Climate Friday #6

This is the first Climate Friday in a while. If you’re new to the blog (thanks for coming!), I feature stories about climate science from the previous week. I comb through the news so you don’t have to. The past two weeks have been all about the elections and the implications thereof. So, w/out further ado:

Donald Trump’s US election win stuns scientists


Keystone pipeline developer plans to ‘engage’ with Trump
California county votes to ban fracking
Washington voters reject carbon tax proposal
Coal stocks soar after Trump win
Florida defeats solar power measure critics called misleading
Obama to block new Arctic drilling

Germany cuts CO2 targets for industry ahead of Morocco talks

Maryland environmental advocates take anti-fracking, climate-change positions to church

International relations
Justin Trudeau congratulates Trump
Canada PM says to stick to carbon price plan despite Trump win
Trump’s victory sends Trudeau’s energy, climate strategy into disarray

National Policy
Climate scientists say Trump win means U.S. emissions may not fall as pledged
Reid: Reviving Nevada nuclear waste proposal ‘doomed to failure’
Greens prepare for battle with Trump

 Paris Climate Agreement
Trump win complicates climate deal
Could Trump Simply Withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement?
Obama defends Paris deal as Trump reality sets in
Obama: Trump should not end Paris climate agreement
Sarkozy warns Trump against leaving climate pact
Josh Frydenberg insists Paris climate deal lives on, despite MPs’ claims
UK signs up for Paris climate arrgement
Climate envoy strikes hopeful tone on Trump

Climate change killing reindeer?
Antarctic quest to find ‘oldest ice’
CO2-loving plants can counter human emissions

UN agency: 2016 ‘very likely’ to be hottest year on record
Last five years were hottest on record, more signs heat is man-made: WMO


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