All pages with keywords: United States

The fight for retreat: urban unbuilding in the era of climate change

Seminar 4 Jun 2018

Liz Koslov, MIT Much research reveals the devastating and unequal impacts of forced relocation and displacement in contexts ranging from disasters to urban regeneration. However, the effects of climate change … read more »


President Trump’s fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 30 January, 2018

President Trump again demonstrated that he is a major source of fake news about climate change. In an interview with Piers Morgan President Trump’s answers revealed the very deep level of his ignorance. read more »


Sunday Telegraph column full of unchecked errors on US winter temperatures

Sunday Telegraph column full of unchecked errors on US winter temperatures

a commentary by Bob Ward 23 January, 2018

The Sunday Telegraph’ publish a column full of unchecked errors – showing how climate change deniers exploit weak editorial standards and mislead readers. read more »


Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

a working paper by Lutz Sager 17 November, 2017

This paper analyses the relationship between the distribution of income and the carbon dioxide content of household consumption in the US, describing a potential ‘equity-pollution dilemma’ and proposing a method to quantify it. read more »


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


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