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Mayor Kenny: Philly Upholds US Commitment In Paris Climate Agreement

IPCC spokesman Jonathan Lynn said the scientific body finds that limiting climate change would require substantial and sustained reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, which together with adaptation can limit climate change risks. "The outlook for US energy production will be determined far more by market conditions, like the price of oil and gas, than by scrapping the Obama-era environmental regulations", Bordoff said.

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Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: Modi

The issue traces back to the most recent USA presidential campaign, during which Washington repeatedly accused Russian Federation of meddling in the election and alleged hacking attempts. President Vladimir Putin has urged U.S. businessmen to use their influence to help normalize Russia-U.S. relations. "It will if it leads to NATO's breakup, but we aren't seeing any such breakup yet".

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EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing 'no backsliding' on Paris deal

He said , "I do respect this decision but I do think it is an actual mistake both for the US and for our planet". World leaders have reacted with dismay to U.S. Schweitzer said other countries should stick to their commitments, but warned that attempting to compensate for the US withdrawal by other countries redoubling their commitments would be self-defeating.

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NYC landmarks go green to support the Paris Accord

He said the deal "disadvantages the U.S.to the exclusive benefit of other countries, leaving American workers and taxpayers to absorb the cost in terms of lost jobs , lower wages, shuttered factories, and vastly diminished economic production".

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Dubuque receives EPA grant to clean up former junkyard

However, Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) now has another tool for it's toolbox. The East Billings Urban Renewal District, an area between downtown and MetraPark, will receive a $300,000 federal grant for environmental cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.

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What is Paris Climate Agreement? How does it benefit India?

In the wake of U.S. president Donald Trump's monumental decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate agreement on Thursday, expressions of disapproval echoed around the world . On Thursday, a group of 83 mayors, representing cities such as Los Angeles , Salt Lake City, Atlanta, and Pittsburgh, separately pledged to meet Paris commitments.

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France sees duo with Germany key for post-Brexit EU farm policy

Although he insisted that the European Union fundamental law is "outdated", Soros agreed with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble in saying that a treaty change now is "impossible", and could materialise "only in the distant future". European Union leaders will limit plans for a "multi-speed Europe" to established methods in the bloc's treaties to head off fears that new mechanisms could widen the divide between member states.

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U.S. cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

Trump's decision means the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will exit the worldwide effort to address unsafe global warming. All nations, except for Syria and Nicaragua, agreed to the deal. That is hilariously ironic. But surveys show the majority of Americans want to stay in the accord, solar jobs are booming and U.S. entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk are driving forward clean tech.

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Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Institutional Investor Positioning

Progressive Investment Management Corp raised its position in Apple by 1.3% in the third quarter. About 10,427 shares traded. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 90 investors sold Apple Inc . shares while 975 reduced holdings. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Apple by 0.3% in the fourth quarter.

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Why China is stepping up against climate change

He said he was convinced the US will eventually rejoin. Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement", Juncker said, and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact.

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Oil prices slide nearly 1 percent on persistent glut concerns

However, there are not so many chances for it: some OPEC pro-ducers are rather hostile to the new challenge from the USA , while more and more American companies are very interested in raising production. Iran exports close to 2.1 million bpd of crude oil and between 600,000 and 700,000 barrels a day of condensates, a type of ultra light crude. Oil analysts have grown more downbeat about the outlook for crude and expect prices to average around $55 a barrel this year even after OPEC ...

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Paris climate deal not tough enough on China, India: Donald Trump

According to Trump, apparently citing the MAGICC/SCENGEN climate model , the most climate activists could hope to gain from America's dearly bought reductions in carbon dioxide emissions is 0.2 degrees Celsius less warming over the rest of the century.

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Business Leaders Quit Trump's Advisory Council After Climate Deal Exit

That should be the posture, as well, of US businesses and state governments, including that in Pennsylvania. Scientists say every fraction of a degree change in average temperatures can lead to noticeable swings in local weather patterns, though consequences are hard to predict.

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Champions Trophy | England v/s Bangladesh: Jason Roy to open for hosts

Jason Roy's wretched run continued when he was brilliantly caught at short fine leg for one but Root and Hales calmed England's nerves with a second-wicket partnership of 159. "It's a very unusual injury in that it's only in his delivery stride that he feels the pain. So we probably won't end up going with the four big quicks to begin the series".

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Tech leaders react with dismay to US Paris agreement exit

On Friday, the country - one of the most vulnerable in the world to climate change - affirmed its commitment to the Paris Agreement . "Industry must now lead and not depend on government", tweeted General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt. It's not the first time the French president has urged American scientists to come to France. "I do, and I always will". German industry associations on Friday criticised U.S.

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Protests, New Climate Pledges After Trump's Paris Pullout

Climate change is real . "We need this Paris agreement to preserve our Creation", she said - a rare use of religious imagery by Merkel, a pastor's daughter who is usually intensely private about her faith. But within minutes of the president's remarks, the leaders of France, Germany and Italy issued a joint statement saying that the Paris climate accord was "irreversible" and could not be renegotiated.

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Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

A space capsule carrying two astronauts to Earth after half a year aboard the International Space Station has landed. Novitskiy, a veteran spacefarer, has spent a total of more than 300 days in space. They blasted up to the station along with NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson as the crew of Expedition 51. French President Emmanuel Macron talked to the astronaut by video transmission after he landed on Friday and praised him for sharing his experience so openly.

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Fact-Checking Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

He said the United States will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris Agreement "on terms that are fair to the US". "Our future on this planet is now more at risk than ever before". Looks like that didn't help a lot. The group is reportedly preparing a plan which will pledge to meet the United States' greenhouse gas emissions targets under the Paris accord .

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Nintendo Details Switch Online Service, Plans to Launch in 2018

Both are classic games that released on the Nintendo Entertainment System, so these trademarks could be connected to the upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service , which was detailed briefly yesterday . One of the service's main selling points, the access to classic games, has already undergone a significant revision. Nintendo announced that the ability to play for free online will continue into 2018.

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Elon Musk Announces Exit From Trump Advisory Council After Paris Accord Withdrawal

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Trump that she was "disappointed" by his decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord, the prime minister's office said after a call between the leaders . In his usual shrill speech, Trump used the victimhood card to tell everyone as how other countries are fleecing the USA in the name of climate change.

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WV officeholders support Trump dumping climate deal

Implementing the pact would have the USA cost trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of lost industrial job, with massive reductions to the production of paper, cement, iron and steel, coal, and natural gas, Trump said, explaining his decision.

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Corbyn accuses PM of climate change 'subservience' to Trump

Among the scientific community, Britain's prestigious Royal Society said Trump's decision would hamper USA innovation in cleaner technology. Disney chief Robert Iger followed suit, saying he was resigning from the panels "as a matter of principle".

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Germany to Stick to Paris Climate Deal Amid US Withdrawal - Merkel

The group includes some 30 mayors, three governors, over 80 university presidents and more than 100 private businesses. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that the US withdrawal won't prevent the rest of the world from pressing ahead with efforts to curb global warming.

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New NASA solar probe will make history with flight into sun

The spacecraft will go into orbit within 4 million miles of the surface of the Sun, the closest ever any man-made object has ever tried to reach. It will come eight times closer to the sun than the orbit of Mercury, a region of space that's never been explored before.

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NASA's 1st mission to touch the sun to launch in 2018

NASA's missions are usually renamed after launch and certification, but because of Parker's accomplishments in the field and how closely aligned the solar mission is with area of study, it was made a decision to honor him even before the launch of the mission.

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NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

A US spacecraft set to launch next year will make a series of unprecedented dives into the sun's scorching atmosphere to see how the star works and what can be done to better predict space weather events on Earth, scientists said on Wednesday.

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

On Monday, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs - the worst start in one-day worldwide history - against the South Africa new-ball duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell. The right-handed batsman, who recently bid adieu to the Gentlemen's game put all his hopes on Sarfraz Ahmed to lead the team successfully in England .

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Poll predicts losses for Tories leading to hung parliament

Ms Sturgeon told BBC Radio 4: "If there was to be a hung parliament, if the parliamentary arithmetic allowed it, then I would want the SNP to be part of a progressive alternative to a Conservative government". "But the Conservatives' lead has more than halved in recent polls", Kallum Pickering, senior United Kingdom economist at Berenberg, said in a note.

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Shah Rukh Khan addresses death hoax rumours on Twitter

Of course, mayhem immediately prevailed on the social media so much so that even the Joint Commisioner of Mumbai Police had to contact SRK's management to confirm the reports. According to Mumbai Mirror , neither of the actresses were on the film's set when the incident happened. Few were aware of the fact that, Shah Rukh Khan had discussed this film with Anushka quite a while ago, while they were shooting for Imtiaz Ali's film and were looking for the right time to make the announcement.

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Pound falls on fears of a hung parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain's June 8 election, according to a projection by polling company YouGov , raising the prospect of political deadlock just as formal Brexit talks begin. While sterling has weakened against the dollar as the election race tightens, it still remains about 3 cents above where it was trading at the start of the campaign on April 18.

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Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day; Silks Building starts collapsing

Fire service personnal on Thursday were still battling to douse the flames that has engulfed a multi-storied textile showroom - Chennai Silks - here, police said. He said the mishap was a "lesson in safety" for all. "We can't initiate action against all of them". On demolition work, a senior official said rubble will be deposited in the rear of the building creating a platform for the "jaw crusher", a machinery that will aide the demolition.

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Pittsburgh mayor rips Trump for citing his city in Paris deal

Mayor Bill Peduto, a Democrat, called the decision "disastrous for our planet, for cities such as Pittsburgh", and a step that "has made America weaker and the world less safe". "I'm fighting every day for the great people of this country", Mr Trump said. Macron said that France won't give up the battle to combat global warming , "We're working with other nations for a common strategy and launch new initiatives".

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World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Along with NY and Washington , the three represent more than one fifth of United States gross domestic product. "It's really disappointing the U.S. has chosen to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , but New Zealand remains absolutely committed to it", Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett said in an emailed response to questions.

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Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth, Merkel says

Democratic cities and states, aware that the American public as a whole is increasingly concerned about climate change, are taking their stand, perhaps in recognition that the issue could become a pivotal one in the congressional and governor elections in 2018, and perhaps the presidential race in 2020.

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China vows to uphold climate pact after United States pullout

The United Nations said America's exit from Paris was a "major disappointment", with a spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urging the U.S. Scientists warn that any delay in weaning the country off fossil fuels could exacerbate the negative effects of climate change for the rest of the globe.


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