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Spend Billions On Green Innovation, Not Trillions On Carbon-Cutting

Across the world, politicians are going out of their way to promise fantastically expensive climate policies. U.S. President Joe Biden has promised to spend US$500 billion ($630 billion) each year on climate — about 13 percent of total federal revenue….

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POLITICS: Senate confirms Thomas-Greenfield as U.N. ambassador

The Senate yesterday confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — deepening the bench of foreign policy veterans President Biden has charged with advancing his overseas climate agenda.

AXA, Other Mega-Investors Seek to Avoid Portfolios with Global Warming Potential – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments All good money managers expect to outperform their benchmark, and by one such metric the French insurer and investor AXA SA recently scored a market-beating success. Not by delivering higher returns, but by generating a lower level…

John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’

The United States climate envoy, John Kerry, on Tuesday warned that global warming was making the world a more dangerous place and posed risks to peace and security around the world. Failing to address the threats of climate change is…

John Kerry, at U.N., Likens Climate Inaction to a Global ‘Suicide Pact’ – The New York Times

The United States climate envoy, John Kerry, on Tuesday warned that global warming was making the world a more dangerous place and posed risks to peace and security around the world. Failing to address the threats of climate change is…

Climate change explainer: Earth is warming but winters could get worse – here’s why – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

This article was first published in the “In This Climate” Newsletter, a periodical newsletter looking at the impact of climate change in Michigan. Sign up for it here, or by using the form at the bottom of the article below….

Climate change: Are Europe’s winter weather extremes linked to global warming? – Euronews

From one extreme to another, the temperatures across Europe have been on a rollercoaster journey this winter. Greece or Spain have experienced some of the heaviest snowfall in several decades, temperatures have been exceptionally mild for the season in western…

Kerry’s claim that ‘we have nine years left’ to avert the climate crisis – The Washington Post

Several readers asked us about the accuracy of this statement by the former secretary of state. Kerry is using a figure that is frequently cited but often misused. It’s a good example of how scientists may write a long and…

UN Security Council to debate impacts of global warming on world peace this week – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseFeb 22, 2021 11:33:25 IST The UN Security Council will hold a summit of world leaders Tuesday to debate climate change’s implications for world peace, an issue on which its 15 members have divergent opinions. The session, called by…

U.S. must go ‘well beyond Paris commitments’ to avert catastrophic global warming, warns scientist – CNBC

Scientist Michael Mann argued that the United States must go “well beyond those Paris commitments” as President Joe Biden rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement Friday.  “We have to ratchet up the commitments now if we are to stay on course…