UN Shames Australia for a Lack of Climate Ambition

Making big climate pledges was a cheap political win when the goal was way off in the future. But now the first deadlines are approaching, long serving politicians in countries…

Russia and India Reject Climate Alarmism at UN Security Council

From Politico UN Security Council hears of climate threat, does nothing Russia warns against any move to recognize warming as a threat to global security. BY KARL MATHIESEN February 23, 2021 9:13…

John Kerry: Climate Inaction is a “Mutual Suicide Pact”

He talks – yet nobody acts. Has John Kerry finally noticed that nobody cares what he says about climate change?

Aussie Momentum Growing for Climate Financing of New Coal Plants

Major discomfort for representatives of Aussie coal mining districts; will they defy the government and support the vote to make coal eligible for climate finance, or will they face the…

Indian Greta Thunberg Follower Arrested for Sedition and Criminal Conspiracy

At the start of February, Greta Thunberg accidentally shared a private climate activist toolkit. The leaked document provoked fury in India, authorities accused Greta of plotting to destabilise the Government.…

Biden & Democrats conceal U.S. CO2 decreases of 3.4 billion tons from natural gas

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin In his first week in office Biden and his Democrats ordered the suspension of leases for fossil fuel development on federal lands and offshore waters and…

New Mexico Democrats Struggling with Biden’s Climate Action Fossil Fuel Bans

New Mexico supported Biden 54.3% to 43.5% for Trump, despite Biden’s promise to shut down the fossil fuel industry, yet all they seem to do nowadays is complain about their…

Aussie Climate Pushback: “I’m not going to take lectures from other countries that have not met their targets.”

Sadly this statement was made by skeptic Senator Matt Canavan rather than Prime Minister Scott Morrison. But it is reassuring that some senior politicians in Australia plan to stand up…

Biden to Kill 200,000 More Jobs Because… Climate Change

Guest “MAVA (Made America Venezuela Already)” by David Middleton How Many US GOM Jobs Could Go Under Biden?by Andreas Exarheas|Rigzone Staff|Tuesday, February 09, 2021 If U.S. President Joe Biden’s pause…

SCMP: China Teaching Children to Limit their Climate Activism

According to the South China Morning Post, China wants kids to learn about climate change, but is trying to moderate the message to encourage children to focus on personal climate…

Study Suggests “Familiarity with Greta” drives Climate Activism

A study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology suggests people are more likely to act on climate change if they are familiar with Greta Thunberg, though the authors admit…

Shafting The Poor

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Let me start with a couple of the most callous and heartless quotes that I know of. Here’s a description from Politico of the first…

Claim: Aussie PM Edging Towards a 2050 Carbon Pledge

Surprise! When Aussies re-elected conservative PM Scott Morrison in the last national election, we thought we were rejecting the hardline climate madness of the Labor opposition party. Turns out we…

Guardian: “The Trump years may well have been the death rattle of influential [climate] denialism”

According to the Guardian, despite “unease among some unions” about destroyed jobs, Biden’s transformative first week will set the course for America’s future. But nobody has a coherent explanation for…

Biden Senior Director for Environmental Justice Blames “Systemic Racism” for Climate Change

Introducing your new government; NYT is celebrating the appointment of visionaries like Dr. Cecilia Martinez to Biden’s climate team. But Martinez has some interesting ideas of why climate action has…

Climate Warrior John Kerry Notices China’s Global Coal Funding Spree

“Some countries are funding coal-fired power plants around the world, some countries are planning to bring increased coal-fired power online” – But Kerry can’t quite bring himself to say the…

Biden Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permits, Because Climate Change

As promised, Biden has launched a full frontal assault on the USA’s oil and gas jobs, while he investigates the impact of US domestic energy independence on climate change.

Dr Fauci, Covid, weather, and climate

Dr Fauci admits there were a lot of unknowns so for the greater good, he recommended actions that were not backed with proof, but instead were designed to create a…

Pielke Jr. on the US National Climate Assessment

NYT article on US Nat’l Climate Assessment/Trump is right & wrong

“USGS Gets Politics Out of Climate Forecasts”

Guest “another thing lost in the November coup” by David Middleton USGS Director Jim Reilly authored a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal… USGS Gets Politics Out of…

SCMP: China’s Power to “Marshal” Private Savings into Climate Mega Projects will Leave the West Behind

How will Joe Biden marshal the private savings of US citizens to address the climate crisis? The UN thinks half of the $75 trillion required to save the world from…

National Journal on Possible Trump Submission of Paris Climate Treaty to Senate

“Any claim that Paris compels U.S. action or inaction would now confront doubt that a U.S. commitment to Paris was anything but a political commitment,”

China recolonizes Africa

Harvard University China specialist Edward Cunningham says China is building, planning or financing more than 300 coal plants, in places as widespread as Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh and the…

Climate Scientists to Request Political Representation on the Arctic Council

Climate scientists are planning to request political representation in the form of an “Arctic Ambassador” so they can remind other members of the council that the melting Arctic is not…