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Legal petition pushes President Obama to declare climate emergency

The petition filing comes two days before the landmark climate agreement reached last year is signed in New York. The president signed an omnibus bill lifting the 40-year-old export ban in December, less than a week after agreeing to the … Continue reading

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Brief history of Canada’s stunning about-face on Climate Change

Newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Obama are expected to sign onto a joint climate change strategy…will likely touch on automotive fuel standards and include measures to spur the adoption of electric vehicles…As a candidate, Justin Trudeau promised to end subsidies for … Continue reading

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Can Obama Bring Energy to Africa?

Power Africa, the Obama administration’s effort to infuse billions of energy investment dollars across sub-Saharan Africa, is entering its third year focused on completing up to 30,000 megawatts of new generation projects while adding 60 million new grid connections across … Continue reading

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‘Invest, Divest’: Obama Goes Full Climate Hawk In Speech Unveiling Plan To Cut Carbon Pollution

Unexpectedly good news. Obama appears to be living up to his promise to make a difference about climate change in his second term. >readmore> Think Progress

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Obama acts on Climate Change by enforcing law

It’s curious that the law being enforced here is the Clean Air Act which led to EPA(not a toothless tiger as in Australia) which were put in place by no less a person than Richard Nixon! >read more> Skeptical Science

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USA & China Aim – Phase Down Use Potent Greenhouse Gases Known As HFCs

This is Xi’s first meeting with Obama as the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, which is the analogue to the Chinese presidency. Recently China has made news on plans to cut carbon emissions but then appeared to partially walk some of that … Continue reading

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Obama adamant, reduce CO2 for existing power stations

“Part of my job is to use the bully pulpit to help raise people’s awareness, because if the public cares about it, eventually Congress acts. “If Congress won’t act soon to protect future generations, I will.” >read more>

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