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Category: Donald Trump

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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.

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Donald Trump sparks a new American climate change movement

Donald Trump sparks a new American climate change movement

It’s been a week since President Trump announced he was pulling US out of Paris Agreement. In that time, a remarkable transformation has taken place.

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Trump gets excited about solar - to help pay for Mexico border wall

Trump gets excited about solar – to help pay for Mexico border wall

Trump floats vision of 40-50 feet high Mexico-US border walls, covered with solar panels so they’d be “beautiful structures.”

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New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

The largest-ever state renewable energy solicitation is just one of the moves Cuomo Administration has taken in response to Trump exiting Paris Agreement.