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Category: Donald Trump

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Trump’s oil problem

Trump’s oil problem

The president promised a surge of jobs and tax revenue from oil. His policies won’t deliver either one.

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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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COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

Turnbull’s recent use of the word “delusional” reminds us that climate denial is still alive and kicking in mainstream Australian politics.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.

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Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump's grid study

Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump’s grid study

US energy department debunks Trump attack on renewables, shows ageing fleet of coal and nuclear plants not economic to operate anymore.

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Domino effect: Turkey won’t ratify Paris climate accord, citing Trump’s exit

Domino effect: Turkey won’t ratify Paris climate accord, citing Trump’s exit

Erdoğan says other G20 countries have a “problem” with Paris and “are not renewing their full support.”

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Cheap wind and solar mean US will meet beat Paris targets despite Trump

Cheap wind and solar mean US will meet beat Paris targets despite Trump

Morgan Stanley says renewables will be cheapest new generation almost everywhere by 2020, helping many countries exceed their Paris goals – even Trump’s America.

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Coal CEO admits that ‘clean coal’ is a myth

Coal CEO admits that ‘clean coal’ is a myth

Coal baron says carbon capture and storage ‘does not work’ and ‘is just cover for the politicians.’

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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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Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power  from wind

Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

Trump rants against wind energy, warning of lights going out and “birds falling to the ground”.

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Trump's far-fetched solar wall idea sparks surge in US solar stocks

Trump’s far-fetched solar wall idea sparks surge in US solar stocks

Trump’s planned “solar wall” might take a century to generate enough power to pay for itself, but the fact that Trump said the word “solar” is lighting a fire under solar stocks.