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Trump Promises Broad Reversal Of Obama Climate Agenda, Paris Agreement

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is promising to scrap the Obama administration’s climate change agenda essentially in its entirety -- including the landmark Paris Agreement -- while pledging to boost fossil fuel production, lift a moratorium on federal coal extraction and approve the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

G-7 Leaders Boost Pressure For Ongoing Climate Talks, Implementing Paris

Leaders of the G-7 nations are increasing the pressure on negotiators in several ongoing global climate talks, ramping up support for agreements this year to phase down high global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and to curb greenhouse gases from aircraft, while doubling down on commitments to implement the Paris climate deal.

Law Professor Touts Air Act Power To Craft North American Carbon Program

A prominent law professor is arguing that section 115 of the Clean Air Act could be the basis for a North American greenhouse gas trading or tax program -- with no new action required from Congress -- expanding upon prior claims from other legal experts that the provision could be used to craft a domestic, economy-wide trading program that goes beyond EPA's current sector-based GHG rules.

Courts Unlikely To 'Sever' ESPS Building Blocks In Ruling, Lawyers Say

Prominent attorneys representing both environmentalists and industry challengers in the suit over EPA's landmark power sector greenhouse gas rule are dismissing suggestions that courts will issue a ruling that upholds a portion of the regulation's target-setting formula while striking down other parts.

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