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The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s National Crusade Against Climate Action – The New York Times

When a lawsuit was filed to block the nation’s first major offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast, it appeared to be a straightforward clash between those who earn their living from the sea and others who would install turbines…

The 1st World Cup in the Middle East highlights the region’s vulnerability to climate change – Yahoo News

Visitors at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar, on Nov. 18. (Christopher Pike/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The first World Cup to be held in the Middle East is highlighting the region’s intense vulnerability to climate change, as host nation Qatar…

How China, the world’s top polluter, avoids paying for climate damage – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In 1992, the United Nations classified China as a developing country, as hundreds of millions of its citizens lived in poverty. A lot has changed since then: China is now the world’s second-largest…

Inside the Saudi Strategy to Keep the World Hooked on Oil

Saudi Arabia’s strategy is playing out at global climate talks. Back in March, when, Saudi Arabia and Russia pushed to delete a reference to “human-induced climate change” from a policy document at a United Nations meeting, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, a French…

Multinationals opening new gas sites, despite climate change warnings – FRANCE 24 English

Although scientists keep insisting that the planet needs to move away from its dependence on oil, gas and coal to effectively combat climate change, hydrocarbon development projects continue to emerge. Several countries, cities and NGOs are calling for a non-proliferation…

Biden agrees to pay climate reparations: US will compensate developing countries for global warming – Daily Mail

Joe Biden says the US will sign-up to a UN-backed fund to pay reparations to developing countries worst-affected by climate change.   The creation of the fund was announced Saturday. It was negotiated at the United Nations‘ COP27 Summit in Egypt,…

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In a Reversal, U.S. Won’t Block Climate Compensation for Poor Nations – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — The United States is willing to accept the creation of a fund to compensate poor, developing countries for climate damage, reversing decades of opposition and marking a major breakthrough in one of the most contentious…

Rather Than Pump More Oil At Home, Biden Caves To The Saudis

No American president has ever condemned Saudi Arabia more harshly and consistently than President Joe Biden has. In a 2020 presidential debate, a moderator noted, “The CIA has concluded that the leader of Saudi Arabia directed the murder of US-based…

Shellenberger: Crypto-Fraud Exposes Woke ESG Capitalism As A Scam

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, which was, until last week, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, is today facing prison time for allegedly defrauding his customers of billions of dollars. Bankman-Fried, 30, donated to many progressive causes allied with the…

G20 pledge to limit global warming to 1.5C sends signal to COP27 – Financial Times

The G20 pledged on Wednesday to strive to limit global warming to 1.5C in a move that was welcomed by negotiators at the UN COP27 climate summit in Egypt where the key threshold has become a flashpoint. The group of…

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