Climate Change

"Paris Climate Deal Thrown Into Uncertainty By US Election Result"

"Just days after the historic Paris agreement officially came into force, climate denier Donald Trump’s victory has thrown the global deal into uncertainty and raised fears that the US will reverse the ambitious environmental course charted under Barack Obama."

Source: Guardian, 11/09/2016

Battle Over Washington State’s Proposed Carbon Tax Gets Even Weirder

"A carbon tax proposal in Washington state, scheduled for the ballot on Tuesday, has been drawing national attention for weeks as a result of the unexpected controversy it’s inspired among environmental groups, many of whom have outright opposed the initiative."

Source: Wash Post, 11/08/2016

Climate Change: "The Most Important Issue This Election Forgot"

"A hurricane floods two battleground states mere weeks before a Presidential election; its fury stoked by ocean waters warmed in part by climate change. Seems like a recipe for a question or two about the greatest environmental challenge faced by the U.S., an issue that starkly divides the candidates and their parties, no? Not in 2016, even when Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc in North Carolina, Florida and other places in the South less than 48 hours before a televised debate."

Source: PBS NewsHour, 11/08/2016


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