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Fixes 'could harm billions'

Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.  (BBC)   MORE:   Radical ways to tackle global warming    Terrified of technology  UN official reveals climate change a tool to destroy capitalism

 

Booked 

DELHI - The complaint against Rajendra K Pachauri, who is also a longtime director of the IPCC, says, he started behaving inappropriately with the woman researcher in 2013.  (New Delhi News)   MORE:   Climate head resigns   Another victim   2nd woman complains   Chairman under investigated   Racy novel   Rajendra K Pachauri    

 

Climate change skeptic 

VANCOUVER - 'I am skeptical humans are the main cause of climate change and that it will be catastrophic in the near future. There is no scientific proof of this hypothesis, yet we are told 'the debate is over' and 'the science is settled.'  (Patrick Moore)   Patrick Moore

  

UN says Canada must do more

The UN Secretary General, while acknowledging the Stephen Harper government pledged $300M dollars to the UN's Green Climate Fund that helps developing countries fight climate change, said there's more to be done by Canada at home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Another tax cash cow    Cheaper oil a threat to green energy   Earth to alarmists 

      

Green project wants right to endanger

TORONTO - Gilead Resources would have the legal right to kill the two species - if the province approves the proposal.  The company is applying for a permit that would allow it to "kill, harm and harass" the Blanding's turtle and the Whip poor will.  (CBC)  

 

New little ice age? 

Sunspot activity, which follows an 11-year cycle, is due to peak in 2013 after which it will start to wane slightly.  Between 1645 and 1715 almost no sunspots were observed, a solar period which came to be called the Maunder Minimum.  During those decades Europe suffered frequent unusually harsh winters, and the time was later termed the Little Ice Age.   (Telegraph UK)   Worried about climate change

 

Our 'green' bags wouldn't kill you

In random tests performed at BCIT, bags used by IGA, Whole Foods, Toys ‘R Us and Thrifty Foods were all found to contain some lead.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Lead in reusable shopping bags

 

Himalayan glaciers not melting

Himalayan glaciers are actually advancing rather than retreating, claims the first major study since a controversial UN report said they would be melted within quarter of a century.  (Telegraph UK)   MORE:   Ice sheet safer than scientists thought  

    

Never mind the panic headlines

BOULDER - A glitch in satellite sensors caused scientists to underestimate the extent of Arctic sea ice by 500,000 square kilometers (193,000 square miles), a California - size area, the US National Snow and Ice Data Center said.    (Bloomberg)    

  

Cleanup funding benefits giants

SACRAMENTO - Environmentalists and former lawmakers who pushed to establish the fund, which motorists pay into whenever they buy gasoline in California, say they never intended it for large energy companies with the means to repair environmental damage from their own operations.  (LA Times)

Climate McCarthyism

READING - Professor Lennart Bengtsson, a research fellow at the University of Reading, said he was worried about his own "health and safety" as a member of the Global Warming Policy Foundation's academic advisory council.   (Telegraph UK)   Lennart Bengtsson   Study rejected for publication   6 degrees of warmeritzation   McCarthyism

 

US spent $7.45B

WASHINGTON - US taxpayers spent $7.45B to help developing countries cope with climate change in fiscal years 2010 through 2012, according to a federal government report submitted to the UN.  (CNS)   MORE:   2014 US climate action report   Climate Funds update

 

Biofuel credits

It turns out the shipments were part of a deal by a Toronto-based company, which made several million dollars importing and exporting the fuel to exploit a loophole in a US green energy program.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Biodiesel mystery shipment

 

Monitoring ineffective

OTTAWA - The federal government's information about greenhouse-gas emissions and oilsands pollution is so spotty that key decisions are being made without fully understanding the consequences, says the environmental auditor.   (CP)   REPORT:  2011 report of the Commissioner   Climate change goals falling short    Culture of secrecy    Half the facts you know are probably wrong

 

Another climate model flaw

Cloud chambers have an honoured place in the history of physics. The world’s leading high-energy physics laboratory, CERN, outside Geneva, is dusting the idea off and putting it into reverse.  (Economist)   MORE:  Clouds matter  

 

Carbon credit plan

They are considered one of Australia's most damaging feral pests; a herd of more than one million camels that roam the Outback chomping through native plants and trampling over sacred Aboriginal sites.  Under the plan, culling would earn carbon credits that could be bought by industrial polluters to offset their own carbon emissions.  (Telegraph UK)   Bummer for those making money from Carbon Tax

 

'Human' rights for Mother Nature

SAN FRANCISCO - Van Jones, the Obama administration's controversial former "green jobs czar," has found a new calling: helping to push for a new, global architecture of environmental law that would give Mother Nature the same rights status as humans.   (Fox)   Van Jones   Pachamama Alliance

 

Value of good lobbying

TORONTO - A proposal that would require electricity retailers to give consumers a side-by-side price comparison, showing what they would pay with or without an energy contract, has been quietly ditched by the Ontario government.  (Toronto Star)  RELATED:  Feds probe green funding  

  

Feds probe green funding

OTTAWA - Federal auditors are on the hunt for $5M of claims being questioned in a "showcase" program designed to cut greenhouse gases in cities across Canada.  (CP)   

   

Africa seeks climate change cash

Ministers from 10 African countries are meeting in Ethiopia to try to agree a common position on climate change, months before a crucial UN meeting.   (BBC)  RELATED:  'Africa is not poor, it is just poorly managed'  

 
     

Blowing money away

TORONTO - Wind turbines are sucking money out of Ontarians' wallets, a new report says.  (SunMedia) 

What goes up 

How renewable subsidies destroyed the electricity market  

Green costs far higher

What's the true cost of wind power?   

Minister touts safety of wind power

John Wilkinson

Ontario lowers 'green' premiums

13-year power dispute coming to an end

 
     

UN green climate fund

SONGDO - The UN fund to help developing countries fight climate change can be spent on coal-fired power plants - the most polluting form of electricity generation - under rules agreed at a board meeting.  (Guardian UK) 

Latest UN climate report

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Radical treaty by 2015  

Dialing back the alarm

Cover-up    

UN led ruse to create a new world order 

'Misinformation' on environment

UN Conference on development 2012

Downside of replacing pollution as focus

AR5  

'Jolt people into action' 

Debating 'wording'

Climate talks end   

Humans don't have much to do with change

A one size fits all apology

'Guilty payment' rejected  

$100B UN fund  

Greed & Corruption: UN  

Canada's greenest school too pricey to copy

'Guilty payment' rejected  

Kyoto done

Time for some Kyoto honesty 

UN reaps billions in pledges

Low on concrete outcomes

 

 

Walkout over 'compensation'

Conference all about money

Economic effects of climate change 

IPCC demonized co2

 

Non-profits walkout

UN wealth redistribution conference begins

Report overestimated

Climate change report leaked

COP 19

UN '95% sure' humans cause warming 

Climate change on ice

Climate models vs actual climate

Climate change

Sorry about that

Rio summit ends

Canada under fire

Canada criticized for weak draft plan  

What withdrawal means  

Trees advance

Stop Green Suicide

Canadian notice of Kyoto Withdrawal

Extension

Conference to sock it to the US

UN climate talks

Doha climate change conference

UN climate change summit kicks off

Post Kyoto Protocol negotiations 

Ships' pollution equals all the worlds' cars 

Senate votes down bill

Crash of the climate exchange

Climate Registry  

Emissions trading  

Scientist cracks carbon capture conundrum

Wave of green taxes

 

Experts now wary of carbon credits

Carbon bubble crisis

Carbon bubble

Carbon bubble map   

Complete disaster in the making  

Carbon tax grants questioned

Western Climate Initiative

Carbon corruption caravan 

Climate of stupidity   CRC

Emissions of power firms exceed UK

BC coal mining  

Orbiting Carbon Observatory

Pollution blamed for halt in global warming

PNAS

Commissioned panel clears scientists 

Global warming hypothesis

Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)

Launch mishap ends OCO mission

Global warming satellite falls to Earth 

Global warming word games

Carbon tax threatens research 

Science designed for propaganda

Dubious science of climate crusaders  

Forest density a factor  

Data cherry picking or legit explanation?    

Global warming conspiracy theory

Canada's carbon catastrophe begins

State of the climate 2009

Corruption of the Panel on Climate Change  

UN climate body 'needs reform'

 

A scandal that won't go away

Investigator failed to declare eco directorship

Frances ditches carbon tax

Carbon market hit

The great global warming collapse

IPCC & CRU

UNFCCC

KPMG

KPMG 'global adviser on climate' 

EU considers general carbon tax

Where on Earth is David Suzuki?

UN climate change conference

Attendees aren't always the brightest   

Delegates reach climate change deal

UN climate panel to make changes  

US climate strategy document  

UK politicians back scientists

Bill for CO2

Shady side of green building

'Green gone bad' 

New errors in IPCC climate change report

Political agendas

The money trail  

Expedition that never happened

Rise in UK carbon emissions disputed

Bring Gore back to Earth 

Global warming has been good for us  

Al won't call back  

Drowning in climate stupidity

Biofuels policy fails to achieve goals

 

Canada is full of crap

Another error  

Lies of global warmists

Climate fraud  

No apology from IPCC chief 

Unaffordable energy bills

UN claims based on magazine article

Scientist 'hid' data flaws 

'No money, no deal'  

Boycott over    

Under the radar negotiations

China constructive player in Copenhagen

Environmental activist on taking the bait

Why Charest took the bait

Climategate: how to follow the money

Global sea level decrease

Defections shake up climate lobby

Impartiality questioned

IPCC computer modeler

Liars  

Global warming's latest champion

Quebec, Ontario dump on oilsands

Climategate goes serial

$100B carrot  

G77 countries (135 members)

Support for global tax grows

200 arrested Sunday

Catch and release

Summit a split-screen event

Farmers fleeing Ontario's greenbelt

 

Another climate guru conflict of interest

Climate of doubt 

Climategate for dummies   

The real winners 

Chinese cities short of energy

Follow the money

World leaders heading home

COP15

EU climate cash pledge 'not enough'  

Summit final draft text

Park sentenced to 5 years

Do tempter tantrums cause global warming?

Danish text leaked  

What 'climategate'

Climategate for dummies 

CRU e-mail hacking incident

E-mail hack 'will impact Copenhagen summit'

Climate conspiracy 

Summit too important to be left to taxpayers

Climate scandal has diverted attention

'Climate colonialism'  

UN's goal of becoming rule-maker

Chairman Mo never left the UN

Chinese farmers expect 'reward'

Australia's carbon trading bill defeated

Climate change fraud

Climategate head steps down

Phil Jones

Comedy central scoops network news

It's all unravelling now

 

Global warming scam    

Yankee protectionism dressed in green

First sign of corruption

UN wants climategate probe

Demand to take back Al Gore's Oscar

Researcher says NASA hiding climate data

The 'science' of global warming  

Science or politics?  

US eases pressure on China

Weather isn't getting weirder   

World Wide Views on Global Warming

UN's environmental housekeeping in chaos

EU, US join Japanese fight

Coal mine would qualify

China sees green in carbon trading

Climate Research Unit

Showtime for climate lobbyists

Climate change given legal status as religion

World's first carbon billionaire

$100B per year climate fund not enough

EU climate change funding

Al Gore

Generation Investment Management

Nobel Prize controversies

Al Gore's inconvenient judgment

Movement without candidate 

Gore praises China's contribution 

What happened to global warming?  

Kyoto's about cash

Going green a licence to lie, cheat, steal

Vintage trains deployed to handle snow

No kids, better than the carbon tax

Save the planet, eat your pet

Time to Eat the Dog

Planes 'threaten climate targets'

Carbon tax on children

More than 2 children 'irresponsible'

Jonathon Porritt

Sustainable Development Commission

Meat may not cause climate change  

Eating meat adds to global warming

Small change in the nanny state

Blair millions as climate change adviser

Corporate climate crusaders

Cash incentives for electric cars

Coming soon to a government near you

Carbon tax to aid nuclear reactors

Fewer Emitter, Lower Emissions, Less Cost

Carbon tax to help 'save the human race'

SourceWatch: Optimum Population Trust

Canadian beer drinkers threaten planet

'Beer fridges' present a gassy problem  

Fat people cause global warming

1970s lifestyle 'protects planet'   

Plans to transform UK economy

'Secret' eco-town plans spark protest

Carbon Trust funding cut by 40%   

Carbon Trust

Green debate is over  

Low carbon way 'to reshape lives'

     

New cash cow explained

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne formally announced that Ontario will launch a cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions.  (Globe & Mail)

Complexity of a tax grab

Cap and trade hypocrisy

Like a carbon tax, but worse   

Another cash cow plan  

An eco fee too far 

Suzuki poll results

Board of directors David Suzuki Foundation

Will Suzuki Foundation lose charitable status

This is a charity? 

Suzuki's non-profit takes a political stand   

BC carbon tax a sham  

BC still out in the carbon tax wasteland   

BC carbon tax $20 per ton  

BC carbon tax based on false IPCC reports

BC chops carbon trust

More stopgap measures

Tree planting for carbon credits

Hydro warns of price shock  

US cap & trade plans put on ice  

Company tries to cash in on carbon currency

BC NDP backs off opposition to carbon tax

Feds unveil plans for carbon market

Green legislation hike energy costs

Carbon tax resurfaces

The 21st century Pardoners Tale 

Green energy deal slashed

Urban 'green' space  

Cost of wind power 

Wind farms paid to shut down    

MPP stands to cash in on green energy 

Moratorium on off-shore wind farms  

'Corporate welfare'

Ontario scraps plans  

Hydro pulls plug on solar plans

Wind power glut

Wind farms in Canada

Wind farm in trouble

Municipality trying to protect

Family sues wind farm

Cost higher than estimates

Cost of renewable electricity subsidies   .pdf

Health Canada study

Province wants to hide eco fees

Eco smoke and mirrors

Lawsuit  

Ontario's green dance

More 'Green' costs

CD Howe Institute

MPP 'misspoke' over carbon tax   

Something 'fishy' about Green ads  

Ontario has a debt crisis

Carbon credit rules

Chicago Climate Exchange

Behind closed doors

Dion begins selling carbon plan 

Making law, ignoring science

 

Wind farm health risks downplayed

Wind farm health risks claimed in $1.5M suit  

Where did the money go?  

Huge 'green' boondoggle?

It's all about the money

Hot air over greenhouse gases

Climate Action Team

Doomsday scare tactics nonsense 

Campbell's moving targets

Contract shortfall

$89M price tag

Canada dodges bullet, but not BC

The great carbon bazaar

Clean Development Mechanism

'Cap and tax'  

What Suzuki didn't tell you  

GreenwashGreen fee

They call it cap and trade

Taxpayers pay tab for cancelled fees

Stewardship Ontario

Green police target flat-screen TV

All about the swag

Premiers fail to agree on emissions plan

Premiers defend carbon trading

Alliance of wounded giants

Premiers announce carbon capture push

$100B in carbon trading coming to AU

Carbon traders bet on climate success

US business carbon slash hoax

Western 'hypocrites'   

 

Spotlight on 'eco corruption'

PALERMO - The still-emerging links of the mafia to the once-booming wind and solar sector here are raising fresh questions about the use of government subsidies to fuel a shift toward cleaner energies, with critics claiming huge state incentives created excessive profits for companies and a market bubble ripe for fraud.  (Washington Post)

EU carbon tax  

'Green' stimulus money

Mafia goes green

Mafia goes Green for EU credits

Organized crime goes carbon

Wind farm 'empire'

Nicol Stephen

More global warming profiteering

OC exploits wind industry 

More climate change corruption

REDD

Even more climate corruption  

UEA finds UEA 'did not withhold data'

'Green' subsidies drying up in EU 

Solar farms sucking up 'green' subsidies

Costs spiral

Long Term Energy Plan

EU a green-energy basket base    

Cost of wind farm industry

Ill wind blows for green energy

Green has been good for us  

Another Gore business partner

Oil-For-Food: Canadian Connection  

U of Ottawa spying for Corp

Richest households have biggest footprint

Cathy Zoi

Documents   .pdf 

Emission trading registry manual  .pdf

 
     

Carbon credit fraud

EU carbon market suspended  

EU emission trading scheme

Carbon credit

Collapse of the climate exchange 

Carbon trading has been good for us

BRUSSELS - Carbon trading fraudsters may have accounted for up to 90% of all market activity in some European countries, with criminals pocketing an estimated €5bn ($7.3B) mainly in Britain, France, Spain, Denmark and Holland, according to Europol, the European law enforcement agency.  (Telegraph UK) 

 
     

'Windfall for power companies'

BRUSSELS - Europe's big power companies could make profits of up to $71B from the EU's scheme to curb carbon emissions, according to a report. Environment group WWF says the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), which allocates firms a fixed number of free carbon permits, does not work. (BBC) 

 

EU leaders reach new climate deal

EU carbon market sets up another round of windfall profits for dirtiest power generators

NZ emitters get $1.4B under trading scheme

Countryside told to accept wind turbines

7M homes given a 'green energy makeover'

 

 
     

Global carbon emissions steady

Greenhouse gas emissions from rich countries fell a record 7% in 2009 because of the recession, but the cut was entirely nullified by steep increases from fast-growing China and India, according to one of Europe's leading scientific research groups.   (Guardian UK) 

Netherlands Environmental Assessment

G8 pledges $20B to boost food supplies

Harper dismisses Kyoto compliance law

Study finds human influence on precipitation

Economy, not climate, remains priority

Globe Warming rivals Sponsorship

UN climate summit  

Mortality from ship emissions

Global CO2 emissions through 2007

G8 summit 2009

Cost of global warming greed

Africa's starving could treble

G8 summit 2008

Oops

G8 climate rift emerges

PM presses accountability

Greenhouse gas calculator failing grade

Rich nations to pay green tab

Don't believe climate chaos

Environmental Extremism

Historical & philosophical context of debate

Wreaking havoc on global economies

Climate of Secrecy

A weapon of mass taxation

Weather data sources

'Green' fees 

US can't fix all woes itself    

 

China diminishes hope for climate deal 

US & China will decide

Ships' diesel fumes kill 60,000

China's pollution cuts local rain

Global impact of Asia's pollution

China to spend $14.5B to clean up lake

China Cost of Pollution   .pdf 

Sniffing out methane emissions

Scientists to track impact of Asian dust

Carbon emissions trading

How the world was misled 

How UN structures were designed

Wreaking Havoc on Global Economies

The Hockey Stick scam

Disasters are coming 

Talk of green revolution belies energy grab

World Bank Carbon Finance Unit (CFU)

The unholy alliance

Asking the right questions

Global warming blamed on humanity: report

Global warming hypocrisy

Authoritarian saviour

Curious career of Maurice Strong

Maurice Strong

CSIS report #2000/03 cult movements

Cults

The Tulip and bulb craze

The South sea bubble

The crash of 1987

Asian triads and Sidewinder

 

Global warming to 'continue for centuries'  

Global Warming debate shifts to who pays

'Reef' tires create Ocean nightmare

Kyoto Protocol: UN on climate change

Honour Kyoto, House tells PM

Top 10 Greenhouse gas emitters in Canada

IPCC list of contributors

China praised at conference

Pollution 'hits China's farmland'

GEO-4

Que. introduces tax to pay for Kyoto

Dion admits Liberals' Kyoto goal impossible

Greenbacks waft in with greenhouse gases

Canada agrees to next step in Protocol

Bali Conference

China admits to climate failings

Global warming: the cold, hard facts?

OPG a giant among other polluters: Report

UN climate conference ends

Indigenous people double climate hit

Fear, complexity in the 21st century

Intergovernmental panel on climate change

Models 'key to climate forecasts'

Climate change victims call for aid

Kyoto would lead to economic collapse

UN climate agency, another deception

Thousands protest global warming

Global warming blues

UN Climate change conference

US backs Kyoto alternative

 
     

Ethanol production

WASHINGTON - The ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.  (AP)  

Climate guru flees

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

Rising food prices 'a silent tsunami'

Cereal prices hit poor countries

Crop prospects and food situation Oct. 2007

Spaced out view of controversy

Canada Free Press series

Eco-vehicles running on dirty fuel

2008 Bill C-33

Global biofuel output to soar

Ethanol craze raises concerns

Food price inflation

EU biofuel policy is a 'mistake'

UN: Biofuels ' crime against humanity'

Keeping good intentions on the Right Path

Losing land to biofuels

Climate change moral failings

Toronto blogger turns up NASA error

climateaudit.org 

 
     

Latest blow to 'science'

OAKLAND - A leading defender of climate change admitted tricking the libertarian Heartland Institute into turning over confidential documents detailing its plans to discredit the teaching of science to school children in last week's sensational expose.  (Guardian UK)    

Fake Heartland memo

Origin of the Heartland documents

Identity released

Global warming v climate change  

Environmental Modification Convention

Fraud attorney seeks whistleblowers

Consensus is not science

Lobbyists cleared Climategate academics 

Increase in Polar bear population

Botched environmental forecasts  

Hansen and the corruption of science  

James Hansen

Computer models flawed

Spy agencies fund climate research

National Academy of Sciences

2-volume report

Predictions must be based on evidence  

Climategate  

Scientists not using best statistical tools

Climate science not faked, but not pretty

Scientist 'pressured' to defend research

Climate scientists accused

Green hijacking of the Met Office

Putting the movies on moveon.org

Politicization of Science

Report

Open Society Institute

George Soros  

 

Investigation of 'Integrity issues'

Ellesmere Ice Shelf breaks up (1947)

Ward Hunt Ice Shelf (2003)

Greenland glaciers losing ice at faster pace

UN downgrades man's impact on the climate

NASA: Arctic sea ice hitting major lows

New NASA data blow hole in global warming

Follow the money to greener future

Back on the road to nowhere

Report slams Canada over environment

Study highlights global decline

Major ice-shelf loss for Canada

Ayles Ice Shelf (2005)

Ice shelf collapse (2001)  .pdf

Giant ice shelf snaps

Arctic heads into warmer future

Remote sensing   .pdf  

Pollution lawsuits loom, experts warn

Sweeping it under

Population shifts raise disaster stakes

BBC Indepth: Planet under pressure

Canadian Environmental Protection Act

 
     

If the global warming is real side is using 1750 as the baseline for when the Earth was in balance, then (1750 - 800M est. World population) either the Butterfly effect doesn't matter or somehow we need to get rid of about 6 billion people (2006 – 6.5B est. world population) to bring that balance back. - Chris       Children?  Not if you love the planet

 
     

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