Negotiations: How France is charting a 'pragmatic' path toward a 2015 climate deal -- Monday, October 21, 2013 -- www.eenews.net
Asked if she could accept a 2015 deal that did not legally bind the United States and other major historical emitters to ambitious carbon cuts, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said, "Of course not. What is that? If it's not legally binding, then what is it?"What firefighters say about climate change
Something else the French leaders say they don't want to see in their country come 2015: President Obama. Or, for that matter, any of the hundreds of unprepared world leaders whose presence in Denmark made for a bizarre crunch-time negotiating session in the wee hours of the final night, with presidents and prime ministers jousting over words in the final Copenhagen Accord.
You do not find many climate change sceptics on the end of [fire] hoses anymore… They are dealing with increasing numbers of fires, increasing rainfall events, increasing storm eventsAl Gore's "24 Hours of Reality" is backwards | Scoop News
ICSC Energy Issues Advisor Bryan Leyland of New Zealand said, "Gore says we must focus on reality. Reality says that the world has not warmed for the last 17 years even as carbon dioxide, the gas Gore blames for climate disruption, has risen 8%. Reality says that we are near a record low for hurricanes, and other extreme weather is not generally increasing in severity or frequency."
Leyland concluded, "ICSC scientists explain here that Gore's claims about science are either wrong or unknown."