Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' at climate talks

Protesters disrupted a US-sponsored presentation about fossil fuels as solutions to climate change at a United Nations global warming conference today. Singing and chanting, they registered their disdain for the official US message on climate. Shortly after an introduction by White House energy policy adviser George David Banks, demonstrators began singing a version of “God Bless the USA,” with the lyrics changed to convey an anti-coal message, according to The Washington Post. “I'll gladly stand up next to you and keep it in the ground,” the protesters sang. The original lyrics go, “And I gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today.” “Excellent singing,” said Banks, according to New York Times reporter Lisa Friedman, who was... Continue reading…

Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' at climate talks

Carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks Monday, warning that "time is running out", even as White House officials used ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Phys.org

US to defend fossil fuels at UN climate meeting

The White House will host an event defending fossil fuel use Monday at UN climate talks in Germany, in a move blasted by green energy campaigners and conference president Fiji.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Carbon Pollution Levels Rose for the First Time in Four Years

Preliminary figures project that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are up about 2 percent this year

Mon 13 Nov 17 from TIME

Global carbon dioxide emissions reach record high

Worldwide emissions of carbon dioxide — the gas most responsible for global warming — are on the rise again in 2017 after three years of little-to-no growth.        

Mon 13 Nov 17 from USA today

Protesters sing disdain for US climate policy at UN climate talks

Protesters disrupted a US-sponsored presentation about fossil fuels as solutions to climate change at a United Nations global warming conference today. Singing and chanting, they ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from The Verge

Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global carbon pollution rose this year after three straight years when levels of the heat-trapping gas didn't go up at all, scientists reported Monday....

Mon 13 Nov 17 from AP

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