Scott Pruitt

Under fire for ethics scandals, U.S. EPA chief Pruitt resigns

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Scott Pruitt, who pleased President Trump by rolling back environmental regulations but came under heavy fire in a series of ethics controversies, has resigned.

US administration to rescind Obama-era carbon emissions rule

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 03:50 GMT

The Trump administration announced that it would take formal steps to repeal Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 - 02:20 GMT

U.S partners in the G7 club of wealthy democracies vowed to pursue efforts to curb climate change despite a rift caused by the American withdrawal from the Paris accord.