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USA #Election2016 | Let’s look at Trump’s views on climate

Trump hasn’t yet issued a policy platform. Or proposed many actual policies, per se. But he has made policy-adjacent noises about forcing Mexico to build a border wall, giving power back to the police, and shutting down the government to

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Shell gets final clearance to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic

The Obama administration has granted final approval for Shell’s Arctic drilling programme, clearing the way for the company to restart its stuttering search for northern oil and drawing criticism from presidential hopeful Hilary Clinton. Shell has been waiting since the

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USA Election 2016 | How the next President could expand Obama’s climate policies or dismantle them

This month, President Obama basically ensured that climate change will be one of the major issues at stake in the 2016 election. Whether candidates choose to talk about it or not, whoever gets elected president next year will have enormous

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Wind, solar cheer as coal vows battle on Obama’s Energy Plan

The wind and solar industries cheered while coal companies vowed to kill President Barack Obama’s new limits on climate-change pollution as details of the historic regulations emerged. The rules include tougher limits on planet-warming carbon emissions and more incentives for

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President Obama announces the final version of America’s Clean Power Plan to combat climate change

In a White House video released Sunday, Obama emphasized that scientific data shows that climate change is real and it already poses a threat to human and environmental health. “Climate change is not a problem for another generation,” Obama said.

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President Obama: “It’s time for America and the world to act on climate change”

President Barack Obama declared Sunday that his administration is poised to unroll greater-than-expected cuts to greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants, in what he called “the biggest, most important steps we’ve ever taken to combat climate change.” However, as

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Hillary Clinton is calling for a 700% increase in solar power. Is that realistic?

In the coming months, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is planning to release a series of proposals for dealing with global warming. Her first installment came out last Sunday and sets goals for major increases in US renewable power. Specifically, she’s vowing

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The Right Price on Emissions

An executive order from President Barack Obama requires that the Environmental Protection Agency analyze the costs and benefits of its regulations. But how exactly can it measure the economic benefits of the coming restrictions on greenhouse gases? For both policy

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100% clean and renewable energy roadmaps for the 50 United States

One potential way to combat ongoing climate change, eliminate air pollution mortality, create jobs and stabilize energy prices involves converting the world’s entire energy infrastructure to run on clean, renewable energy. This is a daunting challenge. But now, in a

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