Norway to bolster 'climate first aid'
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, whose country is rich thanks to offshore oil and gas, said new measures to slow global warming were needed now because a new UN-led climate deal is due to be agreed only in 2015 and enter into force from 2020.Twitter / lisapjackson: A4: #cleanair means more kids ...
"In the meantime we must give the climate first aid," he told a news conference.
A4: #cleanair means more kids can go outside & play with friends without worrying about an asthma attack. It’s that simple. #momsCAFTwitter / LFFriedman: Just did a check of Warsaw ...
Just did a check of Warsaw hotels. Places that were going for $85-95/night are now $300 (and more) the week of #COP19. #forcryingoutloudEvery regulation costs taxpayers | JunkScience.com
Complying with EPA regulations alone costs American taxpayers $353 billion every year, the most of any government agency, according to a new paper, the Regulatory Report Card, just released by Competitive Enterprise Institute.IPCC 5 AR Now Claims Anthropogenic Warming Is Offset By Anthropogenic Cooling! You’ve Got To Be Kidding!
What they are saying here is that the warming due to CO2 may have been as much as 1.4°C, but some external factor may have cooled the globe and offset much of that warming. According to the IPCC it is actually 0 to 0.8°C cooler than it should be. Chapter 10 (Page 15) mentions aerosols as the likely cooling factor