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PH asks United States to reconsider withdrawal from Paris climate pact

PH asks United States to reconsider withdrawal from Paris climate pact

The Dow Jones closed up 0.6% following the widely expected announcement. On Thursday, Trump said the deal hamstrung US business interests, including the coal industry. "I do, and I always will". Now, Irish Environmental groups are to hold a protest outside the American Embassy in Ballsbridge this lunchtime in response to Trump's decision to pull the United States out from the landmark global agreement to fight climate change.



Trump withdraws US from Paris climate change deal

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. Turkey was among the states to sign the agreement in NY following the COP21 conference in the French capital in December that saw states pledge to decrease their greenhouse gas emission levels.


Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

Oleg Novitsky was born in the town of Cherven, Minsk Oblast. The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft with two crew members on board has departed from the International Space Station (ISS) and will return to Earth soon, BelTA learned from TASS. Pesquet, France's 10th ISS astronaut, has become a social media celebrity at home with more than 550,000 followers on Twitter, where he frequently posted photographs of Earth from space.



Ready to shoulder responsibility to fight climate change: China

Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the USA but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit. Once again the United States has stood up to fight against President Donald Trump's shocking and unilateral decrees. He said the USA will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris Agreement "on terms that are fair to the US".



Nintendo Switch Online service details revealed

A demo version of this will be available this summer . Nintendo has released the first details about the Switch's brand new premium online service. Should Nintendo launch a SNES mini this year, the hope will be that for consumers, Nintendo has the foresight to produce more stock to meet demand.


China, France step up as Trump backs out of Paris accord

China, France step up as Trump backs out of Paris accord

Trump said America was "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens costing millions of U.S. jobs and billions of dollars. "Begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or a really entirely new transaction on terms that are fair to the United States ".