Who Is Winning The Climate Wars? (2)

Reposted from Manhattan Contrarian December 17, 2019/ Francis Menton A few weeks ago (November 22), in a post titled “Who Is Winning The Climate Wars?”, I undertook to begin documenting the ever-growing chasm between the unhinged rhetoric of climate campaigners and the reality out there in the world. Let’s collect a few data points over…

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British yacht skipper, 26, wiped out the carbon emissions saved by Greta Thunberg’s sail across the Atlantic by flying out to the US to help her

From The Daily Mail Nikki Henderson, 26, flew to the US to sail 48-foot catamaran the La Vagabonde Voyage meant to save approximately 2 or 3 tons of carbon dioxide emissions But Ms Henderson’s flight to US to skipper vessel likely produced same amount By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 04:40 EST, 1 December 2019…

Chile cancels climate and Apec summits amid mass protests

The BBC reports: Chile has pulled out of hosting two major international summits, including a UN climate change conference, as anti-government protests continue. President Sebastián Piñera said the decision had caused him “pain” but his government needed “to prioritise re-establishing public order”. The COP25 climate summit was scheduled for 2 to 13 December, while the…