Delegates at the UN climate talks in Marrakech are facing a nervous day as Donald Trump looks like he is winning the US presidential election. Carbon Pulse will bring the latest developments as they happen.
Carbon Pulse coverage:
Trump win casts UN climate talks into existential crisis
Donald Trump’s victory in the US election cast a long shadow over UN climate talks in Marrakech on Wednesday, with delegates and observers questioning the future of the Paris Agreement and international efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Putting on a brave face, business groups say Trump era a ‘blank page’ for US carbon pricing
Newly-dominant US Republican lawmakers could eventually rekindle their affiliation to market-based carbon pricing policies after winning their divisive battle for power, business leaders said on Wednesday.
Reactions to Trump’s US election victory
Donald Trump’s US presidential election victory will likely mean major setbacks in the effort to combat climate change, with the billionaire businessman calling the science a “hoax” and vowing to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and to repeal many of Obama’s environmental measures including the Clean Power Plan. Herein is collection of reactions from individuals, companies and organisations involved in the climate movement.
CDM board eyes batch of recent climate deals in hunt for new demand sources
The CDM Executive Board at its latest meeting continued to hunt for potential sources of future demand, eyeing the recent aviation, shipping and HFC deals as well as a potential increase in voluntary cancellations of CDM offsets.
0630 GMT – TRUMP ON WAY TO VICTORY: Donald Trump, who has promised to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, cut climate finance and kill the Clean Power Plan, is looking more and more certain to become the next president of the US. At the time of writing, the New York Times predicts he has a 95% chance of winning the election, no doubt causing some stress among negotiators and observers at COP-22.