President-elect Trump has vowed to “cancel” the Paris climate accord, jeopardizing what scientists say is a critical 3.6-degree irreversible temperature target. Source: Donald Trump Could Put Climate Change on Course for ‘Danger Zone’ – The New York Times
It will take time to fully process the damage Trump will do. Source: Trump’s win is a deadly threat to stopping climate change. | Grist
The settlement resolves lawsuits alleging the federal government mismanaged tribal land, resources and money. The Obama administration says it has now settled more than $3.3 billion in such suits. Source: U.S. Government To Pay $492 Million To 17 American Indian Tribes : The Two-Way : NPR
The company has cultivated unprecedented ties to the government not only by lobbying but sharing its digital expertise, raising questions about undue influence. Source: Google’s Remarkably Close Relationship With the Obama White House, in Two Charts
The president has had a lot of success addressing America’s problems, which may surprise many on the left and the right. Source: Learning From Obama – The New York Times
The logic is similar to that of a carbon tax — addressing what economists term “market failures.” Source: Why so many economists back Obama’s idea of a tax on oil – The Washington Post
Obama’s New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer | Motherboard.