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Under Trump, US to fall short of Paris climate targets: report

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 6:10pm MST

The United States will fail to meet its commitments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris climate treaty, according to a report released Saturday at UN negotiations in Bonn. A crescendo of efforts at the sub-national level to shrink the country’s carbon footprint will not fully compensate for US President Donald Trump’s decision to […]

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U.N. announces independent review of climate agency

Friday, February 26th, 2010 8:51am MST

Faced with falling public confidence in climate science, the United Nations announced it would conduct a review of its climate arm, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The panel’s work has come under heavy fire in recent months and its leader, Rajendra Pachauri, now is lacking support from international climate ministers themselves. Dozens of […]

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Questions arise about U.N. climate panel’s glacier retreat claims

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 8:06am MST

Just three years ago, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) made the stark claim that it was “very likely” that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035. In a blow to its credibility, the IPCC was forced to acknowledge this week that the assertion was incorrect despite being oft repeated by its leaders. […]

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CNN meteorologist calls manmade global warming theory ‘arrogant’

Sunday, December 21st, 2008 3:04am MST

CNN weather anchor Chad Myers appeared on Lou Dobbs Tonight earlier this week and he had had some pretty stark comments on manmade global warming.  Calling the theory ‘arrogant’ and declaring that the data on which it is based short-sighted and faulty, Myers adds his voice to a growing chorus of dissenting opinions on the […]

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