Paris Agreement


emission budgets
A paper published last week in Nature Geoscience entitled “Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming to 1.5 °C” has set a few heads spinning. The primary thrust of it is that the amount of CO2 that can be emitted is perhaps bigger than previously thought if we are to […]

Climate Science paper washes out, denialist media gives it a spin cycle



The Trump Administration’s principle weapon of choice for attacking climate science is not melodramatic announcements such as the one concerning US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, nor is it the appointment of individuals such as Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, but instead is firmly rooted in federal finance. The […]

Climate Change: Filling the political and financial funding abyss




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The rather encouraging news is that many US cities and even entire states are bypassing Trump and committing themselves to the Paris Agreement anyway, and declaring “We are still in”. This is all rendering his declaration of US withdrawal as utterly irrelevant. The New York Times has some details … Representatives of […]

Bypassing Trump and committing to Paris Agreement – “We are Still In”