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  • Rich nations pledged to pay for climate damages. Where’s the money?

    02/02/2023 6:09:19 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    The Washington Post via MSN ^ | February 2, 2023 | by Steven Mufson
    There were high hopes in November when a global climate summit in Egypt adjourned with the creation of a fund to help poor countries cope with the ravages of global warming. But less than three months later, there are few signs that the United States and other wealthy nations will step up to bankroll the much-hyped fund. That’s why U.S. climate negotiator John F. Kerry said he had a succinct answer last month — at the Davos international economic conference — when he was asked about what he needed. “Money, money, money, money,” Kerry recalls saying. “It’s what we need,”...
  • Scientists Struggle to Understand Why Antarctica Hasn’t Warmed for Over 70 Years Despite Rise in CO2

    02/02/2023 5:40:57 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 35 replies
    Daily Skeptic ^ | 01/29/2023 | Chris Morrison
    Scientists are scrambling to explain why the continent of Antarctica has shown Net Zero warming for the last seven decades and almost certainly much longer. The lack of warming over a significant portion of the Earth undermines the unproven hypothesis that the carbon dioxide humans add to the atmosphere is the main determinant of global climate.Under ‘settled’ science requirements, the significant debate over the inconvenient Antarctica data is of necessity being conducted well away from prying eyes in the mainstream media. Promoting the Net Zero political agenda, the Guardian recently topped up readers’ alarm levels with the notion that “unimaginable...
  • EU aims to simplify tax credits to counteract US green subsidies

    02/01/2023 2:19:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 30 Jan 2023, 17:29 | Wester van Gaal
    The European Union is set to propose a plan to counteract the US $369 billion [€339 billion] Inflation Reduction Act on Wednesday (1 February), with looser state-aid rules for tax credits in green investments. The EU Commission has drafted plans to simplify and speed up companies’ access to tax credits in an effort to prevent companies from leaving the EU. Large wind and solar developers have criticized the EU funding regime for being too complicated and have pointed out that tax incentives in the US trigger automatically, making them more attractive. To address this, the commission has built a plan...
  • WATCH: Hilarious Video of Vegans Vowing to Stop Livestock Truck, Learning a Hard Lesson

    01/30/2023 2:10:11 PM PST · by Sam77 · 30 replies
    Redstate ^ | 01-30-2023 | Jim Thompson
    A few months ago, I wrote about a group of vegans (aka domestic food terrorists) who protested at a Starbucks. They encased their feet in concrete at a Nashville Starbucks because Starbucks was up-charging for almond milk. Vegans were outraged that their oat/almond milk costs more than milk from an actual cow. So, in a genius move, they encased their own feet in wet cement — apparently not caring that wet cement and human flesh mix like oil and water.
  • The Best Video On Climate Change Hoax That You Will Ever See (Konstantine Kisin)

    01/16/2023 10:31:18 AM PST · by blam · 8 replies
    USSA NEWS ^ | 1-16-2023 | Konstantine Kisin
    This is an absolutely brilliant speech by British satirist, Konstantine Kisin. (snip)(Click to the site to see the excellent video)
  • THe Woke and Climate Change Pilloried in Oxford Union Debate

    01/16/2023 2:01:13 AM PST · by Candor7 · 24 replies
    Kisin literally destroys WOKE Culture. And shows us the way on how to do it. And its also highly entertaining, well worth the watching (Courtesy of Freeper Fred Nerks) Video at link
  • ExxonMobil: Oil Giant Predicted Climate Change in 1970s - Scientists

    01/12/2023 4:16:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    BBCX ^ | 1/12 | Georgina Rannard
    One of the world's largest oil companies accurately forecast how climate change would cause global temperature to rise as long ago as the 1970s, researchers claim. ExxonMobil's private research predicted how burning fossil fuels would warm the planet but the company publicly denied the link, they suggest. The academics analysed data in the company's internal documents. ExxonMobil denied the allegations. "This issue has come up several times in recent years and, in each case, our answer is the same: those who talk about how "Exxon Knew" are wrong in their conclusions," the company told BBC News.
  • Exxon made ‘breathtakingly’ accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s

    01/15/2023 3:45:14 PM PST · by algore · 43 replies
    The oil giant Exxon privately “predicted global warming correctly and skilfully” only to then spend decades publicly rubbishing such science in order to protect its core business, new research has found. A trove of internal documents and research papers has previously established that Exxon knew of the dangers of global heating from at least the 1970s, with other oil industry bodies knowing of the risk even earlier, from around the 1950s. They forcefully and successfully mobilized against the science to stymie any action to reduce fossil fuel use. A new study, however, has made clear that Exxon’s scientists were uncannily...
  • Too Wet? Too Dry? It's All Climate Change! Many People have an uncanny ability to balance two contradictory propositions in their minds, believing both can occur simultaneously due to the same cause

    01/16/2023 6:27:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/16/2023 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Climate change, as defined by the United Nations: “Refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, such as through variations in the solar cycle.” That’s actually a good definition.But not willing to leave well enough alone, the UN goes further, spoiling a simple and straightforward definition with: “But since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas.”It is amazing that before humans burned fossil fuels two centuries ago, it was only natural cycles that changed the climate, not backyard...
  • Climate Activism Isn't About the Planet. It's About the Boredom of the Bourgeoisie

    01/15/2023 7:09:29 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 15 JAn 2023 | Ralph Schoellhammer
    The downfall of capitalism will not come from the uprising of an impoverished working class but from the sabotage of a bored upper class. This was the view of the Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter in 1942. Schumpeter believed that at some point in the future, an educated elite would have nothing left to struggle for and will instead start to struggle against the very system that they themselves live in. Nothing makes me think Schumpeter was right like the contemporary climate movement and its acolytes. The Green movement is not a reflection of planetary crisis as so many in media...
  • Climate change talking points

    01/16/2023 4:29:54 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 16 Jan, 2023 | Mark C. Ross
    "Climate chage" is simply left-wing politics under another name. For the record, climate change is real -- but that’s nothing new, just ask a wooly mammoth or a dinosaur. Atmospheric heat-trapping is also real, or else everything around us would freeze solid every night -- just as it does on our airless moon. And sea level is the best way to tell if the earth is warming or cooling because it is a truly global indicator, rather than a stew of various local measurements. It is also important to understand the well-known cycles that bring us seasons and weather patterns....
  • Climate cult meets reparations lunacy

    11/27/2022 5:46:44 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2022 | By Tom Basile
    OPINION: In case you’re keeping track, last week the Biden administration did something else they said they’d never do. But succumbing to pressure from Europe is expected when abdicating American leadership. Our jet-setting climate czar, John Kerry, agreed on your behalf, at a meeting of folks who specialize in bilking America, to create what amounts to a climate reparations fund. The fund is intended to compensate those nations in the developing world that have allegedly suffered the ill effects of global climate change because of productive Western economies. It seems that punishing success is more than a domestic political trend....
  • Over 1,000 Private Jets Expected to Descend on Davos as World Economic Forum (WEF) Leaders Preach Climate Change

    01/16/2023 6:10:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/16/2023 | Bob Hoge
    (The opinions expressed by contributors are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of World Economic Forum gets underway Monday in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday as hundreds of world leaders, business titans, and politicians will gather to privately discuss the issues of the day and make recommendations to reduce climate change, hunger, and poverty.If you’re not concerned about the WEF’s doings, read RedState writer Nick Arama’s excellent article from Monday, “Michael Shellenberger Drops a Chilling Thread About the WEF That Gives Elon Musk the ‘Willies.’”But how do all these leaders get there? Do they fly commercial then take...
  • Greta Thunberg removed by German police from site of mass-climate change protest at coal mine.

    01/16/2023 1:31:32 PM PST · by Carriage Hill · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1.16.2023 | Danielle Wallace
    German police reportedly removed 20-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg from the site of a mass protest over the demolition of an abandoned village for the expansion of a coal mine. Thunberg, a self-proclaimed Swedish "autistic climate justice advocate," joined thousands of demonstrators who showed up Saturday to protest the clearance of the hamlet of Luetzerath, walking through the nearby village of Keyenberg and past muddy fields in western Germany...
  • Guest Post: Why Climate Skepticism Has Not Yet Succeeded

    01/16/2023 6:45:31 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Manhattan Contrarian ^ | 15 Jan, 2023 | Francis Menton, Viscount Christopher Monckton of Benchley
    My last post from January 13 critiqued a post written by Viscount Christopher Monckton of Benchley, that had appeared at Watts Up With That on January 11. Lord Monckton requested the opportunity to reply to my post, which I granted to him. What follows is the reply written by Lord Monckton: Climate skepticism has four failings: a lack of elementary professionalism; a tendency to be over-skeptical of both sides of the argument; a striking absence of the intuitive ability of the mathematician, who wanders cheerfully and competently from the concrete to the theoretical and back; and unjustifiable discourtesy towards the...
  • Biden climate czar John Kerry gives the third world his 'to do list

    01/16/2023 6:32:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/16/2023 | Monica Showalter
    Joe Biden and his acolytes made a big deal about his diplomacy chops as contrasted to President Trump during the days of his 2020 presidential campaign. "America is back!" he yawped, shortly after taking office.So here's his way of making America popular abroad:ABU DHABI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.S. climate envoy John Kerry on Sunday outlined core principles for a "high-integrity" carbon offset plan meant to help developing nations speed their energy transition, and next steps including establishing a consultative group.The Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA), first announced at last year's COP27 climate conference, is being developed by the United States...
  • U.S. climate envoy Kerry outlines carbon offset initiative for developing nations

    01/15/2023 5:23:03 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | January 15, 2023 | by Rachna Uppal and Ghaida Ghantous
    ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. climate envoy John Kerry on Sunday outlined core principles for a "high-integrity" carbon offset plan meant to help developing nations speed their energy transition, and next steps including establishing a consultative group. The Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA), first announced at last year's COP27 climate conference, is being developed by the United States with the Bezos Earth Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation to mobilise private capital. Kerry told the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi the aim was to create bankable deals to accelerate reduction of emissions, stressing that the ETA was not a...
  • How Microsoft’s Xbox is offering gamers a way to fight climate change (only 8.05 years left)

    01/13/2023 5:50:47 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 1/12/23 | Ja'han Jones
    Republicans’ contrived outrage over the Biden administration’s promotion of climate-friendly stoves has me thinking about how unprepared they are for the realities of our high-tech future. Because climate-conscious appliances and devices aren’t going anywhere. Humans’ continued obsession with technology - whether that’s stoves or blockchain platforms to trade goods or high-powered game consoles - is terrible for the environment. Merely producing these things often requires mining for resources, as well as an assembly process that leaves a major carbon footprint. But the energy to run these things, multiplied across the millions of people who use them, really adds up. That’s...
  • Open Borders Ireland: Green Govt Minister Says Migrants Fleeing Climate Change Must Be Let In

    01/12/2023 11:03:02 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Jan 2023 | PETER CADDLE
    Ireland must prepare to grant asylum to migrants supposedly fleeing climate change, a government minister from the Green Party has declared. Roderic O’Gorman, Ireland’s controversial Minister for Children, has declared that his country must make preparations to allow in a large number of migrants supposedly fleeing from the effects of climate change. While Ireland has already been pursuing a relatively open borders approach when it comes to the issue of Europe’s ongoing migrant crisis, the suggestion that it starts allowing climate migrants to stay in the country has shocked even some of the Irish government’s own ministers. Speaking to the...
  • The Future of Climate Change Is Being Written in Ink Today

    01/12/2023 8:32:30 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 45 replies
    TIME ^ | January 12, 2023 | BY CHRISTIANA FIGUERES
    More than at any other time in the history of human presence on this planet, we are now deciding what our own future will be. Since the last ice age, some 12,000 years ago, humans have been able to develop civilization as we know it thanks to the stability of the earth’s interconnected ecosystems, which cradled life and supported our expansion. During this era, the Holocene, humans flourished but nature reigned. We were the thriving recipients of a favorable environment unique in the history of the planet. But around 1950, the situation changed. We moved from being the passive recipients...