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EMISSIONS: Trump reshaped U.S. climate policy in one month: August 2018

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 8:10am
August was supposed to be a quiet month for climate politics, a time when Congress went on recess; President Trump played golf in Bedminster, N.J.; and Americans took a break from politics before this November's midterm elections. Instead, it may go down as a historic turning point in U.S. climate efforts.

SWEDEN: Drought-hit reindeer herders looking for aid

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
Sweden's indigenous Sami reindeer herders are asking the government for help coping with rising temperatures.

RENEWABLES: Green energy is cheaper but still has a PR problem

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
Renewable electricity plans are now among the cheapest in the United Kingdom, even though popular opinion is that the green tariffs are more expensive.

TRANSPORTATION: As waters warm, Maersk tests Arctic shipping routes

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
The world's largest shipping line is preparing to test routes in icy Arctic waters as global warming opens up the Northern Sea Route — once thought to be impossible to navigate.

MEDIA: <em>NYT</em> climate change article will become a TV series

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
Apple Inc. has bought the rights to a television series based on the recent New York Times Magazine mega-article about climate change and the political forces that have long prevented efforts to address the problem.

WILDFIRES: Blazes break records, but worse yet to come

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
California wildfires this year have scorched more land than the entire size of Rhode Island.

WHITE HOUSE: Amid tempest, Trump finds comfort in coal

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
President Trump was having a rough day. Until he surrounded himself with coal miners.

EPA: Agency could ditch key part of ACE if courts rule against it

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:37am
EPA's plan to make it cheaper for power plants to become more efficient could also lead to legal headaches for the agency's newest climate rule.

WHITE HOUSE: Will Trump listen to his science adviser?

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:36am
Kelvin Droegemeier has a long history of advocating for sound science and pushing back on those who want to politicize it.

POLITICS: Wash. girds for ballot brawl over carbon tax

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:36am
Carbon pricing will be on the ballot in Washington state in November, and the money is pouring in from big-name environmental groups backing the initiative and oil companies hoping to kill it.

ARCTIC: Sea ice loss off Greenland is scaring scientists

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
The oldest and thickest sea ice in the Arctic has already broken up twice this year, a first in recorded history.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: S.C. homeowners already feeling financial sting

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
Sea-level rise is already undermining home property values.

AUSTRALIA: Despite clear evidence, politicians avoid climate action

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in jeopardy of losing his position over a dispute on climate policy.

WASHINGTON: Spokane becomes 2nd city to pursue 100% renewables

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
Spokane, Wash., this week became the second city in the state to set a goal of obtaining all of its electricity from renewable sources.

CARBON MARKETS: Snub from Ontario doesn't dampen Calif. auction

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
California's latest auction of greenhouse gas permits saw strong demand, even after Ontario, Canada, bailed as a trading partner.

CLEAN POWER PLAN: Future president could re-enter Paris pact without carbon rule

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
Yesterday's move by the Trump administration to scrap President Obama's premier climate rule wouldn't make it harder for a future administration to rejoin the Paris Agreement.

EPA: Can states ignore the new climate rule?

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
The Trump administration's proposal to limit greenhouse gases from power plants could allow states to offer little or no carbon emissions reductions, some experts warn.

COAL: This section buried in EPA's rule may be the most important

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
When Joe Craft, the coal mining executive whose wife serves as President Trump's ambassador to Canada, was asked by financial analysts earlier this year what the White House could do to help the fortunes of the coal industry, he offered two ideas.

POLITICS: 3 coal-state Dems in hot seat again over Clean Power Plan

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
The Clean Power Plan has been a political football since the Obama administration first pitched the idea of curbing carbon pollution from power plants, and President Trump's move yesterday to weaken the 2015 EPA rule promises to inject the thorny issue into midterm races.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump kills climate plan, then celebrates with coal miners

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:47am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — President Trump delivered a stake to the heart of his predecessor's climate rule. Then he went to coal country to give its eulogy.

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