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Trump expects ‘robust’ G7 discussions on trade and climate: US 26.5.2017 Hindu: International
U.S. President Donald Trump expects a tough debate over trade and climate change with other Group of Seven leaders at their forthcoming summit, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Thursday....
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MN's greenhouse gas goal flopped. New goal: 'electrify everything' 25.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Ten years ago, lawmakers pledged to cut Minnesota's greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050. Officials today concede they've barely moved the needle, but they're hoping new technology can reenergize the effort.
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California sees a rebound in cap-and-trade auction, bolstering key climate change program 25.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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We’ve read the Pope’s encyclical on climate change. In case Trump skips it, here's what it says 25.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Pope Francis had a not-so-subtle gift for President Trump when they met at the Vatican on Wednesday: a copy of his 2015 encyclical on climate change.
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The Energy 202: Environmentalists gear up for another fight over ANWR 24.5.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Environmentalists gear up for another fight over ANWR
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Stop hoping we can fix climate change by pulling carbon out of the air, scientists warn 23.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Scientists are expressing increasing skepticism that we’re going to be able to get out of the climate change mess by relying on a variety of large-scale land use and technical solutions that have been not only proposed, but often relied upon in scientific calculations. Two papers published last week debunk the idea of planting large volumes of trees to pull carbon dioxide out of the air — saying there just isn’t enough land available to pull it off — and also various other strategies for “carbon...
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Stop hoping we can fix climate change by pulling carbon out of the air, scientists warn 23.5.2017 Washington Post
Stop hoping we can fix climate change by pulling carbon out of the air, scientists warn
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Idaho’s new science-education standards aim to appease state lawmakers 22.5.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Revisions to Idaho’s public-school science standards downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change in an attempt to appease Idaho’s GOP-controlled Legislature.
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New science standards hope to appease Idaho lawmakers 22.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Boise, Idaho • The latest revisions to Idaho’s K-12 science standards downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change. State education officials unveiled the updated standards Friday after spending several months collecting more than 1,000 public comments. The proposal is the latest attempt to appease Idaho’s conservative Republican Legislature, which has been hesitant to adopt any direct references to global warming. Most peer-reviewed studies, science organizations and climat...
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Rollback of EPA rules already benefiting one gas company 21.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Devon’s pushback is the first known example under the Trump administration of an accused polluter backing away from a proposed environmental settlement.
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Op-ed: U.S. should stand by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change 21.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
As President Trump meets with Pope Francis on May 24, the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City urges the president and his administration to heed the words of the Holy Father, “The dignity of each human person and the pursuit of the common good are concerns which ought to shape all economic policies.” While the priorities expressed in Pope Francis’ statement apply to multiple policy concerns, the Diocese of Salt Lake City encourages the administration, and our congressional delegation, to pay part...
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A surprise victory for environmentalists on methane 20.5.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
The Senate didn’t kill a rational rule. Now, the Interior Department should preserve it.
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A new question on California's cap-and-trade program -- how many votes are needed to keep it going? 19.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green 19.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Researchers in Antarctica have discovered rapidly growing banks of mosses on the ice continent’s northern peninsula, providing striking evidence of climate change in the coldest and most remote parts of the planet. Amid the warming of the last 50 years, the scientists found two different species of mosses undergoing the equivalent of growth spurts, with mosses that once grew less than a millimeter per year, now growing over 3 millimeters per year on average. “People will think of Antarctica quit...
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Putin paid Trump? Republicans think McCarthy's statement has to be a joke. 18.5.2017 Washington Post
Putin paid Trump? Republicans think McCarthy's statement has to be a joke.
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EPA asked the public which regulations to gut — and got an earful about leaving them alone 17.5.2017 Washington Post
EPA asked the public which regulations to gut — and got an earful about leaving them alone
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Under Trump, inconvenient data is being sidelined 14.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Workplace violations, climate, animal welfare and ethics records are less accessible.
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U.S. economic growth and security outweigh climate policy review, envoy tells U.N. conference 14.5.2017 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration will stay focused on economic growth and national security no matter the outcome of its climate change policy review, a U.S. official told delegates at a United Nations convention in Germany on Saturday.

“It is clear that the administration will not take actions that are...

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Trump's impulsive decision to fire Comey has hurt him. How badly, time will tell 12.5.2017 LA Times: Nation

A week ago — but it seems like a month — President Trump and congressional leaders gathered in the Rose Garden to celebrate the House passage of their healthcare bill.

The path ahead in the Senate seemed difficult and the political prospects grim, as Cathy Decker wrote, but administration officials...

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Tillerson, at Arctic meeting, signs document affirming need for action on climate change 12.5.2017 LA Times: Nation

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed his name Thursday to a document that affirms the need for international action against climate change, adding further uncertainty to the direction of climate policy under the Trump administration.

The document, signed by Tillerson and seven foreign ministers...

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