'In the case of the Paris process, he has succeeded almost without trying. The answer to the question, “Which major country in the world has most successfully reduced its CO2 emissions?” is, “The United States of America”. US emissions hit a 25-year low last year. This success has nothing to do with the UN caravan, which has rolled on for 30 years, or, indeed, with Mr Trump. It has everything to do with the shale revolution – the triumph of much cleaner fossil fuels. Energy prices are falling.'
'Perhaps if Copenhagen had taken place before the global credit crunch of 2008, the world would have swallowed anything. The great paradox of greenery is that it is a boom phenomenon: only when a society is awash with dosh does it start believing it wouldn’t mind getting poorer. By December 2009, however, the dosh had evaporated.'
At the American Geophysical Union in New Orleans, Sarah Myhre, PhD - 'a Scientist/feminist/activist, all in one', claimed, "climate change cannot fully be addressed without also grappling with the misogyny and social injustice that have perpetuated the problem for decades."
Myhre declared: “Imagine a world where women are in charge,” she said wryly, “And then you’ll imagine a world without fossil fuels.”
Climate Depot note:
"We don't have to 'Imagine', the developing world in Africa, South America and Asia, has over one billion people who essentially live in a 'world without fossil fuels' and they live in a world of energy poverty with high infant mortality, shorter life expectancy and no running water and many live in huts made of dung."