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Tag: "United States"

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Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Saving coal is like saving Titanic, only harder

Coal’s long term prospects do not look good in the US, or for that matter anywhere else

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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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Conservatives push carbon tax to address climate crisis

Conservatives push carbon tax to address climate crisis

A group of prominent US Republicans has proposed a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

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Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump breathes new life into projects that were halted by Obama and vehemently opposed by environmental and Native American groups.

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Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump administration’s first statement on energy, used to justify the elimination of environmental rules, was a distortion.

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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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Google plans to be 100 per cent renewable next year

Google plans to be 100 per cent renewable next year

From next year Google will purchase 100 per cent of the energy it uses from renewable sources, mostly wind and solar. Because it is cheaper.

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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.

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Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

How will the Trump presidency impact climate research, and efforts to curb further warming and mitigate its effects? We ask the experts.

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The climate questions the next President should answer

The climate questions the next President should answer

The U.S. has gone eight years without hearing presidential candidates answer a question on climate change while on the same stage.

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Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?