Obama sees the world as at a tipping point and that a clean energy revolution is already underway.
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US and China decision to join the pact to combat climate change means Paris climate agreement could come into force as soon as next year.
The great global race against time has very much begun now. The US and China ratify Paris deal, capital flow shift, China cancels nuclear plant and even conservative press hails transition to sun, wind and water within a generation.
CO2 emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in US will surpass those from burning coal – the globe’s chief climate polluter.
Obama Admin. announces $4.5 Billion in DOE loan guarantees for electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Obama announces $4.5 billion in US Energy Department loan guarantees to become available for the support of a commercial-scale electric vehicle charging station buildout.
President Obama’s landmark regulation to cut emissions from stationary polluters — the Clean Power Plan — was just issued a stay by US Supreme Court.
Turnbull should be excited by the U.S govt’s US$36m investment to turn solar PV and storage batteries into a new kind of virtual power source.
Once a critical player in the energy future of the U.S., the coal industry is now little more than a self-interested party seeking a bailout.
Turnbull asked to do to Galilee Basin coal what Obama has done to Canadian tar sands. Meanwhile, ACF to take Carmichael approval to court, while business still has a long way to go to match their rhetoric on climate action.
Obama hopes major countries will agree to “aggressive enough targets” tat climate talks in Paris, but it won’t be sufficient to meet 2C target.
US President says world leaders must act now on climate change, and those willing to gamble on business as usual are “not fit to lead.”