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Why governments hate citizen referendums: Swiss vote ‘big fat no to UN Paris’ climate pact —

A big fat NO to Paris Accord!! SWISS HAVE INDEED REJECTED LAW TO HELP CUT CO2 in referendum! This is exactly why Europe hates referendums! @ClimateDepot @tan123 @thegwpfcom https://t.co/5SHMZwhT6L — Pierre L. Gosselin (@NoTricksZone) June 13, 2021 https://www.reuters.com/world/china/swiss-voters-decide-pesticides-ban-terrorism-law-covid-19-aid-2021-06-12/ Reuters: Swiss reject law to help country meet Paris carbon emissions goal Swiss voters rejected a…

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Watch: Biden touts UN Paris pact: ‘We will rejoin the Paris Agreement on day one and lead the world in the fight against climate change’ —

Under a Biden-Harris Administration, we will rejoin the Paris Agreement on day one and lead the world in the fight against climate change. pic.twitter.com/dHSsXRk35h — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) December 12, 2020

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The USA is Officially No Longer a Party to the Paris Agreement — Watts Up With That?

Breathe the free air America – whatever happens in the next few days, with this act of defiance the USA under President Trump has struck a heavy blow against the climate globalists.

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Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres: Slower economic growth from Coronavirus ‘may be good for climate’ – ‘There is less trade, less travel, less commerce’ —

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has declared that the coronavirus “may be good for climate” since it may cause a global recession and thus lower emissions. Figures, who was a key figure crafting the 2015 UN Paris climate pact, also warned that the world should expect more disease outbreaks “if we continue to deny,…

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Study: China will Meet Paris Climate Goals Nine Years Early — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study suggests China’s shift from heavy industry to a high tech service economy will cause CO2 emissions to peak well before the 2030 goal – though the study authors admit they haven’t considered smaller cities. China is on track to meet its climate change goals nine years early…

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Macron refuses to back US-EU trade deal over Paris Agreement – EU ignores him — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

French President Emmanuel Macron has snubbed trade talks between Brussels and the US over Donald Trump ‘s dismissal of climate change policies. But the EU is going ahead with negotiations regardless because all the other 27 member states gave them the green light. The young Frenchman attempted to speak for all of Europe before stating […]

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President Trump on global warming – “Snow Kidding?” — Ice Age Now

Sen. Amy Klobuchar kicked off her bid for the presidency – in the middle of a snowstorm – vowing to combat global warming. President Trump said: “Snow Kidding?” Klobuchar, D-Minn., says climate change legislation will be the cornerstone of her campaign, and vowed to rejoin the 2015 Paris Climate agreement. Trump tweeted, “Well, it happened again.…

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Australia is worst casualty of Paris: Big hit to GDP, wages, dollar, trade balance, for almost no benefit — Iowa Climate Science Education

Australia Wins The Global Patsy Award 2019 The Brookings Institute released a report that claims everyone is better off economically by sticking to Paris, but check out the devastating graphs. Economically, everyone is a loser, but the three biggest losers are Australia, Russia and OPEC. Australia is doing more, paying more, suffering more and yet […]

via Australia is worst casualty of Paris: Big hit to GDP, wages, dollar, trade balance, for almost no benefit — Iowa Climate Science Education

Deep State undermines Trump? Career US diplomats worked at UN climate summit ‘to implement the Paris Agreement’ —

Despite President Donald Trump’s call to withdraw the U.S. from the UN Paris climate pact, top U.S. diplomats continue “to implement the Paris Agreement.” And, many climate activists are not too worried the U.S. will ever actually officially withdraw. “A perception floats in public that under President Trump the US has stepped out of the…

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Climate change rulebook ‘breakthrough’ — Your NZ

A ‘robust set of guidelines’ for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement have been agreed on after extended sessions at COP24 in Poland. Minister of Climate Change James Shaw says that the agreement on a rulebook is ‘a breakthrough’, while National spokesperson Todd Muller describes it as a “solid step forward”. However agreement could […]

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Cheers! UN Report claims: ‘Climate Change Deniers Are Blocking Progress’ – UN Admits Paris pact not enough: ‘National targets must be made 5 times more ambitious than those initially pledged’ —

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-27/climate-change-deniers-are-blocking-progress-un-report-suggests?srnd=markets-vp By Eric Roston November 27, 2018, 10:08 AM EST Paris pledges must be three times more ambitious to hit goal People doubt global warming because they don’t like solutions 1.00 Fighting Climate Change, Without the U.S. The United Nations’ annual assessment of global progress on climate change delivers familiar bad news this year — the…

via Cheers! UN Report claims: ‘Climate Change Deniers Are Blocking Progress’ – UN Admits Paris pact not enough: ‘National targets must be made 5 times more ambitious than those initially pledged’ —

CLEXIT: Bolsonaro In Brazil, Merkel Out in Germany: The UN Paris Climate Gang Is Breaking Up —

https://www.thegwpf.com/bolsonaro-in-merkel-out-the-paris-climate-gang-is-breaking-up/ Bolsonaro In, Merkel Out: The Paris Climate Gang Is Breaking Up Only 16 Countries Meet Their Paris Agreement Commitments, New Study Finds While Brazil has elected a climate sceptical president, Germany’s ‘climate chancellor’ Angela Merkel has announced that she is gradually stepping down from her political roles. Green news outlets are voicing concern…

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Catholic bishops call for faith in 1.5°C UN Paris target —

https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/catholic-bishops-call-for-faith-in-1-5c-paris-target/ Church leaders urged governments around the world to ramp up their climate action efforts on Friday (26 October), calling for “ambitious implementation” of the Paris Agreement. In a joint appeal, the presidents of the Catholic continental bishops’ conference, which represents church leaders from five continents, insisted that the international community has a “moral duty”…

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Paris Climate Agreement On The Verge of Collapse Due To Funding Disagreements — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

BANGKOK – The agreement reached in Paris three years ago by 195 nations with the objective of combating climate change is on the verge of collapse due to disagreements over funding, several environmental groups gathered in the Thai capital said on Sunday. As agreed in the landmark 2015 conference, developed countries have to contribute $100 […]

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Surprise: ‘Developed Nations Not Committed To $100 Billion Climate Finance’ — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Developed countries are not taking their commitment to generate $100 billion in climate finance seriously, experts meeting in the Thai capital said on Wednesday, possibly jeopardising the 2015 Paris accord. “If they don’t commit to real finance, it’s all going to fall apart.” The Bangkok talks precede a meeting in Katowice, Poland, […]

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Germany’s retreat from Paris Climate Accord goals — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Germany’s retreat from Paris Climate Accord goals Via Reuters: Merkel says EU should meet existing emissions aims, not set new ones A proliferation of extreme weather events around the world provides ample evidence that climate change is a reality, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, but she rejected calls for more ambitious climate protection […]

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Paris Climate Participants Miss Targets While U.S. Reduces Its Emissions — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/2Ld7qfV In 2015, more than 190 nations signed the Paris Climate Agreement. By doing so, these nations pledged to cut or cap their greenhouse gas emissions—primarily carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels—to prevent global average temperatures from rising two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. In truth, the agreement was a fraud from the start—all style, […]

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Winning! Former UN chief Ban Ki-Moon warns US withdrawal from Paris agreement may set back financing climate change —

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/10/i-sincerely-hope-that-the-us-will-come-back-says-ban-ki-moon.html Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he was concerned about mobilizing the snecessary financial support to address climate change issues with U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement. Ban told CNBC’s Oriel Morrison that there may be a need for $4 trillion annually to cover all 17 sustainable development goals to be reached by 2030,…

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Paris Climate Agreement In Disarray As Developing Countries Demand Long-Promised $100 Billion P.A. From Richer Nations — Iowa Climate Science Education

The holdup threatens to unravel three years of work on the Paris Agreement, which set out an ambition to limit fossil-fuel pollution in all nations Two weeks of climate talks organized by the United Nations finished with developing countries demanding more clarity from their richer counterparts on when a promised package of $100 billion in […]

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UN Paris agreement ‘on steroids’- France and UN push for new legally binding global treaty on environment —

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/05/08/haley-fights-frances-push-for-legally-binding-treaty-on-fundamental-principles-environmental-law.html By Ben Evansky | Fox News A proposal for bringing international environmental law under one legally binding treaty at the United Nations will be up for a preliminary vote later this week at the U.N. General Assembly. The United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley tells Fox News in a statement that the U.S. won’t support…

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CHALLENGING THE SCIENCE BASIS OF THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Antera Ollila This rather long story is based on the research study be name “Challenging the scientific basis of the Paris climate agreement” published in International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management in April 2018. The Paris Agreement or COP21 (21st Conference of the Parties) into effect on 4th November, 2016. […]

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German Daily ‘Die Welt’ Announces: President Trump/USA “World’s Most Successful Climate Protector” — Iowa Climate Science Education

It turns out that the country that got attacked the most for backing out of the Paris Accord happens to be the one that reduced CO2 emissions the most last year, writes Die Welt’s energy journalist, Daniel Wetzel, who wrote: Now the results are in: No country in the world saved more CO2 in 2017 […]

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The Children’s Crusade (Lawsuit) Against Climate Change — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Dale Leuck A so-far not-widely-noticed lawsuit was filed in the liberal United States District Court, Eugene Oregon Division, in September 2015, in response to the failure of the December 2009 Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change to reach any meaningful agreement, and in anticipation that the December 2015 Paris Climate Conference would also […]

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“We knocked out the Paris Climate Accord” — Climate Scepticism

President Trump slams Paris climate accord: “We have massive, just about the top in the world, we have massive energy reserves … Basically, they said don’t use it. You can’t use it. It makes us uncompetitive with other countries.” pic.twitter.com/ABaV9rHbjj — KCTV5 News (@KCTV5) February 23, 2018 Donald Trump has been speaking out about the […]

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Paris Climate Conference V2: “only real commitments of real money for tangible projects will be discussed” — Watts Up With That?

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 […]

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State Department stonewalling on Paris Accord FOIA docs, gets sued, again — Watts Up With That?

Competitive Enterprise Institute Sues State Department Again Over Paris Climate Agreement Records Monday, Nov. 13th, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) filed its second lawsuit against the State Department to obtain illegally withheld documents related to the 2015 Paris climate agreement. In October 2017, CEI submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for emails of […]

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CO2 Emissions Growing Strongly Again —

By Paul Homewood I am constantly amazed that the likes of Mark Lynas and Corrinne Le Quere are surprised to see emissions still rising. If they had bothered to read the Paris Agreement and the INDCs, they would have known that was exactly what was intended. It surely must be obvious to Le Quere and…

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#COP23 In one graph, best reason ever why the USA doesn’t need to be in the #ParisAgreement — Watts Up With That?

 

While the COP23 climate conference is going on in Bonn this week, there has been renewed wailing and gnashing of teeth over President Trump’s withdraw from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord this past summer. There are lots of reasons why the US doesn’t need to participate, but looking at this one graph, it becomes clear […]

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‘Trump effect’ terrifies UN activists at Bonn climate summit —

http://www.cfact.org/2017/11/06/trump-effect-in-bonn-climate-talks/ November 6, 2017 by David Wojick, Ph.D., An online news outlet that tracks UN climate conferences has a dynamite story titled “‘Don’t wake the bear’: fragile climate talks begin in Bonn.” The bear in this case is President Trump. The article is about something called the “Trump effect” which is scaring the heck out of the Bonn…

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Another Win-Win! “Climate talks open amid anger over Trump’s coal support” — Watts Up With That?

Guest taunting post by David Middleton Win: President Trump announced US withdrawal from Paris climate treaty agreement joke. Win: US will use its remaining 3 years as a party to the joke as a vehicle to promote fossil fuels. Over the next two weeks, negotiators hope to clarify the rulebook of the Paris climate agreement. It is […]

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