So Donald Trump won.
I’m not going to add right now to the mountain of hastily-written “think” pieces about what went wrong, who’s to blame and how roughly half of America’s voting public thought he was an OK option.
What’s important to remember, though, is that last bit. Roughly half of Americans who voted chose Donald Trump above Hillary Clinton.
But what’s also important, is how the issue of climate change was barely mentioned by either candidate.
In a few days, I’m heading to Morocco for the United Nations climate talks.
What will a Trump administration mean for climate change policy?
I wrote on The Guardian how the election would be a distraction for the first week of the talks, particularly if Trump was to win. I think that was probably an understatement.
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