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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 »


Rep. Lamar Smith cites fake news in fight against climate science

Rep. Lamar Smith cites fake news in fight against climate science

in the news Bob Ward 23 September, 2017

The Hill, 23 September 2017



Energy efficiency regulations benefit, not burden, US consumers

Energy efficiency regulations benefit, not burden, US consumers

a commentary by Arlan Brucal 15 August, 2017

While President Trump’s stance on climate change is somewhat confused, it is no surprise that during his presidency he has pushed back environmental regulations and standards which he suggests place … read more »


California’s leadership on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 17 July, 2017

Later today, California’s Senate will vote on new laws to tackle climate change, including an extension to its successful cap-and-trade programme until 2030. It is expected to be a close … read more »


Good chance Trump won’t end up withdrawing from Paris

Good chance Trump won’t end up withdrawing from Paris

in the news Bob Ward 7 July, 2017

CNBC, 7 July 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 »


US utilities under pressure to cut emissions further

US utilities under pressure to cut emissions further

in the news Simon Dietz 7 June, 2017

FT, 7 June 2017


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 »


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