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International Climate Conference November 2013: COP19 in WarsawLast Updated on 2013-11-24 11:38:53
WARSAW CLIMATE CONFERENCE COP19 (UNFCCC) 2013
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Warsaw Climate Agreement Reached
General COP19 Information
Youth Video - Green wins race vs. Black (Coal)
Video Coverage of Conference iisd/ENB
Statement by Christiana Figueres
Side Events Coverage by iisd
Schedule of Events
Tree Planting in Warsaw Event
Warsaw Climate Agreement Reached
Deals at Climate Meeting Advance Global Effort (NYT)
UN talks approve climate pact principles
Compromise breaks deadlock at UN climate talks
We will post more details as they become available. It appears that minor progress was achieved and the process did not break down, with a last minute document. All eyes are now forward to the Paris 2015 Climate Conference. Some news source stories are... More »
FOI Abuse and Attacks on Climate Risk ManagementLast Updated on 2013-11-11 05:53:39FOI Abuse and Attacks on Climate Risk Management.
This topic is concerned with abuse of Freedom of Information Acts (FOI Acts) ultimately aimed at attacking responsible climate risk management. The backers are fossil fuel interests and right-wing libertarian supporters. Attacks on climate science is a main intermediary strategy. While FOI Acts generally protect the public, FOI is misused by some climate science deniers as a weapon with two main goals. First goal: Request many emails and documents to find a few isolated comments that are misinterpreted and used as fodder in right-wing media to attack climate science. Second goal: Harass targeted climate scientists, sometimes including intimidation, disrupt their work, and try to discredit them. Examples are documented below. Click to go to the original articles.
General FOI Information
FOI Climate Reports (excerpts)
FOI Climate... More »
The Contrarians? Full article with referencesLast Updated on 2013-11-09 08:52:31
AKA climate science deniers or climate faux-skeptics spread disinformation about climate and try to prevent responsible climate risk management. Information for this rather comprehensive article is drawn from the many sources and links in the text.
Who are the contrarians?
What is the contrarian Agenda?
What do contrarians Say about global warming? [The "Four Fallacy Trenches"]
What about Real Scientific Skepticism and contrarians?
What are some Contrarian Tactics and Fallacies?
The Tobacco Analogy
What do contrarians misunderstand about climate Risk Management?
What are some Disturbing Elements regarding contrarians?
What about the IPCC?
What about the hacked Emails and "Climategate"?
What did Kerry Emanuel say about "Climategate"?
"Climategate... More »
SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure for BusinessesLast Updated on 2013-05-19 00:00:00
On January 27, 2010, the SEC voted to publish Commission Guidance Regarding Disclosure Related to Climate Change, which clarifies how publicly traded corporations should apply existing SEC disclosure rules to certain mandatory financial filings with the SEC regarding the risk that climate change developments may have on their businesses.
The SEC is the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Below is an overview report by the Congressional Research Service on the SEC Climate Change Guidelines:
SEC Climate Change Disclosure Overview CRS
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