What is in the latest UN Emissions Gap Report 2018? – #emissionsGap


Next Sunday on 2nd December 2018 the next UN Climate Change conference starts. It runs from 2-14 Dec in Katowice, Poland. This is the international body that pulled together what is commonly referred to as the Paris Agreement, and so this conference is all part of that roadmap. As input for this conference, the UN 2018 … Read more

Has the UN Special Report into 1.5C been leaked? #SR15

Regarding the “leak” of the UN Special Report into 1.5C, er no, it is not really a leak. Various media outlets have published an article regarding this “Leaked” copy of the UN’s special report into limiting global warming to 1.5C. This is officially supposed to be issued later this year and hence a review draft … Read more

UN Human Rights – Making the Poachers the Gamekeepers

The United Nations has a Human Rights council, but of course you knew that. If you check out their site, there they lay out what they are there for in very plain terms … The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and … Read more

How Saudi Arabia successfully blackmailed the UN

This is a story from last June, so it is not a new event. I would however like to highlight it because it is an important issue, and I’m also prompted to write about it because right now the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly is taking place. Back last June Ban Ki-Moon stood up … Read more

UN Human Rights council has become a complete farce

The latest bit of news to emerge from the UN Human Rights council is that Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has been issuing tweets in which he made some truly bizarre claims. What exactly is this economic “Urgent Threat” that he is babbling about, and in what way exactly is free-market economics … Read more

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