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Stephen Hawking + 374 Top Scientists: Trump’s Climate Denial Would Have ‘Severe and Long-Lasting’ Consequences

Stephen Hawking + 374 Top Scientists: Trump’s Climate Denial Would Have ‘Severe and Long-Lasting’ Consequences

During his final UN General Assembly address, President Obama pressed for a “sense of urgency” in bringing the Paris agreement into force and for scaling up ambition on climate action. He also called for more clean energy investment in developing countries. According to the United Nations, 30 countries are expected to formally join the Paris […]

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    Republican Platform Rejects Climate Regulations, Paris Agreement

    Republican Platform Rejects Climate Regulations, Paris Agreement

    A day before officially declaring Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s presidential nominee, the party released its 2016 platform that promises sweeping changes to climate and environmental policies. The platform calls for pulling the U.S. out of the Paris agreement, ending all renewable energy incentives and demoting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—set up by Republican […]

    Brexit: 94 Unanswered Questions on Climate and Energy Policy

    Brexit: 94 Unanswered Questions on Climate and Energy Policy

    By Simon Evans What does the UK’s shock vote to leave the European Union mean for energy and climate change? Speaking simultaneously on Wednesday morning at separate events in London, Amber Rudd, secretary of state for energy and climate change and Andrea Leadsom, energy minister, both sought to offer reassurances that UK energy and climate […]