EU fails to set tougher climate targets before December U.N. conference

from Reuters BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union government leaders declined on Friday to set tougher targets for fighting climate change, dashing hopes they would inject momentum into a United Nations climate conference in Chile in December. At a two-day EU summit in Brussels, which was largely dominated by Brexit, discussion on climate was relegated to…

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FT: US Companies are Ignoring Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Shocking – its almost like company boards and many of their shareholders have decided climate change does not pose a threat to their operations. Investors struggle to make US companies change tack on climate change  Number of shareholder-backed environmental proposals tumbles Chris Flood Barely a dozen proposals on environmental issues…

Developing nations latest decade of energy & emissions growth torpedoes alarmist global emissions control scam

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The UN has been pursuing global emissions policy for decades that are intended to provide for the establishment of global government schemes allowing it to control world emissions. No fewer than 24 United Nations Climate Change Conferences have been held at various global locations since 1995 under its Conference of…

Wind Farm Back-of-the-Envelope Economic Analysis

Guest post by Larry F. Brown, PhD We visited a wind farm in southern Utah recently. I’ve always been curious about the costs, profitability, and physical size of these things as well as the footprint and environmental impact. I had 3 meetings with the man in charge of maintenance of the wind farm, a landowner…