All posts tagged "Paris Climate Accord"

  • Trump Flunks Science, Claims Cold New Year’s Eve In NYC Debunks Climate Change

    President Donald Trump has been busy tweeting again. And once more, he’s proven he can’t understand a subject deeper than its surface layer. This time, Trump is attacking climate change, implying that a cold New Year’s Eve...

    • Posted December 29, 2017
  • Pro-Trump Prophet Says Hurricanes Hit Red States By Design

    Mark Taylor, a right wing conspiracy theorist who describes himself as a “firefighter prophet” has proclaimed that the recent hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida were engineered by the Illuminati — an Enlightenment era secret society that...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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    Jerry Brown Doubles Down

    To distance himself and his climate-conscious colleagues from the Trump administration, California Governor Jerry Brown told an international audience in Hamburg, Germany that the president “doesn’t speak for the rest of us.” Brown was announcing his plans...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
  • Hawking Has Little Hope

    Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking warns that President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible climate changes on Earth. Speaking to the BBC on the occasion of his...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
  • Merkel Does Not Mince Words

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made a promise before German parliament to confront President Donald Trump over the U.S.’s departure from the Paris climate agreement when the two world leaders meet at the upcoming G-20 summit, which...

    • Posted July 3, 2017
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    The Paris Climate Agreement in the United States: What’s Next?

    In November 2016, the writing was already on the wall. Seven out of ten Americans agreed that the United States should stay in the Paris Climate Agreement, but, because of an electoral college which favored smaller, rural...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
  • NEW YORK CITY - APRIL 22 2016: UN officials planted a cherry tree in the UN rose garden to commemorate Earth Day & the signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
    The Paris Climate Agreement in the United States: Straightening out Facts

    After the international fall-out from yesterday’s announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, PResident Trump’s claims have been placed under intense scrutiny. He cited undue economic hardship, legal liability, and a conspiracy by foreign powers to...

    • Posted June 4, 2017
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    The Paris Climate Agreement in the United States: Our History

    On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. In his speech, Trump cited three major reasons why staying in the Paris Climate Agreement would not be...

    • Posted June 2, 2017