Posted 14 December 2015

"Emission reductions 80% below actual 1990 levels means the world would have to eliminate 96% of the greenhouse gases that all humantiy woiuld likely rtelease if we reach populations levels, economic growth and living standards projected for 2050. Without fossil fuels thos...

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Posted 14 December 2015

"As the media report, the COP21 delegates believe that today's temperatures and atmospheric carbon-dioxide levels are unusually high, and that because of this, more or more intense storms, droughts and floods are occurring and more polar bears and penguins are dying. They...

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Posted 13 December 2015

Below is a link to the text of the final agreement at COP21 UN conference in Paris.  Of interest is this opt-out clause: "Article 28 1. At any time after three years from the date on which this Agreement has entered into force for a Party, that Party may withdraw from this...

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Posted 9 December

There are two climate conferences in Paris this month. One, the UN's 21st Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP21) attended by about 40,000 people who flew in on fossil-fuelled aircraft has not talked about climate science because they consider that science is set...

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Posted 7 December 2015

In Scientific American Viscount Matt Matt Ridley argues climate change "is real, man-made and not dangerous, at least not for a long time." He notes recent research show Earth is not as sensitive to changes in carbon dioxide levels as most climate models assume because mo...

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