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Climate and coal policies may sink or swim together

A safe climate and a future for the coal industry have long been viewed as diametric opposites, but in a world where the Paris Agreement is in force and Donald Trump is in the White House, their fortunes may now be linked.

Some coal advocates argue that domestic policies to promote carbon capture, utilization and storage are crucial to the industry's survival in the 21st century — and supporting the global climate accord, they believe, may be the best route to ensuring such policies.


Musharraf: Climate change isn't Pakistan's problem

Nearly nine years after leaving office, Pakistan's former president, Pervez Musharraf, remains keenly aware of the issues facing his country. But he doesn't rank climate change as one of them.

Speaking yesterday at the launch of a report on U.S.-Pakistan relations at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Musharraf said his government aimed to improve on issues like women's empowerment and Pakistan's precarious relationship with India.

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