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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Jeju Island, South Korea, Friday, June 16, 2017. Putting aside a rift over a U.S. anti-missile system, top officials from China and South Korea were attending a meeting of a China-backed Asian lending bank that opened Friday on the South Korean island of Jeju. (Bee Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 4:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China and South Korea put aside hard feelings over Beijing's objections to a U.S. anti-missile system to join an annual meeting on the South Korean island of Jeju of a China-backed Asian lending bank. Sustainability of investment in infrastructure such as roads, ports and...
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A man visits to the China-U.S. Clean Energy Research Center exhibition booth on display during the China Clean Energy Ministerial conference in Beijing, Thursday, June 8, 2017. America and China have "extraordinary opportunities" to work together on clean energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday, amid global criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 09, 2017 - 3:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — Energy ministers from around the world gathered in Beijing this week to report increased spending to help counter climate change. Yet one prominent voice, that of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, delivered a starkly countervailing message as the Trump administration seeks to roll...
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FILE- In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airliner flies past steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
June 02, 2017 - 6:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump's announcement that the U.S. would leave...
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President Donald Trump is applauded as he announces that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate change accord during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 01, 2017 - 7:31 pm
President Donald Trump's remarks Thursday in the Rose Garden in which he announced the U.S. was pulling out of the Paris accord, as provided by the White House: Thank you very much. Thank you. I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila. We're closely monitoring the situation...
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FILE- In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airliner flies past steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
June 01, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump's announcement that the U.S. would leave...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A utilities group is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to sweep away rules governing the disposal of the poison-laden ash left behind when coal is burned to generate electricity. The Utility Solid Waste Activities Group filed a petition Friday asking EPA Administrator...
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May 08, 2017 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science, the latest in a series of moves that could benefit industries whose pollution the government regulates. Deborah L...
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April 27, 2017 - 3:13 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Any jump in coal production promised by President Donald Trump will not come from the largest U.S. electricity company, which is planning a steady move out of the fuel still key to producing power. Duke Energy Corp. reports Thursday that about 34 percent of the electricity...
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President Donald Trump, sitting next to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, speaks during a working lunch with ambassadors of countries on the United Nations Security Council and their spouses, Monday, April 24, 2017, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 25, 2017 - 2:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't raced a bicycle since Jan. 20, keeping that vow. Add a Supreme Court...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016 file photo, a man looks up near smoke spewing from a chimney near the Jiujiang steel and rolling mills in Qianan in northern China's Hebei province. Researchers say Tuesday, April 25, 2017 that China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths annually. But there's a catch: It also could undermine efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
April 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air, the move threatens to undermine efforts to rein in...
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