Stoking Big Climate Business

Posted: December 14, 2019 by oldbrew in alarmism, climate, Critique

The madness continues. Nobody is rushing to fill the climate begging bowls at the COP summit in Madrid, despite their so-called ‘climate emergency’.

Science Matters

Rupert Darwall writes from Madrid to Real Clear Energy The Business of Climate Change. Excerpts in italics with my bolds.

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Saving the planet takes money, and lots of it. Money is both the theme and the subtext of the latest round of UN climate talks being held here—a vast river of cash flows through the UN climate process. Formally, the meeting is about nailing down one of the more obscure provisions of the Paris Agreement: Article 6, which provides for market-based instruments so that countries can trade their way out of their decarbonization commitments. Billions of cross-border dollars and transaction fees hang on the outcome.

With the negotiations concerning mind-paralyzing definitions of interest only to the most intrepid climate geeks, business and finance leaders could wind up taking center stage. When they first started…

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  2. oldbrew says:

    so that countries can trade their way out of their decarbonization commitments
    What are they playing at, really? Farcical.
    – – –

  3. stpaulchuck says:

    “Meanwhile, conservatives are said to have rejected science if they won’t believe that taxes control the weather.” from
    “The influence of mankind on climate is trivially true and numerically insignificant.” – Dr Richard Lindzen
    “Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you’re being had.” – Michael Crichton
    [I think someone posted this on another climate thread on this blog]
    “The climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.” – IPCC TAR WG1, Working Group I: The Scientific Basis

  4. tom0mason says:

    I wonder what that $589.1 million per year of ‘Anonymized’ of funding goes to?
    Help fund the MSM maybe?

  5. oldbrew says:

    Nothingburger from COP25
    = = =
    Greta Thunberg: ‘Almost nothing is being done’
    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed the COP25 summit, criticising politicians and CEOs for their lack of response to environmental issues.

    She said “clever accounting and creative PR” were being used make it look like real action was happening when “almost nothing is being done”.

    11 Dec 2019
    – – –
    Better get used to it dear 😆

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