The unexpected election of Donald Trump is undoubtedly a setback for the international climate talks and the renewables industries.
The shock dominated the first week of COP22, the first annual meeting of the nations party to the Paris Agreement, in Marrakech.
But by week end the message was clear. The rest of the world will march on towards emissions cuts and clean energy. Trump’s administration risks isolation if it presses ahead with plans to walk away from Paris commitments and renewables, and go all out for fossil fuels.