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Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?
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Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/...
Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department
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The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/25/...
Tillerson, in Alaska, Gives No Hint on Paris Climate Accord
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At a meeting of the Arctic Council, the secretary of state was noncommittal when asked about the administration’s view on the landmark climate agreement. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/11/...
In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule
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Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/10/...
Stay In or Leave the Paris Climate Deal? Lessons from Kyoto
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The Paris accord provides its members with more flexibility than the earlier Kyoto Protocol, an argument for those who want the United States to remain in the deal. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/...
Arctic Nations to Meet Amid Unsettled U.S. Stance on Climate Change
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With the Trump administration still undecided about the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is to head to a meeting of the Arctic Council in Alaska. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/...
Tundra May Be Shifting Alaska to Put Out More Carbon Than It Stores, Study Says
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Researchers focused on warmer weather that keeps the tundra from freezing until later, allowing processes that release carbon dioxide to continue longer. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/...
By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists
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Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise. www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/...
As Rising Seas Erode Shorelines, Tasmania Shows What Can Be Lost
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Port Arthur, the famous prison that housed the British Empire’s toughest convicts in the 19th century, is facing an onslaught from the sea. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/...
Court Gives Trump Small Victory in Push Against Clean Power Plan
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An appeals court said it would delay a decision on the legality of the rule, which aims to tackle global warming by cutting emissions from coal-fired plants. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/...