The move sets up a major court fight with the nation’s most populous state.
“Hope is something you need to deserve,” the 16-year-old from Sweden said in an interview with The Washington Post, as she continues her push for global leaders to take more aggressive action.
The vast majority of Americans say humans are fueling climate change, and many say President Trump should be doing more to tackle the problem.
Thursday’s move will revert the nation to 1986 water pollution rule governing wetlands and small streams.
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will curtail federal rules on methane, which is linked to climate change.
Attorneys general from 22 Democratic-led states, six cities and the District of Columbia argue that the EPA is negligent in its duties under the Clean Air Act.
“Newark is what keeps me up at night now," says the pediatrician who helped expose the Flint water crisis.
The world cannot avoid the worst impacts of climate change without overhauling the ways we grow food, raise livestock and manage forests, a major new study says.
The record warm July left its mark on people and the ecosystems they depend on. "This is not your grandfather’s summer,” said U.N. Secretary General António Guterres.
Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. At least five deaths have been linked to the storm, according to officials.