All pages with keywords: President Trump


Repeal of the US Clean Power Plan “makes no economic sense”

Press release 10 October, 2017

Commenting on the announcement expected today that the United States Environmental Protection Agency is planning to repeal President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the … read more »


Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

in the news Bob Ward 10 September, 2017

The Guardian, 10 September 2017



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 »


President Trump’s speech on the Paris Agreement was full of confusion and bogus claims

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 June, 2017

This commentary looks at the reasons given by President Trump for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. read more »


Nicholas Stern

Nicholas Stern and Bob Ward respond to President Trump’s announcement about the Paris Agreement on climate change

Press release 1 June, 2017

Responding to President Trump’s announcement today (1 June 2017) about the Paris Agreement on climate change, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and … read more »


President Trump getting inaccurate and misleading advice about Paris Agreement on climate change

President Trump getting inaccurate and misleading advice about Paris Agreement on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward, Alex Bowen 1 June, 2017

President Trump is due to make an announcement later today about whether he intends to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, following many weeks of … read more »


‘Alternative facts’ undermine polemic against the Paris Agreement

a commentary by Bob Ward 11 May, 2017

Matt Ridley in his column in ‘The Times’ has used a set of ‘alternative facts’ to urge President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change says Bob Ward in this commentary article. 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.
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