Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

Climate skeptic leads EPA transition

Tech Insider

Published on Nov 14, 2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump has reportedly chosen Myron Ebell to head the EPA’s transition team. Ebell is a proud climate skeptic, often referring to climate change scientists as alarmists.

Action Agenda at COP22: Energy Day


Published on Nov 12, 2016

COP22: Adopting the Paris Climate Agreement


Published on Nov 7, 2016

Leaders from around the world gather in Marrakesh, Morocco to determine how to implement the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, which went into effect November 4, 2016.

#COP22: Thousands of officials gather in Marrakech for COP22

CCTV Africa

Published on Nov 7, 2016

Thousands of officials are gathered for the opening of the twenty-second Conference of the Parties in Morocco. Officials say they’re coming into COP-22 with tremendous positive momentum. That is after the Paris climate agreement came into effect earlier this month. It’s the most comprehensive international plan to combat the worst effects of rising global temperatures. Previous meetings have shown that both developing and developed nations can still disagree on how ambitious emissions cuts need to be.

“Delegates are terrified” at UN Marrakech climate meeting after Trump win

Rebel Media

Published on Nov 13, 2016

“All hell will break loose”: Climate Depot’s Marc Morano talks to Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media about the mood in the “climate change” community now that Trump is president elect. MORE: http://www.therebel.media/ezra_levant…
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What are global elites up to at COP22 in Marrakech?

Rebel Media

Published on Nov 14, 2016

Sheila Gunn Reid sets the stage for a week of reporting from the scene of the global elite’s staged COP22 conference in Marrakech, Morocco. The Rebel Media will peer behind the curtain and bring you coverage you won’t get anywhere else. MORE: http://www.therebel.media/what_are_gl…
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Rebel confronts UN censor at Marrakech climate conference

Rebel Media

Published on Nov 14, 2016

Sheila Gunn Reid of TheRebel.media talks to man who tried to keep our reporters out of the UN climate conference in Marrakech, Nick Nuttall. MORE: http://www.therebel.media/facing_off_…
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US envoy says climate deal is bigger than any one head of state – BBC News


European and Chinese lead negotiators greet each other enthusiastically at climate talks in Marrakech
By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, Marrakech

The Paris climate agreement will survive a Trump presidency says the US special envoy on climate change Dr Jonathan Pershing.

He was speaking before the arrival of ministers and some heads of state in Marrakech on Tuesday.

They are coming to try to take the next steps to tackle global climate change.

But the meeting has been rocked by the possibility that President-elect Donald Trump will withdraw the US from the pact.

Shape and thrust

US lead negotiator Dr Pershing told a packed news briefing that the passion and dedication displayed in the effort to deliver the Paris treaty was strong enough to withstand the impacts of Trump presidency.

“Heads of state can and will change but I am confident that we can and we will sustain a durable international effort to counter climate change,” he said.

Dr Pershing said that he expected personnel from the Trump transition team to start arriving at the State Department in the coming weeks and they would drive the “shape and thrust” of US diplomacy over the next four years.

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump sketched a plan to “cancel” the Paris Agreement and withhold US payments to the UN body tasked with stemming climate change.

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As U.S. Elects Global Warming Denier, Thousands March in Marrakech Calling for Climate Justice

Democracy Now!

Published on Nov 14, 2016

http://democracynow.org – Democracy Now! broadcasts from Marrakech, Morocco, where the second week of the United Nations climate talks have just begun. The conference was jolted last week by Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, as he has vowed to “cancel the Paris climate agreement and stop all payments of U.S. tax dollars to U.N. global warming programs.” We feature the voices of some of the thousands who marched Sunday for climate justice.

Climate Activist at COP 22: “The Global Community Cannot Allow Trump to Poison These Negotiations”

Democracy Now!

Published on Nov 14, 2016

http://democracynow.org – To discuss the climate talks underway in Marrakech and the significance of Donald Trump’s election, we are joined by Asad Rehman, head of Friends of the Earth’s campaign for international action to prevent dangerous climate. Rehman is based in Britain. Over the weekend, leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage became the first foreign politician to visit Donald Trump at Trump Tower since his election.