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News Outlet Pushes False Claim U.S. Maple Syrup Production Is Tapped Out

A recent article in Financial Times repeats the often-made late-winter/early-spring claim that maple syrup production is being threatened by global warming. Available data shows that this claim is as false now as it has always been in the past. Maple…

Dem Senator Warns Biden’s Climate Rules Could ‘Kill Our Economy’

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said Wednesday that so-called Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and climate regulations from the Biden administration posed a threat to the entire U.S. economy. ESG, also known as “sustainable investing,” according to…

The World Bank’s Green Imperialism

The World Bank is one of the cornerstones of the liberal international order that America built after World War II. The bank is also one of the reasons this American-led system finds so few friends in the developing world today….

Demand For More Subsidies Hides the True Costs of Wind Power

Net Zero Watch is highlighting the fact that claims of falling wind power costs are contradicted by demands from wind power operators for additional subsidies on top of existing support. This debate has been in progress since 2017 when research…

We Face a Climate Abyss, But There Are Sparks of Hope, Robert Pollin Says – Truthout

The energy transition from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption to renewable energy sources is moving slowly, and scores of global conferences on climate change over the past few decades have failed to produce the desired results. From the…

Banks need financial incentives to tackle climate change, warns chief supervisor – Financial Times

Attempts to convince banks to counter climate change will fall short without financial incentives such as a global carbon tax, a leading regulator overseeing policy in the area has warned. Dietrich Domanski, who as secretary-general of the Financial Stability Board…

Don’t underestimate the power of climate bullshit – Financial Times

Floods in Pakistan killed more than 1,700 people this year. China had its longest heatwave since national records began. The UK sweltered in 40C heat and the past eight years are set to be the planet’s warmest on record. What…

UN deal would protect third of planet in ‘Paris Agreement for nature’ – Financial Times

Negotiators have proposed targets to protect roughly one-third of the planet as part of UN talks aimed at striking a global deal to reverse the destruction of nature. The talks, which have been taking place in Montreal over the past…

Society Can’t Slow Climate Change Without Reining in Big Tech, New Report Warns – InsideClimate News

An illustration picture taken in London on Dec. 18, 2020 shows the logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen. Credit: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Any effort to curb global…

Eyes Wide Shut: Media Blind To Facts As The Climate Circus Rolls On

Journalists who have followed the United Nations’ torturous path toward a global climate change deal have known for years its real bottom line is a wealth transfer from the First World to poorer nations. Political manipulation of science by the UN…

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