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Despite carbon ruling, White House says U.S. can meet climate deal goals
The White House promised on Wednesday that it would be able to uphold U.S. commitments to an international climate change agreement, as a court ruling heightened concerns about the stability of the global carbon reduction pact reached last year.
Reuters
 
Laurent Fabius quits French foreign ministry, stays as climate talks president
Veteran politician who steered Paris climate summit to successful conclusion is moving to head up the Constitutional Council
Climate Home
 
Fabius continue sur le climat et garde un bureau au Quai d’Orsay
Nommé à la tête du Conseil constitutionnel, Laurent Fabius ne quittera pas totalement le Quai d’Orsay, puisqu’il y gardera un bureau comme président de la COP21, chargé pour quelques mois encore de suivre les négociations climatiques sous l’égide de l’ONU.
Liberation
 
BP stresses need for global carbon pricing as world faces 25% rise in CO2 emissions to 2035
Policymakers must accelerate moves to global carbon pricing to help rein in energy-related CO2 emissions projected to rise 25% between 2013-2035, oil giant BP said on Wednesday in its long-term energy outlook.
Carbon Pulse
 
Delay of clean power plan stokes worries about Paris treaty
The Obama administration asserted Wednesday that a Supreme Court order delaying enforcement of its new clean-power rules will ultimately have little impact on meeting the nation's obligations under the recent Paris climate agreement.
AP
 
Lanzan campaña en redes sociales para apoyar a la firma del Acuerdo de París
Los participantes pueden grabar un video de máximo 30 segundos con su celular, tablet o computadora y publicarlo en Twitter, Facebook, Instagram u otra red social.
Conexión COP
 
With oil fee, Obama shows plan for sector-by-sector carbon price: Kemp
U.S. President Barack Obama’s budget would raise $319 billion over 10 years from the phased introduction of an oil fee equivalent to $10.25 per barrel on crude oil, according to budget documents published on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
 
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