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Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce and the VDMA engineering industry association warned that U.S. companies could gain short-term advantages by Trump's decision. Brown is about to begin a trip to China to discuss emissions-reduction policies with other leaders and has promised to fill the void left by the Trump administration.


California commits to 100% renewables by 2045

California commits to 100% renewables by 2045

Under SB 179 that passed yesterday, California could become the first state to add a third gender option on state-issued IDs for people who don't identify as either male or female. The measure now moves to the Assembly, where authors have promised to put some flesh on its bare bones. California lawmakers have begun to tackle what one legislator characterized as "the worst housing crisis that our state has experienced".



Trump climate deal pullout: The global reaction

Why did Trump pull out of the accord? HARMFUL TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: The Paris Climate Accord could cost the United States economy millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in economic output over the next several decades. Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the United States but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit.


China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

In Brussels, EU and Chinese officials will seek to work on a stalled investment deal and China will look to make progress on being recognized as a market economy - a status that makes it more hard to impose anti-dumping measures to its exports.


Thieves steal 30000 condoms from warehouse

Thieves steal 30000 condoms from warehouse

They were spotted by warehouse security cameras walking away with two large shipping boxes filled with the company's Lelo Hex condoms. Security video shows a vehicle ramming into the warehouse door and two men taking a full load of merchandise - returning hours later to do the same thing.