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‘Paris Deal’ Nations Are ‘Saving’ Planet… by Building New Coal Plants

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posted on Jun, 3 2017 @ 10:18 AM
I do believe the facade is crumbling here...
People are waking up to the fact that this "Accord" is more of a transfer of wealth from poor people in rich nations to rich people in poor nations. It only benefits the globalists!

posted on Jun, 3 2017 @ 10:22 AM
a reply to: JAY1980

Technicoal !!

posted on Jun, 3 2017 @ 11:06 AM
Good thread. It's true in asia right now over 1,500 coal power plants are being built. Global coal, oil and gas use are going up not down, despite the claims of the death of coal by many green propaganda sites.
Fossil fuels will continue to be used for decades to come and I notice many climate change hysterics know very little about global energy production or how it works.
A recent study of germany's wind and solar found it was inefficient, wasted billions and did little to actually reduce emissions.

Is coal production declining? No, far from it. Since the start of the 21st century, coal production has been the fastest-growing global energy source. While provisional IEA figures show a slight decrease in 2014 driven by a decline in China and some exceptional circumstances such as unrest in Ukraine, the IEA sees global supply increasing at an average rate of 0.6% through 2020.

All around the world, greater policy support for renewable energy and energy efficiency – the foundation of the COP21 climate agreement in Paris – is expected to dent coal demand. But the positive IEA outlook for coal demand through 2020 is based in part on growth in India and Southeast Asia that will more than offset structural declines in Europe and the United States.

My 2c is wind and solar are not going to be the answer, new technologies in the coming decades will be and we'll wonder what all the fuss was about.

posted on Jun, 4 2017 @ 11:22 AM

originally posted by: conscientiousobserver
a reply to: ketsuko

They have to hit their targets by 2030.

Let's assume every country hits their target. What effect will this have in 80 years time?

posted on Jun, 4 2017 @ 03:18 PM
a reply to: OccamsRazor04

The reversal of the 2° average global temperature increase that man made climate change is projected to cause. Is the desired effect of becoming emissions neutral. Not to mention just having fewer poisons infecting our air, land, and water is always a plus.

Just to point this out for anyone interested the Paris agreement or any agreement like it will cause job loss in sectors like coal and oil, but this is made up by the job gains in renewables, is it not? Especially if solar shingles take off the way I hope they do. As energy independent homes and electric vehicles would be the best solution. As far as job creation and the lowering of emissions is concerned.

So just remember that when Trump goes on about all the potential loss of jobs that agreements like this will cause. Remember that he is also not talking about the millions of jobs the renewables sector will create and that the automation of coal mines is killing more jobs than any E.P.A. regulation ever has. In fact some of those regulations actually require them to hire people in order to do the jobs necessary to meet those regulations.

posted on Jun, 4 2017 @ 03:24 PM
a reply to: conscientiousobserver

The renewable sector was here before the paris aggrement and will be here after it, like now.

Opting out of the agreement isn't suddenly doom porn. The industry is still very robust and no agreement can change that. Truth is, I prefer this.

I'm still on the fench about CC and GW, I don't buy it.

posted on Jun, 4 2017 @ 03:56 PM
a reply to: Arnie123

Being apart of any such agreement would expediate the transition to renewables.

Also if Trump keeps cutting regulations and favoring coal and oil the way he is then we will have no where to go but backwards.

posted on Jun, 4 2017 @ 04:30 PM
a reply to: conscientiousobserver

How much will it cost, what is the benefit?

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