Monday, December 03, 2012

Carbon Tax: Climatically Useless — MasterResource
“No matter how much you pay with a carbon levy, virtually nothing is received climatically…. No matter the level of domestic action that we take, it will pale in comparison to the rapid expansion of carbon dioxide emissions in other parts of the world.”
Climate change compensation emerges as major issue at Doha talks | Global development |
US and Europe oppose idea that rich countries should pay for loss and damage caused in vulnerable areas
Why ice loss and sea level measurements via satellite and the new Shepard et al paper are highly uncertain at the moment | Watts Up With That?
Here’s the press release where they claim to have “clear evidence”. A deconstruction follows using NASA JPL’s own internal program documents showing that the “certainty” claimed in Shepard et al really falls apart for lack of a stable reference for the data.
Something happened on the way to Climate Change heaven… | Omnologos
What if (C)AGW is a big hoax and we create a better world for nothing? So they were asking at COP15 in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2009.

What indeed. But it’s not 2009 any longer. What have we learned?
Doha: Will the Arab World lead the way on climate change? - Telegraph
As one of the richest countries in the world per head with the highest carbon footprint at 43t of CO2 per capita, Qatar itself is expected to lead the way.

The oil and gas rich nation has seen emissions rise by 600 per cent since 1990, largely as a result of energy-intensive air conditioning and desalination and burning off gas flares.

Between 2010 and 2011 emissions rose a further 12 per cent but Qatar has no targets for cutting emissions.

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