Today, we woke up in Marrakech with news that Donald Trump has won the US presidency. Now, we know that this has major implications on climate action and we have heard that he called climate change a hoax made up by China. He also said that he will pull out of the Paris Agreement when he becomes president. And just to remind everyone:
So what happens now? Here we have a video of trackers from Germany and Kenya analyzing what this could mean for the climate:
And here we continue the discussion with our first Daily Track at COP 22:
And, if in any case you missed it, Maris Jones writes about U.S. Climate Action: What Happens After Election Day? with an in-depth analysis of what this means for the United States’ own climate pledges.
As we try to recover from this shock, we give you major face palms…