Browsing All posts tagged under »Paris Climate Agreement«

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 […]

Send The Paris Climate Treaty To The Senate

December 9, 2020 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Article II, Section 2 of the US Constitution is simple and direct: “The President … shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur.” It served America well for 225 years. Then, in 2015, the UN’s “international […]

COP 25: Paris Accord Destroyed

December 20, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ “Action Now!” radicalism has destroyed the slow moving, consensus based Paris Agreement. It is not just COP 25 that failed; the UN climate change machinery has collapsed. This is good news, even though the reason is bad news. I have been writing about the climate alarmism movement tearing itself apart […]

Big Tech CEOs Support Paris Climate Agreement, Opposing U.S. Government

December 5, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Big Tech CEOs for Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other companies signed an agreement with a labor union leader stating that they would uphold the standards set by the Paris Agreement. The United States government, under President Trump, pulled out of the Paris Agreement in 2017, the only country to do so. […]

Trump Bids Paris Agreement Adieu

November 6, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Adieu, adios, addio, tschuss, sayonara, goodbye. Hopefully not, “see you later.” On Monday the United States formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the ill-conceived Paris climate agreement. CFACT is the preeminent organization reporting on international climate diplomacy from a freedom perspective. We’ve been reporting on this every […]

House Democrats Try To Block Withdrawal From Climate Pact

April 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Democrat-controlled House is set to vote this week on a measure to keep the United States in the Obama-era Paris climate agreement, from which President Donald Trump withdrew in June 2017, within six months of becoming president. HR 9, the Climate Action Now Act, would block federal funds from being […]

Democrats Want To Rejoin The Paris Accord. Let’s Recall Why It Was Such A Bad Deal.

April 17, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ When the Obama administration negotiated the Paris climate agreement, conservatives argued that it should move through the proper treaty process and be sent to the Senate, where elected senators could weigh in and potentially reject the deal. President Barack Obama didn’t do that. Instead, he unilaterally signed the deal, making it […]

COP 24: UN’s Gobbledygook Focused On Finance In Katowice

December 10, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ News coverage of the UN climate summit in Katowice always says that the thousands of national green delegates are there to try to finalize the “rulebook” for the Paris Agreement. There may also be a few words on what the most contentious issues are, but that is about it. The […]

Climate Change – Countdown To Katowice

November 17, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Katowice, Poland is about to get its 15 minutes of fame, thanks to the infamous Paris Agreement on climate change scaremongering. Beginning December 2 and running through the 14th, tens of thousands of climate change alarmists will descend on this active coal mining town. Many will be national delegates from […]

Paris Agreement Would Require Huge U.S. Handouts, Tax Increases

October 1, 2018 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ The Paris climate agreement would force U.S. taxpayers to fork over approximately $10 billion every year to developing countries like China, Iran, and Venezuela. The average American household would have to pay approximately $100 in extra taxes per year to fund this handout. The handout would come on top […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Right To Denounce Paris Con

July 14, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Professor Bjørn Lomborg says what few journalists or MPs dare – Tony Abbott was right to say the Paris agreement is another global warming con that causes lots of pain for no gain. As you read Lomborg’s piece, ask yourself why few journalists will admit to these truths, and why Malcolm Turnbull […]

One Year Anniversary Of Trump’s Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord

June 3, 2018 by

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By Michael Bastasch ~ My, how time flies. Friday marks exactly one year since President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on man-made global warming. The Paris accord, which the Obama administration joined in 2016, put the U.S. at an economic disadvantage with other countries — namely China and India […]

Some Of The Loudest Backers Of Paris Climate Accords Are Bucking The Agreement

June 2, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Bryan Cosby ~ June 1 marks the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s having begun the process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord. Foreign leaders immediately criticized the decision. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the decision to leave “extremely regrettable,” while the prime minister of Denmark, Lars Lokke […]

China On Track To Comply With Paris Accord … By INCREASING Emissions?

May 31, 2018 by

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By Michael Bastasch ~ New greenhouse gas emissions data from the environmental group Greenpeace shows China is still on track to meet its pledge to fight global warming under the Paris Agreement. Greenpeace found China’s carbon dioxide emissions were increasing at their fastest rate in seven years, based on Chinese government figures, the Financial Times […]

IPCC Struggles With Small Warming

March 23, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ As I explained in my previous article — “1.5 degrees of climate madness” — the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is struggling with a tiny bit of global warming. It reluctantly accepted the task of saying what difference a half a degree of future warming makes in the […]

Germany Becomes The New Poster Child For Climate Change Hypocrisy

January 12, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Climate hypocrisy is nothing new. Celebrities cruise around the world in their private jets, eating filet mignon while telling you to pack a salad and bike to work to reduce your carbon footprint. So, color me not at all surprised that Germany, a vocal critic of the U.S.’ decision to exit […]

Trump Should End All Speculation On Paris Agreement By Withdrawing From UN Framework Convention

September 19, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Over the weekend, to the shock of many observers and loyal members of President Donald Trump’s base, The Wall Street Journal reported that the administration was seeking to avoid withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn quickly sought to squelch these rumors, saying, “We are […]

AP Panics: Climate ‘Catastrophe’ After U.S. Exits From Paris Accord

June 23, 2017 by

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By Matthew Balan ~ On Thursday, the Associated Press played up the supposed impact of President Donald Trump’s decision to the withdraw from the Paris climate accord by underlining that “some island states may not survive through the next 100 years.” The wire service touted officials from some of these countries, along with several “experts,” […]

Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Was A Nod Of Respect To American Citizens

June 16, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump announced the federal government would pull out of the supposedly “non-binding” Paris Climate Accord signed by President Barack Obama. This should not have been a surprise. Earlier this March, Trump signed an order rescinding President Barack Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan, a 1,560-page regulation […]

Local Pain But No Gain

June 12, 2017 by

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Cities and states can increase costs but they won’t change global temperature By Craig Rucker ~ State and local officials from left-leaning enclaves are vowing to ignore President Trump’s withdrawal from the UN climate agreement by keeping their governments aligned with the tenets of the Paris accord. Their citizens should prepare to pay more and […]

Hilarious: Huffington Post Piece Declares Trump Leaving Paris Deal ‘Is An Impeachable Offense’

June 10, 2017 by

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By Curtis Houck ~ Conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh dedicated time on his Friday program to mocking a deranged Huffington Post column by Thomas Jefferson School of Law professor Marjorie Cohn that President Trump’s withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate deal “constitutes an impeachable offense” and crime against humanity. Having more […]

Trump Was Right To Leave The Paris Agreement. Why He Shouldn’t Have Had To Withdraw In The First Place.

June 9, 2017 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Supporters of the Paris Agreement have expressed considerable angst over President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the climate agreement last week. Regardless of the merits of that decision—although for the record, Heritage Foundation analysts recommended that the U.S. withdraw—Trump should not have had to make that call. The Paris Agreement had […]

Just Give Me Tomorrow’s Weather: Weather.com Engages In Activism Post-Paris Decision

June 7, 2017 by

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By Stephanie Schmitt ~ Opening Weather.com to find my hometown’s weather report this past Friday came as an unpleasant surprise. Several apocalyptic articles attempting to scare readers (or, more appropriately, weather-report-seekers) of the dangers of pulling out of the Paris accord cluttered the website. Apparently, it is no longer possible to search the web for […]

Paris CLEXIT Media Blitz

June 7, 2017 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ When President Trump yanked America out of the UN’s Paris Accord last Thursday, Climate Depot’s Marc Morano launched into full media overdrive. From major U.S. news outlets like Fox News, the Blaze and American Family Radio, to international broadcasts including Sky News, Al Jazeera, and ‘Good Morning Britain,’ among others, Marc […]