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Trump EPA Pick Voices Doubts On Climate, Defends Oil Industry Funding

"President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expressed doubt about the science behind global climate change during a contentious Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, but added he would be obliged for now to uphold the EPA's finding carbon dioxide poses a public danger."

Source: Reuters, 01/19/2017

"Obama directs $500 million to Green Climate Fund just before Trump takes office"

"The Obama administration wrote a second check for $500 million on Tuesday to the Green Climate Fund, an international organization designed to help the developing world adapt to global warming and deploy more clean energy technologies."

Source: Mashable, 01/18/2017


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