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17 Nov 2016

Secretary of state says the outgoing Obama administration is determined to prevent Trump withdrawing the US from the landmark deal

07 Mar 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration on Thursday in rebuffing a bid by 20 states to halt an Environmental Protection Agency rule to curb emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants.

15 Feb 2016

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan, as an appeals court considers an expedited legal challenge from states, corporations and industry groups. The ruling is not based on the merits of the plan, which will be heard in court later this year.

The Clean Power Plan is a core component of the U.S. climate plan and would reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector by an average of 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

25 Jan 2016

City’s residents, many of whom live in poverty, fear consequences to their children in Michigan town where life has changed immeasurably

19 Jun 2015

The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, and improve their resilience to extreme events. The site is designed to serve interested citizens, communities, businesses, resource managers, planners, and policy leaders at all levels of government.

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