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United States evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Jerry Brown said, blasting the decision as "deviant behavior from the highest office in the land". The Paris Agreement's central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping the global temperature rise in this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius. [Full Article...]

Business leaders bash Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord

For a speech about whether the USA should remain a party to the Paris climate accord, Donald Trump's Rose Garden address on Thursday didn't have a whole lot of discussion about, you know, the climate. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, who faces a general election on June 8, "expressed her disappointment with the decision", and stressed that the U.K. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police have arrested 12 people over London Bridge attack

In response, director of policy at Facebook Simon Milner said: "We want Facebook to be a hostile environment for terrorists". Twitter also said it was working to tackle the spread of militant propaganda. Attacking people after abandoning the van, they headed to Borough Market where the pubs and restaurants were packed with Saturday night crowds, many watching the Champions League final bet... [Full Article...]

Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal - EU Commissioner

Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal - EU Commissioner The comment came after Corbyn described Trump's decision as "reckless and dangerous". German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was disappointed at the announced exit from the Paris agreement. Former US President Barack Obama said the Trump administration was joining "a small handful of nations that reject the future" by withdrawing from the pact. [Full Article...]

Jerry Brown Heads To China For Climate Change Talks

Without the agreement, the MIT study Trump cited found temperatures will rise an additional degree by the end of the century, and the accords were created to be reassessed periodically so countries could ratchet up their commitments. Several large coal companies urged Trump to stick with the agreement because they believed it would help them develop "clean coal " technologies that are needed ... [Full Article...]

Putin says US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

Putin says US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack He said invoking executive privilege would be on "shaky legal ground" and stressed that Comey deserved to have his "day in court" after repeated attacks by Trump and reports of undue pressure. "I made my speech". The program's one wrinkle, such as it was, involved a segment called "The Kids' Table", which kicked off by having children talk about the importance of manners, inter-cut with ... [Full Article...]

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord The U.S. only sources about 13 percent of its electricity from renewables. Besides climate change , other issues discussed at the summit included trade, investment, the migration crisis, North Korea and the security partnership in Africa. [Full Article...]

In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

She also said that there is too much tolerance for extremism in Britain. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said a passer-by was struck by a police bullet in the quest to stop the attackers at Borough Market. Armed police rushed to the scene where shots were heard and authorities urged Londoners on Twitter to "run, hide, tell" if they were caught in the attack. [Full Article...]


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