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UN Schedules a Week in Bangkok, After Climate Talks Stall in Germany

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The United Nations has announced a long anticipated extended session in Bangkok, to help climate delegates overcome their differences. Extra climate talks scheduled amid Bonn stalemate Published on 08/05/2018, 7:51pm UN climate officials add a week-long session in Bangkok in September to the diary, as Bonn talks make insufficient progress…

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Michael Bloomberg Pays USA's Paris Agreement Tithe

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Michael Bloomberg has fulfilled an earlier promise by commiting to paying $4.5 million dollars to the United Nations, money which federal taxpayers would have paid had President Trump kept the USA in the Paris Agreement. Bloomberg gives $4.5 million to help U.S. keep Paris climate accord commitment APR 22, 2018…

Stossel exposes the Paris Accord: The overheated cost of climate change

Oren Cass joins John Stossel to talk about the Paris Agreement and how climate “catastrophists” are harming the debate over on how to adapt to the changing global climate. Video and transcript follows. This video is part of a special collaboration with John Stossel and City Journal contributors.   Transcript John Stossel: Another hot year. Global warming! What will we do about that?…

Christiana Figueres: Heavy Industry Dragging Down Green Progress

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Paris Agreement Architect and Former UNFCCC head Christiana Figueres is disappointed at the ongoing failure of heavy industry to reduce their dependency on vast amounts of reliable energy. INTERVIEW-Dirty industry undermines push to curb global warming – ex-UN climate chief by Sophie Hares | @SophieHares | Thomson Reuters Foundation Friday,…

New study puts the 1.5°C and 2.0°C temperature limits of the Paris Agreement into a historical climate context

The Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 during the COP21 climate conference stipulates that the increase in the global average temperature is to be kept well below 2°C above “pre-industrial levels” and that efforts are pursued to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above “pre-industrial levels.” Closer inspection of the treaty text, however, reveals that…

Paris Climate Conference V2: “only real commitments of real money for tangible projects will be discussed”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall French Climate Ambassador Laurence Tubiana has insisted that hollow promises will have no place at this year’s anniversary Paris climate “gimme the money” fly-in. The climate change fight returns to Paris By Laurence Tubiana Monday 11 December 2017 European Climate Foundation chief and former French climate ambassador Laurence Tubiana calls…