Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has led the fight by Republican-led states against the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which calls on states to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.
Former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to talk about climate change.
Although Trump and Obama agendas differ, some forces tilt toward continuity, Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency says.
The decision to block construction of a controversial portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline could be overturned by Donald Trump. But it could also kindle new activism.
Employees dressed as Ded Moroz, the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, and his granddaughter Snegurochka (Snow Maiden), sit on a sledge harnessed with a reindeer while waiting for visitors outside an upside-down house, constructed as an attraction for local residents and tourists and located at the Royev Ruchey Park of Flora...