News Flash: US is out!

News Flash: US is out!

Donald Trump did not get the respect that he deserved from the leaders of the G 7 countries.  The issue that was the basis of the most significant disagreement with other G-7 leaders was climate change . . . and the Paris Accord. So, on his return he finally decided that the US would withdraw … Read more…

Trump spoils the party at Merrakech!

Trump spoils the party at Merrakech!

The challenge facing COP 22 (Marrakech) was to resolve many climate change issues not settled at COP 21 by The Paris Agreement. The hope was that the US and China would again provide the leadership at Marrakech that they had shown at COP21. That hope was seriously undermined by the election of Donald Trump as … Read more…

Down East Comment Sense

Down East Comment Sense

Why has the issue of climate change barely surfaced in the US Presidential Election?  Well in some places it has. The Bangor (Maine) Daily News published a commentary by Fred Hill and Walter Kozumbo under the by line Trump’s denial of climate change alone disqualifies him for the presidency Hill and Kozumbo pulled no punches. In their … Read more…