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What does the US's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement mean for Poland?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the USA president's move "can't and won't stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". He said that Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement", and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact. Read More »

Oil Futures Climb 1 Percent After US Stockpile Draw

However, U.S. crude production is rising fast as new technology helps to extract shale oil , making the United States more self-sufficient in energy. The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries , Dr. Mohammed Barkindo, has said it is too early to say when production caps should be imposed on Nigeria and Libya . Read More »

EU, China back Paris pact after U.S. pullout

In response to Trump's decision, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund Brown Jr and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced the formation of the " United States Climate Alliance", a coalition that will convene U.S. Read More »

USA withdrawal from Paris agreement to have limited impact on global emissions

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China is the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, followed by the US. Bloomberg Philanthropies, run by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg , has offered $15m to cover a separate shortfall. But Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, said it was now time to look ahead. [.] Shah's assurances to those present on the call-including representatives from the American Enterprise Institute, the Heartland Institute, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, all ... Read More »

Intel drones, bat sensors to enhance Champions Trophy experience

The much awaited match of the tournament between arch rivals India and Pakistan will be played on Sunday, June 4th, at Edgbaston. Four years ago Australia were bundled out in the group stages, losing to England and Sri Lanka after rain washed out their second match against the Black Caps. Read More »

United States withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord - What it will mean

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It is a dramatic development that has helped halt the rise of global Carbon dioxide emissions for the first time since a global climate change treaty was first signed nearly three decades ago, the environmental advocacy group said. He wrote on Twitter "Am departing presidential councils". Secretariat of the GSIA, and CEO of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, Simon Howard, said: "Climate change is the gravest threat to mankind's future and the Paris Agreement is the ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online Service Prices At $20 A Year

You'll be able to play compatible co-op and competitive games online by signing in with your Nintendo Account. Nintendo plans to roll out a free, limited version of this app over the summer. That would mark a major change for Nintendo - moving from a la carte classic game sales to a subscription model. We will announce further details later this year. Read More »

NASA spacecraft's next target would be the sun next year

Fox concluded saying, "Solar probe is going to be the hottest, fastest mission but I like to call it the coolest, hottest mission under the sun ". It becomes unbearable for any spacecraft to face intense heat and radiations coming out of the Earth's Sun, but the advanced design and mechanism of "The Parker probe" will help it swoop repeatedly at 118 miles per second through the sun's corona . Read More »

EU chief: EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake'

France and the United States "would continue to work together", but not on climate change , it said. (AP Photo/Nadine Achoui-Lesage). This photo dated Thursday, June 1, 2017 shows the City Hall of Paris, France, illuminated in green following the announcement by US President Donald Trump that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord. Read More »

Taiwan's environmental efforts to continue despite Trump climate decision

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Political and social leaders in the Bay Area had mixed reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change accord. Despite Trump's decision, Cook wrote that Apple's commitment to protecting the environment was unchanged. His statement about the president's decision read in part, " President Trump can turn his back on the world, but the world cannot ignore the very real threat of climate change". Read More »

Contaminated vaccines kill 15 children in S.Sudan: Minister

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They were vaccinated with the same unsterilised syringe, and the vaccine was not stored properly, according to an investigation into the deaths. He did not expand on the use of children to administer the vaccines, saying only: "Recruiting children of twelve and thirteen that is unacceptable but we are going to find out how did it happen". Read More »

England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

On home soil in December, Australia eased to a comfortable 3-0 win and the skipper knows both sides will present few surprises to one another. However, he bowled just one more over in his spell before leaving the field for treatment, and a statement from the European Central Bank later confirmed that he was being assessed for a left side strain. Read More »

NASA Just Unveiled Their Next Mission: "We Will Finally Touch the Sun".

NASA spacecraft have previously traveled inside the orbit of Mercury, the planet closest to the sun. Parker Solar Probe mission scientist Nicola Fox of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) said that the Parker Solar Probe will bring along a chip that contains photos of Parker and a copy of his 1958 solar-wind paper. Read More »

NASA launching probe for deep dive into sun's atmosphere

Nasa has announced a historic mission that will send a probe directly into the Sun's atmosphere . The probe will have to survive extreme temperatures, impacts by supersonic particles and powerful radiation as it circles as close as 7 million km to the sun. Read More »

Amazon.com's (AMZN) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

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Affinity Wealth Management now owns 578 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $484,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. The company had a trading volume of 1,937,610 shares. Therefore 93% are positive. Equities research analysts predict that Amazon.com will post $6.66 earnings per share for the current year. On Friday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson with "Neutral". Read More »

I understand why James wants to leave Real Madrid: Ronaldo

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James struck 11 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid last term, but the 25-year-old struggled to gain a regular spot in Zinedine Zidane 's first XI, starting just 13 times in La Liga. The two superstars are considered the two best players of their generation and turn out for two of the biggest clubs in world football - Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. Read More »

Intel Bring Drones, Smart Bats, VR To ICC Champions Trophy

Injuries have meant the quartet of Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson have rarely all been fit at the same time . But while expectations from outside can be shrugged off, Azhar said he wouldn't be putting too much pressure on himself. Read More »

Salman Khan: Difficult to compete with juniors these days

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Her excitement level is at its peak and she can't wait to perform there for their for the first time. "You can't be worse than me and I am not even cute", replied Salman. "Capturing the very best of India with the use of world class production and a lineup of some of the most sought after Bollywood celebrities, IIFA promises to be a great show at the spectacular MetLife Stadium", said Sarkari. Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan addresses death hoax rumours on Twitter

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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. Rai . Finally it's out that Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif have come onboard for this project. Apparently, the death hoax got viral at the same time when the "Dilwale" actor got injured during the shooting of Imtiaz Ali's directorial. Read More »

Tags: Bihar topper scam: ED files money laundering

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The Agency will probe the possible "proceeds of crime" generated by the accused and the alleged subsequent creation of illegal wealth by them. So far, 21 people have been arrested in the case, including Bihar School Examination Board Chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, wife Usha Sinha, who is also a former JD (U) MLA, and Secretary-cum-Principal of Bishun Roy College, Bachcha Rai. Read More »

'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement

So we're getting out . The President of the European Commission on Friday urged the European Union and China to lead the way in the fight against climate change by implementing the Paris agreement in full. So we can't build the plants, but they can, according to this agreement. The American Petroleum Institute, the oil and gas industry's biggest trade group , meanwhile, issued a statement saying it had never taken an official position on the Paris accord . Read More »