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Icelandic President: Stop Joking about Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The President of Iceland is concerned that his people don’t seem to be taking global warming seriously. In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke: president Sophie Hares MARCH 11, 2018 PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Icelanders have long joked that global warming was something people on…

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Kiribati Climate Plan: More Resorts, More Tourists

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The President of Kiribati doesn’t want his people to be seen as climate charity cases – instead he wants investment, new tourist resorts to give his people jobs and economic opportunities, to help pay for reclaiming land from the sea like Singapore. As climate change threatens islands, Kiribati’s president plans…

Irony can be so… Ironic – Trump’s solution to AGW: “Drill, Baby, Drill!”

Guest commentary by David Middleton Daily Comment In Bonn, Trump’s Answer to Global Warming? Drill, Baby, Drill! By Elizabeth Kolbert November 15, 2017 Every year around this time, negotiators from across the globe meet in one city or another—Montreal, Marrakech, Copenhagen, Paris—to resolve that the world really ought come up with a plan to do something about…

Fiji ‘Flooding’ is Fake News from #COP23

Open Letter to Honorable Prime Minister of Fiji and President of COP23 Frank Bainimarama by Nils-Axel Mörner Mr. President, The community assembled at the COP23 meeting in Bonn badly wants temperature to rise according to models proposed (but never verified, rather seriously contradicted) and sea level changes that may pose serious flooding threats to low lying coasts provided…

Good news is hard to find at #COP23

Two years after Paris, the UN enviro-crats continue their charade. By Oren Cass Good news is hard to find at this year’s United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany. Diplomats from nearly 200 countries have gathered to review progress made on the “historic” Paris climate accords, signed two years ago. But as the champagne-fueled self-congratulation…

Claim at #COP23 – The 2°C limit is attainable

From COP23 and the EUROPEAN COMMISSION JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE JRC at COP23: A cleaner, greener planet is both possible and affordable Limiting global warming below the critical 2C level set out in the Paris Agreement is both feasible and consistent with economic growth – and the knock-on improvements to air quality could already cover the costs…