Emissions reduction

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Immediate Past President of the National Sheriffs' Association, St. Charles Parish, La., Sheriff Greg Champagne, as he arrives for a roundtable discussion with members the National Sheriffs' Association and others in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 13, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels. The White House's 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal...
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February 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels. The White House's 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the Senate Environment Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Newly released emails show Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the information about climate change from the agency’s website, especially President Obama’s signature effort to reduce planet-warming carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 02, 2018 - 1:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the information about climate change from the agency's website, especially President Obama's signature effort to reduce planet-warming...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:48 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state gave $3.5 million last year to support municipal recycling projects across the state and the donation of wholesome food as officials strive to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions. State officials continue to encourage food donations and the recycling of food...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 10, 2018 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Norway's prime minister told President Donald Trump on Wednesday that her country remains committed to the Paris climate agreement, making the business case of the "green economy" to the real estate developer-turned president. Prime Minister Erna Solberg noted that many Norwegians...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 10, 2018 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Norway's prime minister told President Donald Trump on Wednesday that her country remains committed to the Paris climate agreement, making the business case of the "green economy" to the real estate developer-turned president. Prime Minister Erna Solberg noted that many Norwegians...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is embarking on a campaign to install 450 new charging stations for electric vehicles. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the effort on Monday. The new charging stations will be located in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Albany, the Hudson Valley, Westchester County...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. The Trump administration would slash programs aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs, according to a draft of the Environmental Protection Agency budget proposal obtained by the Associated Press. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 03, 2017 - 10:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration would slash programs aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs, according to a draft of the Environmental Protection Agency budget proposal obtained by The Associated Press. Under the...
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March 03, 2017 - 2:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon launch a rebate designed to make electric vehicles more price competitive with traditional cars. Officials said Friday they'll launch the initiative by April 1. The rebate of up to $2,000 will be available for zero-emission and plug-in electric hybrid...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in Washington. While Oklahoma’s attorney general, emails show that new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 22, 2017 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated closely with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions, newly released emails show...
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