Tag: Climate Change

Macron: My charm offensive may soften Trump’s climate stance

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president’s mind about climate change.   Macron defended his outreach to Trump, whose “America first” policies have elicited worry and disdain in Europe.   “Our countries are friends, so we […]

Jerry Brown, Michael Bloomberg launch ‘America’s Pledge’

Two of the nation’s foremost environmental leaders just launched a new plan for the US to fight climate change — with or without the federal government.   Governor Jerry Brown of California and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg announced “America’s Pledge” on Wednesday, an initiative aimed at keeping greenhouse gas emissions from […]

DELINGPOLE: ‘Nearly All’ Recent Global Warming Is Fabricated

Much of recent global warming has been fabricated by climate scientists to make it look more frightening, a study has found. The peer-reviewed study by two scientists and a veteran statistician looked at the global average temperature datasets (GAST) which are used by climate alarmists to argue that recent years have been “the hottest evah” and that the warming […]

Trump splits with other G-20 leaders on climate change

President Donald Trump emerged from the G-20 summit in Germany isolated from every other major economy on climate change, but the White House nonetheless scored small victories during the meeting.   After a tense round of negotiations, G-20 nations on Saturday reached a compromise on climate change, the last remaining issue of contention at the […]

Trump’s EPA considers a new process to question climate change science

President Trump and the administration are discussing whether to undertake an initiative that would question the science of climate change through a debate process, according to a new report. The Washington Post said Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is the driver behind the idea, which has “sparked a debate among top Trump administration officials […]

Donald Trump dragging US ‘back to the past’ by promoting coal and ditching Paris climate accord, Vatican warns

Donald Trump is taking the US “back to the past” with his decision to withdraw the country from the Paris Agreement on climate change and efforts to revitalise the coal industry, a senior Vatican official has said. Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, told Reuters that people should trust scientists […]

US declines to affirm international commitment to addressing climate change

The Trump administration declined to sign a joint international statement over the weekend that would have reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to addressing global climate change. “We the United States do not join those sections of the communiqué on climate and MDBs [Multilateral Development Banks], reflecting our recent announcement to withdraw and immediately cease implementation […]

Settled science: Growing petition of 31,487 U.S. scientists reject global warming hypothesis

Several of the U.S.’s top climatologists and at least two Nobel Prize winning physicists are among some 30,000 U.S. scientists to have signed a petition saying that “the human-caused global warming hypothesis is without scientific validity.” The “Global Warming Petition Project” has 31,487 signers and is growing. The petition “strongly rejects as unproven the hypothesis […]

Paris Agreement: Over a thousand US CEOs and mayors say they will continue to fight climate change despite Trump

Over a thousand mayors, businesses, investors, and academic institutions have signed a pact to continue fighting climate change in the US despite Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. Last week, Mr Trump pulled out of the Paris accord, stressing that it puts American workers at an “economic disadvantage” and that it is “unfair” for […]

Donald Trump confirms US will quit Paris climate agreement

Donald Trump has confirmed that he will withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, in effect ensuring the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will quit the international effort to address dangerous global warming. The US will remove itself from the deal, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not party to […]