Climate Change Weekly #187SUBSCRIBE to your inbox
Pope Francis’s visit to America has included speeches at The White House, the Capitol, and in Philadelphia. In each speech, the pope made at least a brief mention of his opinion governments must act now to prevent dangerous human-caused climate change.
In a Human Events article I discussed how the pope either has been misled or is being willfully ignorant concerning climate science, writing:
None of the disasters asserted by climate...
Another Climate Conference, Another Empty Agreement?
Climate Change Weekly #186
Where do we stand on “climate progress?” Global coal use is rising, government support for renewable energy sources is declining, and, in violation of an agreement reached in Peru in December 2014, only 28 nations have submitted to the United Nations a schedule for, and target level of, emissions reductions. More than 190 countries had agreed to do so.
Nations yet to propose emission cuts include fast-growing...
Climate Change Weekly #185
In remarks bordering on the apocalyptic, President Barack Obama spoke in Anchorage at the beginning of a three-day Alaskan junket, part of his year-long “The World Is Burning” tour. Obama warned, “Climate change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is happening now.” He said, “We’re not acting fast enough.” I’ve come to expect this kind of over-heated and under-researched rhetoric from the president.
As The New York Times noted, Obama’s trip to...