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100 Days of Climate: Week 5

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.

EU Must Shut All Coal Plants to Meet Paris Pledges

Europe will vastly overshoot its carbon emissions target unless it closes all 300 coal-fired power stations by 2030.

Conservatives Push Carbon Tax to Address Climate Crisis

A group of prominent conservatives is pushing for a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

Trump Revives Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

President Trump has signed executive orders advancing two controversial oil pipelines.

Trump White House Distorts Wages Figure on First Day

The White House published an incorrect figure to justify Trump's drive to eliminate environmental rules.

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday.

Trump’s EPA May ‘Review’ California’s Car Pollution Rules

States' far-reaching car pollution rules could be jeopardized if Trump's EPA nominee is confirmed.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

Exxon’s Tillerson Murky on Future of Paris Climate Pact

Rex Tillerson downplayed the dangers of global warming during his confirmation hearing for secretary of state.

Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust

Low oil prices threaten oil sands mines in Canada — a major source of carbon pollution.

Trump’s ‘Extreme’ Cabinet Could Fuel Warming Crisis

Executives and anti-science politicians being considered for key Trump posts could slow climate action.

Trump, Congress Could Halt State Action on Climate

As the GOP takes control of the White House and Congress, state officials fear environmental preemptions.

Obama Just Made the Case for His Clean Energy Legacy

Writing in one of the world's leading scientific journals, President Obama stated the case for clean energy.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Exxon’s $180 Million Deal With Trump’s Pick for State

Exxon will provide former CEO Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of state, with a $180 million package.

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