Lawsuit Says Obama Entered Paris Climate Agreement Illegally, Cites Mysterious Legal Memo

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter November 04, 2019 10:47 AM ET Former President Barack Obama illegally entered into the Paris climate agreement, a lawsuit filed Monday says, citing a legal memo the Obama administration allegedly used to justify the deal. The lawsuit asserts that the Obama administration argued the agreement could be…

U.S. Starts withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord.

President Trump is fulfilling his most important de-regulatory promise.  This is a great day for America, and 4th November 2020 when U. S. withdrawal becomes final will be an even greater day.  On the U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement Press Statement by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State November 4, 2019 Today the United…

Board of Supervisors: Albemarle County

Guest post by  Charles G. Battig, M.D. At the September 4, 2019  Albemarle  County  board of supervisors  meeting, members of an environmentalist group spoke in support of a county plan to meet the goals of the U.N. Paris Climate Accord.  The following is a rebuttal to that proposal.  It will be presented at the board…

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges

From Reuters David Stanway, Muyu Xu SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emissions. Long-term cuts in coal consumption…

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UN Paris Agreement Architect Intervenes to Purge Key Aussie Climate Skeptic from Parliament

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Paris Agreement Architect Christiana Figueres has urged Australians to vote for independent Zali Steggall, in an effort to purge former Prime Minister Tony Abbott from the Australian Parliament. Appalling’ policy inaction draws former UN climate leader into federal election campaignBy Stephen Long The United Nations’ former climate change czar has intervened…

Irish climate plans fall short of urgent action needed

From Green News (.ie) Greens and the EU are fretting that Ireland just doesn’t do enough. The Commission’s 2019 Country Report for Ireland states that we are “falling further behind” our EU compatriots in decarbonising the economy, raising “health, climate and environmental concerns”. The report points to “severe challenges” in tackling rising emissions in transport,…