Carbon / Emissions Markets

Trump sticks by EPA chief as lawmakers call for resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed support on Tuesday for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, as U.S. lawmakers including two fellow Republicans called for Pruitt’s resignation after reports he paid far below market rates to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist.

Engineers develop cheap, simple tests for car emissions

DUEBENDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) – Engineers working to tackle carcinogenic pollution from cars have developed cheap and simple devices to test the effectiveness of particle filters, which could help take toxic vehicles off roads without resorting to blanket bans.