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Climate Change

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MEP tells EU to get its act together to fight climate change after recent flooding chaos in the region NEW
La Treizième Étoile 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Liberal Democrat MEP for the South West Sir Graham Watson has called on the European Union to do more to prevent climate change to avert future occurrences of flooding as experienced in the region in November and over the Christmas period. Late on...
The 2012 Climate Disasters should wake up the USA NEW
Eberhard Rhein 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
2012 might become a pivotal year in US history. Never before has the country been hit by a such a devastating combination of severe droughts and hurricanes in the very same year, the economic cost of which may run up to some $ 60 billion. For the fir...
Prepare for Warm World, Says PwC NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
In the climate change debate, growing doubts about hitting temperature target.
Europarlement: Maak werk van ambitieuzer klimaatbeleid NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
De milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement wil dat de Europese Unie werk maakt van een ambitieuzer klimaatbeleid. Het moet z'n eigen doelen voor CO2-reductie verhogen en landen mogen niet langer met een veto klimaatbeleid blokkeren, vindt ook Groe...
Climate summit: EU and world must raise ambition, say environment MEPs NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The UN climate summit in Doha (COP 18) should spur the EU and other countries around the world to step up their action to limit global warming, say Environment Committee MEPs in a resolution adopted on 6 November. A majority called for the EU to aim...
PwC: Supply Chains Threatened by Six-Degree Global Warming NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 37 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition Some 85 percent of companies have more complex supply chains as a result of globalization, and adjusted climate forecasts mean businesses should expect climate change to have an even more destructive...
Our Video Guest: Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, CCAFS NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The aim of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through a strategic c...
“Rapid and deep emissions reductions may not be easy, but 4°C to 6°C will be much worse” NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
"So we have no historical precedents for anything greater than 1% per annum reduction in emissions. We’re saying we need nearer 10% per annum, and this is something we need to be doing today. And therefore, we can draw a very clear conclusion f...
National Climatic Data Center's Jim Kossin: Not fair to say that Sandy was associated with climate change NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Kudos to the National Geographic for publishing this assessment by Jim Kossin, atmospheric research scientist in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center:Could Hurricane Sandy be the result of climate chan...
How clean is your house’s international trade record? NEW
Keeping Cool 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
As a western European country, the UK might pride itself in its efforts to lower emissions. And there has been success on this front. Carbon emissions in Great Britain have fallen since 2008, following a steady increase for over 100 years in line wit...
Global warming alarmists try to exploit the Sandy tragedy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
“The terrifying truth is that America faces a future full of Frankenstorms. Climate change raises sea levels and supersizes storms. The threat of killer winds and crushing storm surges will grow by the year unless we get serious about tackling...
EU vil skære klimaindsats fra NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 10 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Udspillet til EU-budget for 2014-2020 har droppet klimabeskyttelse i landbrugsstøtte - Nyheder / Klima, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, Budget...
Willam O'Keefe on why it is wrong to blame global warming for hurricane Sandy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
As expected, warmists have been quick to use Hurricane Sandy in their global warming scaremongering propaganda. William O'Keefe, Chief Executive Officer of the George C. Marshall Institute puts the issue in perspective:What we know is that the d...
Faire avancer l’agenda du changement climatique et de la croissance verte dans le Pacifique NEW
Brussels briefings 2 Years, 2 Days, 40 Minutes ago
Le changement climatique affecte déjà de manière disproportionnée les îles du Pacifique. Bien que les insulaires aient peu contribué aux causes de ce changement, moins de 0.03% des émissions de gaz à effet de serre actuels, ils font partie de...
"Global warming" hits Germany: Coldest and snowiest day in decades NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Germans are experiencing a severe bout of "global warming": An outbreak of cold weather has already in October, for the first time in decades, brought close to -6° temperatures and a thick (up to 20cm) snow cover to large areas of the country.&...
Warmist David Attenborough openly hoping for a disaster to hit North America NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Attenborough hoping for a disasterNaturalist - and warmist - David Attenborough is desperately hoping for a "disaster" to happen in "the most powerful nation in the world, North America" in order to wake up the climate heretics:One of the world'...
Commission gathers views on ways to follow-up Rio+20 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
The United Nations Rio+20 world summit, held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012, aimed to secure renewed political commitment to sustainable development. To follow up on the conference, the European Commission wishes to develop specific actions and concr...
Awaiting important decisions on climate and the environment NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 19 Minutes ago
Important issues such as the Council Conclusions on Rio+20, the preparation for the Doha Summit on climate change and the draft Regulation for the recycling of ships, are on the EU Environment Ministers agenda for the Council meeting taking place on...
"Creative" warmist scientists finally find a way to show that global warming increases violent conflicts NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 36 Minutes ago
"Global warming leads to wars and increasing violence" has been one the warmists' favorite propaganda claims already for years. The problem, though, is that this claim is not supported by serious studies. This is e.g. what Nils Petter Gledi...
"Climate Change and the GDP-led Growth Model" by Andrew Simms NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Watch Andrew Simms, Fellow at the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in London, discuss climate change and the flaws of the GDP-based growth model. This talk was recorded at the conference ‘From (un)economic growth to future well-being’ organ...
Greatest mass of sea ice ever in Antarctica leaves warmist "experts" almost speechless NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
The U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center last week confirmed that Antarctica is surrounded by the greatest mass of sea ice ever recorded there, 19.44 million square kilometres. And it is growing, although slowly. This of course...
Book Review: Why should sociology be interested in climate change? NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
This book explores the significance of human behaviour to understanding the causes and impacts of changing climates and to assessing varied ways of responding to these changes. So far the discipline that has represented and modelled such human behavi...
Donna Laframboise: " IPCC is filled with environmental activists" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 51 Minutes ago
Alarmist mainstream media continue to portrait the IPCC as a body made up of the world's top scientists and experts. Donna Lafromboise, the Toronto based investigative journalist, has found out that the reality looks somewhat different:So what did La...
"It´s Green to Talk" - Young People demad Europe listen to their voices on climate change NEW
DARE Network 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago
HUNDREDS of green teens are working with a London MEP to transform the way Europe deals with climate change.Green party member Jean Lambert is backing a special manifesto, written by young people from across Europe and Africa, to demand MEPs listen t...
9th Regional Briefing: Building Reslience to Climate Change and Greening the Economy in the Pacific NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
The ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the Embassy of Vanuatu and with the Pacific Group of Ambassadors, will organise the 9th regional Briefing on 'Building Resilience to Climate Change and Gr...
The EU should mobilise an Alliance of the Willing against Climate Change NEW
Eberhard Rhein 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
Between November 26th and December 7th the international community will again come together and discuss on what to do against climate change. It will be the 18th time since 1990 that the world will meet under the auspices of the UN Framework of Clima...
Cal re-escalfar el debat climàtic per poder fer front a l'escalfament global NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 18 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Molta gent tenim la impressió que des de 2009 l’interès públic aquelles qüestions relacionades amb el canvi climàtic es troba clarament a la baixa. Abans de ‘Copenague’, per exemple, semblava com si...
An encounter with the skeptics NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Phew! I have actually started university. You may have noticed that it’s gone a bit quiet around this blow. I’ll do my best to keep posting. For my last lecture I had to deal with climate skeptics, which was a really … interesting...
If extreme weather becomes the norm, starvation awaits | George Monbiot NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
With forecasts currently based only on averages, food production may splutter out even sooner than we fearedI believe we might have made a mistake: a mistake whose consequences, if I am right, would be hard to overstate. I think the forecasts fo...
Obama's Department of the Interior is "forging ahead with several initiatives related to climate change and global warming" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Minutes ago
The Summit Voice reports that "Climate change may not be front and center in the current presidential campaign, but behind the scenes, the Obama administration has been forging ahead with several initiatives related to climate science and global warm...
How bringing Rio+20 home makes sense in the midst of the crisis NEW
Staffan Nilsson's Comment | European Economic and Social Committ 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
As the Rio+20 outcome was not as ambitious as we Europeans would have wished, we want to keep up the momentum and motivate all EU actors and governments to take forward and practice sustainable development measures (economic, social and environmental...
Is climate change a euphemism for growth? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
"One question that stops conversations cold is, ‘What if our greatest societal challenge is not climate but growth?’ Climate change is really just an ambiguous term or understatement for the problem at the root of our energy productio...
Dernier Briefing de Bruxelles sur le développement: Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire NEW
Brussels briefings 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours ago
Le dernier Briefing, intitulé «Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire : approches éprouvées et nouveaux investissements», s’est tenu le 27 Septembre, 2012, et a été organisé par le CTA en collaboration avec le prog...
ABC New´s warmist climate change reporter: "I am not an advocate to try to stop global warming" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
ABC New´s veteran climate change reporter, warmist Bill Blakemore: "I’m not an advocate to try to stop global warming"!Judge yourself. Are these the views of a "fair and accurate" journalist?:"It’s warming. It’s caused by a huma...
European media have lost interest in international climate change conferences NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The European Union still pretends to be the global warming "superpower" at various UN sponsored climate change/global warming conferences, telling and, in the case of airlines, forcing other countries to conform with their "progressive" climate legis...
Alarmist "study": 1000 children a day are dying because of climate change NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Alarmists still seem to think that scaremongering is a winning strategy: Nearly 1,000 children a day are now dying because of climate change, according to a path-breaking study published Wednesday (PDF), and the annual death toll stands at 400,0...
El clima escalfa la crisi (i les respostes només arribaran si construim les sinergies necessàries) NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
La crisi climàtica és l’altra cara de la crisi econòmica. Dues cares, per tant, d'una mateixa moneda. Cal fer front a les dues amb mesures i accions que ens permetin corregir tota mena de desajustaments i, directament, canv...
Climate change is already damaging global economy, report finds NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Economic impact of global warming is costing the world more than $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP… (Source: The Guardian) By 2030, the researchers estimate, the cost of climate change and air pollution combined will ri...
Sea levels rise by 3mm a year – new data NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Just a quick post to highlight some new data from the European Space Agency. Global sea levels have been rising by 3mm a year in the past 18 years, according to satellite data gathered by ESA and the French space agency CNES. In some areas, sea lev...
The poisoned tea of global warming NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
There’s been two scary news items this week – the first one being that coral reefs are declining much faster than previously expected, the other one is about research showing that the North Sea is warmer than ever before (both in German).
Anthony Watts and global warming NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
I think Anthony Watts has been doing a great job with his Watts Up With That site? However, I have a problem with one of his answers in the interview on PBS:SPENCER MICHELS: His (Rich Muller - NNoN) conclusion though is that basically global war...
Innovation et changement climatique : inspirer une Europe de jeunes entrepreneurs ! NEW
Au Café de l'Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
EIT, KIC…. sont deux acronymes européens dont vous n’avez peut-être pas beaucoup entendus parler. EIT signifie European Institute of Technology et KIC signifie Knowledge Innovation Communities. Les KIC sont l’un des programmes de...
Dame Vivienne and idiocy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Dame Vivienne(image by wikimedia)“Before we have had class war, rich against poor. You know what the division is now? It’s idiots against eco-warriors. That’s it.”Dame Vivenne Westwood on the division between people who believe in climate cha...
Whatever Happened to Climate Change? NEW
eutopia-blog.blogspot.de, 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Whatever Happened to Climate Change? NEW
EUtopia 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
I guess the earth must no longer be warming, and that CO2emissions have stopped, because while we hear much about money and political bickering on the news, one topic that used to fill the headlines has practically disappeared. We are back in the era...
China en Europa: samen werken aan een ambitieus klimaatakkoord NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
ANALYSE - Zondag ontmoet ik Su Wei, de Chinese hoofdonderhandelaar op de klimaattoppen van de Verenigde Naties, die samen met andere hoge Chinese klimaatfonctionarissen naar Europa komt. Het doel is om de samenwerking tussen grootmachten China en Eu...
German farmers welcome climate change: Harvests to increase by 40% NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
German farmers can look forward to record harvests in a warmer climate(image by wikipedia)The German chancellor Angela Merkel and her government have been - and still officially are - firm believers in the global warming religion: "Climate chang...
China Confronting Climate Change and Pollution NEW
Eberhard Rhein 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
China has become the planet`s biggest polluter and emitter of greenhouse gases. This is the price the country has paid for the extraordinary economic rise during the last 35 years. There has never been a parallel for such a development in human histo...
Next Brussels Briefing: Climate change, agriculture and food security NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Climate change - both natural and anthropogenic - will lead to significant global and local changes in the near future. Agriculture is contributing significantly to GHG emmissions, but will also be among the sectors most severely impacted by changes...
Peer review is a new version of the old Vatican truth councils NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
The way climate alarmists use peer review as a stamp of approval is according the Brendan O´Neill reminiscent of the old Vatican Councils, which determined the official Truth:Not long ago, the only people who knew or cared what peer r...
New study: Global warming increases biodiversity NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Global  warming increases biodiversity. That is the main finding -"a big surprise" - of a new report by a group led by University of York evolutionary ecologist Peter Mayhew:  Rather than kicking off the expected cycles of extinction, perio...
L'affrontement Nord-Sud lors de la préparation de Rio 92 NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
[1993k] "L'affrontement Nord-Sud lors de la préparation de Rio 92", L'état de l'environnement dans le monde, La Découverte-FPH, Paris, 1993 - Économie internationale / Écologie politique, Économie internationale, 1991 à 1994, Conféren...
Stern climate change review 'not fit for purpose' says Tory MP NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
A senior British Conservative sharply criticises economist Nicholas Stern's six-year-old report on the costs of climate change and says a new independent study should be commissioned...
Quebec taxpayers sponsoring free two week holidays in the Magic Desert Kingdom of Doha (for young climate bloggers only) NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
"As your aircraft descends into Qatar, you are welcomed by a spectacular view of the capital city, Doha. The completely landscaped, crescent-shaped Corniche, the sparkling blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, and the sandy desert backdrop provide the fir...
Prince Philip is climate change denier NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Prince Philip has been exposed as a card-carrying climate change denier. After Telegraph columnist and fellow sceptic Christopher Booker found himself struck off Prince Charles’ Christmas card list for writing The Real Global Warming Disaster...
Will Faster Melting Arctic Ice be the Ultimate Warning for Humanity? NEW
Eberhard Rhein 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Satellites tracking the extent of sea ice in the Arctic have discovered that it will most probably reach a record low in 2012 since the the start of the surveillance programme 40 years ago. Scientists now think that before the end of the decade the A...
EU and Australia to link carbon trading schemes NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Days, 5 Minutes ago
The Australian government has announced that its new emissions trading system will be linked to the European Union's scheme by 2018...
Along with the Arctic ice, the rich world's smugness will melt | George Monbiot NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
The belief that Europe and America will be hit least by climate change is in ruins. Yet all we do is try to profit from disasterThere are no comparisons to be made. This is not like war or plague or a stockmarket crash. We are ill-equipped, historica...
Climate sceptics launch Citizens Initiative to suspend EU climate targets NEW
EU lobbying - lifting the veil of secrecy 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Earlier this month the European Commission gave a green light for the ninth European Citizens Initiative (ECI) – a proposal to “Suspend the 2009 EU Climate & Energy Package”, the EU’s plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 20% and t...
Italy´s top scientist on the politicization of climate science NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
This is what Professor Antonino Zichichi, one of the world´s leading particle physicists, thinks about the politicization of climate science: He is an angry man. Angry because he, like me, was brought up in the Classical tradition, which insists th...
Václav Klaus: The arrogance of the global-warming alarmists is appalling NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 44 Minutes ago
President Václav Klaus has again spoken words of wisdom on global warming. Here is an extract of his speech at the International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies, organized by the World Federation of Scientists in Erice, Sicily on 20 August 201...
Catholic bishops in the US jumping on the climate change bandwagon NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The Catholic Church in the US is jumping on the climate change bandwagon: The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change “and our partners,” which include the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Cha...
US National Science Foundation funds $5 million urban global warming brainwashing campaign NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The US National Science Foundation apparently thinks that Philadelphians - together with people in New York, Pittsburgh and Washington DC - need to be brainwashed in order to become full fledged supporters of the global warming cult. That´s why...
Australia´s Shadow Climate Change Minister backs Kyoto 2! NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 48 Minutes ago
The drearily cold winter appears to have taken its toll on Greg Hunt, Australia´s Shadow Minister for Climate Change:Australia's opposition Liberal party climate spokesman Greg Hunt on Thursday gave his "in principle" backing to signing up for a sec...
Scientists with political agendas use apocalyptic predictions to justify increased government regulation, higher taxes, and redistribution of wealth NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
In response to James Hansen's New York Times op-ed, Game Over for the Climate, Erik Axelson writes that James Hansen is at it again, flogging the dead horse of man-made climate change as a reason to keep Canada’s tar sands petroleum locked up fo...
The conversion of a former Canadian "skeptic" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Former Canadian self-proclaimed "skeptic", meteorologist Scott Sutherland tries to imitate Richard Muller:I've been a meteorologist and air quality scientist for the last 12 years, so I knew the science behind the issue, but I'll admit I was a g...
Warmist U.S. Geological Survey scientist´s warning to surfers: Waves will get smaller! NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Among people who are looking forward to the larger storms predicted by global warming alarmists, surfers stand out: “Every time a new climate study comes out its worse than the last,” Hechter says. “Climate change means more big storms. Mo...
Global warming scaremongering: Children in tears NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
This is what happens when a mother, who has been brainwashed, tells her children about the forthcoming climate armageddon:  My 12-year old has just asked to participate in another weekly activity thirty minutes away. I try a quick rebuff: “You...
Rio +20: Educating for the Future NEW
DARE Network 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
During the recent Rio +20 Sustainable Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) from 20-22 June, I presented on a panel on educating for sustainable development called "The Future We Create", which HREA co-organised with Soka Gakkai Internati...
Catholic bishops urge Filipinos to recite a global warming prayer NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 55 Minutes ago
The victims of the recent heavy floods in the Philippines deserve all our sympathy. Hopefully they will receive the assistance they need, also from the Catholic church. However, the prayer that the secretary for the Catholic Bishops´ Conference...
That’s all right then NEW
The Federal Union blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 59 Minutes ago
The world is getting better, writes Fraser Nelson in the Daily Telegraph today.  Fitter, happier, more productive, or words to that effect. And he’s not entirely wrong.  The global economy is growing, if not here in Britain, and the embrace of mo...
New poll: New Zealanders now less concerned about global warming than in 2008 NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 8 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Global warming scaremongering is not working in New Zealand either. The number of people who consider climate change an "urgent and immediate problem" is now considerably smaller than in 2008:The proportion of New Zealanders who believe climate chang...
Why I don’t worry about climate change. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
I accept that climate change is man-made. Not because I have perused the scientific data, because I’m far too dumb to understand it. No, the reason I believe in it is because the people who oppose it are, for the most part, opposed to nearly ev...
New study: Grasslands doing fine even during severe droughts NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Grasslands adapt well to droughts. That is the main message of a new study:For much of the year drought has been plaguing American grasslands. But a recent study found that grasses do not appear to be losing the turf war against climate when it comes...
What the new Schwarzenegger Institute should concentrate on NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 20 Minutes ago
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has partnered with the University of Southern California to create a policy think tank:The USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy will be funded with a Schwarzenegger commitment of $2...
Warmists John Kerry and Barbara Boxer disappoint enviro-fundamentalist Oxfam America NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
The US Congress - including global warming alarmists John Kerry and Barbara Boxer - is to be congratulated;  it must have done the right thing, because it arouses the ire of enviro-fundamentalist Oxfam America: A vote passed Tuesday in the...
Gallup poll: Global warming lowest ranking issue in the US NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 19 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In spite of all recent heat wave hype in the media, climate change and global warming are not among the major concerns  for Americans: While issues like federal deficits, spending, corruption and terrorism rank high among voter concerns, en...
Climate Change And The Next U.S. Revolution NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
"Climate groups cannot view their issue as separate from other groups that are organizing against corporate power. The social movements that have emerged to battle austerity measures are natural allies, as are anti-war and labor activists. The cl...
Weer een stap verder op de lange weg naar een eerlijke CO2-markt NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Vandaag heeft de Europese Commissie plannen bekend gemaakt om de falende CO2-markt aan te pakken. GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout kwam eerder dit jaar met voorstellen om CO2-rechten uit de markt te halen. Dat de Europese Commissie zijn id...
Die Ökonomie des Klimawandels – Der Stern-Report ist keine akzeptable Leitlinie für die Klimapolitik NEW
INSM BLOG 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 13 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Der Stern-Report, bildet seit Jahren eine wichtige Leitlinie der europäischen Klimapolitik. Ein Fehler, stellt Oliver Treidler fest, denn der Report überschätzt das Ausmaß der zu erwartenden Schäden deutlich. Er beschreibt ein Worst-Case-Szenari...
Global warming: Psychologists busy finding ways to manipulate people NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
You cannot blame warmists for not trying. Scores of well funded psychologists in a great number of universities are now busy trying to find ways how to manipulate people in order to make them more receptive to global warming propaganda. That is...
Will the Qatar Climate Conference be more successful than its Predecessors? NEW
Eberhard Rhein 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
In less than six months the 200-odd parties of the UNFCCC will meet once again to discuss on how to cope with the earth’s most pressing challenge: halting climate change. This time, they will get together in Qatar, a country that has the highes...
Australian climate madness: Hundreds of towns "could cease to exist by 2050" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Australian climate change madness:A new report is warning hundreds of inland Australian towns could cease to exist by 2050 if locals do not adapt to climate change.The report, commissioned by a wonderful institution called "Federal Government´s Nati...
Cyberspace conference to present future outlook of climate change agenda NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
According to recent updates by the ACP Secretariat, a global conference to be held in November will present the future outlook of the climate change agenda, with special emphasis on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The conference, organised b...
What do we do about climate change? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 8 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition “To sum up, the existing economic and political system has proved incapable up to now of embracing anything like an adequate level of climate mitigation. It can be argued plausibly that it is already...
Megalomaniac global warming project in the Australian Bush NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Global warming alarmists love to peddle false information about the "huge big oil funding" available for "climate deniers". Instead they should perhaps take a look at their own funding, which makes the modest resources available for "sceptics" pale.
Rio+20 was grim but optimism and innovation could turn things around NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
“John Elkington had not imagined quite how badly the UN summit in Rio would fail, but, ever optimistic, he outlines his plans to turn things around…” (Source: The Guardian) This is a bizarre article of one of my favorite sustainability expe...
Policy-makers are often unnecessarily timid in imposing climate change regulations NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
When governments design policies to reduce firms’ greenhouse gas emissions, are they too lenient on heavy polluters that claim such measures will damage their ability to compete in the global economy? Using European and UK survey data, Ralf Martin...
Für neue Technologien, gegen die Illusion einer Klimapolitik. NEW
Robert Goebbels 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
In teueren Glanzanzeigen in der internationalen Presse vertrat der World Wildlife Fonds (WWF) die Auffassung, die Rio+20 Konferenz könnte die letzte Chance der Menschheit sein, um den Planeten auf nachhaltige Entwicklung einzustimmen. Der WWF hätte...
Schwarzenegger´s legacy in California: Like a Hollywood horror movie NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Arnold Schwarzenegger´s legacy is slowly beginning to dawn on Californian companies and ordinary taxpayers. And it is more and more looking like a Hollywood horror movie:  Andrew Chang & Company, which conducted the latest fiscal and econom...
Rio+20: Continuare a sperare NEW
Eurobull 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Il relativo insuccesso del Vertice di RIO+20 è il risultato del verificarsi di tre fattori negativi. Il primo è costituito dall'Agenda troppo estesa dei problemi posti all'ordine del giorno, giustificata dal fatto che il processo di globalizzazione...
It Only Took 16 Hours NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 14 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
For someone to blame “man caused climate disruption” for the US mid-Atlantic derecho, or “land hurricane”.And it was done using the most passive-aggressive yet evasive language possible:As the intensity of the heat wave, without reservation,...
Rio+20 – what worked well (I) NEW
Staffan Nilsson's Comment | European Economic and Social Committ 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 18 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Last month was marked by the Rio+20 global summit on sustainable development. At the EESC we were committed to contributing to the EU’s position and to mobilising EU civil society in order to push EU and world leaders towards an ambitious Rio+20 ou...
Sensational study: Global warming turning Africa´s savannahs into green forests NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
This barren savannah could soon be a green forestGreat news for Africa: Forget all the tree planting, global warming will turn the continent´s barren savannahs into green forests, according to a new German study, published in the journal Nature:&nbs...
Brussels sees plans to meet climate change targets NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Brussels recently hosted “Energy futures and civil society in the EU – building a low carbon alliance”, a conference which addressed the large number of current initiatives across the EU to meet the climate change targets. These plans, wh...
Great news for Panetta: Climate change does not increase risk of armed conflict NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
"Our mission at the Department is to secure this nation against threats to our homeland and to our people.  In the 21st Century, the reality is that there are environmental threats which constitute threats to our national security.  Fo...
Investment and growth in the time of climate change NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Authors: Georg ZachmannAccording to a joint report by Bruegel and the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank, decarbonisation is not necessarily detrimental to growth if the policy mix is well adapted to the issue. Climate policy, like...
"Albert Einstein's famous 1905 paper on relativity was not peer reviewed" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Australian palaeoclimatologist and - climate realist - Bob Carter explains why the "gold standard" of peer reviewed climate science is not what people like R.K. Pachauri pretend it is: Peer review is a technique of quality control...