Category Archives: Copenhagen Climate Conference

Bombshell from the Snowden Docs: The U.S. Spied on Negotiators at 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit via the NSA

From the “don’t trust but verify” department comes the revelation that the Obama administration went into COP15 negotiation with spy help. WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency monitored the communications of other governments ahead of and during the 2009 United … Continue reading

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USA CO2 emissions fall 7.7%

From vancouverobserver.com. Every year the International Energy Agency (IEA) calculates humanity’s CO2 pollution from burning fossil fuels. And once again, the overall story line is one of ever-increasing emissions: “Global carbon-dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of … Continue reading

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Worldwide CO2 emissions and the futility of any action in the West

Guest post by Ed Hoskins Prof Richard Muller in a presentation made last October [1] made the dilemma facing the warmists abundantly clear: The developing world is ‘not joining-in with CO2 emission reductions nor does it have any intention of … Continue reading

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Demented thinking: Copenhagen didn’t work – but taxes will

This is from a press release embargoed until 00:01 today (it says). I don’t know why, there’s nothing new here, because Nordhaus said the same thing well over a year ago in this Guardian article where he says “taxation is … Continue reading

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U.N. Climate Chief Resigns

From the New York Times By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON — Yvo de Boer, the stolid Dutch bureaucrat who led the international climate change negotiations over four tumultuous years, is resigning his post as of July 1, the United Nations … Continue reading

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U.N. abandons Copenhagen deadline – countries not signing on – spokesman says the deadline has gone “soft”

The COP15 balloon appears to have lost all it’s air. Nobody’s signing up. Excerpts from reports in the Guardian and the Financial Times From the Guardian Copenhagen deal falters as just 20 countries of 192 sign up to declare their … Continue reading

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Climate change: proposed personal briefing

A letter sent from: The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley 1 January 2010 His Excellency Mr. Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia. Prime Minister, Climate change: proposed personal briefing Your speech on 6 November 2009 to the Lowy Institute, in … Continue reading

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Ultimate irony: Snowstorm squelches “screaming” climate change protest

And yet…it was claimed to be a “success”. Note to organizers: the media is laughing at you. Snowstorm squelches climate change protest By Judy Fahys, The Salt Lake Tribune Updated: 12/30/2009 06:36:58 PM MST A downtown [Salt Lake City] protest of … Continue reading

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Obama returns from the Copenhagen global warming conference

The photo below originally appeared in the NYT showing Air Force One returning from Copenhagen. It of course, screams for a caption. I’m sure our readers can provide one. Here’s the original caption and story from the NYT.

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Guardian Headline – Low targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure

When the Guardian, that champion of everything “green” says it, you know it was a failure. Excerpt: The UN climate summit reached a weak outline of a global agreement last night in Copenhagen, falling far short of what Britain and … Continue reading

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Obama takes on skeptics in speech, tries to rally climate crusaders

President Barack Obama spoke on the last day of climate talks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The President called on all major economies to put forward decisive national actions that will reduce their emissions and … Continue reading

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Obama trying to save Copenhagen Summit – what comes afterwards?

And here’s the stagecraft coming. Here’s how the rest of it might go down. By William M. Briggs Source: courtesy of Pajamas Media First, some good news. A lefty organization sent me an indignant press release stating that the Danish … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Sydney Morning Herald reports 11th hour Copenhagen deal forged

Just in time for Obama to announce it, and it only cost the USA 100 billion dollars. Thanks Hillary. UPDATE: Statistician William Briggs points out in an email to me that he mentioned in an essay here that Lord Monckton … Continue reading

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Lord Monckton barred from Copenhagen conference – pushed to the ground by security

This was the scene yesterday in Copenhagen. As you can see the scene is rather agitated with lots of police action, including use of billy clubs. As of this writing, no pictures or video is available of Lord Monckton’s account … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Hollyweird meets Copenhagen

There’s been so many to choose from this week, it has been hard to pick one. Until now.  (h/t to Kate at SDA) Stephen Taylor of Canada writes on his blog: I received this from a friend yesterday. It was … Continue reading

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Anti-climactic irony – Copenhagen Climate Conference finale hit with snow and cold

From the “weather is not climate” department, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Hey, where is everybody? In related news, global warming protesters are gathering in large numbers…

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Lord Monckton reports on Pachauri’s eye opening Copenhagen presentation

From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in Copenhagen In the Grand Ceremonial Hall of the University of Copenhagen, a splendid Nordic classical space overlooking the Church of our Lady in the heart of the old city, rows of repellent, blue … Continue reading

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China declares Copenhagen Climate Conference hopeless

From ABC/Reuters China has told participants in the UN climate change talks that it sees no possibility of reaching an operational accord this week, an official involved in the Copenhagen talks says. The official, who asked not to be identified … Continue reading

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