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    Morning Bell: Stop Meeting with the U.N. on Climate Change

    Two days ago, the 18th United Nations conference on climate change wrapped up. As they did at the previous 17 conferences, developing nations demanded that the United States and other developed countries pay them for the climate’s effects. In short, the joke’s on us. And these U.N. conferences are becoming … More

    U.N. Climate Change Conferences Are Full of Hot Air

    With the 1997 Kyoto Protocol provisions set to expire in 2012, U.N. climate change officials are scrambling to hold nations to a renewal of the treaty, while developed countries continue to point to exemptions for developing countries as evidence of its worthlessness. This conflict between developed nations and developing nations … More

    Live From Copenhagen: The Full Story Behind the G-77 Walk-Out

    The Heritage Foundation’s Steven Groves and Ben Lieberman are live at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference reporting from a conservative perspective. Follow their reports on The Foundry and at the Copenhagen Consequences Web site. “The story of the day,” Steven Groves reports, is that the developing nations of the world – … More

    False Hope at Copenhagen

    Nothing of substance will come from the two-week UN climate summit taking place in Copenhagen which President Obama will attend at the end of next week. Nonetheless, this will not stop the relentless political machine pressing for growth-sapping measures. This was the conclusion of a roundtable discussion today hosted by … More

    Guest Blogger: Rep. Sensenbrenner (R-WI) Says Climategate Should be in Copenhagen Agenda

    Next week, diplomats and politicians from across the world will invade Copenhagen, Denmark for U.N. climate change talks that were supposed to be the culmination of years of international negotiations over a treaty designed to replace the unsuccessful Kyoto treaty, which failed to produce any reduction in greenhouse gases. Fortunately … More

    Poznan in Perspective: Q and A with Rep. Sensenbrenner

    U.S. Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), is the ranking Republican on the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.Rep. Sensenbrenner served as an official U.S. observer to the UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland, and took time to answer the following questions I posed to him this week: 1) President-Elect Obama has … More

    Scientists Make Anti-Global Warming Case

    Al Gore is a politician who somehow managed to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Ivar Giaever is a Nobel Laureate in Physics. When it comes to global warming one has said, “If we allow this to happen, it would be deeply and unforgivably immoral. It would condemn coming generations to a … More

    Unraveling Consensus on Climate Change?

    That’s the case made in an editorial in the Wall Street Journal today, which takes specific aim at the “green jobs myth” citing evidence from recent blue-collar worker protests in Europe, and the lack of progress coming out of UN climate talks in Poznan, Poland: In Brussels last week, some 11,000 metal … More

    One Court To Rule Them All

    Imagine a court with international jurisdiction to set right the wrongs of “environmental injustice.”  Sound pretty far out there?  According to the Daily Telegraph, a group of British lawyers don’t think so. The first role of the new body would be to enforce international agreements on cutting greenhouse gas emissions set to … More