Paris Agreement


The Trump Administration’s principle weapon of choice for attacking climate science is not melodramatic announcements such as the one concerning US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, nor is it the appointment of individuals such as Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, but instead is firmly rooted in federal finance. The […]

Climate Change: Filling the political and financial funding abyss



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The rather encouraging news is that many US cities and even entire states are bypassing Trump and committing themselves to the Paris Agreement anyway, and declaring “We are still in”. This is all rendering his declaration of US withdrawal as utterly irrelevant. The New York Times has some details … Representatives of […]

Bypassing Trump and committing to Paris Agreement – “We are Still In”




When it coms to all things Trump, I keep grasping for the “Nobody would do something that stupid” thought, and yet time after time he does something that completely resets such expectations. The announcement that the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a classic example of just that, and […]

Trump’s Climatic decision on the #ParisAgreement – #climate


While on the campaign trail Trump promised again and again that he would pull the US out of the international Paris Climate Change Agreement. It was classic Trump rhetoric, an overly simplistic but enticing sound byte that panders to his audience, but also thankfully like almost all of his other promises is not […]

Will Trump withdraw US from the Paris Agreement?