Plans by the Trump administration to promote coal as a solution to climate change at a major UN meeting have angered environmentalists.
An adviser to the president is expected to take part in a pro-coal presentation in Bonn next week.
Separately, a group of governors will say that the US is still committed to climate action despite Mr Trump’s rejection of the Paris agreement.
The talks begin on Monday and aim to flesh out the rules for the Paris pact
This meeting, officially known as COP23, will be the first full gathering of climate negotiators since President Trump vowed to take the US out of the Paris treaty.
“The bottom line is that the Paris Accord is very unfair, at the highest level, to the United States,” he said last June, announcing the US intention to withdraw.
However under the rules, the US cannot leave the agreement until 2020 so they will be sending a …