest greenhouse gas emissions are refusing to commit to legally binding reductions. The admission that…

2009 Weblog awards – nominations open

Well, it is that time of year again. Blog awards. Time to honor your favorites in many categories. The way it works is that we start with nominations. The blogs that get the most nominations wins a spot in the voting contest. From then on it’s a horse race to see how many blog readers…