Trump's power-plant proposal may increase U.S. carbon pollution

World / Politics Aug 19, 2018

Trump's power-plant proposal may increase U.S. carbon pollution

U.S. leader Donald Trump is poised to replace former President Barack Obama's plan to slash power plant greenhouse gas emissions with a substitute that could actually increase them. The move, combined with a rollback of automobile efficiency mandates proposed earlier this month, represents a significant ...

China likely to maintain climate goals

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Nov 22, 2016

China likely to maintain climate goals

Beijing's air quality fell short of national standards on 179 days last year. That's one reason why the world's biggest coal consumer is likely to stick with its plan to clean up its energy supply — regardless of what President-elect Donald Trump does in ...

World / Politics Nov 14, 2016

Trump looking at fast ways to quit global climate deal: source

President-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, defying broad international backing for the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Since Trump's Nov. 8 election victory, ...