Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change, Axios news outlet reported on Saturday, citing three sources with direct knowledge.

More Environment News

25 May 2017

U.S. EPA moves to postpone steam electric power plant effluent rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it proposed a rule on Thursday to postpone compliance dates for effluent guidelines for steam electric power plants published in November 2015.

24 May 2017

Trump has not yet made final decision on Paris climate deal: Tillerson

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has not yet made a final decision on whether the United States will remain a party to the Paris climate accords but will do so only after this week, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday.

24 May 2017

Analysts wary over Fiat Chrysler's emissions but say not as bad as VW

MILAN (Reuters) - Any potential fines Fiat Chrysler (FCA) may need to pay to settle a U.S. civil lawsuit over diesel emissions will unlikely top $1 billion, analysts said, adding the case appeared less serious than at larger rival Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE>.

24 May 2017

German prosecutor says is in touch with U.S. authorities on Daimler

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors, who searched Daimler's offices this week as part of an investigation into diesel pollution, are talking to U.S. authorities, the Stuttgart public prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.

24 May 2017

Germany hopes G7 summit can help convince U.S. on climate

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is hoping that a G7 summit in Italy this week can play a role in convincing the United States to remain in the Paris climate agreement, a senior German official said on Wednesday.

Top News Videos