Ben Santer Protests Canadian Climate Budget Cut

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to climate scientist Ben Santer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has so far not renewed “The only dedicated program funding climate and atmospheric research in Canada”. Climate researchers press Trudeau to renew Canadian Arctic research program By Brian Owens Jan. 22, 2018 , 11:45 AM The Canadian government should renew…

World Economic Forum: President Trump Paris Decision Increases the Threat of a Global Environmental Collapse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Guardian, The World Economic Forum, a forum composed of large businesses, is concerned that President Trump is withdrawing from global climate agreements which would have triggered the transfer of vast sums of US taxpayer’s cash to large businesses. US unilateralism makes tacking climate change harder, WEF warns…

Climate Lawsuits Piling Up

Guest essay by Eric Worrall For years many fossil fuel companies seemed content to stay quiet in the face of public vilification, but with big lawsuits looming, this strategy of avoiding public climate controversy is looking increasingly precarious. Four climate change lawsuits to watch in 2018 Did you know it’s possible to take legal action…

Obama Federal Climate Advisory Committee Reconvenes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Do climate scientists require Federal Government funding? The answer surprisingly appears to be no; President Obama’s former Federal Climate Advisory Committee have secured other sources of funding, to enable them to continue work previously funded by the Obama administration. Climate scientists exiled by Donald Trump to reconvene at Columbia University…