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Articles by Mark Hand

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Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

The notice has no legal weight and does not begin the process of departure from the landmark climate agreement.

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Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

US president’s “dirty energy week” measures decried as gifts to corporate polluters that will harm both the climate and the clean energy sector.

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Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

US energy secretary says “baseload” coal is critical to functioning of the grid. Energy regulator says that is “absolutely not” the case.

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Trump’s clean energy budget cuts would ‘devastate’ emerging economic sector

Trump’s clean energy budget cuts would ‘devastate’ emerging economic sector

Donald Trump’s 2018 budget would eliminate agencies within the Department of Energy that fund energy technology projects.

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Trump's Energy Dept reportedly denying funds for already-approved grants

Trump’s Energy Dept reportedly denying funds for already-approved grants

The Trump administration, through the Department of Energy, has started withholding money for grants already approved by the agency.

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Rick Perry targets wind, solar after overseeing renewables explosion in Texas

Rick Perry targets wind, solar after overseeing renewables explosion in Texas

Rick Perry’s request for the DOE to investigate how federal subsidies boost one form of energy at the expense of baseload generation was clearly meant as a swipe at wind and solar energy resources.