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Trump exits from Paris climate deal
  US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

year 2017 Top ^

  The Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement
  There has been widespread international condemnation of Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement

  US President Donald Trump is poised to pull the country out of the Paris climate accord, US media report. EU and China rebuff Trump
Apr.29   Anti-Trump climate change march draws thousands in US  Thousands of people have taken part in protests around the US against the administration's attitude towards climate change Mar.28   Trump signs order undoing Obama climate policies
  President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change
Feb.17 Scott Pruitt: Trump environment nominee sworn in  US President Donald Trump's nominee has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency Jan.1 Donald Trump makes top Republican fear environmental future Map of White House USA  Christine Todd Whitman says she fears for the future of her seven grandchildren with Donald Trump in the White House

year 2016 Top ^

Feb.9   Obama climate initiative: Supreme Court calls halt  U.S. Supreme Court: President Barack Obama's plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants have been stalled by the US Supreme Court

year 2015 Top ^

Aug.3   Obama unveils Clean Power Plan
  US President Barack Obama has unveiled what he called 'the biggest, most important step we have ever taken' in tackling climate change
Feb.24   Obama vetoes oil pipeline bill  US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

year 2014 Top ^

Sep.25   Obama creates vast Pacific Ocean marine reserve  US President Barack Obama has signed a memorandum to expand a vast marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean Jun.17 Obama doubles global marine reserves  The US plans to create the world's biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean Jun.1 Obama set to unveil climate policy  US President is to unveil new rules for coal-burning power plants aimed at dramatically cutting emissions that contribute to global warming Mar.31 Climate inaction catastrophic - US
  The costs of inaction on climate change will be 'catastrophic', according to US Secretary of State John Kerry Jan.31 'No objections' to Keystone pipeline  The US state department has raised no major environmental objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, according to a new report

year 2010 Top ^

Jul.18   US seeks BP well cap release plan
  The government has ordered BP to submit a plan for reopening its capped well amid concerns that oil may be seeping from the floor near the well Jun.14 Obama calls for clean-energy push  US President Barack Obama has called on his party and supporters to back a 'new future' of clean energy   Obama: Oil spill 'will shape how US thinks'
  US President has said the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico will have the same impact on the US psyche as 9/11

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.4 Obama to attend end of climate summit  US President has changed his plans to attend the UN summit on climate change in Copenhagen next week Nov.23 US will announce climate target  The US will announce a target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions before next month's UN summit Mar.28 Obama plans climate change summit  US President has invited figures from the world's 16 major economies for a meeting on climate change at the end of April

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