California will need billions of dollars in new funding for housing and transportation improvements, and to make extraordinary changes to state and local government policies, in order to meet its new 2030 climate change goals, according to new reports...
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order changing most of President Barack Obama’s climate change policies, on Tuesday. “My administration is putting an end to the war on coal,” Trump said. … Click to Continue »
Faced with an unreceptive president, Ben Santer fears the government will intimidate scientists who study the issue
Dr. William Happer, a retired Princeton physicist and trusted Breitbart expert, met with then president-elect Donald Trump in early January, reportedly to discuss the role of science advisor; he told The Guardian last month that if offered the post he would accept it. On inauguration day, in a colorful demonstration… Read more...
Energy economists say the executive order is likely to fall far short on the president’s goals of increasing the nation’s “energy independence” and restoring lost coal mining jobs.
QUT researchers are part of an international consortium of researchers whose work hopes to future-proof crops against the impacts of global climate change.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to boost U.S. energy independence by rolling back or reviewing clean energy policies instituted before and during the Obama administration. Continue reading ? The post Read the full text of Trump’s executive order on energy and climate change appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The governors of California and New York said Tuesday that they will push ahead with their aggressive climate change policies despite President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to boost … Click to Continue »
The President’s Executive Order rolling back climate change-related initiatives, “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,” just came out today, and there’s already plenty of analysis to help people to understand its likely impact. While the short answer is that it is terrible for our country, the long answers tend to make people’s eyes glaze over if […]
Donald Trump isn't just pushing a regressive climate agenda. He's also lying to many of his own supporters about what his energy plan will accomplish.
The order's main target is former President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants - a key factor in the United States' ability to meet its commitments under a climate change accord reached by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015. Show More Summary
It was not a very good day for environmentalists. On March 28, President Trump signed an executive order designed to reverse many elements of Barack Obama's environmental legacy. The order seeks to scale back federal limits on greenhouse...Show More Summary
Researcher says rising sea levels call into question the wisdom of Everton's waterfront stadium plans.
Tomorrow (Wednesday, March 29th) is the last day that legislation can pass its chamber of origin in West Virginia, and the vote on HB 2933 is coming down to the wire. Were it to be adopted in its current form, the state would improve from 18th to 10th (once reforms fully phase in) on our […]
(Steven Hayward) Everything is coming up aces for energy today. President Trump is using Obama’s pen and phone to put the brakes on the crazy (and ineffectual) climate change schemes of the EPA, and over at the Wall Street Journal Mark...Show More Summary
President signs order to review emissions limits for coal-fired power plants and ease coal production limits.
It’s the next step in obliterating Obama’s Hotcoldwetdry legacy. Of course, there’s not much Trump can do to erase how much carbon pollution Obama released with all his travel on
With his latest executive order, President Trump has officially abdicated American leadership on...