Impact of Paris Climate Accord and why Trump was right to dump it

Posted: June 27, 2017 by oldbrew in climate, Critique, Politics
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On any other topic than climate, even the idea of spending so much money for so little, if any, measurable benefit would be laughed out of sight without more ado.

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The much touted Paris Climate Accord aims at worldwide reduction of carbon dioxide emissions in order to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. This goal is purely arbitrary and based not upon any physical evidence, but upon the unproven assumption that carbon dioxide emissions play a significant role in global warming. What the Paris Accord really does is to transfer trillions of dollars from industrialized countries, mainly the US, to the sticky-fingered United Nations and to developing nations. It has a very minimal effect on global warming.

Several studies estimate the actual effects of the Accord. The most recent is from Bjorn Lomborg, published in the peer-reviewed journal, Global Policy (read full paper). Here is the paper abstract:

This article investigates the temperature reduction impact of major climate policy proposals implemented by 2030, using the standard MAGICC climate model [developed at the National…

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Comments
  1. oldbrew says:

    More alarmist ranting from the usual suspects…

    2020 deadline to avert climate catastrophe: experts
    June 28, 2017
    http://phys.org/news/2017-06-deadline-avert-climate-catastrophe-experts.html

    Same old, same old…

  2. tallbloke says:

    Trust Charlie to get it wrong again:

  3. tallbloke says:

    But here we go with the new prediction regardless:

  4. tallbloke says:

    I don’t expect any of the minions has grown a big enough pair to show the bigwigs the nothing-burger of an Arctic ice over the last decade.

  5. gallopingcamel says:

    Charles has four residences including Clarence House with 54,000 heated square feet yet he lectures us “Little People” about consumerism! What a vapid hypocrite.

  6. oldbrew says:

    Germany Surrenders to Trump, Waters Down G20 Climate Plan #Winning
    Written by JAMES DELINGPOLE on JUNE 30, 2017

    Germany has ‘massively weakened’ its climate action plan for next week’s G20 summit in Hamburg in order to appease Donald Trump.

    According to a shocked report in the green, EU-linked propaganda outlet Climate Change News, this represents a disastrous cultural surrender which

    “….shows the degree to which the German presidency has bent to the will of the Trump White House.”

    http://climatechangedispatch.com/germany-surrenders-to-trump-waters-down-g20-climate-plan-winning/

  7. p.g.sharrow says:

    Trump is giving cover to world politicians so they can ignore the the demands of the Green Machine and do the right thing for the general population…pg

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