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COP 26: With Biden’s Help The COP Goes Wild

November 13, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Radical alarmists are running COP 26 and Biden is right there with them. What was supposed to be a finishing up of the Paris Accord rules has turned into a bid to write a whole new treaty. Huge fight to follow. Where radical stuff like this comes from is often […]

COP 26: Armageddon Awaits At The UN Climate Conference

November 4, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Glasgow, Scotland U.K. Gloom and doom pervade the United Nations 26th Climate Summit here in Glasgow, Scotland. But CFACT is here to push back with some doses of reality. Prince Charles Windsor, the Duke of (nearby) Edinburgh, spoke this week at the Conference, which he referred to as “the last-chance saloon.” […]

UN COP 26: More Outstanding Theater In Glasgow

November 2, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Everyone loves a show, especially when there is high drama, heroes and villains and lots of hype to precede the event. By those standards, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 […]

UN COP 26: The 750 Billion Dollar Invoice

October 31, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As thousands of well paid bureaucrats begin to convene in Glasgow, Scotland for their 26th meeting to discuss how to take money out of the richer countries and place it in the coffers of the less developed countries as penance for having an advanced society based on fuels […]

CLINTEL Catalogs IPCC Errors In Time For UN COP 26

October 30, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Teaming with the Irish Climate Science Forum, CLINTEL has produced a 17 page catalog of “misrepresentations” in the 40 page IPCC AR6 Summary for Policy Makers, better known as the SPM. Now they have sent this error list to the IPCC Chair and other world leaders. You can read it […]

UN Climate Hypocrisy In Glasgow

October 29, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The UN is heading to Glasgow, Scotland, for “COP 26,” which is being billed as the most important climate conference since Paris. CFACT will be there! COP 26 has been on hold for a year due to fears of COVID-19. It seems the UN has learned the wrong lesson from the […]

UN Climate Road Trip! (And $hakedown)

October 26, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Everyone who matters from the Biden administration wants to be seen as ‘caring about the planet and doing something about climate change. They are now tripping all over themselves to head to the upcoming United Nations climate conference. Nearly everyone else attending this conference will be looking for—actually, demanding—a handout from […]

UN COP26 Climate Conference: Be Prepared For A Good Laugh

October 19, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In the 1996 movie Jerry McGuire, football player Rod Tidwell has a single demand regarding what his agent must do to keep him as a client. He shouts, “Show me the money,” repeatedly in a line that made movie history. In the lead-up to the 26th Conference of the Parties […]

Rich Nations Enjoy Coal Energy While Demanding Poor Nations Abstain

September 26, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ Each year, at the United Nation Conference of Parties (COP) climate meetings, leaders from the developed world propose new energy policies to reduce fossil fuel use, which they want all nations to adopt. The only problem: developing nations are predominantly fossil fuel dependent and cannot make a transition away from […]

4 Takeaways From Biden’s First UN Speech

September 22, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ An embattled President Joe Biden arrived Tuesday for his first address to the United Nations General Assembly with the recent rebuke of allies for his botched exit from Afghanistan, a security crisis at the southern U.S. border, and his domestic agenda in stalemate largely because of his own party’s infighting. In […]

Why Taiwan Matters To The World

September 21, 2021 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ In his recent commentary titled “Reimagining A More Resilient UN System With Taiwan In It,” Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu presented a case for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the global body. Wu said, “Taiwan’s effective response to the pandemic, its rapid capacity expansion to meet global supply […]

Carbon Tracking Credit Cards

September 17, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The ability to constantly digitally track and record what we do exposes us to the potential for monstrous abuse. Witness the use of “social credit” scores by the Chinese Communist Party to intimidate and control. Now they’re rolling out new CO2 tracking credit cards.  What could go wrong? Marc Morano posted […]

Carbon Trading Crunch Time At COP26

September 16, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The one big sticking point at COP26 is carbon trading. The trading scheme was supposed to be designed and adopted at COP24, as part of the Paris Accord rulebook. Did not happen. So it was the focal point of COP25. Still did not happen, in part because the radical alarmists […]

Countdown To COP26 On The Road To Failure

September 8, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ It is less than 60 days until COP26 convenes in Glasgow. We can expect a flood of climate horror stories (including flooding). But there will also be some discussion of the actual issues, so here is a brief breakdown of the big four. Keep in mind that the alarmists have […]

The IPCC’s Deliberate CO2 Deception

August 22, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Many of my disagreements with the IPCC AR6 science Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) are just that, disagreements. I think their reasoning is faulty but at least I understand it. See my last article — “The UN IPCC science panel opts for extreme nuttiness“. One SPM section, however, is so […]

IPCC Proposed Banishment Of Fossil Fuels Would Place Most Of The World’s Population At Risk

August 20, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The AR6 Climate Change 2021Report just released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, has called out a “code red for humanity“ that “must sound a death knell for…fossil fuels, before they destroy our planet.” The report from the IPCC has failed to acknowledge […]

The UN IPCC Science Panel Opts For Extreme Nuttiness

August 18, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ It was not easy, but the new IPCC Summary for Policymakers manages to outdo itself in nuttiness. They have rebirthed some really bad old stuff and combined it with even worse new stuff. Here is the best of the worst. The “hockey stick” is back! I am not kidding. In […]

UN Calls For Contraction And Convergence To Low Living Standards

February 24, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The UN just published its first ever environmental synthesis report, with the expectedly scary title “Making Peace With Nature: A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies.” That’s right, now there are (hyperbolically) three emergencies, not just the climate one. In fact according to the UN we […]

Biden’s Paris Climate Agreement Blunder

February 1, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ President Joe Biden has pledged to recommit America to become a signatory to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement that is the ugly stepchild of the disastrous Kyoto Protocol that a U.S. Senate unanimously rejected in July 1997 as a non-starter through a rare 95-0 bi-partisan resolution. Although President Bill Clinton signed […]

A Rash Decision To Rejoin The World Health Organization Before Securing Reforms

January 22, 2021 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Last year, President Donald Trump decided to halt United States funding to the World Health Organization and withdraw from the organization based on its inept response to COVID-19 and its obsequious failure to confront China over its lack of transparency and cooperation during the outbreak. President Joe Biden, in one of […]

In UN Speech, Trump Highlights US Response To COVID-19, Faults China

September 23, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Every year at this time, a majority of the world’s leaders gather in New York at the United Nations for the annual General Assembly debate. Excited to be on the world stage and to burnish their standing before both international and domestic audiences, leaders are seldom able to restrain themselves to […]

Double Standards Rule The Day In The UN Human Rights Council

June 21, 2020 by

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By Joshua Meservey and Brett Schaefer ~ At the behest of all 54 African countries, the U.N. Human Rights Council held an “urgent debate” June 16 to discuss racism and police brutality, with a special focus on the U.S. Earlier, the head of the African Union, Moussa Faki, publicly condemned George Floyd’s killing. Floyd’s killing […]

WHO Is A Mess, But America Can’t Reform It Alone

May 21, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the World Health Organization and its director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, for months. The administration’s dissatisfaction resulted in a decision last month to “halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted to assess the World Health Organization’s role in severely mismanaging and […]

Red Team The Science Used For Radical Policies

May 17, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ While we are still in the middle of the corona crisis, supranational organizations of the UN are already busy in making top-down recovery plans they want to impose on national governments. All these experimental plans go for a utopic economy that they justify by doubtful scientific models being still under […]