Tag Archives: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Yes, but weren’t climate pledge goals always out of reach?

From the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Continuing with pledge pathways to 2030 could push climate goals out of reach Current pledges for greenhouse gas emission reductions are inadequate and will further increase the challenge to reach internationally agreed … Continue reading

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China’s “Emission Cuts” Not What They Seem

By Paul Homewood http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-11/21/content_17120968.htm “and make sure that the commitment of reducing CO2 emission per unit of GDP by 40-45% by 2020 from 2005 level is fulfilled” We often hear claims that China are moving much faster than the West … Continue reading

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United Nations climate conference tells business: support us on climate change

By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Business must lobby governments to fight climate change, according to the United Nations. On November 14th as part of the current Warsaw climate conference, the UN issued a new report titled, … Continue reading

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Australian Elections Bring Climate Common Sense

WUWT reader “Conrad” submits this story: The new Government is reversing alarmist climate policy and law. The Australian Federal elections of September 7, 2013 saw the left-wing Green/Labor party coalition ejected from control of the Government in favor of a … Continue reading

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U.N. Delegate: a cold summer proves global warming

CFACT was at the Bonn climate conference (which collapsed by the way) interviewed a number of ahem, shall we say, “interesting” people. They write: At the UN Climate Conference in Bonn, Germany, we came across a delegate who explained that … Continue reading

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Humor: U.N. Climate delegates unaware of ‘the pause’ in global warming

Craig Rucker of CFACT writes: You’d be surprised at what they don’t know at the UN climate conference in Bonn. Then again, maybe you wouldn’t. Although the evidence keeps mounting up, most of the delegates in Bonn are unaware that … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Climatism: Resource Misuse on a Global Scale

By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times. Last week, thirteen members of the House of Representatives introduced a resolution “recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women.” The resolution implied that man-made climate change was responsible for … Continue reading

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UNFCCC boss Christiana Figueres’ dreams spell a nightmarish future for Earth’s citizens

Christiana’s nightmare – for the rest of us By Craig Rucker This week, as United Nations luminaries gather in Doha, Qatar, for the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Executive Secretary Christiana … Continue reading

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UNFCCC wants ‘immunity’ from prosecution prior to Rio+20

Oh, this can’t be good. Dr. Tim Ball writes in with: “What is going on here? It suggests they are feeling pressure for liability for their activities?” From Fox News: U.N. Climate Organization Wants Immunities Against Charges of Conflict of … Continue reading

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Where there’s a need for immunity, there’s a crime – Green climate fund looking to UN for diplomatic immunity protection from lawsuits.

It seems to me, that if you are asking for immunity up-front, you already know that something has been done that without immunity, would land somebody in the slammer. From Fox News: Mammoth new green climate fund wants United Nations-style … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: We’ll fund additional research in cutting-edge methods of producing ethanol, not just from corn but from wood chips and stalks or switch grass. Our goal is to make this new kind of ethanol practical and competitive … Continue reading

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Email from UNFCCC: “we won’t let Canada out of the Kyoto Convention responsibilities”

People send me stuff… UPDATE: See below for another interpretation Remember how this was phrased? “sign it, it’s just voluntary!” Recall Rio 1992 “Earth Summit” where the meme was “hey, it’s voluntary!…with a negotiating schedule attached”. Apparently, like a Roach … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: Sherlock Holmes: “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories instead of theories to suit facts”. From: “Scandal in Bohemia” A. Conan Doyle. [H/t … 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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Durban: what the media are not telling you

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley in Durban, South Africa DURBAN, South Africa — “No high hopes for Durban.” “Binding treaty unlikely.” “No deal this year.” Thus ran the headlines. The profiteering UN bureaucrats here think otherwise. Their plans to establish … Continue reading

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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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Just in time for Durban: US backs off on UN Green Climate Fund

Thanks perhaps in part to Climategate 2, it is looking less like success and more like FAIL at Durban. The US has backed off and now refuses to agree to structure and funding of the United Nations Framework Convention on … Continue reading

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Kyoto fail – CO2 emissions still going up

From the European Commission Joint Research Centre Steep increase in global CO2 emissions despite reductions by industrialized countries Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the main cause of global warming – increased by 45 % between 1990 and 2010, … Continue reading

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Take away the IPCC’s cash source, problem solved

To Kill IPCC, Cut the Cash Source:  SPPI by Dennis Ambler UN climate chief promotes carbon trading in Africa I would suggest that many people think that the UN policies on “global warming/climate change/wealth re-distribution, emissions trading, etc” emerge only from the … Continue reading

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News Bites – Real Climate Progress In Cancun

From the GWPF Green Agenda Kicked Into UN Black Hole The climate change conference in Cancún has ended with failure to set a target date for the reduction of carbon emissions. The Mexican hosts persuaded 192 out of 193 countries … Continue reading

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