All pages with keywords: President Trump

A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 7 June, 2017

President Trump claimed that the Paris Agreement on climate change “disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries”. This commentary highlights a number of recent research papers which show no evidence for such claims. read more »

Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: what next for international climate policy?

a commentary by Robert Falkner 5 June, 2017

How damaging is Trump’s move to the Paris Agreement and international climate policy? And what can be done to contain the ‘Trump effect’? read more »

What can we expect from French President Macron on climate change?

a commentary by Estelle Rouhaud 11 May, 2017

Will the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, be indifferent or ambitious when it comes to action on climate change asks Estelle Rouhaud in this commentary article.
read more »

American politicians’ war on climate science

a commentary by Bob Ward 6 April, 2017

I warned scientists in Washington DC last week that climate researchers need to repel the attacks being launched against them by President Trump’s administration and the Republican Party. The annual … read more »

In depth: the backtracking on climate change by President Trump’s administration

a commentary by Victoria Druce 6 April, 2017

The ‘Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth’ on 28 March was widely interpreted as a death sentence for the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by … read more »

Comment on President Trump’s budget proposal

Press release 16 March, 2017

Responding to President Trump’s budget proposal ‘America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again’, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »

Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: main drivers and prospects for the future

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Keith J. Benes, Fergus Green, Augustin Lagarde, Isabella Neuweg, Georg Zachmann 17 November, 2016

This report assesses the domestic constraints and opportunities for the development of climate policy in China, the EU and the US. read more »

What energy and climate change policies can we expect from President Trump?

a commentary by Bob Ward 11 November, 2016

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, looks at the prospects for climate policy in the US under President-elect Trump. read more »

Trumping progress or Clinton’s clean opportunity – The future of US climate policy after the elections

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg 7 November, 2016

In many respects the United States presidential election of 2016 could be decisive for the US, and the world, not least for the direction of climate policy. While many of … read more »