Leaders gathering at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy agreed on a final communique. Six countries reaffirmed their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, but the United States did not join this consensus and is still reviewing its policies on climate change. Today, President Trump also tweeted that he will make a final decision on the Paris Agreement "next week."
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WASHINGTON (May 26, 2017) —World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Christina Chan as the new Director of the Climate Resilience Practice. Chan will oversee WRI’s efforts to empower vulnerable communities and strengthen their resilience to climate impacts across the developing world. Chan brings more than a decade of leadership in climate change, most recently at the U.S.
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017) — The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today. The proposal calls for a 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, amounting to a $2.7 billion cut. It also looks to zero out discretionary spending for international organizations and includes an overall cut to the Department of Energy while boosting for its nuclear program.