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G7 Leaders Walk Fine Line Between Trump and Paris Deal

May 26, 2017 - 8:51am
Climate Home

Will country leaders gathering now at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy convince President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement?

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Back-to-Back Oil and Gas Explosions Rattle Colorado Communities

May 26, 2017 - 8:46am
Inside Energy

An Anadarko oil tank battery in Colorado exploded in flames on Thursday afternoon, killing one worker and injuring three more, Inside Energy reports. The fiery accident occurred less than five miles from the site of deadly home explosion in Firestone, Colo., in April.

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Categories: International News

Trump Budget's Cuts to Climate 'Totally Inexplicable,' Former Agency Heads Say

May 26, 2017 - 8:39am
InsideClimate News

Decimating. Outrageous. Inexplicable. Mind-boggling.

Those were just a few of the terms that former federal agency leaders used to describe President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal and the potential cuts to climate change programs.

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Categories: International News

Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

May 26, 2017 - 8:31am
New York Times

The coming battle over the future of the Trump's Energy Department will have major implications for the United States' long-term efforts to respond to climate change, the New York Times reports.

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Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

May 26, 2017 - 8:07am
Climate Central

Representatives Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) and Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) recently introduced a bill to ease the growing toll that rising seas are taking on America's coastal communities, Climate Central reports.

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Categories: International News

Industry Group Tries to Drop Out of Children's Climate Lawsuit

May 26, 2017 - 8:06am
Washington Post

The National Association of Manufacturers has moved to withdraw from a climate lawsuit brought against the U.S. government by 21 young people, the Washington Post reports. The industry group said in court documents filed Monday that it trusts the Trump administration to handle the case.

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Categories: International News

NOAA Predicts 'Above-Normal' Activity In Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 26, 2017 - 8:00am
NPR

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center estimates the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season could see up to four major hurricanes, NPR reports.

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Scientists Just Published an Entire Study Refuting Scott Pruitt on Climate Change

May 25, 2017 - 7:43am
Washington Post

In a new paper in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, scientists explicitly refute Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt's assertion from January that "over the past two decades satellite data indicates there has been a leveling off of warming," the Washington Post reports.

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Pope Francis Gives Trump a Climate Change Message

May 25, 2017 - 7:30am
Climate Home

Pope Francis gifted President Donald Trump a copy of his encyclical Laudato Si' on environmental stewardship when the two met privately this week in the Vatican, Climate Home reports.

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Climate Policies Could Boost Economic Growth by 5%, OECD Says

May 25, 2017 - 7:23am
InsideClimate News

The world's major economies could boost their long-term economic growth by 2.8 percent with policies that lower greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate change impacts, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED) said in a new analysis.

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How Do You Save the Statue of Liberty From Drowning?

May 25, 2017 - 6:33am
Bloomberg

How do you protect a 225-ton statue situated on a small island off the coast of New York from rising seas? Bloomberg investigates.

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G7 Leaders Expect Trump to Make Paris Accord Decision This Week

May 24, 2017 - 8:04am
Bloomberg

World leaders expect President Donald Trump to announce this week whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement as they gather in Italy for the Group of Seven annual summit, Bloomberg reports.

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Exxon Loses Appeal to Keep Auditor Records Secret in Climate Fraud Investigation

May 24, 2017 - 8:02am
InsideClimate News

ExxonMobil lost its appeal on Tuesday to keep records held by its auditors away from the New York attorney general's climate fraud probe.

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Trump Budget Plan Targets Climate Science, Clean Energy Innovation for Deep Cuts

May 24, 2017 - 8:01am
InsideClimate News

President Donald Trump's budget plan for fiscal year 2018 systematically takes a knife to climate research and programs across the government.

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Shell Investors Dismiss Climate Resolution to Set Carbon Reduction Targets

May 24, 2017 - 8:01am
BusinessGreen

At Shell's annual general meeting on Tuesday, shareholders rejected proposals for the oil company to set public emission reduction targets, BusinessGreen reports.

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How Rising Seas and Coastal Storms Drowned the U.S. Flood Insurance Program

May 24, 2017 - 7:50am
Yale Environment 360

Even as sea level rise and severe storms devestate U.S. coastal communities, racking up billions of dollars in damage and essentially bankrupting the federal flood insurance program, rebuilding continues, Yale Environment 360 reports.

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Indonesia President Approves Two-Year Extension of Forest Moratorium

May 24, 2017 - 7:37am
Reuters

In an effort to continue reducing emissions from fires caused by deforestation, Indonesian President Joko Widodo recently extended a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, Reuters reports.

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2 More Leaks Found Along Dakota Access Pipeline

May 23, 2017 - 8:22am
AP

The Dakota Access oil pipeline and a feeder line leaked a combined more than 100 gallons of oil in North Dakota in March, the Associated Press reports.

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EPA Remains Top Target with Trump Administration Proposing 31 Percent Budget Cut

May 23, 2017 - 8:11am
Washington Post

In the White House's latest 2018 budget proposal, the Environmental Protection Agency's funding would be cut by more than 31 percent, the Washington Post reports.

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France Lobbied EU to Cut Forests Without Counting Climate Impact

May 23, 2017 - 8:04am
Climate Home

A French amendment proposal to European Union's carbon accounting rules, viewed by Climate Home, would let countries harvest more trees for bioenergy or toilet paper without recording the climate impact.

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