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.
“Our changing climate is already making it more difficult to produce food,” Obama said at the Seeds & Chips conference in Milan, Italy Tuesday.
The UN's Paris climate treaty/agreement is a disaster. Time to exit.
The Green Climate Fund is just one of many reasons why President Trump should honor his campaign promise and withdraw the U.S. from the UN's Paris climate agreement.
The social cost of carbon is little more than junk science and Garbage In-Garbage Out forecasting.
President Donald Trump will order EPA to begin dismantling a regulation central to former President Barack Obama’s plan to fight global warming. Trump will issue a second order instructing the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite the “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule.
Scott Pruitt withstood a withering Green barrage while remaining steadfast in his view the EPA needs to be reined in and “cooperative federalism” restored.
Since the election the Obama Administration has been pumping out regulations as fast as it can.
President Trump should overturn this unwise drilling ban. When the inevitable legal challenges arise any unbiased court should uphold his order as he has congressional intent, precedent, and his own constitutional authority on his side.
It’s only “permanent” if President-elect Donald Trump or Congress choose not to challenge it.