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Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Staffers send Trump fake news – including long-debunked climate claims – to “gain an edge in the seemingly endless ‘Game of Thrones’ inside the West Wing.

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Getting climate risk on the company board agenda

Getting climate risk on the company board agenda

When it comes to mitigating the impacts of climate change, shareholder activism is not the only thing keeping company leaders awake at night.

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Turnbull abandons fig leaf and stands naked on climate policy

Turnbull abandons fig leaf and stands naked on climate policy

Turnbull government’s budget had nothing to say on climate, and little on energy. The policy he once derided as a “fig leaf” for climate action is coming to an end, leaving the PM with nothing to meet climate targets, and no strategy to manage the energy transition.

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Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.

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Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

It’s so egregious, it no longer really matters if he doesn’t formally opt out of the Paris climate deal.

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US environment chief denies Co2 emissions cause global warming

US environment chief denies Co2 emissions cause global warming

New EPA Pruitt won’t listen to scientists, but he promises he’s listening to industry.

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Trump budget cuts on climate science ‘an all-out assault on Earth’

Trump budget cuts on climate science ‘an all-out assault on Earth’

Trumps announcement to defund NOAA’s satellites will also hurt weather forecasts, jeopardizing public safety, experts warn.

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Australians join list of non-experts telling Trump climate science is wrong

Australians join list of non-experts telling Trump climate science is wrong

A group of Australians have joined a list of so-called “eminent scientists” telling president Trump that climate science is baloney.

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The walking dead in Washington

The walking dead in Washington

How can a Trump Presidency be positive? Surely this is a major setback for action on climate change, inequality, human rights and global security?

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Why Coalition's "clean" coal plans are just a smoke dream

Why Coalition’s “clean” coal plans are just a smoke dream

Coalition’s “clean coal” plant would be costlier and dirtier than alternatives, and on top of that would require billions of dollars of government indemnities and guarantees.

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Sea ice hits record lows at both poles

Sea ice hits record lows at both poles

The repeated bouts of warm weather this season could push the Arctic to a record low winter peak for the third year in a row.