Deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans, exacerbated by an unusually bitter presidential election season, threaten to undermine significant gains made by President Barack Obama on climate change, chief among them being a landmark Paris agreement that will be signed by world leaders in New York City on April 22.

US leadership has been instrumental in uniting the world around climate action. Greater use of zero-carbon energy sources, underpinned by ever cheaper renewables, is well under way across the country, helping to reduce its still oversized carbon footprint. Read the full article here.

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