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Action on climate change 'harmful, unnecessary': Trump White House

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policy on climate change would change drastically under President Donald Trump, it should have been laid to rest shortly after noon yesterday. Politics global warming energy policy climate change Donald TrumpIf there were any doubt that U.S.

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China happy to become world's climate-change leader if U.S. lags

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joined the rest of the world and took a leading role in global efforts to avert irreversible climate change. But that seems unlikely to continue under the Trump administration, which has nominated climate-science deniers to numerous key positions. China government energy policy climate change transportation policy Donald Trump

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Why Exxon Is Attacking The Media Over Climate Change Research

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Beginning in the 1970s, Exxon conducted research that confirmed the occurrence of climate change, and that the burning of fossil fuels is a major contributor to it. Then it spent the better part of two decades funding groups that denied the science of climate. emissions oil research climate change Exxon science

California Approves Aggressive New Plans To Combat Climate Change

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emissions Politics California climate change state lawsCalifornia continues to lead the way in all things green, now with new legislation that calls for dramatic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next few decades. They include targets for reductions.

Cross-Border Carbon: Mexico Sets Limit On Climate-Change Emissions

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Mexico is officially joining the cadre of nations seeking to limit climate change, with a formal promise to cut its greenhouse-gas emissions. global warming energy policy mexico greenhouse gas climate change MORE: U.S. And China Agree To Curb.

Methane from livestock nearing worst-case scenario for climate change: scientist

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Exhaust emissions from gasoline and diesel cars get a lot of attention from policymakers attempting to combat climate change. Environmental emissions greenhouse gas climate change Methane foodBut another very large source of carbon emissions has nothing to do with transportation.

U.S. to pull out of Paris climate-change agreement under Trump

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As seemed likely from the day Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, the country will pull out of the global Paris Climate Agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Politics climate change carbon dioxide Donald Trump

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Used Electric Cars, Dealers Back Tesla, CA Climate-Change Bills: Today's Car News

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Today, find out whether it's worth buying a used electric car, why some car dealers may support Tesla's direct-sales model, and what California legislators want to do to combat climate change. All this and more on Green Car Reports. It turns out that not all car dealers hate Tesla's direct-sales model. Today in Car News

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Black carbon is a much larger cause of climate change than previously assessed; about twice previous estimates, and 2/3 the effect of CO2

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the distribution of black carbon in the atmosphere and determine its role in the climate system. Impacts of black-carbon climate forcing.

Is the UK losing belief in climate change?

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How much faith do you have that climate change is a reality? The proportion of adults describing climate change as “definitely” a reality fell from 44 per cent to 31 per cent over the last 12 months. According to a new poll by Ipsos Mori, belief in global warming is falling in the UK. Even though [.].

Trump budget to slash EPA funds, ax staff, kill climate-change plans: reports

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Imagine appointing a lifelong pacifist, who believes it is never justifiable to take up arms against any man, to run the U.S. armed forces. The appointment of Scott Pruitt as the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could perhaps be viewed in a similar light. In his former position as Oklahoma attorney general, he sued the.

Trump EPA ordered to remove climate science; gag order, grant freeze too

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Following the removal of all mentions of climate change from the White House website, the new administration has apparently trained its sites on the U.S. The EPA and a handful of other government agencies are now reportedly under gag orders: employees are forbidden to discuss ongoing changes, post new material on.

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Photos reveal how polluted the U.S. was before EPA was founded

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He has also called climate science a "hoax" created by China to hurt. emissions government EPA History climate change regulation air pollutionIt can be argued that the current presidential administration appears to lack interest in the traditional mission of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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We're there! Renewables now cheapest unsubsidized electricity in U.S.

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emissions climate change Study renewable energy solar wind energyOver the past few years, the cost of electricity generation from renewable-energy sources has decreased dramatically. So much so, that renewable energy may have just hit an important milestone, according to one study. In the U.S., DON'T MISS.

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Carbon emissions from making electricity could vanish by 2060: study

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emissions Carbon climate change Study electric utilities renewable energy energyOne of the major sources of carbon emissions is electricity generation. It's an issue that is becoming increasingly important in the automotive sphere, due to the slow rise of plug-in electric cars.

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Forget climate change, it’s air pollution that really matters. The Green Piece

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Tuesday 2 April, 2013. The Green Piece Column. Electric cars Renault The Green Piece air pollution electric car Renault Zoe

MIT report finds China’s actions on climate change crucial; argues for global economy-wide greenhouse gas tax

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A new report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change shows the importance of all major nations taking part in global efforts to reduce emissions—and in particular, finds China’s role to be crucial. C change by the end of the century. China Climate Change PolicyC to 1.3 °C Resources.

Government of Québec unveils $2.7B climate change action plan; 63% of spending targeting transport

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The Premier of Québec, Jean Charest; the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Pierre Arcand; and the Minister of Transport Pierre Moreau unveiled the Canadian province’s 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change (PACC 2020). Canada Climate Change Heavy-duty Hybrids Natural Gas Policybillion (US$2.6

Trump names proud climate-science denier to head EPA transition team

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climate policy. Trump has repeatedly denied the science of climate change, calling it a "hoax" at times. Prior to his Tuesday election victory, he also named a top climate-science denier to head his Environmental Protection. EPA energy policy White House climate change

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Bill Gates, Other Billionaires Invest To Advance Clean Energy

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This week, representatives from world governments are meeting in Paris for the much-anticipated United Nations summit on climate change. Ahead of those talks--which are intended to create a global strategy for radically reducing carbon emissions--some of the world's richest people announced their own plan to slow climate change.

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2016 was planet's hottest year on record, third new high in a row

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Despite scientists having reached a consensus years ago, considerable debate still appears to be raging over the reality of climate change. Climate-science deniers can count several people appointed to key environmental-regulatory positions in the incoming presidential administration among their ranks.

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This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only.

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Final report of Garnaut Review Update recommends carbon pricing scheme for Australia to do its fair share on climate change

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It will be much harder and more expensive for Australia to do its fair share on climate change without a carbon pricing scheme, according to the final report of the Garnaut Climate Change Review – Update 2011, Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change. Australia Climate Change Emissions Policy

Every New Car Emission-Free By 2050? 'ZEV Alliance' Plans To Make It So

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As the United Nations COP21 climate-change talks continue in Paris, a group of local and national governments plans drastic reductions in vehicle emissions over the next 35 years. emissions zero emissions California greenhouse gas climate change plug-in cars transportation policyThe Alliance was first announced in.

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U.S. states agreed to keep Exxon climate-deception probe secret: here's why

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As far back as the 1970s, Exxon conducted research that confirmed the occurrence of climate change—and that burning fossil fuels is a major contributor to it. But the company—now ExxonMobil—largely kept that research under wraps, while funding campaigns that denied the science of climate change for decades.

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Cars Vs. Planes: Which Emits More Carbon? (Which Sins Worst?)

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Eco-activists often indict air travel as a carbon-spewing threat to the global climate. Carbon Footprint emissions greenhouse gas climate change transportation policy air pollution” But it turns out that.

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Bankruptcy shows scope of Peabody Coal's climate denial lobbying

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Fuel emissions Politics global warming Carbon climate change energy legislation scienceThese are tough times for the coal industry. Coal plants are being retired at an increasing rate in North America and Europe, replaced by a combination of natural-gas and renewable generating capacity.

Trump's EPA head Pruitt: climate-science denier who sued the EPA many times

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If there were any doubt that president-elect Donald Trump supports fossil fuels and does not believe in the scientific consensus of climate change, his pick to head the U.S. Environmental Politics EPA climate change carbon dioxide regulation fossil fuels Donald TrumpEnvironmental Protection Agency should put it to rest.

India, EU ratify Paris climate agreement: takes effect next month

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Last December, representatives form 195 countries met in Paris to negotiate an agreement to address climate change on a global scale. Europe emissions India EU climate change air pollutionAlmost a year later, enough countries have now formally ratified that agreement in order that it can officially take effect.

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Elon Musk On Climate: Tax Carbon Appropriately, Tesla Founder Says (Video)

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The COP21 climate summit in Paris is now in its second week.

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The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Out of the darkness, comes the light! Be there and shine with us! Your Creative Greenius loves him some Cults. We feel you! The Wavves?

IRENA, IEA study concludes meeting 2?C scenario possible with net positive economics

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The Paris Agreement reflected an unprecedented international determination to act on climate. —IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. IRENA.

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Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be Emission-Free By 2025 To Cut Carbon

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Carbon Footprint Norway climate change plug-in cars transportation policyWith yesterday's release of final EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions from power plants, the stage is set for a major battle over how--and even whether--any carbon emissions in the U.S. may be limited. Meanwhile, there's Norway.

Georgetown, Texas: Far From Green, But 100 Percent Renewable Energy--Why?

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While the politics of climate change remain contentious in the U.S.--if energy policy climate change Texas renewable energy solar state laws charging infrastructure wind energy if not in much of the rest of the developed world--that doesn''t have to hold up the growth of renewable-energy infrastructure.

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China axes 103 coal-fired power plants, citing smog, overcapacity

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During negotiations for the Paris Climate Treaty signed last fall, a major concern among critics was whether the carbon emissions of China's sprawling and inefficient energy sector could be reined in. emissions China global warming greenhouse gas climate change electric utilities air pollutionWith China, the U.S.,

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More than two-thirds of Americans accept climate science, regardless of Trump

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administration has made it clear that it does not accept the scientific consensus on climate change. Politics EPA global warming Carbon greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide Donald TrumpThe new U.S.

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Nielsen global survey finds concerns about climate change slipping behind concerns over other environmental issues; air and water pollution top worries, pesticide use #3

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Other environmental concerns have pushed ahead of climate change on a global average basis. Source: Nielsen. Click to enlarge. —Dr.

Global carbon emissions have been flat for three years now

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Environmental emissions energy policy greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide air pollutionGlobal efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions may be starting to pay off, suggests a recent study. Last month, scientists released an assessment that suggests global carbon emissions did not increase significantly in 2016.

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EPA to reopen emission-rule review; how important is this step?

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emissions EPA climate change CAFE regulation Corporate Average Fuel Economy Donald TrumpTomorrow is expected to be the day when President Donald Trump announces the EPA will reopen the comment period for the vehicle emissions standards it finalized in the waning days of the Obama Administration.

When Will We Start To See 'Tailpipes' On Cars As Morally Wrong?

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emissions global warming climate change carbon dioxide smog air pollutionThe economists call them "externalities." They're the costs of people's actions on other people or communities--but the people taking those actions don't have to pay for those costs, even though they harm others.

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