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  • MARRAKECH (November 18, 2016) – The UN climate negotiations (COP22) concluded today in Marrakech, Morocco with countries agreeing to finalize the rules for the Paris Agreement by 2018 as well as other key decisions to advance implementation of the global pact.

    Following is a statement from Paula Caballero, Global Director, Climate Program, World Resources Institute:

  • WASHINGTON (November 9, 2016)—In one of the most surprising elections in U.S. history, Donald J. Trump has been elected to be next president of the United States.

    Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, President & CEO, WRI:

    “As the new Trump administration comes into office, America must press forward with critical issues that are at the heart of people’s well-being and future prosperity. This includes staving off climate change, investing in clean energy, and revitalizing America with sustainable and resilient infrastructure.

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