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How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

  2021-11-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Congo | China | Greenhouse Gases | Cobalt | Barack Obama | US Politics

Unsettling the apple cart II: Koonin on climate - Climate Discussion Nexus

  2021-07-21 in Climate Discussion Nexus

Editor’s note: In this series University of Guelph professor Ross McKitrick offers his commentary on Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What it Doesn’t, and Why it Matters by Steven E. Koonin, physicist and former Obama Administration official. This week: Muddled models. Being a physicist, Koonin notes the strange fact that there are about 40

  Tagged under: Barack Obama

Carbon Captured

  2020-07-14 (or before) in MIT Press

A comparative examination of domestic climate politics that offers a theory for cross-national differences in domestic climate policymaking.Climate change threatens the planet, and yet policy responses have varied widely across nations. Some countries have undertaken ambitious programs to stave off climate disaster, others have done little, and still others have passed policies that were later rolled back. In this book, Matto Mildenberger opens the “black box” of domestic climate politics, examining policy making trajectories in several countries and offering a theoretical explanation for national differences in the ...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Legislation | Barack Obama | Japan

Trump Administration Finalizes Rationalization of Fuel Economy Mandates

  2020-03-31 in American Energy Alliance - Legislative and public policy advocacy concerning energy and environmental issues.

Today the Trump administration finalized the second half of its proposed rule to correct the overreach of the Obama administration’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations. The first half came last fall when the administration halted California’s ability to force fuel economy standards on the other 49 states. Today’s second half brings fuel economy mandates […]

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Barack Obama | California

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution

  2019-06-19 in The Guardian

Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power Plan as experts say move shows Trump’s ‘determination to avoid action to address climate change’

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels | Barack Obama

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan worse than doing nothing – study

  2019-01-16 in The Guardian

Administration’s alternative to clean power plan would let emissions ‘rebound’ via coal-fired power plants, researchers find

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Coal | Barack Obama | US Politics

Democrat opens fire, literally, on Obama's climate change agenda | Suzanne Goldenberg

  2010-10-12 in The Guardian

Suzanne Goldenberg: Democrats facing a tough fight in mid-terms are distancing themselves from Obama. Now one says he will stand and fight

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Barack Obama | US Politics

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