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Huckabee on Trump priorities: ‘A beheading is still worse than a sunburn’
The Hill • Julia Manchester
US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Change Accord Said To Be Imminent
Red State • Streiff
The Army shouldn’t oversee Superfund sites like West Lake
The Hill • John Paul Woodley, Jr., Opinion Contributor
Angela Merkel says Europeans can’t rely on the U.S. anymore
Daily Dot • Chris Tognotti
Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement
Slate • Daniel Politi
Tweets pour out as Trump returns to DC -- INSIDE THE WEST WING: POLITICO, WaPo and NYT on WH intrigue -- FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: Trump’s week -- ANDREW KACZYNSKI’s wedding
Politico • Daniel Lippman
For President Trump, Pulling Out Of Paris Is The Only Logical Move
Forbes • Contributor, David Blackmon
Cleantech Revolution — EV Leaders, Tesla Shuttles, Cleantech Entrepreneurship & Investing
CleanTechnica • Andrea Bertoli
UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
Trump plan on Paris climate deal unclear after G7 pressure
The Guardian • Martin Pengelly, Agencies
 
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Climate Change, Energy Regulation
Huckabee on Trump priorities: ‘A beheading is still worse than a sunburn’
The HillJulia Manchester
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) touted President Trump’s priorities as combatting terrorism ahead of addressing climate change on Sunday by saying, “a beheading is worse than a sunburn.” “The climate he’s trying to change is the climate of terrorism because he...
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Climate Change, Energy Regulation
US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Change Accord Said To Be Imminent
Red StateStreiff
Axios is reporting that a decision by President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change has been made and the announcement is imminent: President Trump has privately told multiple people, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, that he plans to...
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
The Army shouldn’t oversee Superfund sites like West Lake
The HillJohn Paul Woodley, Jr., Opinion Contributor
I have enormous sympathy for the residents living near the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. There is no justice in a system that allows them to face the potential risks of radioactive material, the legacy of the World War II Manhattan...
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Climate Change, Energy Regulation
Angela Merkel says Europeans can’t rely on the U.S. anymore
Daily DotChris Tognotti
In the immediate aftermath of the NATO summit in Belgium and the G-7 summit in Italy, German chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a cautionary message to her fellow Europeans: It’s time to “take our destiny into our own hands” and not rely on...
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Energy Regulation
Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement
SlateDaniel Politi
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Trump may be trying to build suspense about the future of the Paris agreement on climate change, but he has told several people he plans to leave the deal, according to Axios. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to...
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CBS Television Distribution, Energy Regulation
Tweets pour out as Trump returns to DC -- INSIDE THE WEST WING: POLITICO, WaPo and NYT on WH intrigue -- FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: Trump’s week -- ANDREW KACZYNSKI’s wedding
PoliticoDaniel Lippman
FROM THE VATICAN at 7:30 this morning -- @Pontifex: “I encourage everyone to engage in constructive forms of communication that reject prejudice towards others and foster hope and trust today.” HE’S BACK!! -- @realDonaldTrump at 8:10 a.m.: “Just returned from Europe. Trip...
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
For President Trump, Pulling Out Of Paris Is The Only Logical Move
ForbesContributor, David Blackmon
Despite statements by advisers that his views are "evolving" on the subject, Donald Trump's actions during the campaign and since taking office lead to the conclusion that ending the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Accords is his only logical next step.
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
Cleantech Revolution — EV Leaders, Tesla Shuttles, Cleantech Entrepreneurship & Investing
CleanTechnicaAndrea Bertoli
’s next Cleantech Revolution Tour is approaching, and it is packed with EV and clean energy leaders from around Europe who are intent on easing the way into a brighter future. Starting in Berlin (Germany) on June 27 (special networking activities), continuing...
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Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy
UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
The UK is lobbying Europe to water down a key energy-saving target despite the fact it will not take effect until after Brexit, according to leaked documents that sparked warnings that energy bills could rise and jobs put at risk. On the...
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Barack Obama, CBS Television Distribution
Trump plan on Paris climate deal unclear after G7 pressure
The GuardianMartin Pengelly, Agencies
Donald Trump’s intentions regarding US participation in the Paris climate deal remained unknown on Sunday, as one report cited “confidants” saying the president had made up his mind to pull out while a senior cabinet minister said he was “quite certain the...
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