Tag: Climate Change

Activist investors are pushing Shell to act on Climate Change before it’s too late

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell is facing rising pressure from shareholders to shield its business from climate change threats and to play a bigger role in lowering global carbon emissions. Activist shareholder group Follow This, representing some of Shell’s retail shareholders, will put forward a resolution at next year’s annual shareholder meeting requesting Shell to […]

A Trump team member just compared climate science to the flat-Earth theory

An adviser on the Trump transition team turned heads Wednesday when he likened modern climate science to the ancient belief that the Earth was flat. “I know that the current president believes that human beings are affecting the climate,” Anthony Scaramucci, a member of the president-elect’s presidential transition team executive committee, said Wednesday on CNN’s “New […]

Climate Scare Over: Top Experts Expose Scam at Freedom Confab

Call off the doomsday bunkers and carbon taxes! The “climate” scare is officially over. The time for hysteria over alleged man-made global warming and CO2 has passed. The theory is toast — it is totally and completely debunked. At least it will be, once a soon-to-be-released “Weapon of Mass Instruction” exposing the climate fraudsters and […]

California says it’s going to start suing if Donald Trump ignores climate science

The state of California is “ready to fight” Donald Trump’s administration and Big Oil over their denial of climate change because it is “at odds with the survivability of our world”, Governor Jerry Brown has told a gathering of scientists. California could even start launching its own satellites to monitor the atmosphere, Mr Brown said, […]

Donald Trump Meets With Climate Advocate Al Gore

Former Vice President and climate advocate Al Gore met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City today. Gore said he had a “lengthy and very productive session” with the president-elect, who has previously called climate change a “hoax.” “I found it an extremely interesting conversation and to be continued and I’m just […]

Catholic leaders: climate change on same level as abortion and death penalty

Opposition to abortion and the death penalty have long been cardinal beliefs for the Roman Catholic church, whose faithful make up about a quarter of all Americans. What if fighting climate change becomes an equally passionate issue in parishes nationwide? The foremost group of Catholic leaders in the U.S. is ramping up a campaign to do just […]

Pope Francis Calls Climate Skeptics to ‘Ecological Conversion’

Pope Francis has decried what he sees as the “weak reaction” of governments to the climate crisis, while deploring “the ease with which well-founded scientific opinion about the state of our planet is disregarded.” What is needed, the pontiff suggested, is an “ecological conversion capable of supporting and promoting sustainable development.”   Read More: Pope […]

California’s next global warming target: dairy cows

California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in September that for the first time regulates heat-trapping gases from livestock operations and landfills. Cattle and […]

What could happen if Trump pulls US out of the Paris climate agreement

Diplomats who gathered earlier this month in Marrakech, Morocco for COP22, the United Nations climate change summit, already faced a difficult proposition: how to fine-tune and implement the international agreement on climate change drafted last year in Paris. The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States confounded that process even […]

UK Researchers: Tax Food To Reduce Climate Change

A group of researchers in Oxford University, England have suggested that imposing a massive tax on carbon intensive foods – specifically protein rich foods like meat and dairy – could help combat climate change.   Read More: UK Researchers: Tax Food To Reduce Climate Change