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Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Mar-a-Lago

Trump’s Children Will Watch Mar-a-Lago Sink Into The Atlantic

Within 30 years, climatologists estimate, Trump’s beloved Mar-a-Lago could be vulnerable to flooding as many as 210 days a year due to global warming. Even mighty Donald cannot command the sea.

June 7, 2017
climate accord

Trump Vows To Withdraw U. S. From Paris Climate Accord

With Trump’s action, the United States will walk away from nearly every nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century. The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world’s only non-participants in the Paris climate accord.

June 1, 2017
climate debate

#EndorseThis: John Oliver’s Classic Climate Debate, Framed As If Science Matters

Short enough for Trump’s truncated attention span, here is John Oliver’s classic climate debate –a “statistically representative” discussion, framed according to the actual scientific consensus about global warming, rather than the conventional idiocy dictating that both sides deserve equal weight.

May 31, 2017
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Bismarck, North Dakota US May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump Vows To Undo Obama’s Climate Agenda In Appeal To Oil Sector

“Any regulation that’s outdated, unnecessary, bad for workers or contrary to the national interest will be scrapped and scrapped completely,” Trump told about 7,700 people at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in oil-rich Bismarck.

May 27, 2016
U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern is surrounded by reporters at Le Bourget

U.S. Will Sign Paris Agreement And Stick To It – Stern

Todd Stern also said that Obama’s successor, even if it is a Republican, would be unlikely to scrap the Paris deal as to do so would have negative diplomatic implications.

February 16, 2016