5 Reasons Why It Is Now Impossible To Ignore Global Warming
Climate change is a strangely divisive topic. While it is a scientific certainty, there are many who look for ways to avoid reality. While this might have been possible at one point, it's become far too late to ignore global warming.
Republicans are rethinking their disdain for the Paris accord – creating a political headache for Trump
The pressure on Trump to honor the Paris accord is not just coming from Ivanka. A growing chorus on the right is warning him withdrawal would be a big mistake.
Paris climate targets require ‘a revolution’ in energy productivity and decarbonisation
A “revolution” in the pace of energy productivity and decarbonisation across buildings, transport and industry will be needed as part of a strategy to halve global emissions by 2040 in line with the Paris climate change agreement.
State Department Memo Boosts Case to Stay in Paris Climate Pact
The internal document says the climate accord imposes few obligations on the U.S.
Trump advisers’ meeting on Paris deal reset for Thursday
President Donald Trump is expected to make a final decision by late May.
Perry Says Trump Should Keep Paris Climate Deal and Renegotiate
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S. should renegotiate the Paris accord on climate change instead of abandoning it, criticizing Germany for allowing its fossil-fuel emissions to rise. "I'm not going to tell the president of the United States to walk away form Paris accord," Perry said at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in New York on Tuesday.
The Peak Demand Branding - A Thank You...
The genius mind behind the branding of the Peak Demand community belongs to none other than Chris Corridore.
Trump Administration rolls back progress made on crucial climate change policy
In response to the Trump administration's decision today regarding the United States' commitments to address climate change, World Wildlife Fund's President and CEO, Carter Roberts, released the following statement: "The leading nations of the world have come together in recent years to face the threat of climate change and to create the millions of new jobs needed for a renewable energy economy.
EPA Email Error Miscasts Coal-Country Senator as Trump Critic
When the Environmental Protection Agency sent out a roundup of quotes praising President Donald Trump’s move to dismantle Obama-era climate policies, the first comment stuck out.
Even ExxonMobil is Begging Trump to Show the Environment Mercy
The oil and gas giant has urged the White House not to abandon the Paris climate accord.
KOWALEWKSI | Make American Ignore Impending Climate Catastrophe (Again)
Let’s get a few things out of the way. Climate change is real, and it’s our fault. Human civilization directly causes ten billion tons of carbon dioxide to enter the atmosphere every single year. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has risen by more than 40 percent. […]
Trump won't bring back many coal jobs. But he could quash America's fast-growing clean-energy industry.
When President Trump signed a series of executive orders at the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday aimed at dismantling his predecessor's attempt to counter climate change, he touted them as fulfilling a campaign promise to bring back lost coal jobs. Few people think that will happen, including Robert Murray, the CEO of America's largest privately held coal-mining company, Murray Energy, and a big supporter of Trump and his energy policy. "I would not say it's a good time in the coal industry — it's a better time," he told The Guardian. There were 98,505 U.S. coal-mining jobs in 2015, versus 127,745 in 2008, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, but most of those job losses are due to technology and cheaper and cleaner energy sources like natural gas and renewables, not regulation. When he spoke with Trump about coal and jobs, "I suggested that he temper his expectations — those are my exact words," Murray said. "He can't bring them back." BBC News has some charts: On the other h...
Trump Targets EPA And Obama Climate Change Regulations
President Trump is directing the Environmental Protection Agency to revise or get rid of the most significant climate regulation of the Obama Administration -- the Clean Power Plan. Trump signed an executive order to "suspend, revise, or rescind" the plan at the EPA headquarters Tuesday.
Trump Signs Executive Order on Energy Independence
President Trump moved aggressively to undo his predecessor’s carbon-cutting commitments, promising "a new energy revolution" that would unleash America’s abundant energy riches. Bloomberg's Jennifer Dlouhy and Tim Loh report on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Gov. Jerry Brown calls Trump energy plan a 'colossal mistake' that will galvanize climate change activists
California Gov. Jerry Brown warned that President Trump has just made a “colossal mistake” in gutting the federal government’s effort t...
Trump slams brakes on Obama's climate plan, but there's a long road ahead
Read more about Trump slams brakes on Obama's climate plan, but there's a long road ahead on Business Standard. This was expected based on Trump's campaign rhetoric and his selection of Cabinet members & advisers