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The Silliest Post-COP21 Headline Ever?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale It’s been a few weeks since the U.N.’s Paris Climate Conference (COP21) ended. Mainstream media from around the globe praised the impotent agreement, as though anyone expects political promises to be kept. The COP21 agreement reminded me of the proverb A promise is a comfort for a fool. Fantasy headlines…

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COP21: Shortest Climate Agreement Honeymoon Ever?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The initial explosion of green Euphoria at the announcement of the COP21 climate agreement, is rapidly giving way to dismay, as various environmentalists and other expectant parties realise how feeble their climate “victory” really is. According to The Guardian; Leaders from around the world have hailed the agreement struck in…

The “Wanted”-style posters went up in Paris late on Sunday. Credit Avaaz

BHP Exec leaves Paris COP21 due to “wanted” posters

Guest essay by Eric Worrall BHP climate executive Fiona Wild has left Paris, after her face appeared on series of “Wanted” posters. BHP denies that Ms Wild left because of concerns about personal security, though the Financial Times claims that she was upset by the personal nature of the campaign. According to the Financial Times;…