Tag Archives: global governance

Navigating the American Carbon World (with the UN)

There is much activity in the UN climate arena at the moment, as they push for yet another “Global Agreement on Climate Change”

At the moment, UNFCC executive secretary, Christina Figueres is boasting that they have an agreement to come to an agreement by 2015. Whilst it is to be hoped that this agreement to agree goes the way of previous ones, it highlights that they haven’t gone away and are determined to keep pressing on, no matter that the AGW paradigm is collapsing.

She gave a speech this week in San Francisco, entitled Navigating the American Carbon World
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Obama’s U-Turn: UN Climate Talks Going Nowhere

After one week of UN climate talks in Thailand, not a single country has made a fresh commitment, and US negotiators stunned delegates by calling for any new treaty to be ‘flexible’ and ‘dynamic’ rather than legally binding, representing a complete U-turn on its previous position. Continue reading

Hank Campbell: UN Agrees To Do Nothing On Climate Change, Arranges More Meetings

Being on a UN committee to discuss climate change must be a lot of fun; you get to fly to exotic locations and no ever expects you to get anything done. I guess that applies to the UN overall. Continue reading

Bangkok 2012: Climate talks breaking down

In a repeat of the Bonn conference, rich and poor countries square off as the search for an international agreement on climate change continues. Continue reading

Climate Needs To Move To Top Of Political Agendas, Denmark Says

Says the country perhaps most dependent on oil revenue. Continue reading

New Report: Government Cannot Rely On Stern Review To Justify Costly Climate Policies

London, 4 September: As the cost of government measures to combat climate change hit households and businesses, a new study published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation casts grave doubts on the validity of the “Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change” which the government relies on to justify its policies. Continue reading

Bangkok Talk Fest: The Never-Ending Climate Deadlock

Fears are mounting that the latest round of international climate talks could once again end in deadlock, as diplomats gathered in Bangkok reportedly clashed on a number of different fronts. Continue reading

Eye-roller: Storms, drought overshadow UN climate change

Did you know there never was any bad weather before CAGW? We know it’s unprecedented because there is no word for “enhanced greenhouse effect” in Pitjantjatjara or in fact in any known aboriginal language. Q.e.d.. Continue reading

Reports: Breakthroughs continue to elude Bangkok climate talks

<chuckle> Disagreements over future structure of negotiations result in scant progress at latest round of UN talks Continue reading

Finance key as U.N. talks on climate deal resume

The U.S., Japan and the EU will come under pressure this week to pledge billions of dollars a year from 2013 to help the world’s poorest nations fight climate change, as negotiators from more than 190 countries meet to advance talks on a new global climate pact. Continue reading

Paul Driessen and David Legates:

Governments treat us like Sim-citizens: with fewer rights for us and no accountability for them Continue reading

GOP platform opposes U.N. global tax plans

Levies infringe on U.S. rights, supporters say Continue reading

Dennis Ambler: Global Warming: a Marxist perspective

With the recent Rio+20 green fest now over, but with the underlying agenda continuing in myriad different ways because of the insidious impact of Agenda 21, this article in a Marxist journal describes exactly what is behind the the activities of the UN. Continue reading

Fred Pearce: In Ghana’s Forests, Should Chainsaw Loggers be Legalized?

Fred’s still and absolute devotee of “global governance” Continue reading

David M.W. Evans: Climate Change and Freedom

How the regulating class is using claims about climate change to entrench and extend their economic privileges and political control. Continue reading

Dennis Ambler: Things More Worrisome than AGW: UN seeks to control 70% of Earth’s surface – The Oceans

There are many politicians, both Democrat and Republican, who constantly press for the US to ratify “The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS),” commonly referred to as LOST, an international agreement that was concluded in 1982, and came into force in 1994. Continue reading

U.S. affirms support for U.N. climate goal after criticism

No more sense than a sack of hair Continue reading

U.S. criticized for backing away from U.N. climate goal

The U.S. shouldn’t just back away from the carbon constraint nonsense it should run. Continue reading

via Bishop Hill: Madrid 1995 – the last day of climate science

Bernie Lewin has posted the final part of his long history of the 1995 IPCC conference, at which activist scientists managed to fashion a summary for policymakers that told a different story to the scientific report. Continue reading

Roger Pielke Jr.: Climate of Failure

If anyone was still in any doubt about Junior being a full-on enviro-warmie:

Environmentalists are just now waking up to the reality that if we’re going to stop global warming, we’re going to have to be a lot more politically savvy.Continue reading