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David Cameron Decides To Do Without a Climate Change Envoy

Ever since the U.K. climate change envoy Lord Barker of Battle stepped down last year, it's been unclear if or when anyone else would take over the position. Prime Minister David Cameron announced this week that there is no current plan to appoint a new envoy on climate change, The Guardian reports.

April 6, 2016

EPA Head Says Paris Agreement Will Require More Climate Work From Next Administration

As the Obama administration continues to work to meet the climate action goals set in Paris last December, the next president will need to keep expanding on the country's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy said this week.

"We already have a lot in the queue, but I'm sure people will bring new ideas as time moves on," McCarthy said on Tuesday.

Gas Leak May Cause Summer Blackouts in California

Even though Southern California's massive natural gas blowout was plugged in February, the region's energy supply could continue to be negatively impacted through the summer, state energy officials announced this week.

April 5, 2016

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change poses a serious threat to human health, a new White House report warns. 

One of the most deadly climate-related health risks comes from extreme heat waves, which could make working outside impossible, according to John Holdren, a science advisor to the Obama administration, during a press conference on Monday. "People who work outdoors will be unable to control their body temperature and will die," said Holdren. "This is a really, really big deal."

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