Tag: France

Kerry says Paris agreement crafted to avoid Congress

Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday the climate agreement reached this week in Paris did not contain any enforcement provisions because Congress would not have approved them.   “It doesn’t have mandatory targets for reduction and it doesn’t have an enforcement, compliance mechanism,” Kerry said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”   Kerry […]

World leaders hail Paris climate deal as ‘major leap for mankind’

A historic, legally binding climate deal that aims to hold global temperatures to a maximum rise of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, staving off the worst effects of catastrophic global warming, has been secured.   The culmination of more than 20 years of fraught UN climate talks has seen all countries agree to reduce emissions, promise […]

UN climate deal blow to fossil fuels: green groups

A global accord for taming global warming, sealed at UN talks in Paris on Saturday, represents a potential body-blow to the fossil-fuel business, Greenpeace and other prominent environment groups said.   “The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. This deal puts the fossil-fuel industry on the wrong side of […]

Paris Climate Deal Calls for America to Transfer Wealth to ‘Developing’ Countries

“Developed country Parties shall provide financial resources to assist developing country Parties with respect to both mitigation and adaptation in continuation of their existing obligations under the Convention,” says Article 9 of the draft agreement.   “As part of a global effort, developed country Parties should continue to take the lead in mobilizing climate finance […]

Paris 2015 Climate Change Summit

Will a New Global Agreement Avert Climate Catastrophe, or are We Losing our Freedoms to a Huge Hoax? By Rick Brinegar   In the months leading up to an historic international climate change conference in Paris, many man-made climate change proponents have been emphatically advancing their cause and denigrating skeptics so vigorously that it has taken on […]

ISIS threaten attacks in Paris, New York and MOSCOW

ISIS fighters in Libya have been handing out tins of sweets to children and adults to celebrate the Paris terror attacks last month.   The sickening celebrations have been revealed in a new propaganda video, where two jihadis urge terrorists to carry out attacks in Paris, New York and Moscow.   The armed fighter also […]

Obama Wants to Organize the World Around Climate Change

President Barack Obama has expressed an apocalyptic vision he suggests other reasonable people must embrace.   On Monday, in Paris, he said he foresees: “Submerged countries. Abandoned cities. Fields that no longer grow.”   And also: “Political disruptions that trigger new conflict, and even more floods of desperate peoples seeking the sanctuary of nations not […]

France’s Weatherman Hired Kremlin After Questioning Warming

France’s top weatherman has found a new gig after being fired in November for questioning global warming in his new book: he’s working for Russian state-owned media.   French news outlet Le Figaro reports Philippe Verdier is covering the United Nations climate summit in Paris for Russia Today France. Verdier has a daily news segment […]

At Climate Talks, Obama Tries Distinguishing Paris From Copenhagen

As potentially historic climate change talks began in Paris Monday, the White House seemed determined to distinguish this gathering of 150 world leaders from the last time around — when efforts to produce a sweeping carbon emissions treaty in Copenhagen seven years ago failed.   “One of the enemies we’ll be fighting at this conference,” […]

Twelve Reasons Why The Paris Climate Talks Are A Total Waste

1. There has been no ‘global warming’ since 1997   So, of all the children round the world currently being taught in schools about the perils of man-made global warming, not a single one has lived through a period in which the planet was actually warming.   2. The polar bears are doing just great.   […]