Cutting the world’s reliance on coal – the dirtiest fossil fuel – is a priority at the climate change summit in Paris. But it’s controversial in regions that depend on the coal industry. The US state of West Virginia is deeply split on the issue.
James Hansen talked to DW about liberal governments that don't act coherently when it comes to global warming – and why they're more dangerous than climate change deniers like US President Donald Trump.
The US Environmental Protection Agency head has said the administration will end the climate plan signed by Trump's predecessor. The Clean Power Plan was designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
With his latest executive order, President Trump has begun undoing Obama's plan to counter global warming. But climate experts believe the move away from fossil fuels will continue regardless - leaving the US behind.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a talk on global warming by three of its scientists in what activists fear is its latest attack on climate action.
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