Category Archives: Cancun Climate Conference

Cancun ends with “low hanging fruit”, but fails to renew Kyoto

Maybe the failure had more to do with the caliber of people attending…like these McKibben zombies. Heads go in the sand at 8:45 in the video:  From Politico: Negotiators from about 190 countries reached a modest set of agreements early … Continue reading

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If climate science politics were a hockey game…oh, wait

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out. -Rodney Dangerfield (1921 – 2004) …not surprisingly, the United Nations’ 2010 Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, is failing, with Mother Nature helping to dampen warming … Continue reading

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“Gore Effect” on Steroids: Six straight days of record low temperatures during COP16 in Cancun Mexico – more coming

The irony, it burns. Do you think maybe Gaia is trying to send the U.N. and the delegates a message? One record low was funny, three in a row was hilarious, a new record low for the month of December … Continue reading

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“Gore Effect” strikes again: new coldest ever December record low temperature in Cancun

God indeed has a sense of humor. From Weather Underground: Here’s the actual METAR data, showing 10°C (50.0°F):

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive #3

The abdication of the West From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, Cancun, Mexico, Dec 9th, 2010 I usually add some gentle humor to these reports. Not today. Read this and weep. Notwithstanding the carefully-orchestrated propaganda to the effect that nothing … Continue reading

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Cancun COP16 attendees fall for the old “dihydrogen monoxide” petition as well as signing up to cripple the U.S. Economy

Oh dear, some of these folks aren’t the brightest CFL’s in the room. Readers may remember this famous Penn and Teller video from 2006 where they get well meaning (but non thinking) people to sign up to ban “dihydrogen monoxide” … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive #2

Yes, we have no bananas From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in Cancun, Mexico at COP16 via SPPI I dined with Dr. Roy Spencer as the Atlantic rollers swished and crashed against the long, sandy beach here in Cancun. We … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive

From Nopenhagen to Yes We Cancun by Christopher Monckton Thanks to Wikileaks, everyone here in the Mañana Republic of Mexico now knows just how much bullying and arm-twisting the administration of Barack Obama in the United States applied to various … Continue reading

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Google Earth announces new “earth engine” at Cancun

It appears to be designed to do photo trend analysis of landsat and other satellite imagery. From the Google Earth Engine page: A planetary-scale platform for environmental data & analysis Google Earth Engine brings together the world’s satellite imagery—trillions of scientific … Continue reading

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Wikileaks cables: on climate, IPCC, Copenhagen

This just in, I’m blogging from a public terminal at a hospital, more later: WikiLeaks cables: Cancún climate talks doomed to fail, says EU president Herman van Rompuy dismisses Copenhagen climate summit as ‘incredible disaster’ and expects Cancún to be no … Continue reading

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Senators petition SecState to freeze climate bailout money

Climate-related appropriations grew from $315 million in fiscal 2009 to $1.3 billion in fiscal 2010. CLIMATE: GOP senators decry ‘bailout’ for developing countries Gabriel Nelson, E&E reporter http://www.eenews.net/eenewspm/print/2010/12/02/4 Top-ranking Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have asked … Continue reading

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Breaking: Japan refuses to extend Kyoto treaty at Cancun

Japan in 1997: Japan today: Cancún climate change summit: Japan refuses to extend Kyoto protocol Talks threatened with breakdown after forthright Japanese refusal to extend Kyoto emissions commitments * John Vidal guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 1 December 2010 18.16 GMT Japan refuses … Continue reading

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Cancun: the rationing rationalizing

Well the Telegraph article on rationing our modern lifestyle to reduce CO2 has made some waves since I covered it yesterday, fortunately it has not affected the attendees at Cancun. See the video below.

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Greenpeace’s Free Climate Pedometers at COP16

This is curious. Greenpeace is giving away free pedometers at COP16 in Cancun. Watch the video below. I don’t really understand the point of all this, except maybe its some sort of guilt over the limousine largess from COP15 in … Continue reading

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What really goes on at COP16 in Cancun

I’m really disappointed that I didn’t get the “fossil of the day” award. Watch the presentation at COP16 and get some popcorn.

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During Cancun COP16 – calls for a return to WWII style rationing

My parents used to talk about rationing during the war with great apprehension. Clearly the nutters in and supporting Cancun are clueless as to how such a scheme would be viewed by the public. My inbox has lit up today … Continue reading

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The little conference that can can’t

Josh, of Cartoons by Josh has a take on the attendance of COP16 at Cancun, said to be down more than 50% over last year’s COP15 shindig in Copenhagen.

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Climate Craziness Cools In Cancun

The weather isn’t so hot, either. Editorial from: The Washington Times, 29 November 2010 Today, U.N. negotiators will begin two weeks of meetings in Cancun, Mexico, looking for a way to move the climate action agenda forward, impose global carbon emissions caps … Continue reading

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Despite hellish summer, Russia says “nyet” to AGW

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