User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Policy
Last updated: Apr 21 2018 03:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Costly power plan no longer threatens Colorado’s economy 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Scott Pruitt's decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan spares Colorado from the effects of a weakened power grid, higher power prices and lost jobs.
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Climate change and the EPA’s decision to roll back Clean Power Plan (2 letters) 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
By repealing the Clean Power Plan, the Trump administration has rejected the largest effort to cut climate pollution in the U.S.
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Trump taps climate skeptic for top White House environmental post 14.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Kathleen Hartnett-White, a former chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to head a key White House office that coordinates environmental and energy policies across the government.
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One race may tip Washington’s state Senate from red to blue 10.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Campaign donations are flowing at record pace for a state Senate seat in the high-tech suburbs of Seattle.
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EPA chief says Trump administration will roll back Obama-era Clean Power Plan 9.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming.
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Gina McCarthy holds out hope on climate policy 3.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The former head of the EPA isn’t despairing Trump administration rollbacks.
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Western governors take the lead on climate change 26.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New alliance highlights states’ progress despite President Donald Trump’s rollbacks.
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McCain resumes his quest for climate change action 14.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The senator bucks his party on climate change, after years of silence.
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Trump administration erodes environmental protections 11.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The courts have slowed some rollbacks but many have moved ahead.
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Irma and Harvey should kill any doubt whether climate change is real 9.9.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
As we begin to clean up from Hurricane Harvey, the wettest hurricane on record, dumping up to 50 inches of rain on Houston in three days, and await landfall of Irma, the most powerful hurricane on record in the open Atlantic Ocean, people are asking: What is the role of human-induced climate change in these events, and how else have our own actions increased our risks?
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Federal agencies discourage saying ‘climate change’ 9.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Emails show the Trump administration ordering scientists to change their tone.
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At EPA museum, history might be in for a change 1.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Now the museum, which opened just days before President Barack Obama left office, is being reworked to reflect the priorities of the Trump administration, an effort that probably will mean erasing part of the agency's history.
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News roundup: At EPA, a museum to climate change may soon highlight coal 31.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
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California knocks Trump over climate change 26.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
San Francisco • Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S. to reduce fossil fuel pollution, while condemning President Donald Trump’s failure to see climate change as a deadly threat. Schwarzenegger, a Republican, joined Brown, a Democrat, for a sunny outdoor ceremony overlooking San Francisco where the governor signed legislation to extend a program limiting emissions of climate... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Leonard Pitts: Republicans tackle a problem that does not exist 23.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A little context is critical here. It would be too easy to dismiss Donald Trump’s Commission on Electoral Integrity as superfluous evidence of the intellectual erosion of the Republican Party. As a Twitter observer who styles himself LOLGOP quipped last week when the commission held its first meeting: “All the evidence in the world won’t get the GOP to accept climate change but no evidence is necessary to stop black people from voting.” And yes, the hypocrisy is staggering. Scientific consensus,... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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In California, a bipartisan win for cap and trade 18.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The state Legislature extends groundbreaking climate legislation.
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California lawmakers to decide fate of landmark climate law 17.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sacramento, Calif. • California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures. The vote Monday on whether to give another decade of life to California’s cap-and-trade program has global implications as the largest U.S. state moves to be a leader in reducing carbon emissions at a time when President Donald Trump is pulling back from fi... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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EPA chief pushing governmentwide effort to question climate change science 2.7.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Trump administration is debating whether to launch a governmentwide effort to question the science of climate change, an effort that critics say is an attempt to undermine the long-established consensus human activity is fueling the Earth's rising temperatures.
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EPA chief pushing effort to question climate change science 2.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The Trump administration is debating whether to launch a governmentwide effort to question the science of climate change, an effort that critics say is an attempt to undermine the long-established consensus human activity is fueling the Earth’s rising temperatures. The move, driven by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, has sparked a debate among top Trump administration officials over whether to pursue such a strategy. A senior White House official, who asked for anonymi...
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PHOTOS: Coal industry around the world 28.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The world's biggest coal users -- China, the United States and India -- have boosted coal mining in 2017 in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
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