Buried in the 133 pages of gobbledygook agreed to at last week's UN climate summit are two very dangerous provisions. These greatly advance the green cause known as "loss and damage."
USAID now says that climate is supposed to be factored into every project they fund, in every country.
Coal energy has new advocates.
Hecklers protested the U.S. event on fossil fuels but nobody bothered the Africans when they promoted the role of oil and gas in national development.
Many groups at the UN climate conference have no clear connection to what the UN calls "climate action," but who can say they shouldn't still get some of the money? Who can resist a slice of the trillion dollar climate finance pie?
Xcel stands to make huge profits from global warming policy. Being a regulated utility, the more they spend the more they make... and the more customers pay.
The UN has a big mess on its hands in Poland with sharp disagreements among the parties. Decipher the words and follow the money.
People complain about UN jargon but the technical language of the Katowice climate summit is very revealing. It is all about changing the world order... The language is deliberately deceptive, but once you understand it, things get pretty clear. Language is like that.
Certainty is the essence of dogma as the climate scaremongers preach certainty that horror is nigh to the media choir.
The NCA warns of what "might" happen, while 84% of its Key Messages are based on highly speculative modeling of worst case future scenarios.
The Colorado Energy Plan is a massive $2.5 billion scheme by Xcel Energy that substitutes wind and solar-plus-storage power for existing coal fired generation. The Plan is supposed to be based on a competitive procurement that received a multitude of bids. Only a few were selected and the makeup of these big winners strongly suggests that there was some form of bid rigging on Xcel's part.
There is a direct connection between the Paris Accord and the Paris riots.
In the run-up to the annually grand UN climate change summit, this time in Katowice, Poland, we can expect the usual deluge of scary climate stuff.
There are a number of studies that seem to say that 100% renewables is feasible without filling the world with batteries. How do they do that? It turns out that there are several common tricks.
The Colorado Energy Plan (CEP) proposed by Xcel Energy surprised people by its boldness, which some critics called reckless. It turns out that the CEP is just part of an Xcel-wide corporate strategy, which has little to do with Colorado.