New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort
Would have encouraged automakers to ramp up production of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient gas and diesel vehicles.
Democrats swarm industrial Iowa to prove they can beat Trump
Democratic presidential hopefuls trying to wrestle Midwestern blue-collar voters away from Trump.
Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Trudeau’s
Speaking in Halifax, talked about polarization in politics and the dangerous internal trends that can develop into conflict.
Democrats can learn from slim Liberal win to beat Trump: ex-Obama envoy
It’s about working those congressional districts or states that actually make the difference.
States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales
Companies have mined about 4 billion tons of coal from US federal reserves in the past decade.
How the US unleashed fossil fuel exports despite climate worries
American energy dominance is a bi-partisan priority.
Trump’s diagnosis for critics: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’
This “syndrome” was attributed to critics of Obama and Bush in the past.
Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules
The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.
Obama to deliver keynote speech to Montreal Board of Trade in June
Former US president is part of a series that features international leaders.
Clark says all Canadian players rejected bad Obama softwood deal
BC premier says it would have cut exports by a third, and jobs by a third.
Clark more hopeful for softwood lumber deal under Trump than Obama
BC premier said it would have been hard to do any worse than the previous president.
Trump dumps Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
Order initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants.
Easing coal rules unlikely to make US energy independent
Rollback will start a review of rules opposed by the oil and industry.
Trump set to challenge Obama era fuel standards in Detroit
Will announce that he’s putting a midterm review cancelled by Obama in January back on track.
Trump set to roll back federal fuel economy requirements
Automakers say rules add thousands of dollars to new car prices and could cost jobs.
Trump is second president to tout unfinished Intel factory
The company pulled back from finishing the factory in 2014, but plans to have it completed within four years.
Top Republican outlines targets for environmental rollbacks
Letter to Trump lists series of actions to overturn Obama’s environmental measures.
China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions
Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”
Trump likely to try reversing Obama green initiatives
He wants to use more coal; expand offshore drilling and hydraulic fracturing.
North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism
Obama says advanced countries need to ensure the benefits of globalization are widely felt.
Federal report says global warming making US sick
EPA says global warming will make the air dirtier, water more contaminated and food more tainted.
Trudeau should have pressed Obama on Keystone, Ambrose says
Interim Conservative leader says the pipeline was rejected for political reasons, not scientific ones.
In Ohio, Clinton opposes Obama auto parts trade standard
She wants stricter rules on imports, but doesn’t specify what standard she favours.
Clark cheers Canada US moves for softwood lumber pact
Trudeau and Obama expect to resolve the issue, targeting 100 days.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
TransCanada to launch NAFTA claim over Keystone XL rejection
Pipeline firm said it will be looking to recover US$15 billion in costs and damages from the US government.
US Congress revives the Export Import Bank
Small federal agency that makes and guarantees loans to help foreign customers buy US goods
Obama pushes climate deal in Paris, blocked at home
…as Congress tries to stop carbon limits on US power plants
US China work closely to co-ordinate on climate change
Cyber attacks and China’s moves in East and South China seas still hot buttons
Trudeau discusses TPP with Obama at APEC
Leaders also cover terrorism, ISIL, energy, climate, economy and other issues in summit side meeting.
State Department continuing Keystone review
Obama administration rebuffs TransCanada’s request for a delay.
TransCanada asks US to suspend Keystone review
Pipeline company says securing approval for a preferred route through Nebraska will take seven to 12 months.