Now That Trump Has Defeated Paris, He’s Taking on Montreal!

Poste invité par David Middleton Sacré bleu ! Trump Budget Attacks Montreal Protocol, Reagan’s Crown Jewel May 24, 2017 David Doniger The Trump FY18 budget proposal slashes funding to support compliance with the Montreal Protocol, Ronald Reagan’s treaty to save the ozone layer. The cut—which appears to be on the order of 40 percent—welches on…

The madness of the #ParisAgreement on climate

Guest essay by Iain Aitken The December 2015 COP21 Climate Conference in Paris, in which 40,000 delegates from 196 countries flew in (and imagine the carbon dioxide emissions all that travel created) and finally agreed an ‘historic’ document that legally committed nobody to any carbon dioxide emission reductions, simply repeated the failure of the Lima…