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Trump's Promise to 'Renegotiate' the Paris Climate Deal Is Pure Political Theater

Trump's decision risks destabilizing the Paris deal, with remaining participants faced with the choice of trying to make up the shortfall in emissions cuts or following the US's lead and abandoning the agreement . Several world leaders, including Pope Francis are against leaving the accord. Trump said he wanted to negotiate a better deal for the US. Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very ...



Investors condemn Trump's 'troubling' withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Without mentioning the US specifically, Li said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment" and pointed out that his was one of the first countries to ratify the 2015 Paris Agreement . "I know them personally". In a joint statement Thursday, however, the leaders of Germany, Italy and France expressed doubt that renegotiation was a real possibility.


Nike, Under Armour and Adidas Release Statements on Trump's Climate Change Stance

Nike, Under Armour and Adidas Release Statements on Trump's Climate Change Stance

The move comes in response to US President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that the US will be withdrawing from the global climate pact. The meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top EU officials will end with a joint statement , backed by all 28 EU states, committing the European Union and China to full implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement .



NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

NASA plans to use a 4.5-inch thick carbon-composite shield to withstand the temperatures that can likely reach 2500 degrees Fahrenheit. Scientists have sought answers to these questions for more than 60 years but only recently has thermal engineering advanced to the point where it's safe to send a probe.



NASA sets course for the sun

It won't make it to our star's surface, since there isn't one, but the probe will be created to get within 3.8 million miles of the sun. Next year, with its Parker Solar Probe , NASA's going to change that. "I think we have really come as far as we can with looking at things and now it is time to go up and pay it a visit", she added. It's the first time NASA has named a probe after a living individual.