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Trump to face intense G-7 pressure on climate change

By Jean Chemnick, E&E News reporter President Trump will spend much of his first foreign trip surrounded by U.S. allies who prize the Paris climate agreement and will use every opportunity to convince him to stay in it. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, leaders of the European Union and others have […]

Trump ‘can’t escape climate change’ impacts says Fiji PM

By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent, Bonn Fiji’s Prime Minister has issued a coded warning to Donald Trump about the dangers of climate change. The US leader is due to decide on future US participation in the Paris climate agreement after next week’s G7 meeting in Italy. But Frank Bainimarama told delegates here that whether you lived […]

Trump Deputy Interior Pick Gets A Lashing On Climate Change From Sen. Al Franken

By Joseph Erbentraut, Alexander C. Kaufman About an hour and a half into Deputy Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt’s Thursday confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, committee member Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Bernhardt whether he believes climate change represents a “serious threat that requires aggressive action?” In response, Bernhardt […]

Vatican Confident Pope Will Change Trump’s View On ‘Global Warming’ At Upcoming Meeting

Via: By Lorraine Chow Vatican Bishop Confident Pope Will Change Trump’s View on Climate Change A senior papal official is confident that Pope Francis will be able to change President Donald Trump’s views on climate change when they meet at the Vatican on May 24. “In the election campaign, he even said it was a Chinese invention to criticize America,” Argentine Bishop Marcelo […]