Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

/ May 6, 2017

Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

For the first time since Donald Trump’s ascent to the White House, U.N. negotiators will gather in the coming week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to abandon. The midyear round of haggling in Bonn is meant ...

/ May 4, 2017

Environmental groups sue EPA over rollback of pollution rule

Environmentalists and public health advocates are going to court to fight the Trump administration’s move to rewrite Obama-era rules limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. A coalition of about a dozen groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Environmental Protection Agency in the ...

/ Apr 28, 2017

California says oceans could rise higher than thought

New climate-change findings mean the Pacific Ocean off California may rise higher, and storms and high tides hit harder, than previously thought, officials said. The state’s Ocean Protection Council on Wednesday revised upward its predictions for how much water off California will rise as ...