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  • The accord, agreed by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015, would limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. One of the sources said the companies were "publicly traded fossil fuel companies," and added the White House would consider their input in making a decision on the Paris accord shortly.

  • One of the sources said the companies were "publicly traded fossil fuel companies," and added the White House would consider their input in making a decision on the Paris accord shortly. The source said the White House has been leading the discussions with the fossil fuel companies and the State Department, which represents the United States in climate...

  • Al Gore made a killing on his Apple holdings this month

    Al Gore dumped about half of his holdings in Apple stock this Feburary.

  • Donald Trump

    We've seen it already, says Vox's Ezra Klein: When Trump is frustrated, he turns on the system.

  • Ari Fleischer

    The vilification of George W. Bush was nothing compared to how liberals feel about Donald Trump, the former press secretary tells CNBC.

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

    The elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.

  • Donald Trump

    Some Democratic House members attempted to object to some states Electoral College votes to protest the election results, NBC News reports.

  • Protestors demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump outside Independence Hall November 13, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Many electors say they have been besieged by calls an emails amid heightened interest in the event, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • President-elect Donald Trump walks out of an elevator speak to the media at Trump Tower on December 6, 2016 in New York City.

    Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week seeking names of people who worked on climate change.

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, a Trump aide said on Friday. The official on Trump's transition team, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Trump would nominate McMorris Rodgers to head the Interior Department, which is...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. It follows his nomination this week of an anti-regulation climate-change skeptic, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to run the Environmental...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a strong advocate of increased oil and gas development who is skeptical about climate change, to run the Department of the Interior, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. McMorris Rodgers, the fourth most senior member of the House leadership, has been a supporter of efforts to expand the U.S. oil and gas...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a strong advocate of increased oil and gas development who is skeptical about climate change, to run the Department of the Interior, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. The League of Conservation Voters, which publishes a score card ranking the environmental record of each member of Congress, gave...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change, as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team official said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice of Pruitt fits...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, fits neatly with...

  • BOSTON, Dec 5- Former hedge fund executive JP Miller launched an app on Monday for his startup news site Empire Report that is modeled on the Drudge Report and chronicles New York, its politicians, financiers and celebrities. There are other websites in Colorado, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that also look like the Drudge Report. The timing for Miller's site and...

  • Former US Vice President Al Gore arrives at Trump Tower in New York on December 5, 2016.

    Donald Trump met with Al Gore, who joined the Apple board in 2003 and as of earlier this year owned a little more than 440,000 shares.