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Trump's climate-change order: now what happens?

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emissions Politics EPA climate change carbon dioxide regulation Donald TrumpThese do not appear to be the best of times for President Donald J. Trump, but his agenda of eliminating regulations and promoting fossil fuels continues to roll out. This week, Trump appeared at the EPA to sign an executive order that directed the agency to reopen and reassess its Clean Power Plan for reducing carbon emissions from generating.

Is 'Drawdown' the climate-change action map the world needs?

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We often speak of methods and technologies we can employ as a society to curb climate change, either by reducing carbon emissions or through other means. global warming climate change carbon dioxideBut less frequently do we talk about them in real terms, including how much excess carbon these methods and technologies can pratically remove from the atmosphere. That's where Drawdown, a.

Trump Administration goal: undo every climate-change effort

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It was clear well before November's election that candidate Donald Trump did not believe in the accepted science of climate change. Scientists around the world and the majority of Americans accept the science of climate change, but. Environmental Politics EPA climate change Donald TrumpHe referred to it using an excremental epithet, and also claimed that it was a Chinese hoax created to hurt the U.S.

Clean energy won't happen, climate change will be bad: a contrarian perspective

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The most recent detailed studies on the likely warming of Planet Earth are grim indeed, suggesting that we are collectively at "very high risk" for the most extreme effects of climate change. emissions global warming climate change carbon dioxide scienceTo stem that, mankind collectively will have to reduce its ongoing emissions of carbon dioxide radically and immediately. Now, one longtime advocate of.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lightingAs children, we're all taught to turn off the lights behind us as we leave an empty room. But it seems Norwegians have taken that lesson one step further. Along a 5.5-mile stretch of road in Hole, Norway, smart streetlights automatically dim when nobody's around—then come back to full power when a car, pedestrian, or other object approaches.

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Pruitt won't kill EPA 'endangerment' finding on climate change

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The current EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, does not accept the scientific consensus on human contribution to climate change, though he has given some contradictory statements on that matter. emissions government EPA global warming climate change carbon dioxide science Donald Trump

Exxon knew climate change was real, ads told public it wasn't

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Almost two years ago, Inside Climate News published a significant expose that confirmed Exxon's own scientists had agreed that human carbon emissions contributed to global warming as early as July 1977. global warming climate change carbon dioxide Exxon fossil fuelsSometimes it's best not to dare the public to do the research, especially if you're trying to persuade them of something that isn't true.

Coal-country voters laugh at politicians who deny climate change

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global warming energy policy natural gas jobs climate change fossil fuelsThe "war on coal" has long been a talking point of politicians running for elected office in the state of Kentucky. The state was once home to a booming coal industry that has floundered over the years as cheaper fracked natural gas has supplanted coal for electricity generation. The state's coal industry job losses have thus been due to the surge.

EPA staffers told how to downplay climate change in leaked memo

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EPA global warming CO2 climate change carbon dioxide regulation science Donald TrumpEPA administrator Scott Pruitt would be controversial even if he hadn't flown to Morocco in December (first-class, on the taxpayer dime) to lobby the country on the benefits of liquified natural gas while living in a condo owned by a lobbyist for the country's largest LNG exporter. He is likely the first EPA head to axe scientists from the.

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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. Emissions of methane have increased dramatically over the past few years, with livestock raised for human food as the largest source.

Effect of Trump's attempts to end U.S. climate-change efforts: Twitter poll results

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government efforts to address climate change. Climate-science deniers sit in powerful government positions, language on climate change has been eradicated from websites, and the U.S. Politics global warming climate change science Donald Trump PollsBy now it's clear that the Trump Administration is doing everything it can to end U.S.

Two words the Trump Administration can't say: climate change

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emissions Politics government EPA global warming climate change carbon dioxide fossil fuels Donald TrumpDuring President Donald J. Trump's half-hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican yesterday, the pope gave the president a copy of his 2015 encyclical calling for urgent, drastic cuts in fossil-fuel emissions. It is unclear whether the U.S. president will peruse the document. Back at home, however, his administration is continuing unabated in.

Exxon and climate change: two lawsuits, in opposite directions, on same grounds

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One of the world's largest oil producers is about to enter a tit-for-tat battle over climate change with government officials from multiple states. global warming climate change carbon dioxide Exxon fossil fuelsNew York, Massachusetts, New York City, and a slew of cities in California have brought multiple lawsuits against oil producers for a lack of disclosure of potential liabilities they may face. Those.

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Climate change all manmade, say actual scientists: awkward for Trump science deniers

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When the Environmental Protection Agency quietly issued its new four-year plan in mid-October, the phrase "climate change" did not appear anywhere in the 38-page document. emissions Politics government EPA global warming CO2 climate change carbon dioxide scienceIt is now clear the Trump Administration intends to delay, halt, or erase government efforts to limit U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide, the global-warming gas that is the main.

How optimistic are you on efforts to address climate-change impacts? Twitter poll results

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That's the level at which scientists say the most dire effects of climate change may be lessened or averted. global warming climate change carbon dioxide science PollsIt remains entirely unclear if the world as a whole will be able to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide fast enough to keep the global temperature rise below 2 degrees C over the next few decades. Recent news has been both positive and.

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US governors release own plans to cut carbon at climate-change summit

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will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, the United States cannot formally exit the agreement until November 5, 2020. governors arrived at the Global Climate Change Summit in Bonn. Politics global warming United States climate change scienceWhile President Trump has announced the U.S. Despite the administration's stance and its many efforts to end U.S. action to reduce carbon emissions, numerous U.S.

Is the science of climate change open to debate? Poll results

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It's mixed news these days for those concerned about continuing manmade climate change. On the one hand, global carbon emissions were flat for the third year in a row, increasing numbers of global corporations have lined up to support climate-change reduction efforts, and electric power is getting cleaner as coal slowly ebbs as a fuel despite the. global warming climate change science Donald Trump Polls

Trump can't affect global climate-change progress, says Mayor Bloomberg

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can still meet the reductions set forth in the Paris climate treaty. Carbon Footprint global warming energy policy climate change carbon dioxide electric utilitiesFormer New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has gone on record saying publicly what most analysts have discussed privately: the notion that Washington can direct the energy market back towards coal is wrong. In fact, Bloomberg is willing to go further: he believes that the U.S.

Are you optimistic about efforts to address climate change? Take our Twitter poll

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policymakers as climate change. Scientists agree that the effects of manmade climate change, on the other hand. emissions global warming CO2 climate change carbon dioxide science PollsTen years ago, energy security may have been as much a driving force behind electric cars for U.S. Now, with continuous growth in domestic oil and gas production over that period, you just don't hear energy security discussed as much.

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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 TrumpUnder the administration of President Barack Obama, the U.S.

Most-accurate climate-change models suggest worst effects on global weather

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The denial of accepted climate science by the Trump Administration has now put the U.S. emissions global warming research climate change carbon dioxide scienceat odds with essentially every other nation in the world. Meanwhile, the news on the effects of higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is, if anything, getting worse. A recent analysis of studies and models of those effects seems to indicate.

EPA website removes climate-change pages, because science contradicts Pruitt policy goals

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to support use of data-based science to set government policy on climate change. Environmental Protection Agency removed detailed climate data and scientific information because it appeared to conflict with the "beliefs" of the Trump. Politics EPA global warming climate change carbon dioxide science Donald TrumpOn Saturday, tens of thousands of people joined a Science March in Washington, D.C.,

Climate change worse, faster than projected, scientists tell Trump in leaked report

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In its six months to date, it chose a climate-science denier to lead the Environmental Protection agency; rolled back two dozen regulations limiting air, water, and land pollution; and announced a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement to limit carbon. Politics government EPA global warming climate change science Donald TrumpIt is abundantly clear that the Trump Administration does not believe in science.

EPA museum may axe climate-change display, add one on coal

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It's no secret Scott Pruitt, current EPA administrator and climate-science denier, has worked to deregulate many of the agency's regulatory efforts to promote fossil fuels. emissions Politics EPA global warming climate change Donald TrumpThe museum at the Environmental Protection Agency may soon be in for an overhaul to reflect the agenda of the Trump administration.

EPA head: new report that climate change is manmade has 'no bearing' on plans to end climate action

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scientists released the fourth National Climate Assessment, it spelled out one blunt conclusion: human activity in releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere caused the climate change that has warmed the globe. emissions Politics government EPA global warming CO2 climate changeWhen top U.S.

How to curb climate change yourself: drive a more efficient car

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efforts to combat climate change. Climate-science deniers in the current administration include Trump himself. Environmental emissions climate change Fuel EconomyGiven the current political landscape in Washington, it's not unreasonable to worry about the future of U.S. The Trump Administration has embarked on an explicit mission to undo all Obama Administration efforts to reduce carbon emissions.

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

The Climate Change Caravan

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Say Hello to Guest Blogger Alexis Ringwald - with this first dispatch from the Climate Change Caravan in India. On January 3, 2009, a group of passionate individuals launched the Climate Solutions Road Tour : an epic month-long 3,500 km journey from Chennai to New Delhi, India to demonstrate that clean transportation solutions do exist and call upon automakers globally to build them. More soon … Follow our Climate Solutions Road Tour at: [link].

OECD: governments should make better use of energy taxation to address climate change; “meaningful” increases limited to road sector

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Tax rates were below the low-end estimate of climate costs (EUR 30/tCO 2 ) for 97% of emissions. The report assesses the magnitude and coverage of taxes on energy use in 2015, and considers change between 2012 and 2015. The report found that the share of emissions taxed above climate costs increased from 46% in 2012 to 50% in 2015, and rates exceed €50 per tCO 2 for 47% of emissions in 2015, compared to 37% in 2012. Climate Change Emissions Policy

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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 The country is one of the first to issue a plan for emissions reduction as part of a cooperative international effort that is being coordinated by the United Nations. MORE: U.S. And China Agree To Curb.

Could California climate-change rules raise gas price enough to backfire?

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California has by far the most aggressive climate-change policies in the nation, and the state is a global leader in plans to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions. emissions global warming California CO2 climate change carbon dioxide Zero Emission Vehicle state lawsIt's also the world's eighth-largest economy, with a growing population, soaring economic output, and a resolutely progressive legislature. While its zero-emission vehicle policies may get.

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. Bills passed by the state Senate seek to formalize energy-efficiency goals set by Governor Jerry Brown in his inaugural address earlier this year. They include targets for reductions.

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. The move had been signaled even before the election by the new president's choice of noted climate-science denier Myron Ebell as head of his EPA transition team. Politics climate change carbon dioxide Donald Trump

Electric Company Too Scared To Tell Truth About Climate Change

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If SCE Won’t Tell The Truth About Climate Change Why Should We Trust Them About Anything? But it’s too bad Javier was too afraid to tell the truth about climate change to the people who came to his presentation hoping to get the facts and the straight story.

Effects Of Climate Change Could Last 10,000 Years Or More: Scientists

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But science has shown that continuing to do so on a large scale for even a short while longer could bring on disastrous climate change. And now a new study suggests the effects of climate change could last much longer than. Environmental emissions oil climate change fossil fuelsCompared to the lifespan of Planet Earth, human beings have burned fossil fuels for only an extremely brief period of time.

The REAL Climate Change Debate: Are All Deniers Evil or Are Some Merely Ignorant?

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If you weren’t a fellow traveler along the path of discovery with me, you might believe there is still a debate about the major issues of climate change. As usual I learned about this latest from Joe Romm’s Climate Progress, the first web site I read every morning.

CA Climate-Change Bill Passed, Electric Utilities To Target Oil Industry

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On Friday, September 11, the California Senate approved SB 350, the Clean Energy and Reduction Act--by far the most far-reaching climate change legislation enacted in the U.S. oil California climate change electric utilities state lawsLet's call this one a good news, bad news, good news story. The bill's provisions codify Governor Jerry Brown's goals of generating half the energy used in the state from.

Thomas Friedman Explains Climate Change Action For You

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From Today’s, December 9, New York Times: Thomas Friedman, “If we prepare for climate change by building a clean-power economy, but climate change turns out to be a hoax, what would be the result? But if we don’t prepare, and climate change turns out to be real, life on this planet could become a living hell.&#.

Exxon/Mobil Guilty of Climate Change Coverup. Now Ordered Out of Torrance 3 Years Sooner.

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But now that I’ve found out they’re still lying and covering up their role in climate change and the size of their own carbon footprint, I’m going to have to get tougher with them.