Bye Bye, Paris Agreement
Global Warming

Bye Bye, Paris Agreement

Photo: GettyThe White House began its formal process to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on Monday. It comes as no surprise—seemingly everyone has been biting their nails, staring at their screen waiting on the announcement. Though Donald Trump said back in June 2017 that he’d take this grave step, his administration…

Environmentalist Greens gain as Swiss elect parliament: projection
Environmental News

Environmentalist Greens gain as Swiss elect parliament: projection

ZURICH (Reuters) – The far-right Swiss People’s Party was on track to remain in first place in a parliamentary election in Switzerland on Sunday although a strong showing by the environmentalist Greens could dilute the center-right’s grip on power, an initial projection for broadcaster SRF showed. The center-left Socialists looked set to take second place.…

Trump administration notifies U.N. of planned Paris climate accord exit
Environmental News

Trump administration notifies U.N. of planned Paris climate accord exit

US President Donald Trump pauses as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, US, June 1, 2017.. (photo credit: KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS)  WASHINGTON  – The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw…

China does not need foreign tech or money to decarbonize, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says
Renewable Energy

China does not need foreign tech or money to decarbonize, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says

Aerial view of a fishery-solar hybrid photovoltaic power station at Tiangang Lake in Suqian, Jiangsu Province of China.Xu Changliang | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — China’s renewable energy market does not need foreign technology and money said Mark Hutchinson, vice president of APAC power and renewables consulting at global energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie.”Right…