‘Safe AGU’ plan adopted for #AGU17 meeting or The sad case of Dr. Sarah Myhre, part 2

This is interesting. Given the recent political climate of harassers being forced to step down, I wonder if AGU will retroactively remove any AGU members who have harassed in the past? Safe AGU: Ethics, Response to Harassment, and Work-Climate Related Events This year AGU’s Board adopted an updated Ethics Policy. This policy takes a much stronger stance…

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Laughable claim: Presenting facts as ‘consensus’ bridges conservative-liberal divide over climate change

From the  UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE and the “I have a bridge to sell you in Brooklyn” department. These fools really believe the horrendously flawed 97% consensus argument, which has been refuted by other scientific papers, wins over conservatives in the climate change debate. I’m reminded of this quote from Mark Twain: Whenever you find yourself…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #295

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President UN – Protection of Four Freedoms: On December 10, 1948, the three-year old-UN adopted its Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Among others, Eleanor Roosevelt lobbied heavily for this declaration, invoking what was called the Four Freedoms.…

Paris Climate Conference V2: “only real commitments of real money for tangible projects will be discussed”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall French Climate Ambassador Laurence Tubiana has insisted that hollow promises will have no place at this year’s anniversary Paris climate “gimme the money” fly-in. The climate change fight returns to Paris By Laurence Tubiana Monday 11 December 2017 European Climate Foundation chief and former French climate ambassador Laurence Tubiana calls…