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What to watch for as Bonn climate talks kick off

BONN JOUR! Starting today, international negotiators gather in Bonn for the COP23 — the first U.N. climate summit to be chaired by a small island nation, Fiji. It’s also the first meeting after President Donald Trump…

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Trump to loom large over climate talks

[E&E subscription required to read article.] President Trump’s decision to leave the Paris Agreement was made by the White House, but it will fall to career diplomats to defend it to the world…

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Climate study quietly underway warns of severe U.S. impacts

[E&E subscription required to read article.] A report currently being developed by federal scientists warns of dire consequences from climate change, conflicting with public statements from officials in the Trump administration about the severity of rising greenhouse gas emissions…

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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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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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