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Trump posts first order of business – kill the Climate Action Plan and Waters of the U.S. rule

From USAToday: Trump begins with call to kill climate action plan WASHINGTON —- As President Trump delivered his inaugural address Friday, his new White House team posted a proposal to eliminate President Obama’s environmental regulations. “For too long, we’ve been held back by burdensome regulations on our energy industry. President Trump is committed to eliminating…

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“Trump Nominees Distance Themselves From His Climate Rhetoric”

Guest post by David Middleton Trump Nominees Distance Themselves From His Climate Rhetoric By Bill Murray January 20, 2017 Rick Perry, questioned by senators Thursday vetting him as a potential energy secretary, was the fourth of Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees to repudiate some of the president-elect’s most controversial statements on climate change and environmental protection…

Smog hangs over a construction site in Weifang city, Shandong province, Oct 16. 2015. Air quality went down in many parts of China since Oct 15 and most cities are shrounded by haze. [Photo/IC]

Chinese Climate Negotiator: Trump has “Softened His Tone” on Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Chinese Chief Climate Negotiator Xie Zhenhua has expressed skepticism about President-elect Trump’s commitment to keep his campaign promises, claiming that Trump has “softened his tone” on Climate Change, in the face of Chinese and international pressure. Trump warming to reality of climate change, says senior Chinese official Beijing’s chief climate…

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Toronto Sun Accuses Trudeau of Gross Green Hypocrisy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The green Toronto Sun has finally noticed the gross carbon footprint hypocrisy of the jetset leaders of the environmental movement. Trudeau’s cheap talk on climate change If the PM expects Canadians to sacrifice to fight global warming, let him lead by example. IRST POSTED: SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017 03:53 PM…

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BOEM rejects Atlantic G&G permits

Guest post by David Middleton BOEM rejects Atlantic G&G permits amidst industry criticism 01/06/2017 Offshore staff WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has denied six pending geophysical and geological permit applications to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the mid- and south planning areas of the Atlantic Ocean. The bureau…