• Donald Trump Overturns Obama’s Climate Change Rules

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • The Wall Street Journal

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday taking steps to unravel the most contentious climate-change policies of his predecessor. “My administration is putting an end to the war on coal,” Mr. Trump said in remarks ahead of the official signing at the Environmental Protection Agency, repeating a campaign slogan in which he promised […]

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama’s Climate Policies

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • The New York Times

    WASHINGTON — President Trump signed on Tuesday a much-anticipated executive order intended to roll back most of President Barack Obama’s climate-change legacy, celebrating the move as a way to promote energy independence and to restore thousands of lost coal industry jobs. Flanked by coal miners at a ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Trump […]

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  • President Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Obama’s Climate Policy

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • USA Today

    President Trump signed an executive order on American energy independence executive order Tuesday, keeping a campaign promise and rolling back the Obama administration’s aggressive attempts to reduce carbon emission through the Clean Power Plan rule. Trump proclaimed the order as “the start of a new era of American energy production” that would “restore economic freedom […]

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  • Despite Trump Move on Climate Change, Utilities’ Shift From Coal Is Set to Continue

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • Cassandra Sweet, The Wall Street Journal

    Curbs on carbon emissions may be eased, but companies are sticking with plans to invest in power from gas, wind and solar The Trump administration’s expected move to roll back President Obama’s signature climate-change policy may extend the life of some aging coal-fired power plants, but companies and energy experts say it is unlikely to reverse […]

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  • Germany’s Green Party Booted Out Of Parliament In State Election

    • Date: 27/03/17
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    The Green Party lost every seat it held in a regional German legislature after a crushing election defeat Sunday. Greens did not receive the 5 percent of votes required to have a representative in the regional assembly of Saarland. The Greens still control 63 of the 630 seats in Germany’s national legislative body, but this may […]

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  • New EPA Chief Calls Paris Climate Accord A ‘Bad Deal’

    • Date: 26/03/17
    • Rebecca Savrasky, The Hill

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Sunday blasted the Paris climate agreement, calling it a “bad deal.” “You know, what was wrong with Paris was not just that it was, you know, failed to be treated as a treaty, but China and India, the largest producers of CO2 internationally, got away scot-free,” he said […]

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  • Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong

    • Date: 25/03/17
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    From predicting the end of civilization to classic worries about peak oil, here are seven environmentalist predictions that were just flat out wrong. Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that […]

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  • Trump Approves Keystone Pipeline

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Timothy Cama, The Hill

    The Trump administration gave the Keystone XL pipeline its key federal permit Friday, clearing a major hurdle for the project that former President Obama rejected in 2015. The State Department announced Friday morning that its undersecretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, issued the permit, two months after President Trump signed a memorandum to revive the […]

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