President Trump on Friday abruptly reversed a decision to lift a ban on importing trophies of African elephants shot by big game hunters, saying the issue needed more study.
TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, but state officials don’t believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems.
President Trump remains determined to take the U.S. out of the global Paris climate accord, but that hasn’t stopped the U.S. from being a player as the latest U.N. summit on climate change wound down Thursday.
Amid a raging debate about how the U.S. should approach climate change, Republicans and Democrats on a key Senate panel Wednesday sought common ground on the best ways to continue reducing the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions through research, innovation and private-sector leadership.
It may look as if Democratic governors — not climate change activists — are driving the campaign to “fill the void” left by President Trump’s exit from the Paris agreement, but that’s not necessarily the impression left by behind-the-scenes emails.