Representatives of participating companies sign containers with uranium to be used as fuel for nuclear reactors, prior to loading them aboard Atlantic Navigator ship, on a port in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. A 20-year program to convert highly enriched uranium from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons into fuel for U.S. power plants has ended, with the final shipment loaded onto a vessel in St. Petersburg's port on Thursday. The U.S. Energy Department described the program, commonly known as Megatons to Megawatts, as one of the most successful nuclear nonproliferation partnerships ever undertaken. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
U.S. officials have pressed the case for coal despite protesters at the COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany, decrying President Trump's climate policies. (Geoff Hill/Special to the Washington Times)
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) and California Governor Jerry Brown (right) attended the climate summit in Germany, where Mr. Brown and the governors of neighboring Oregon and Washington vowed to press emissions standards even as President Trump vowed to leave the Paris climate deal.
President Trump's recent vow to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord drew the ire of environmental activists who came to the COP 23 Fiji U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, to urge Americans like former Vice President Al Gore to continue to abide by the accord's goals for future emissions standards. (Associated Press)
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 file photo, water from Roanoke Sound pounds the Virginia Dare Trail in Manteo, N.C., as Tropical Storm Hermine passes the Outer Banks. A massive U.S. report released Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, concludes the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever and that more than 90 percent of it has been caused by humans. Since 1900, the reports said Earth has warmed by 1.8 degrees (1 degree Celsius) and seas have risen by 8 inches. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Cliven Bundy led a "massive armed assault against federal law enforcement," federal prosecutors say, when he was confronted over grazing rights with the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. (Associated Press/File)