Tag Archives: European Union

Post COP 17 – The Road to Nowhere

Guest post by Professor Will Alexander  Roadmaps The key word used during the COP 17 discussions was ‘roadmap’ used by the European Union delegation. The following is a map of my travels through southern Africa. My two principal destinations at … Continue reading

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EU carbon trading in freefall

Looks just like what happened to the Chicago Carbon Exchange is about to repeat in Europe. Source: http://www.barchart.com/charts/futures/CKZ11 By Thomson Reuters Point Carbon LONDON | Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:01pm EST LONDON (Reuters) – EU carbon prices fell to their … Continue reading

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Topsy-Turvey Carbon Footprints from Nature Climate Change

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein The lastest issue of Nature Climate Change to reach my mailbox has some startling news, particularly considering that it comes from a generally Warmist publication. One might say is is “topsy-turvy” (upside down) from a … Continue reading

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The Durban COPx ‘til we meet again, historically

By Christopher Horner The annual “historic agreement” to meet again later — wait, sorry, that’s “to save the planet” — has been agreed, to the also-annual teary-eyed hugging and standing ovations by EU delegates, at “COP-17”, the negotiations to replace … Continue reading

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Latest extortion attempt from Durban COP17: $1.6 Trillion

Gosh. Who knew that a massive tax could solve all imagined climate problems? David L. Hagen writes: The UN is demanding control over $1.6 trillion per year to control climate. See Section 47 in draft # FCCC/AWGLCA/2011/CRP.39 9 December 2011 … Continue reading

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The tweet end view of Durban

 Some Twitter reports from Durban Twitter / @john_vidal: how many countries will he … how many countries will head home so they dont have to be seen rejecting #cop17 Durban deaL? Twitter / @JonathanWootlif: I just saw EU #cop17 #clim … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Canada to pull out of Kyoto Protocol

CTVNews.ca Staff Date: Sun. Nov. 27 2011 10:08 PM ET Canada will announce next month that it will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, CTV News has learned.

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Uh oh, “…organized and deeply committed environmental activism has long been an important part of the UNFCCC process…”

Maybe this is why the US bailed out of the UNFCCC “Green Climate Fund” this week.The science has been “McKibbenized” for quite some time. Email 340.txt date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 11:13:20 -0500 from: “Tom Jacob” <Tom.Jacob@USA.dupont.com> subject: REFLECTIONS ON … Continue reading

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The dehydration and bottled water debacle

There’s a story making the rounds on websites, some newspapers, and wire services like UPI saying that the EU has  banned any statement (such as on bottled water) that “regular consumption of significant amounts of water can reduce the risk … Continue reading

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Durban climate conference DOA before it gets started

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser, The GWPF Europe’s Durban Plan Kaput Europe’s attempt to formulate a ‘coalition of the willing’ seems doomed. The BASIC countries – China, India, South Africa and Brazil — have already taken a position that any … Continue reading

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Britain’s Wind Farm Scam Threatens Economic Recovery

From Benny Peiser at The GWPF: In a sane world, no one would dream of building power sources whose cost is 22 times greater than that of vastly more efficient competitors. But the Government feels compelled to do just this … Continue reading

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Europe’s Green Agenda Folds As Economic Crisis Deepens

Newsbytes from The Global Warming Policy Foundation EU carbon prices have slumped 15% in one week, as a slew of bearish news took its toll on the markets. “It’s just been carnage these last few days,” said a trader at … Continue reading

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EU Carbon Credit trading takes a dive. In Greece, they can’t hardly give EU carbon credits away

 Guest post by Ecotretas CO2 tumbling down Once upon a time, carbon trading was supposed to be the salvation for Earth’s climate problems. But as time went on, people started realizing that something was wrong. As usual, financial markets anticipated … Continue reading

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British industry asks government to rethink climate policy

Some newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at the GWPF At Last: UK Industry Demands Government Rethink On Unilateral Climate Policy The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) confirmed today that it will ask government to rethink conflicts of interest between low … Continue reading

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Yeah, that’s gonna work

By Bruno Waterfield, Brussels 4:16PM BST 28 Mar 2011 The European Commission on Monday unveiled a “single European transport area” aimed at enforcing “a profound shift in transport patterns for passengers” by 2050. The plan also envisages an end to … Continue reading

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