This week in climate news - 22 May 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

Does Donald Trump represent a step forward for climate change action? | Kate Aronoff

His advisers admit that populism demands addressing climate change. But don’t expect him to do enough to protect the planet. Donald Trump will have a climate plan and it will be ugly. For now, the Republican frontrunner is pedaling the kind of denialism his party loves, having called global warming everything from a “hoax” to a “con job” to a Chinese plot. »
16 May 2016, 21:11 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Governments seek rules for Paris climate deal; temperatures soar

Governments began work on Monday on a rule book to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming, with the United Nations urging stronger action after a string of record-smashing monthly temperatures. »
16 May 2016, 19:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

How Soil Microbes Fight Climate Change

They're our microscopic allies in making dirt a major resource for storing excess carbon  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 May 2016, 18:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Ban appoints Mexican diplomat to head UN climate change framework

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). »
18 May 2016, 23:40 - UN - Search similar - Email

Exclusive: Skeptical Trump says would renegotiate global climate deal

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would renegotiate America’s role in the U.N. global climate accord, spelling potential doom for an agreement many view as a last chance to turn the tide on global warming. »
18 May 2016, 03:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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