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Trump on climate change report: ‘I don’t believe it’

He dismissed his own government’s report which warns of the devastating impacts of climate change on the health and economy of the US

White House powers up with solar panels

The White House has completed installing solar panels on its roofs, the retrofit plans initially announced in 2010 by President Barack Obama. Although it is not known how many panels have been installed, reports claim they are expected to generate 5.3KW of renewable electricity to power the residence. The size of the installation is said […]

Obama issues dire warning on climate change

Climate change is already having a devastating impact in every corner of the US and could get worse if no action is taken, according to a new report. The third National Climate Assessment (NCA), a study commissioned by the White House, suggests the number of extreme weather events has increased in the last 50 years, […]

‘Hundreds arrested at oil pipeline protest outside White House’

Nearly 400 people were reportedly arrested in the US yesterday while protesting against an oil pipeline. Reports claim the protestors, which included students from 80 colleges, strapped themselves to the White House fence following which the arrests were made. They were trying to pressure the Obama Administration against approving the 1,700-mile crude oil pipeline from […]

US delays decision on energy efficiency bill

The US Senate is still debating on whether a bipartisan energy efficiency bill should be passed as law. It has delayed its decision on ‘The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act’ proposed by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman, which is expected to boost the use of energy efficiency technologies in the residential, commercial and […]

White House installs ‘US-made solar panels’

The White House has finally started installing solar panels on the First Family’s residence this week, reports claim. President Barack Obama’s administration initially pledged to install the renewable energy source in 2010 in a bid to increase its energy efficiency. A White House official is believed to have told US media: “The retrofit will include […]

Obama to unveil climate change plan tomorrow

US President Barack Obama is set to reveal a climate change plan tomorrow, focusing on cutting carbon pollution and preparing the nation for future impacts. In his inauguration speech in January when he began his second term, Obama made tackling climate change a top priority and now pledges to take bigger steps on the issue. […]

Actress Daryl Hannah arrested for White House oil pipe protest

American actress Daryl Hannah has caught headlines again with more eco-warrior antics after she was arrested at a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline outside the White House yesterday. The day after President Barack Obama announced he was making climate change a key issue in his State of the Union address, nearly 50 environmental and […]

Romney promises US energy independence by 2021

Potential US presidential candidate Mitt Romney has promised his country would have energy independence by 2021 if he came into power. Speaking in Ohio this week, the Republican Party candidate declared the States wouldn’t have to rely on energy from Venezuala and the Middle East by the end of his second four-year term in the […]

US Congress approves new Iran oil sanctions

The United States could bring in a fresh round of oil sanctions against Iran after its Congress overwhelming voted in favour of a new extra package yesterday. The US wants to punish bankers and shippers who help Iran sell oil, according to reports. It follows President Obama’s announcement of new oil sanctions on Tuesday which […]