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Citing Priority of Pittsburgh Over Paris, Trump Pulls Out of Climate Agreement

And we will start to renegotiate and we'll see if there's a better deal. Because wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: Make Our Planet Great Again". Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose the deal and those warning that a US exit would deal a blow to the fight against global warming as well as to worldwide ...



France, Germany, Italy: Paris climate accord can't be renegotiated

The agreement aims to improve countries' ability to deal with the impacts of climate change and reduce GHG emissions without disrupting finance flows, according to the United Nations . A vast majority of Americans support staying in the deal, including almost half of his own supporters. "We can stop what President Trump may be about to do from having a devastating effect on our own people", he said.


UN Security Council condemns Egypt bus attack

UN Security Council condemns Egypt bus attack

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the fourth to target Christians since December , but it bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. Egyptian air raids over Libya have destroyed several camps that trained the militants who killed dozens of Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian military said on Saturday.



Trump expected to leave climate deal - but with 'caveats'

This will completely unravel former President Barack Obama's climate change policy, and will impact the global fight against rising temperatures, as the USA is the second biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. As of Tuesday, 147 nations had ratified the Paris Agreement , representing more than 82 percent of global emissions, the U.N. chief said. Cloud Peak Energy Inc had also urged the Trump administration to stay in the Paris deal to prevent other nations from an aggressive turn ...


White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Leaders of California, Washington and other states said Thursday they will work to fill the global leadership vacuum created by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement . Hours before he was to reveal his decision on the climate pact, Trump chose to temporarily leave the embassy in Tel Aviv. Thanks to those market forces, "we're already reducing emissions in the power sector pretty significantly", explains Kevin Kennedy, deputy director ...



Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Department of Justice lawyers have asked the court to overturn a US Court of Appeals decision that had placed a freeze on President Trump's revised ban, Reuters reports. His opinion came in the case of a USA citizen seeking to challenge the denial of her Afghan husband's visa application. Trumps' initial travel order - issued a week after he took office - threw airports around the world into chaos and prompted an outcry from the technology industry and US universities before it was ...