Tag: France

Exaggeration continues to fuel climate-change agenda

Various governments may have agreed on what they’re calling a new climate “agreement,” but the debate is far from over.   The Paris agreement adopted on December 12 aims to prevent what some are calling “man-made global warming” from rising another 1.8 degrees (Fahrenheit) between now and the end of the century. Some religious leaders […]

John Kerry Visits Moscow to Prepare for Talks on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry pressed ahead on Tuesday in the effort to organize a new round of talks aimed at ending the Syrian civil war that could also align the United States and Russia more closely in strategies for fighting the Islamic State.   After an extended trip to Paris for climate talks, Mr. […]

Paris climate deal: Hard work comes next

The pact also requires specific climate action in each country. The United States, for example, has promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26% to 28% compared to 2005 levels.   When Obama addressed the opening of the climate summit, he said meeting those goals required immediate action, including incentives for renewable energy, increased […]

Climate expert: Obama’s deal a ‘scam from top to bottom’

As world leaders hail a climate-change agreement they say will preserve the planet for future generations, one of the leading critics of the movement behind the deal says the plan is simply a massive transfer of wealth that will have no impact on the climate and is calling attention to warming when the earth is […]

In Paris, UN Approves Draconian Global “Climate” Regime

After two weeks of negotiations at the United Nations COP21 global-warming summit, governments and dictatorships from around the world agreed to a massive deal to shackle the planet in the name of saving it. Among other goals, the pseudo-treaty aims to restructure the global economy, completely phase out cheap and abundant energy sources over the […]

Are the Paris Climate Talks Part of a ‘Great Spiritual Seduction’?

Energized by Pope Francis’ encyclical calling global warming a moral issue, scientists are enlisting faith leaders to promote climate action as negotiators in Paris try to convince world leaders to reach an agreement to curb greenhouse gases.   Physicist John Schellnhuber, founder of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, said he believes the interfaith […]

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 […]