Climate Scientists Fear Trump Victory Will Freeze Global Warming Progress

November 10, 2016 12:53 AM
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Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential race has sent a chill through the United Nations climate talks taking place this week in Morocco. The summit aims to put policy details on last year's landmark Paris Climate Accord - but Trump has pledged to tear up that agreement, to re-open coal mines and push ahead with shale oil and gas projects. Henry Ridgwell looks at the potential impact of a Trump presidency on efforts to combat climate change.