Funding Row 'Threatens Paris Climate Deal', India And China Warn

Newsbytes from the GWPF: US Wants Developing Nations To Share Climate Finance Costs The Paris climate talks could fail because developed nations are trying to dodge their financial responsibilities to developing countries, China and India have claimed. Industrialised countries are currently obliged to provide billions of pounds of funding to developing countries to help them…

Climate Negotiators Give Up On Enforceable Paris Deal

Newsbytes from The GWPF: UN Climate Summit May Fail If Developed Nations Don’t Deliver, India Warns For all their efforts to get 200 governments to commit to the toughest possible cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, climate negotiators have all but given up on creating a way to penalise those who fall short. The overwhelming view…

Wacky Wadham's Climate Murder Conspiracy Complaint Dismissed

From the “Lewandowsky needs to broaden his reach for nutters” department and the GWPF: Pope’s Climate Adviser Fails (Again) A Cambridge professor who claimed that assassins may have murdered three British scientists investigating the impact of global warming has had a complaint against The Times dismissed by the press regulator. Peter Wadhams said in an…

Will Pope Francis Change Global Minds On Climate Change?

Cardinal Pell: Be Prudent With Climate Claims When the Pope talks, people listen. But as Pope Francis wades into the climate-change debate, will he change any minds? Francis will host a summit Tuesday in the Vatican on climate change with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. He is also preparing an encyclical — one of the…

Newsbytes- The New Coal Boom

Cheap & Abundant Coal Biggest Challenge For UN Climate Agenda Since 1973, coal consumption has grown faster than any other form of energy. Growth in coal consumption has been critical in providing electricity access in developing countries. Based on the results of three different estimates, this paper finds that between 1990 and 2010, about 830…

Newsbytes: World food production at record levels

Despite all the gloom and doom from people like Paul Ehrlich and the warmers who say global warming will stunt food production, the reality is far different. It seems the increase in CO2 along with adaptive crop genetics may have combined to produce this bonanza. Based on the latest forecasts for production and utilization, world…