All pages with keywords: President Trump

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 »

Killing Clean Power Plan will make it ‘virtually impossible’ for US to meet Paris Agreement pledges

Press release 28 March, 2017

Commenting about the Clean Power Plan Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and … 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 »

British Prime Minister urged to seek assurances on climate change at meeting with President Trump

Press release 26 January, 2017

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, should seek assurances from President Trump during their meeting tomorrow about the continued provision of reliable information and evidence on climate change, according to … read more »

World leaders cannot afford to ignore new record for global warming

Press release 18 January, 2017

Commenting on the publication today by NASA and NOAA of measurements of the annual global mean surface temperature in 2016, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research … read more »

Outcome of COP22 caps a year of progress

Outcome of COP22 caps a year of progress

a commentary by Bob Ward 19 November, 2016

Despite concerns about future US policy, following the election of Donald Trump, the COP22 summit in Marrakech made solid progress towards implementation of the Paris Agreement says Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications at the Institute. read more »

Nicholas Stern comments on outcome of COP22

Press release 18 November, 2016

Commenting on the outcome of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, Professor Lord Stern … 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 »