May 24, 2016

May 23, 2016

Trump Acknowledges Climate Change—at His Golf Course

Presidential contender Donald Trump is trying to build a sea wall to protect one of his New York golf courses from climate-related effects, according to documents reviewed by POLITICO. The Republican candidate has previously called climate change "a total hoax."

May 20, 2016

May 19, 2016

Japan Faces More Pressure on Coal Funding Ahead of G7 Meet

Ahead of an upcoming Group of Seven summit meeting, green groups are calling on the Japanese government to more aggressively shift away from fossil fuels, Bloomberg reports.

"As the President of the G7, Japan has an obligation to be a leader, not a laggard on climate," the activists wrote in a recent petition.

May 18, 2016

Skeptical Trump Says He Would Renegotiate Global Climate Deal As President

If elected President of the United States, climate skeptic Donald Trump said that he would renegotiate the country's role in the Paris climate agreement, Reuters reports.

"I will be looking at that very, very seriously, and at a minimum I will be renegotiating those agreements, at a minimum. And at a maximum I may do something else," Trump said.

May 17, 2016

Australia to Lay Off Leading Scientist on Sea Levels

One of the world's top climate scientists was recently given notice of his dismissal, the New York Times reports. Dr. John Church, who studies rising sea levels, is among nearly 300 scientists that are slated to lose their jobs at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization.

May 16, 2016

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