• Trump Era Begins With Pledge To Eliminate Obama’s Climate Action Plan

    • Date: 20/01/17
    • David Jackson and Gregory Korte , USA TODAY

    WASHINGTON — As President Trump delivered his inaugural address Friday, his staff posted a variety of proposals ranging from an “American First Foreign Policy”  to killing President Obama’s climate action plan — plans largely echoing his campaign website. President Trump wants to get rid of ‘harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan’ REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   “For too long, we’ve […]

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  • Pruitt: Human Role In Climate Change ‘Subject To Continuing Debate’

    • Date: 19/01/17
    • Timothy Mama, The Hill

    President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Wednesday that climate change is real, but he is skeptical of the degree to which humans contribute. The position outlined by Scott Pruitt, the current Republican attorney general of Oklahoma, goes farther than Trump’s previously stated position that climate change is a “hoax.” […]

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  • Trump Interior Nominee Would Consider More Drilling On Federal Land

    • Date: 18/01/17
    • Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner, Reuters

    Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of Interior, on Tuesday said he would consider an expansion of energy drilling and mining on federal lands but would ensure sensitive areas remain protected. The former Navy SEAL sought to outline a measured approach to the job of managing America’s national parks, forests […]

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  • Ignoring Trump’s Climate Scepticism, Davos Elite Bets On Making Money From Green Subsidies

    • Date: 15/01/17
    • Bloomberg News

    Donald Trump has often ridiculed global warming and promised to withdraw the U.S. from the global accord signed in Paris in 2015. Yet despite the change of political weather in Washington, the captains of business and finance gathered in Davos this week will spend a lot of time talking about climate change — and how […]

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  • German CO2 Emissions Increase For Second Year In Row

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • Environmental Progress

    German emissions increased in 2016 for a second year in a row as a result of the country closing one of its nuclear plants and replacing it with coal and natural gas, a new Environmental Progress analysis finds. German emissions would have declined had it not closed a nuclear plant and replaced it with coal […]

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  • As Heavy Rain And Snow End California’s 5-Year Drought, Climate Alarmists Look Foolish

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • USA Today

    The recent onslaught of rain and snow finally brought much-needed relief to northern California, ending a punishing five-year drought, federal officials said Thursday. “Bye bye drought … Don’t let the door hit you on the way out,” tweeted the National Weather Service’s office in Reno, Nev., which monitors parts of the region. Overall, less than 60% of […]

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  • China’s Met Office Blames Climate Change For Country’s Air Pollution

    • Date: 11/01/17
    • Reuters

    “Looking at the long-term global warming trends, meteorological conditions are becoming an increasingly important factor in the formation of fog and smog,”  said Song Lianchun, the director of China’s Meteorological Administration. Average temperatures in China fell last year compared with 2015, the country’s weather bureau said on Tuesday, adding that the rainfall levels recorded were the […]

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  • US Intel Report Confirms What Everybody Knows: Kremlin TV Pushes Anti-Fracking Propaganda

    • Date: 07/01/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    U.S. intelligence officials confirmed in a declassified report that a Kremlin-controlled media outlet ran programming critical of hydraulic fracturing to ward off challenges to Russia’s energy empire. Officials reported that RT, which they call the “Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet,” ran “anti-fracking programming, highlighting environmental issues and the impacts on public health.” The Office of […]

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