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Category: United States Government

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New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Malcolm Roberts joins Trump's climate deniers in fight for "freedom"

Malcolm Roberts joins Trump’s climate deniers in fight for “freedom”

Senator Malcolm Roberts has met with some of world’s most notorious and longest-serving climate science deniers to help put their stamp on the new Trump administration.

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Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

The growth in global production of greenhouse gases has decelerated over the past few years, with 2015 seeing the first actual reduction, of 0.1% compared to 2014 levels.

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The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

President-elect Trump on rounds out a potential dream team of anti-environment cabinet members with the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil.

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Trump, Putin, and ExxonMobil team up to destroy the planet

Trump, Putin, and ExxonMobil team up to destroy the planet

Pick of Exxon CEO for Secretary of State clarifies why Putin wanted Trump elected: a $500 billion oil deal killed by sanctions.

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Trump to tap climate-denying EPA opponent ... to head the EPA

Trump to tap climate-denying EPA opponent … to head the EPA

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been tapped to run the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration.

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Trump fools the New York Times on climate change

Trump fools the New York Times on climate change

Memo to media: Ignore what Trump says, focus on what he does and who he appoints.

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Trump wants Farage to help fight offshore wind near his Scotland golf course

Trump wants Farage to help fight offshore wind near his Scotland golf course

Donald Trump  is now using his new leverage with leaders near and far to benefit his business empire.

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Trump's Day 1 plan to fire up US shale gas and "clean coal" industries

Trump’s Day 1 plan to fire up US shale gas and “clean coal” industries

Trump says from Day 1 he will cancel “job-killing restrictions” on production of unconventional shale energy and “clean coal”. Meanwhile, Canada announces coal ban.

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Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump’s position on clean energy and climate change is little different to that of Tony Abbott’s, whose policies have been unchanged by Malcolm Turnbull. But Trump’s success has unleashed a new push from the lunar right that will make any progress incredibly hard to achieve.

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Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Donald Trump is preparing to lead America during a perilous period for the 130 million residents of its coastal counties.