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Climate change: populism vs Paris

[Financial Times subscription required to read article.] The rise of populist leaders threatens the climate deal struck in the French capital in 2015 and will make UN talks more fraught…

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Democrats and a climate-change dilemma

Climate policy in America has always been an up-and-down affair. But few reversals have been as dramatic as the replacement of Barack Obama with Donald Trump. Unlike his predecessor…

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What exactly is the ‘Green New Deal’?

In a Democratic clash on Capitol Hill, progressives are pushing an ambitious plan to wean the U.S. off fossil fuels, boost renewables and build a “smart” grid. Meet the “Green New Deal.” The proposal, drawing inspiration…

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Activists set their sights on next election

[E&E subscription required to read article.] Democrats will bring climate talk back to Congress next year, probing the Trump administration’s regulatory rollbacks and forcing messaging votes in the House…

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Nikki Haley Resigns, Citing ‘Intense Time’

[E&E subscription required to read article.] Nikki Haley today announced her intention to leave her role as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, marking yet another departure of a top administration official…

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Trump’s energy talk: Here’s what it means

President Trump attempted to flip the script of critics yesterday, casting himself as an environmental advocate and supporter of renewable energy. But he also provided more ammunition to opponents who say his record doesn’t…

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