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Trump's clean energy plan lowers costs for all Americans: EPA's Andrew Wheeler

Trump's clean energy plan lowers costs for all Americans: EPA's Andrew Wheeler

Two years later, the EPA released a scientific document - known as the endangerment finding - showing that greenhouse gas emissions do just that. Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen-whose group is defending the Obama plan against lawsuits brought by fossil fuel interests and allied states-outlined the two key ways that Trump's "misguided proposal would wreak havoc on communities".


Peter Dutton resigns ministry after leadership loss to Malcolm Turnbull

Peter Dutton resigns ministry after leadership loss to Malcolm Turnbull

There was also a vote on the deputy leadership but Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was the only candidate, despite speculation that Health Minister Greg Hunt had his eyes on the post. A senior political figure described Mr Turnbull as being in "panic mode" and "clearly rattled" about the amount of support he has lost. But Treasurer Scott Morrison said was "fully supportive" of the Prime Minister.


TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific

TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific

Bad weather is set to arrive in the country in the early hours of Sunday morning, but will only hit certain areas. "But it will bring some rain overnight Saturday night, and an increase in wind". Saturday morning is expected to be mostly dry and cloudy, and this will continue into the afternoon with with humid highs of 21C, before the storm unleashes its downpours after midnight.


Ancient beetle discovery gives clue to gymnosperm pollination

Ancient beetle discovery gives clue to gymnosperm pollination

These primitive evergreens resemble palms and have been around for 300 million years but are now among the most threatened on Earth. Moreover, the researchers discovered that Cretoparacucujus cycadophilus is related to both Jurassic beetles and the modern-day Australian Paracucujus , which pollinates a species of cycad known as Macrozamia riedlei .


Another tropical system in the Atlantic, poses no USA threat

Another tropical system in the Atlantic, poses no USA threat

The subtropical depression is expected to become Subtropical Storm Ernesto later Wednesday. The possibility for Ernesto comes less than a week after the Climate Prediction Center reduced its forecast to reflect a below average hurricane season .


Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

Subtropical Storm Ernesto looks set to bring wet and windy weather to parts of the United Kingdom this weekend, as it makes its way over the Atlantic. And while next week will see more autumnal weather, the warmth isn't quite over yet. "This system will run towards Ireland and the United Kingdom, bringing some rain and stronger winds".