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Trump pulls out of 'unfair' Paris climate change deal

The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the accord. West Virginia Coal Association Senior Vice President Chris Hamilton said USA withdrawal from the Paris accord would build confidence in US mining and industry even if it wouldn't make major changes on the ground. Read More »

Tamim Iqbal's 'almost' moment encapsulates Bangladesh's Champions Trophy opener defeat to England

But apart from the visiting captain, Mushfiqur Rahim , nobody made significant contributions after losing Tamim Iqbal and they managed to score 305 which was a par score on what was a flawless batting surface. We have got ourselves in good position after this one. Victory came at a price, though, for the bookies' title favourite. Fast bowler Plunkett led England´s attack with four for 59 from his maximum 10 overs after Chris Woakes went off after bowling just two overs because of a ... Read More »

United Nations calls USA decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement "a major disappointment"

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He also said that the terms of the Accord are not tough enough for China and India, unlike the United States . On Thursday afternoon, as was heavily hinted in the White House's ghoulish Mark Burnett-style buildup, a man now being investigated for potentially cheating his way into the presidency pulled the world's second-biggest polluter out of the Paris Climate Agreement , a document that he nearly surely has not read and an action whose massive diplomatic and environmental implications he ... Read More »

Royal Bank of Canada Reaffirms Buy Rating for Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

It has outperformed by 12.17% the S&P500. Royal Bank Of Canada increased Citrix Sys Inc (CTXS) stake by 1113.35% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Vigilant Capital Management LLC now owns 8,995 shares of the software giant's stock worth $518,000 after buying an additional 1,582 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

That depends on whether the USA leaves or attempts to change the terms of its deal. Speaking to reporters on Thursday before President Trump's decision was announced, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and sees no alternative to it. Read More »

One of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves Close to Calving

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The process, known as calving, happens periodically but researchers are watching closely to see whether climate change is affecting the phenomenon. Ice shelves are already sitting on top of water. An ice shelf is a thick floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down a coastline and onto the ocean surface. "Even the sea level contribution of this area is not on anybody's radar; it's just a big geographical event that will change the landscape there". Read More »

Top CEOs tell CEO president: You're wrong on Paris

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Trump , seemingly determined to make good on his campaign pledge to exit the pact, said the us would completely cease implementation of the agreement and begin the process of fully withdrawing . " Shell recognizes that climate change is a challenge that belongs to all of society - not one individual or one country", the company said in a statement . Read More »

Environmental groups slam Trump for withdrawing from Paris climate deal

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German's Foreign Ministry said the U.S. was harming itself, Europeans and the rest of the world by pulling out of the pact. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ", Trump said. Accusing Trump for " rejecting the future" by pulling out of the Paris climate deal, the former president warned that the United States would risk missing out on the economic benefits of being a part of the Paris agreement , CNN reported . Read More »

Elon Musk dumps Trump over Paris climate agreement decision

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Macron called Trump's decision not to honor the agreement a "mistake". He also said that the terms of the Accord are not tough enough for China and India, unlike the United States . The United States is the world's second-biggest emitter and had agreed under former President Barack Obama to reduce emissions to 26 per cent to 28 per cent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tons. Read More »

In or Out? Trump Revealing Decision on Global Climate Pact

Calculations suggest withdrawal could result in emissions of up to 3 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide a year - enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas higher and trigger more extreme weather . Business leaders, normally strong supporters of Republican initiatives, had vigorously appealed to Trump not to abandon the agreement. Two of Trump's energy advisors on his transition team, Michael McKenna and Thomas Pyle, have respectively served as lobbyists for Southern Company ... Read More »

Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal: Axios

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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said the USA withdrawal was a major disappointment. The Obama administration pledged a 26 to 28 percent cut in US emissions, which Republicans have criticized for potentially having a negative impact on the American economy and its energy sector. Read More »

Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris climate accord

France, Germany and Italy have said the climate deal can not be renegotiated. The decision also sparked a flurry of criticism from a number of world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Rasmussen. Read More »

Venus reveals sister Serena is expecting a baby girl

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Venus Williams has accidentally revealed the sex of of her sister Serena Williams' unborn baby . We all like "baby V, baby Lyn , baby Isha ". "But I'm definitely looking forward to it". She certainly can, especially in the absence of younger sister Serena and Sharapova, winners of four of the past five French Open titles. Read More »

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities

Valley Congressman Bill Johnson said American consumers will see stable energy prices now that the Trump Administration has made a decision to withdraw from the two-year-old Paris Climate Agreement . And he suggested that the rest of the world had duped the United States into signing onto the deal - which the United States itself, under President Barack Obama , was instrumental in establishing - in order to deal an economic blow. Read More »

Trump pulls US from Paris climate pact

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The industry is in a long-term decline as it faces competition from cheaper natural gas and - increasingly - wind and solar. Europe, China , and other countries could threaten to withhold cooperation on other issues the U.S. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called the decision "irresponsible", and announced he'd be signing an Executive Order "confirming New York's leadership role in protecting our citizens, our environment, and our planet". Read More »

Pearce Cheers Trump Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker earlier this week warned Mr Trump about the consequences of following through on withdrawing from the Paris deal. that we would lose 6 and a half million jobs, while countries like India and Iran - We would have to pay them to reduce their carbon emissions. Musk is among a wave of business and political leaders in the West who are expressing disappointment in the White House decision. Read More »

Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

According to those briefed, Trump will argue that the Paris pact is a bad deal for American workers and was poorly negotiated by the Obama administration. Still, Cohn said that the carbon levels agreed to by the prior administration "would be highly crippling to the USA economic growth", and if the president had to choose between limiting carbon and economic growth, "growing our economy is going to win". Read More »