Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes.
The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision.
At a meeting of the Arctic Council, the secretary of state was noncommittal when asked about the administration’s view on the landmark climate agreement.
With the Trump administration still undecided about the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is to head to a meeting of the Arctic Council in Alaska.
The Paris accord provides its members with more flexibility than the earlier Kyoto Protocol, an argument for those who want the United States to remain in the deal.
Researchers focused on warmer weather that keeps the tundra from freezing until later, allowing processes that release carbon dioxide to continue longer.
An appeals court said it would delay a decision on the legality of the rule, which aims to tackle global warming by cutting emissions from coal-fired plants.
Port Arthur, the famous prison that housed the British Empire’s toughest convicts in the 19th century, is facing an onslaught from the sea.
Just a year after weather patterns were altered worldwide, scientists see signs that more disruption may be brewing.
Critics charge the agency’s administrator should have challenged a legal finding that underpinned the Obama climate policies, but he refuses to budge.