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Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

Sep 18, 2019

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

Sep 17, 2019

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Fijian leader urges Australia to do more on climate change

Sep 16, 2019

Fiji's prime minister has used a state visit to urge Australia to take more ambitious actions to slash greenhouse gas emissions

South America leaders gather to discuss protection of Amazon

Sep 6, 2019

Leaders of several South American nations that share the Amazon have met in Colombia to boost protection of the world's largest rainforest

Official: Trump to challenge California mileage standard

Sep 5, 2019

A government official says the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automotive emissions and fuel economy standards

EPA forces VW to correct gas mileage on 98,000 vehicles

Aug 30, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making Volkswagen Group correct fuel economy labels for about 98,000 gasoline-powered vehicles

Politics of climate change put corporations in tough spot

Aug 30, 2019

Polarizing politics of climate change and deregulation by the Trump administration puts corporate leaders in a tough spot

Protest in Nepal against plan to cut trees to widen road

Aug 29, 2019

More than 200 people have rallied in Nepal's capital to protest government plans to cut down about 2,000 trees to widen a key road that circles the city

Teen activist sails across Atlantic to go to climate meeting

Aug 28, 2019

A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming

21 states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

Aug 14, 2019

A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants

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