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Trump promotes pulling U.S. from Paris climate accord in speech touting ‘America First’

PITTSBURGH/WASHINGTON : President Donald Trump on Wednesday affirmed plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, less than two weeks before his administration can formally start the process. At an energy conference in Pittsburgh, Trump touted surging U.S. natural gas and crude oil output, his efforts to roll back regulations on […]

UN chief Guterres says world ‘not on track’ with climate change

In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was fading and it was the small island nations that were “really in the front line” and would suffer most Wellington: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was “not on track” to limiting […]

Paris, We Have a Problem: World’s Largest Economies Not Getting Policy Mix Right to Avoid Worst of Climate Change, IHS Markit Says

Carbon-pricing mechanisms, including carbon taxes and emission trading systems, are falling well short of levels needed to achieve low-emission targets Carbon prices in the G20 (through September 2018). Source: IHS Markit HOUSTON: Despite potentially game-changing shifts in energy use and supply patterns during the coming decades, the world may not be able to reach a […]