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Sen. Schumer Calls Paris Accord Withdrawal 'Monumental Mistake'

Pittsburgh has other ideas. The mayor of Quebec's largest city, speaking at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Big City Mayors' Caucus in Ottawa on June 1, dealt with severe flooding in his province throughout the month of May. In a commentary published on Friday, Xinhua suggested that no one country was now likely take up leadership of global efforts to fight climate change.

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Storm Beatriz makes landfall in Mexico

That stretch includes beach communities such as the Huatulco region. The heavy bursts of rain may worsen or trigger new life-threatening flooding and mudslides. There can be localized flooding in the states of Chiapas, Tabasco and Veracruz as downpours from the depression spread northward. No major wind damage has yet been reported in the media.

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World leaders accuse Trump of turning his back on the planet

She said she would like to see the move away from coal toward other clean energy sources be more of a transition and "less of a shut-it-down kind of mentality". As the World Resources Institute has pointed out, if the U.S. states that support the Paris Agreement were counted as a country, they'd be the fifth largest economy and sixth largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world - meaning that action by those states is significant enough to have an impact.

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OnePlus 5 retail packaging leaked, confirms dual camera

The company has been dropping teasers to boost excitement ahead of the big unveiling, offering exciting hints about its upcoming flagship. OnePlus 5 could share its looks with OnePlus 3T. OnePlus has not officially given a date for the event, but only confirmed a "summer launch" for this smartphone. In another OnePlus 5 leak, this time it shares details in regards to the smartphone's battery.

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Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

After President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement, Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed his disappointment with the decision . In a post on Thursday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that the withdrawal from the accord "puts our children's future at risk". "For our part, we've committed that every new data center we build will be powered by 100% renewable energy".

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Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 builds cause confusion (and worse)

Microsoft had pushed out build 16212 from the rs_edge_case branch for PC users whereas mobile users were handed down multiple builds, such as build 16212 from the rs_iot, rs_xbox and rs_devices branches. Microsoft has since blocked the release from being pushed to any more Insiders, and Sarkar said that only a portion of the millions of Windows Insiders were affected.

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US backs out of Paris climate accord

The Paris Agreement brought us together in very challenging times. "We are getting out, but we will start to negotiate, and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair. The world's leader in environmental protection, while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters, he alleged. "We believe that a global approach towards dealing with climate change is the best chance the worldwide community has at effectively addressing its effects".

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French President Emmanuel Macron Trolls Donald Trump: 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

Trump's positions on immigration and climate change have begun to drive wedges between him and the executives he once praised as uniquely talented. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", he said. By withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement , Donald Trump has detached himself and the United States from facing more legal challenges in future regarding climate change.

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NY leadership to honour Paris Accord with executive orders

The president's decision to quit the 196-party accord sparked indignation at home and overseas, with former president Barack Obama saying the United States was "joining a handful of nations that reject the future ". In an interview on Thursday, the president of the World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton, told Reuters that he had mixed feelings about Trump's announcement, adding he was eager to see a US policy that actively promotes a place for coal in the global energy mix.

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India leads on climate action as Trump exits Paris Agreement

Hours ahead of Trump's announcement , China's Premier Li Keqiang pledged to stay the course on implementing the climate accord in a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and urged other countries to do likewise. "While the United States decision is disheartening, we remain inspired by the growing momentum around the world to combat climate change and transition to clean growth economies", Trudeau said.

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What does the Paris climate deal look like without the United States?

Mr Trump cast his move as part of a bigger "America first" agenda, aimed at restoring U.S. jobs in struggling industries. Apple CEO Tim Cook said he spoke with Trump on Tuesday in an attempt to persuade the president to keep the U.S.in the climate accord but "it wasn't enough".

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Chicago Reaction to Trump Withdrawing US From Paris Climate Agreement

Globally, the shift to a low carbon economy was gathering pace, he said, with coal use in China and India slowing faster than expected, record levels of investment in renewables , and recent commitments by world leaders. Since then a range of White House aides have refused to speculate on the president's views. Under Obama, the USA transferred $1 billion, but Trump's budget proposal does not include payments for the rest.

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Climate Change Commission, Legarda, environment NGO blast Trump pullout from Paris pact

Having spent over 20 years building her career in a coal mine, the 55 year old believes a solution was possible for the U.S.to stay in the climate agreement and simultaneously support clean coal technology and cut carbon emissions. Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said he will leave White House advisory councils after Trump's move. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the group's vice president, called climate change a grave threat to coastal communities, the nation and the world.

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Ivanka Trump has already moved on from climate deal

The French president said he would not work with the USA on climate issues anymore, and all three nations vowed to do more to help developing nations adapt. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk wrote on Twitter shortly after Trump's announcement . CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc.

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Europe reacts to Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal with collective dismay

Taking a stand on an issue such as climate change is "very important in shaping the position one has in other countries". Knowing the good work that we and countless others around the world are doing, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about our planet's future.

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Trump pulls USA out of global climate change accord

Trump repeatedly painted the pact - struck by his predecessor Barack Obama - as a capitulation, a deal that did not "put America first" and was too easy on economic rivals India, China and Europe . Some other groups expressed measured support for Trump's decision, saying it provided an opportunity to fix problems with the deal. In London, British Prime Minister Theresa May told Trump that the climate accord was a safety net for future generations, Downing Street said.

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Paris Agreement: Gore blasts Trump move withdrawing United States from deal

Despite the deeply partisan political divisions in the United States, a detailed poll this month by Yale University of Americans' attitudes to climate change revealed only 1 in 5 USA voters now support withdrawing from the Paris Agreement and less than a third, just 28% of Trump's own vote base, agrees America should leave the climate agreement.

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Trudeau calls Trump to say climate decision a 'disappointment'

President Trump , in his remarks Thursday afternoon, pointed out that China's emissions alone would totally wipe out the gains from all USA carbon reductions through 2030, adding to his point about the economic burden that the Accords would have placed on the country.

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Statement from Congressman Jim Himes on Trump abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures. withdrawal would not derail the deal. According to John Sterman, professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, U.S. withdrawal from Paris risks initiating a cascade of goal erosion that could unravel the agreement.

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Ministry will process Niti Aayog report on Air India sale: Jaitley

Earlier in the day, Jaitley said the civil aviation ministry has to explore various options for Air India on the basis of recommendations made by the NITI Aayog. However, it posted an operational profit of Rs 105 crore on account of low fuel prices and increased passenger numbers in 2015-16. Raju's plain talk came when the interviewer asked him to comment on Niti Aayog's suggestion that half of AI's total debt of 52,000 crore be written off to make it more attractive for a buyer.

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USA cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

Even a direct appeal from the Vatican wasn't enough to persuade the president. "Generations from now, Americans will look back at Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Agreement as one of the most ignorant and unsafe actions ever taken by any president", Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune said in a statement .

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Pittsburgh mayor hits back after Trump invokes city in climate speech

President Emmanuel Macron of France repeated that belief in an English-language speech from the Elysee presidential palace, unprecedented from a French president in an address at home. Obama also weighed in, releasing a statement defending the Paris Climate Accord as precisely the opposite of what Trump claims it to be: Good for the US economy, good for Americans, and good for the planet.

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NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

It's the first time NASA has named a spacecraft after a researcher during their lifetime. "This is the first time NASA has named a spacecraft for a living individual", said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

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Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing

Therriault and Bonier aren't the only Democrats upset with Clinton's remarks. Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey last month accusing him of plotting against him. Clinton also claimed she was treated unfairly for accepting millions of dollars in speaking fees from Wall Street firms. "You know, men got paid for the speeches they made".

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Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation drop in FIFA rankings, Poland rise

Federation Internationale de Football Association made a loss of US$391 million in 2016, which it blamed partly on increased legal costs following a corruption scandal, and has forecast a US$489 million loss in 2017 but then expects to turn a US$1.07 billion profit in 2018 when the World Cup is held in Russia .

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Donald Trump announces US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Renewable energy supports between 4 million and 4.5 million jobs in the United States , and renewable-energy capacity has more than tripled since 2008. Justin Trudeau chatted briefly Thursday by phone with Trump , and "expressed his disappointment with the president's decision", the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

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Trump's 'reckless' decision to join Syria on climate change

The agreement, reached by roughly 200 countries in 2015, sought to curb the catastrophic effects of global climate change by keeping the rise of average temperatures worldwide to no more than 2 degrees Celsius or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. "Today, the shareholders of one of the world's largest producers of fossil fuels, Exxon Mobil, have recognized this very fact", Carper, a Democrat, said in a statement .

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Trump says USA to withdraw from Paris climate accord

Trump , seemingly determined to make good on his campaign pledge to exit the pact, said the USA would completely cease implementation of the agreement and begin the process of fully withdrawing. World leaders on Thursday condemned President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement . In addition to the United States, 42 countries have pledged to the GCF; nine of these are developing countries, including Vietnam, Mexico, and Indonesia.

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Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J. In hard talks leading up to the December 2015 accord , other countries often yielded to USA positions so that the world's biggest economy wouldn't walk away, as it did from the previous climate deal, the Kyoto Protocol.

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Murphy denounces Trump withdrawal from Paris climate deal

U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, R-2nd District, issued a statement saying the decision doesn't mean the United States "will cease to be good stewards of the environment". "Climate change is also a real threat to the Great Lakes". Under Trump , the USA has already become an irresponsible role model. Murphy state the irony of it all: "I suspect the president doesn't know the first thing about the agreement or any of its details".

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Global leaders dismiss Trump's suggestion climate pact can be revised

President Trump went on to say that the Paris climate accord was an example of an agreement that disadvantaged the United States of America and was in fact about other countries gaining a "financial advantage" over the United States.

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Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

The Trump Administration should commit itself to determining how the US should lead those efforts. Supporters of the accord, including some leading USA business figures, called Trump's move a blow to worldwide efforts to curb the warming of the planet that threatens far-reaching consequences for this century and beyond.

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Elon Musk resigns from Trump business councils

Cohn reportedly opposed Trump's decision to withdraw , but nevertheless watched on as the nationalist wing of Trump's White House declared victory in the Rose Garden. "The U.S.is already leading the world in energy production and doesn't need a bad deal that will harm American workers", it read . United States has stopped being the leader of the free world.

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

EPA head Scott Pruitt has long argued that the United States' emissions reduction goal under Paris weakened the U.S. economy. Still, a retreat from the Paris agreement has profound ramifications for the American businesses, who may feel the sting of European reprisals for the new president's breach of faith.

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China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

With Trump's action, the United States will walk away from almost every nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century. Jerry Brown of California and Jay Inslee of Washington , are forming a United States Climate Alliance, which will convene states that want to uphold provisions of the Paris Accord.


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