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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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It appears that by UN sponsored vote, the world just doesn’t care much about climate change

Hilary Ostrov writes about another Internet poll gone horribly wrong: ============================================================== Back in March of this year, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced an “innovative initiative” in which participants from around the world are invited to vote on what … Continue reading

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Carbon sequestration driver: Spiders, why did it have to be spiders?

From the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies New study shows predators affect the carbon cycle A new study shows that the predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem. This previously unmeasured influence on the … 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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Another example of clear failure of IPCC models to predict reality in the AR5 draft

One of the regular alarm stories that comes from the global warming machine is that atmospheric methane with soon run amok and cause a tipping point. We are regularly treated to scare stories like this one from The Guardian on … Continue reading

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Doha post mortem – some green activists ‘close to despair’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of The GWPF A couple of weeks ago the great global warming bandwagon coughed and spluttered to a halt in Doha, the latest stop on its never-ending world tour. The annual UN climate conference COP18 … Continue reading

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U.N. leader: Sandy a lesson in climate change

From CBS/AP “United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says one of the lessons from Superstorm Sandy is the need for global action to deal with future climate shocks. A new round of global climate talks starts in Doha, Qatar on Nov. … Continue reading

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New Resource―Quote List for Climate Change, Energy, Environment

Guest post by Steve Goreham I’m announcing a new on-line quote list resource for journalists, writers, and authors on climate change, global warming, energy, and the environment. You can find the list here. The list contains more than 450 quotes … Continue reading

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NYT blames food crisis on “climate change,” hides plea to reduce government mandated burning of food for fuel

Even the UN is not biased enough towards climate alarmism for the New York Times, which yesterday bowdlerized a joint statement on the present food crisis from three UN food organizations. The UN statement is divided into short term and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development: The latest UN scare

The UN’s Rio+20 agenda would harm health, welfare and nature – and make poverty permanent Guest post by David Rothbard and Craig Rucker Twenty years ago, the Rio de Janeiro “Earth Summit” proclaimed that fossil fuel-induced climate change had brought … Continue reading

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Science held hostage in climate debate

Garth Paltridge in the Financial review: The broad theory of man-made global warming is acceptable in the purely qualitative sense. If humans continue to fill the atmosphere with carbon dioxide, there can be little doubt that the average temperature of … Continue reading

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Rio+20 is greatest threat to biodiversity

99% of species and humans are ill served by the 0.1% UN and environmentalist elites Guest post by Paul Driessen and David Rothbard The UN Conference on Sustainable Development is underway in Rio de Janeiro. This time, 20 years after … Continue reading

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From Rio + 20: The future we dread

From CFACT Marked-up draft of UN Rio+20 agenda reveals shocking “sustainability” wish list. An American family of four could owe the UN $1,325 per year. The United Nations plans to make its Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference “the most significant environmental … 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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US Congress Rejects UN Internet Takeover

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-internet.html As a followup to a previous story about congressional hearings regarding a proposal to turn over control of the internet to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union, we are happy to report that extensive public pressure has ensured that … 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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Ambler’s rebuttal to Mann in the Wall Street Journal

Guest post by Harold Ambler The reasons that climatologist Michael Mann is as successful as he is are multiple: 1. He told the United Nations something that it was dying to hear (he offered certainty when all else saw uncertainty) 2. … Continue reading

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The True Failure of Durban

Guest post by Dennis Ray Wingo First I want to say thanks to Anthony for providing this forum for the discussion of climate in a different sense, that is to focus on Durban and what this conference means from the … 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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Climate Craziness of the Week – occupy Durban

You know it had to happen. What better place could there be for the great unwashed to protest? Gotta love the dead green tree growing out of the Earth. Here’s their message: ============================================================== #OccupyCop17: Climate Justice General Assembly Governments of … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses for the week of November 20-26

I’m trying out a new feature, “Hits and Misses” which will highlight some of the on-target and brightest things in science and climate juxtaposed with some of the off-target and silliest things in the past week. Hit: Almost two years … 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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Climate Craziness of the Week: This looks like a job for “green helmet guy”

Climate weirding at the UN: Here’s the whole weird story. I suppose neither the UN nor the Guardian remembers the “green helmet guy” fiasco from 2006, or they wouldn’t be using the term. Here’s a refresher:

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The UN “disappears” 50 million climate refugees, then botches the disappearing attempt

Hoo boy, government bureaucratic idiocy at its finest. Not only is the original claim bogus, the attempts to disappear it are hilariously inept. Apparently, they’ve never heard of Google Cache at the UN. Rather than simply say “we were wrong”, … Continue reading

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Here, let me fix that headline for you

Deadly collision? Really? This must be before they remove all the automobiles from London per the recent edict from the EU/EC. The author must have suffered through too many “BBQ summer” heat waves in the London tube. Here’s more:

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Poll: what are you doing/did you do for Earth Hour Saturday?

UPDATE: Somebody in Toronto is going to really aggravate the greens, see below. Or more importantly, what will the United Nations do? The American Thinker points out the hypocrisy of the UN with the photo below. Does anyone live in … Continue reading

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The U.N., failing to convince the world, turns to Hollywood on global warming

February 22, 2011: “Global warming: The United Nations courts Tinseltown“, Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.A. “Now the beleaguered multi-national agency, fresh from a disappointing round of climate negotiations in Cancun, wants something more concrete: actual story lines in movies, television … Continue reading

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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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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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