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White House Still Won't Say Whether Trump Believes Climate Science

Supporters of the accord called Trump's move a blow to global efforts to curb the warming of the planet that threatens far-reaching consequences for this century and beyond. "Yesterday, the government of a great nation renounced its climate obligations, but a nation is not only its government", Macron said. However, President Trump felt that the Paris accord was "unfair" and this would put the United States to a very big "economic disadvantage". Read More »

USA climate deal pullout could raise mercury 0.3C


They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". In announcing the move to pull out of the deal, Trump said his action would help improve the USA economy and return jobs. Meanwhile, African nations are protesting Trump's decision . When asked about his personal views on climate change, Pruitt said he agrees global warming is occurring and that "human activity contributes to it in some manner". Read More »

Djokovic wins 4th set against Schwartzman


Spain's Rafael Nadal waves after defeating Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris. There is another wonderful story emerging in the women's draw, as Petra Martic upset 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. Goffin was serving for the first set and led 40-0 but allowed Zeballos back into the game. Read More »

'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza


The Spaniard stormed off court wagging her finger at the vocal crowd, while Mladenovic celebrated nearly as if she had won the tournament, running to shake hands with French federation president Bernard Giudicelli. "Well, I went prepared". Meanwhile, Caroline Wozniacki also advanced to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time since 2010 after defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. Read More »

S. Korea investigates THAAD launchers delivery


Four mobile launchers were brought into the ROK in addition to two units that had been deployed as part of the THAAD system recently, which failed to be reported to President Moon Jae-in who took office on May 10. The US and previous conservative South Korean government had agreed to the deployment of the anti-missile defence system in early March in a bid to help Seoul intercept Pyongyang's ballistic missiles and defend itself against a potential missile attack from the isolated country - ... Read More »

Does President Trump Believe in Climate Change? Aides Won't Say

The U.S. mayors are joined by dozens of worldwide mayors who have made their own commitments to the climate agreement meant to limit the rise of global average temperatures to 2.0 degrees Celsius. As part of a different agreement, the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced yesterday that 29 cities will move to 100 percent clean energy in response to Trump's decision . Read More »

I'll make sure United Nations gets $15 million for Paris agreement

The decision has no direct impact on major United States regulations on power plants and vehicle rules now aimed at reducing carbon emissions, although those are now under review by Trump as well. Gearing up for Trump's decision, Reps. We will continue to lead. The foundation will provide the $15 million commitment the United Nations climate change secretariat will lose from Washington to ensure there is no disruption in their work, he said . Read More »

UK's Theresa May grilled by voters, urged to confront Trump on Paris


The march will start at MI and Wacker drives and proceed to the James R. Thompson Center, where protesters will publicly call on Gov. Bruce Rauner to implement a plan to lower Illinois' carbon emissions. World leaders, scientists and even politicians in his own country have blasted him for his decision to turn his back on the climate change promise. Read More »

China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Dozens of cities have said they are committed to the Paris climate accord, with at least 86 mayors signing a statement saying they will adopt and uphold the agreement's goals. A letter on behalf of Apple, Google, Unilever and more, outlined the reasons why the USA must remain committed to the climate agreement, arguing it will strengthen competitiveness, create jobs, and reduce business risks. Read More »

Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit

The previous U.S. administration had played a major role in facilitating the historical accord by committing to overdue emission cuts. "Mayors, governors and business leaders from both political parties are signing onto a statement of support that we will submit to the United Nations - and together, we will reach the emission reduction goals the USA made in Paris in 2015", said Bloomberg . Read More »

Mayors to Trump: We'll enforce Paris accord without you

As of May, the US has kicked in a third of its $3 billion pledge to the fund, according to the Washington Post. White evangelicals overwhelmingly supported Trump , the Republican candidate in November's U.S. During his speech from the White House Rose Garden, Trump mentioned he had been "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". Read More »

Trump officials won't say whether the president believes in climate change

Referring to "the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tusk said that the European Union and China had "demonstrated solidarity with future generations". president Barack Obama expressed regret over the action, saying: "The nations that remain in the Paris agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created". Read More »

Panic at London restaurant as terror attacks unfolded

Heavily armed police are spread out across London and police are advising Londoners to stay away from both of the terrorism scenes. May said that "following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the awful incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism ". Read More »

'Young boy' Ronaldo still hungry for glory

But like the saying cometh the hour, cometh the man, Ronaldo arrived at the ideal hour and netted the first goal of the match, a crucial one for Real Madrid to get into the game. Having also secured LaLiga glory, the win seals a famous double for Zinedine Zidane in his first full season at the helm, with Madrid the first side since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back European crowns. Read More »

Trump climate move could divert FDI, spark litigation - U.N.

Small-scale production is known as distributed energy. While solar energy becomes cheaper, the cost of coal power is rising in India. It now meets 60 per cent of its energy requirements. In raw numbers, heres what the electric power industrys abandonment of coal looks like: This year, 24 coal-fired electricity generators at 14 power plants in 11 states are expected to shut down, followed by another 22 coal generators in 2018, according to an analysis by the global energy nonprofit ... Read More »

Trump Attacks India While Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Deal

During his recent global trip, world leaders were frustrated by Trump's refusal to keep former President Obama's commitment to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite pressure from G7 members and the pope. "The American energy renaissance has been good for our country and the world". Dutch Environment Minister Sharon Dijksma called the USA decision "a historic mistake". Read More »

6 dead in London Bridge, market terror attack

Armed officers responded very quickly and bravely, confronting three male suspects who were shot and killed in Borough Market. "Sadly, six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot by police", he said . U.S. pop star Ariana Grande whose concert in Manchester last month was the scene of a deadly suicide bombing, tweeted simply: "Praying for London ". Read More »

Trump speaks with Theresa May on brutal London terror attacks

The incident on Saturday started shortly after 10pm when a van swerved off the road on London Bridge into a crowd of pedestrians, police said . A van is reported to have ploughed into pedestrians on the bridge and people were reportedly stabbed at the popular food market in south London . Read More »

Coal industry welcomes Donald Trump's climate change move


More than a dozen of the largest companies operating in the US banded together to urge Trump to stay in the pact. Despite the lofty objectives, when Trudeau signed the Paris accord he was widely criticized in Canada by environmentalists for selling out to an agreement that they said was far too lenient on greenhouse gas producers. Read More »

Ancient Earth-like lake on Mars could have been full of life


Now, a new evidence was found by the Curiosity Rover on the Gale crater on Mars. An ancient lake in Mars' Gale Crater had physical and chemical properties extremely close to those found in similar bodies of water on Earth, and multiple environments in these areas could have supported life, according to research published Friday in the journal Science . Read More »

Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

For Sporting, his first club. Real Madrid took total control in the second half with Ronaldo leading Real to a record 12 European crown overall. "I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad and now I'm supposed to be the best ", Zidane said modestly. "What is important is that I did again, an incredible season, me and my team-mates won the double", said Ronaldo , who has now scored 108 goals in the Champions League . Read More »

Dries Mertens Reveals Chelsea Links But Not Planning On Quitting Napoli


Mertens has consistently been linked with a move to England, with Manchester United also being rumoured as a potential destination for the 30-year-old. Mertens' new deal does include a buyout clause which stands at €28m for clubs outside of Italy, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. 'But in my head there was never an intention to change clubs. Read More »