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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Thursday that climate change will not be on the agenda at next year's G7 summit, which will be hosted at the Trump National Doral Miami resort.

The big picture: Trump has been isolated as the sole leader in the G7 who does not believe in climate science. At the G7 summit in August, Trump skipped talks on the climate crisis and fires in the Amazon rainforest, though some of his team was in attendance, per The Guardian.

  • The last question Trump took at his final press conference of the August summit was about what he thinks should be done on climate.
  • In response, Trump talked about his pro-economic development policies and related U.S. oil and gas booms.
  • "I'm not going to lose that wealth. I'm not going lose it on dreams, on windmills — which, frankly, aren’t working too well," Trump said.

Between the lines: Miami itself is already suffering from the effects of climate change and is projected to see "anywhere from 1 to 3 feet of sea level rise by 2060," according to NPR.

Go deeper: Climate denial among D.C. policymakers thrives in echo chambers

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Ben Geman, author of Generate
28 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Biden to sign major climate orders, setting up clash with oil industry

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

President Biden will sign new executive actions today that provide the clearest signs yet of his climate plans — elevating the issue to a national security priority and kicking off an intense battle with the oil industry.

Driving the news: One move will freeze issuance of new oil-and-gas leases on public lands and waters "to the extent possible," per a White House summary.

The rebellion against Silicon Valley (the place)

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images

Silicon Valley may be a "state of mind," but it's also very much a real enclave in Northern California. Now, a growing faction of the tech industry is boycotting it.

Why it matters: The Bay Area is facing for the first time the prospect of losing its crown as the top destination for tech workers and startups — which could have an economic impact on the region and force it to reckon with its local issues.

Erica Pandey, author of @Work
4 hours ago - Economy & Business

Telework's tax mess

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

As teleworkers flit from city to city, they're creating a huge tax mess.

Why it matters: Our tax laws aren't built for telecommuting, and this new way of working could have dire implications for city and state budgets.