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CAR RULES: Will automakers stand by Trump in the Rose Garden?

When President Obama announced more stringent auto pollution rules in 2009, he was flanked by the CEOs of 10 major automakers, who stood in the White House Rose Garden to lend their symbolic support.

What Greenland Might Have Taught Trump about Warming – Scientific American

In an apparent disappointment for President Trump, the Danish government has made it clear: Greenland is not for sale. The Wall Street Journal first reported Thursday that Trump had repeatedly expressed an interest in buying the semiautonomous Danish territory and that he…

Kamikaze Climate Suit: Litigious Blue States Could Hurt Their Emissions Targets

Democratic states challenging the Trump Administration’s redo of the Obama CO2 emissions regulations should be careful what they sue for. Their lawsuit could backfire and undermine the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate carbon emissions. Twenty-two Democratic state Attorneys General…

Global warming is already here. Denying it is unforgivable. – The Washington Post

August 18 at 5:51 PM GLOBAL WARMING is already here, striking substantial regions of the United States with increasing severity. That is the upshot of an exhaustive Post investigation in which Steven Mufson, Chris Mooney, Juliet Eilperin and John Muyskens…

Climate change: fracking may be doing more damage than we thought – Vox.com

As greenhouse gases go, methane gets less attention than carbon dioxide, but it is a key contributor to climate change. Methane doesn’t stay in the atmosphere as long as CO2 and is reabsorbed into terrestrial cycles via chemical reactions within…

The Richest People On Earth Are Financing ‘Climate Protectors’

(H/t Doc) The news is out: According to the latest IPCC report, the state of the Earth is catastrophic, but we still have a chance. All we have to do is listen to the 16-year-old climate figurehead Greta Thunberg of…

From not having kids to battling anxiety: Climate change is shaping life choices and affecting mental health – USA TODAY

For some, ignoring climate change is not an option. It’s real, and preventing global warming from getting worse is a driving force in their lives. Elizabeth Lawrence and Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY Revelle Mast wanted to be an architect when…