This particularly hurts Sub-Saharan Africa, where only a small fraction of the people has access to electricity.
That a lot of people need and would happily buy larger, stronger and more powerful vehicles is simply not allowed under the Cafe scheme.
As CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen explains, federal revenues from offshore drilling fell from $18 billion in 2008 to just $2.5 billion in 2016 thanks largely to Obama era policies while state revenues from closer-in rigs went up. The Trump-Zinke proposal would open federal waters (outside the 3-mile limit) to drilling, with huge potential revenues and contributions to national security. The planning and evaluation process, Driessen argues, should not be impeded.
The White House’s security strategy is a rejection of former President Barack Obama’s administration, that prioritized fighting man-made global warming. Trump’s strategy no longer lists global warming as a nation security concern.
It looks like EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has a good procedural argument for reopening the Obama era false finding that CO2 emissions endanger human health and welfare.
With the stroke of a pen President Trump is giving Utah's land back to the public.
The mayors who failed to successfully control unemployment, welfare dependency, failing schools, drug addiction and violent crime are not very likely to successfully control our global thermostat.
Environmentalists have sworn to sue.
The Greens are giving great thanks for how cooperative the Trump team of negotiators was at the Bonn climate conference. In reality there was no Trump negotiating team.
Andrew Rakestraw is co-facilitator of the Transparency Framework, along with Xiang Gao from China. Transparency here means who is giving what money to whom under the so-called "financial mechanisms" of the Paris Agreement.
President Obama infamously said, "I've got a pen and I've got a phone - and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions." This he did with a vengeance. One of the most egregious areas he wielded his pen was in expanding federal control over wilderness areas with use of the “Antiquities Act.”
Read EPA's press release on its proposal to repeal President Obama's "Clean Power Plan." There's a new sheriff in town willing to restore the rule of law.
The Trump administration will issue a proposal to repeal a rule limiting methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal lands.
Wind and solar are in the subsidy business, not the electricity business.
Holdren argued the scientific peer-review process already acts as a check on bad science, further arguing a red team exercise is a ‘right-wing’ plot against climate science.