New regulations drawn up under the Trump administration would entail a far less ambitious overall reduction of power sector carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants. […]

Pacific islands have criticised Australia for not doing enough to rein in its reliance on coal Australia on Tuesday announced a Aus$500 million ($340 million) climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbour curb its carbon emissions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison […]