Posts Tagged ‘(EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’

An official climate debate could be great

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Source:  CFACT

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposal to hold a TV debate on climate change science makes a lot of sense.

This idea is very different from the Red Team exercise that he mentioned previously, which has seen a great deal of discussion, such as here and here. The Red Team exercise would be a highly technical scientific debate. In contrast a TV debate would be designed to, as Pruitt puts it, reach the American people. It could also be a great teaching tool.

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THE BIGGEST DECEPTION IN HISTORY

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Source:  http://www.thepostemail.com/2017/07/07/time-debunk-misguided-science-underlying-paris-climate-agreement/

by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the United Nations Paris Agreement on climate change. He correctly identified it as a very bad deal for America.

In July 1997, the U.S. Senate reached a similar conclusion about the U.N. climate change policy-making process in general. Senators from across the aisle unanimously endorsed the Byrd/Hagel resolution, which stated that America should not be a signatory to “any protocol to, or other agreement regarding, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [UNFCCC]…that would result in serious harm to the economy of the United States” and did not include emission reductions for developing countries that were similar to those imposed on the U.S. (more…)