European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

So, we're getting out, but we'll start to negotiate, and we'll try and see if we can make a deal that's fair. According to a readout of their conversation, Trudeau conveyed his intention to continue working with worldwide partners to address clima... More..

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Michigan Reacts To Trump Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Accord
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Michigan Reacts To Trump Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Accord

Referring to Trump's idea of redrawing the 2015 accord , he said , in the French version, "we will not in any way renegotiate an agreement that is less ambitious" than the present one. In statements prior...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio Calls For Action After Trump Pulls Out Of Climate Deal

As of today, the U.S. "will cease all implementation" of the accord, Trump said , adding that he will consider rejoining the deal if it is renegotiated to be more beneficial to the United States economy. Mr Ob...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

USA pulling out of Paris deal may instead make China great again

Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". "There is no credible doubt that climate change is real and is ca...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

France, Germany and Italy say Paris climate deal 'cannot be renegotiated'

His decision on the Paris agreement was in many ways a culmination of his "Make America First Again" philosophy. But it is not clear whether China and the European Union can fill the leadership void lef...More..

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

He said: "So we are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and see if we can make a deal that's fair". "The United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord", Trump said, s...More..

Trump to withdraw from Paris accord
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump to withdraw from Paris accord

White House talking points obtained by The Associated Press said the Paris accord was "a BAD deal for Americans" and that the president's action would keep "his campaign promise to put American workers first". ...More..

Weather Channel homepage burns Trump after decision to exit Paris Agreement
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Weather Channel homepage burns Trump after decision to exit Paris Agreement

Trump took a very different view of the 2015 agreement, stating that it was "another example of Washington entering an agreement that disadvantages the U.S.", according to the Independent . ahead of Paris, ...More..

President Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

President Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement

Kerry accuses Trump of basing his decision on "alternative facts ", calling it "one of the most disastrous, shallow, untruthful decisions a president of the United States has made in my lifetime". The decisi...More..

One of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves Close to Calving
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

One of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves Close to Calving

Ice shelves are permanently floating sheets of ice that grow from land and out into the water, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. New updates from researchers from Swansea University and Ab...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

US cities and three states vow to uphold Paris climate agreement

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric described the U.S. withdrawal from the climate deal as a "major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security". Inst...More..

Thrilled to get off to a start like this: Root
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Thrilled to get off to a start like this: Root

The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed Woakes had "a left side strain and will continue to be assessed". The ground has not hosted a day ODI in the last four years, and the team batting first has ave...More..

President Trump plans announcement on climate pact at noon
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

President Trump plans announcement on climate pact at noon

China and the USA are responsible for some 40 per cent of the world's emissions and experts warn is vital for both to remain in the Paris agreement if it is to succeed. "I'm extremely proud that Canada steppe...More..

Trump to make decision on Paris climate agreement today
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump to make decision on Paris climate agreement today

And what made that leadership and ambition possible was America's private innovation and public investment in growing industries like wind and solar - industries that created some of the fastest new streams...More..

President Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

President Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord

But it also gave the flexibility for future administrations to revise their targets, which Obama's special climate envoy, Todd Stern , noted as he urged Trump to remain in the agreement. Because wherever...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump's Decision on the Paris Climate Accords

Trump appeared unswayed and a communique coming out of the meeting pointedly failed to include the USA among G7 countries backing the agreement . By withdrawing the United States from the climate deal, h...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate agreement

Trump was to announce his decision on Thursday afternoon USA time . The official White House Twitter account @POTUS summarised the president's talking points. "It means that that country that's most respon...More..

In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

The White House signaled that Trump was likely to decide on exiting the global pact - fulfilling one of his principal campaign pledges - though top aides were divided. The former president says in a stateme...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump withdraws USA from Paris Climate Accord

The Paris Agreement applies to both rich and poor countries, though it says the rich should take the lead in cutting emissions. Trump, however, argued the agreement had disadvantaged the U.S. "I agree with th...More..

Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal 'a mistake with fatal consequences'
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal 'a mistake with fatal consequences'

It's part of what former Vice President Al Gore is calling the "clean energy revolution" that would be crippled by pulling out of the Paris climate agreement . Trump made the official announcement at 3pm (19...More..