“Vaccine inequity, unaffordable accommodation, travel challenges and new surges in the Covid19 pandemic will lock out huge numbers of developing country delegates from the UN climate talks set to take place in November.” (Climate Action Network, September 7, 2021)
Add “incremental emissions” to the above, and it is quandary time in Glasgow, UK.
Last March, the resurgence of the Pandemic led to talk about a second postponement. Now, the wolf is at the door. With a global fossil-fuel boom in evidence, and international cooperation to reduce CO2 in disarray, this is an opportunity for COP26 to go “net zero.”
Climate Action Network (CAN), a global network of more than 1500 civil society organisations in over 130 countries working together to fight the climate emergency, has today called for the UN climate talks – COP26 – to be postponed.…
This fortnightly Master Resource post will excerpt energy and climate material from the Media Balance Newsletter, published every other week by physicist John Droz Jr., founder of the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions. The complete MBN for this post can be found here.
The first story, from Minnesota, suggests what might happen if the advocates of renewables had to prove their case in a forum bound by objective evidence. (Hat tip to the Heartland Institute.)
Minnesota Court Rules Natural Gas More Environmentally-Friendly than Solar or Wind
Wind turbine makers struggle to profit from wind energy boom as costs rise
Turbine noise goes on trial
Group files lawsuit against US offshore wind project
Trump adviser involved in Offshore Vineyard Wind opposition