There were some winners here — the coal industry won here, the oil industry won here, the fossil fuel industry won here. This wasn’t an environmental or science-driven discussion, this was a trade fair.
Articles: Doha conference (4)
Paul Gilding is calling for a complete reset on the climate debate, saying we will not get a global agreement on climate change and it's a waste of time to think we ever will.
But unfortunately, the United States is like the most obdurate bully in this—in this room. It is the elephant in the room that we don't want to talk about. And it is the elephant that refuses to recognize the fact that it is living in a world that is interdependent.
“The 4°C scenarios are devastating… The projected 4°C warming simply must not be allowed to occur—the heat must be turned down. Only early, cooperative, international actions can make that happen.”