Tag: Climate Change

Obama Heads to Asia Seeking Breakthrough on Trade and Climate Change

President Obama set off on a trans-Pacific voyage on Wednesday, his 10th trip to Asia as president and most likely his last chance to showcase two of his most cherished projects: the focus on Asia and the campaign to curb climate change.   For Mr. Obama, it is a mixed record. He hopes to announce […]

WH: Obama Will Use Executive Authority to Join Paris Climate Accord

Senior White House advisor Brian Deese said Monday President Obama plans to join the Paris climate agreement formally “as soon as possible” – but stopped short of saying he would do so during a trip to China this week. Deese said the accord was an “executive agreement” and not one requiring Senate advice and consent. […]

Can Obama Seal Climate Change Legacy on Final Presidential Trip to Asia?

President Barack Obama will combine two crucial tenets of his environmental legacy during a whirlwind 10-day trip beginning Wednesday.   The conservation element of that legacy will be capped by a dazzling photo op at the far-flung Midway Islands, a wildlife refuge in the Pacific Ocean which last week Obama expanded to become the largest […]

Obama will bypass Senate, ratify Paris climate accord himself during trip to China:

The White House on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of confirming a Chinese report that he will do so this week during his trip to China. Still, it would surprise no one if Mr. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to […]

Obama will bypass Senate, ratify Paris climate accord himself during trip to China:

The White House on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of confirming a Chinese report that he will do so this week during his trip to China. Still, it would surprise no one if Mr. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to […]

Climate-change crowd now targets children

They tax your house. They tax your car. They tax your income. They even tax you when you die.   And now they want to tax you for having children.   Global-warming alarmists are floating the idea of a “carbon tax” on children as they pursue a strategy of “population engineering.”   Such an Orwellian […]

Leonardo DiCaprio, the Malaysian Money Scandal and His “Unusual” Foundation

According to the Justice Department, certain donations to the Oscar winner’s charity came directly from a multibillion-dollar embezzlement drama in Southeast Asia.   On the evening of July 20, under a tent at a vineyard in St. Tropez brimming to his specifications with booze, billionaires and babes, Leonardo DiCaprio was preparing to host one of […]

Obama: ‘Much more to do’ on climate change

President Obama praised his administration on Saturday for the progress it has made combating climate change over the past seven-and-a-half years, but pressed Americans to step up their resolve to save the environment in his final six months in office.   “There’s still much more to do. But there’s no doubt that America has become […]

Lawless Prosecutors in Trouble for Persecuting Climate Skeptics

Alex Newman discusses the attack on “climate deniers,” where AGs have launched investigations on their “fraud.” While learning that only 40% of Americans believe people are being harmed by climate change today, and that even in the satellite record global warming has not been seen in over 20 years, will free speech prevail in order […]

AGs’ Climate Change ‘Secrecy Pact’ Goes to Court

By signing a “secrecy pact” with fellow Democrat attorneys general preparing to prosecute climate change skeptics, Rhode Island’s top law enforcement officer jeopardized free speech rights and government transparency laws, according to two legal organizations that have taken him to court.   “They sought to write themselves out from open records laws their legislatures saw […]