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Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

But he also said his administration would begin fresh negotiations to possibly re-enter a global climate deal of some sort. "Tonight the United States has turned its back on the world, but France wi...

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USA not alone in financing global climate fund

After confirming Thursday he will depart the presidential advisory board, Musk took aim at one of Trump's claims about the agreement - that the pact will allow China to continue increasing emission ...

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Russian, French astronauts leave space station to head to Earth

Russian, French astronauts leave space station to head to Earth

Three spacefarers will remain on the station: Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and United States astronaut Jack Fischer, who arrived in April, and veteran U.S. In total, Pesquet logged 12 hours and...

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Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors face-off

POWER FORWARD: Draymond Green vs. Kevin Love . Durant has a much better team and has become a much more complete player now in his first season with the Warriors . The star-studded Warriors are ...

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EU, China Show Common Climate Front After U.S. Shuns Global Pact

EU, China Show Common Climate Front After U.S. Shuns Global Pact

The US President announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the previous Obam...

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Apple CEO urges White House not to back out of climate agreement

However, it said chief executive, Ginni Rometty, will remain on Trump's business advisory council. Earlier in the week, Apple ( AAPL ) CEO Tim Cook joined a chorus of prominent US executives, includi...

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Hollywood reacts fiercely to Trump's retreat from Paris climate treaty

While the USA decision is disheartening, we remain inspired by the growing momentum around the world to combat climate change and transition to clean growth economies. Trump said he had chose to pull ...

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Theresa May is roasted over 'weak' reaction to Trump climate decision

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker slammed the United States climate decision as "seriously wrong". The move can not actually be finalised until near the end of Trump's term . The ...

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US buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

Italy, France and Germany have issued a collective statement dismissing US President Donald Trump's suggestion of revising the global pact, hours after the latter chose to "get out" from the ...

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Faulconer, Brown join backlash against Trump's Paris Accord withdrawal

Calling it a "self-inflicted major economic wound", Trump complained that the agreement allows other countries to receive monetary aid from the United States, thereby putting the country at a "gre...

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Trump withdraws from climate deal, tilts 'America First' toward 'American Alone'

Trump withdraws from climate deal, tilts 'America First' toward 'American Alone'

Small island nations fighting rising sea levels also reacted harshly, saying Mr Trump's decision was "highly concerning for those of us that live on the frontline of climate change". "Climate change...

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Ancient Mars lake had microbe-friendly conditions

Ancient Mars lake had microbe-friendly conditions

As sediment-bearing water flows into a lake, bedding thickness and particle size progressively decrease as sediment is deposited in deeper and deeper water as seen in examples of thick beds from shall...

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Sen. Schumer Calls Paris Accord Withdrawal 'Monumental Mistake'

Macron called on USA researchers and scientists disappointed by Trump's decision to come to work in France to fight climate change. China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, ahead of...

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NSW go one up in Origin

The next capped player is Mitchell Pearce with 15 games. The fiery redhead believes the return of Johnathan Thurston for game two in Sydney won't make a difference. After the match, a cryptic Hay...

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NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

For Cummins, whose career has been blighted by several back stress fractures, just being in contention again is something of a relief. The Australians will be playing One-Day Internationals (ODI) af...

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NASA's spacecraft 'Solar Probe Plus' will aim straight for Sun in 2018!

NASA's spacecraft 'Solar Probe Plus' will aim straight for Sun in 2018!

He also theorized an explanation for why the " corona ", or superheated solar atmosphere, is hotter than the surface of the sun itself, contradictory to physics laws. The aim is to better understand t...

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Durant leads Warriors past Cavaliers in Game 1 statement

Brown has been making the most of this opportunity by leading the Warriors to 10 straight wins and will likely coach for the rest of the NBA Finals. But with the Warriors on such a torrid stre...

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Emmanuel Macron vows to 'make our planet great again' in speech

Inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk said he would keep his promise to end his participation in two presidential councils after Trump issued his decision. Borrowing from Trump's famous slogan, Macron...

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RPG Platformer Indivisible Coming to Nintendo Switch, New Trailer

RPG Platformer Indivisible Coming to Nintendo Switch, New Trailer

While we don't have anything running on Switch hardware yet, the new programmer is already hard at work laying the groundwork for the Switch version. Some thought this sounded greedy, but Lab Zero's M...

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Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris Climate deal

Exxon CEO Darren Woods wrote Trump a personal letter earlier this month asking him to remain in the pact, saying it ensures the United States is "well positioned to compete". USA supporters of the...

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Climate deal will not be renegotiated, European Union tells Trump

USA businesses, cities and states were also critical of Trump's decision, with several vowing to take action into their own hands to meet commitments under the Paris agreement. The Paris Agreeme...

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NASA's 'mission sunshine' to touch the Sun to take off in 2018

Also, this is the first time that NASA has named a spacecraft after a living individual, Eugene Parker. It's going real close: The probe will orbit around 6.2 million km from the 'surface 'of the su...

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Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris Agreement amid opposition at home

In their first reactions, European leaders said that renegotiation of the United Nations treaty is not an option. "If you're sitting in Riyadh or Amman or Cairo, the president of the United States...

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4GB RAM Nokia 9 Variant Surfaces On AnTuTu & Geekbench

4GB RAM Nokia 9 Variant Surfaces On AnTuTu & Geekbench

At this time, the premium device from Nokia was leaked on AnTuTu listing . A 13-megapixel shooter will be included on both the front and back side of this smartphone, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat will co...

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Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna could not immediately be reached to respond to the federation's request. Analysis by the Climate Interactive team said if the US dropped out of the Paris Agre...

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Fact-checking President Trump's claims on the Paris climate change deal

Brown has made climate change one of his legacy issues and is calling Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement "deviant behavior from the highest office in the land". The Paris Agreement...

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Watch AUS Vs NZ live match on Hotstar Online

Australia , boosted by the presence of all four of their top pacers, will look to unleash their best attack on the Black Caps, who already seem to be in blockbuster form with the bat as seen from thei...

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NASA to fly Solar Probe Plus right into sun's atmosphere in 2018

These instruments will be used during its trajectory, which will see it use seven Venus flybys over almost seven years to gradually shrink its orbit around the run, coming as close as 3.7 million mi...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump advisory team as 'matter of principle'

But those targets are largely voluntary, and Trump has already made clear that he views environmental regulations as an obstacle to his goal of creating jobs and ensuring energy independence. Opponent...

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US backs out of Paris climate accord

Inslee joined the governors of NY and California on Thursday, creating a new alliance supporting the values of the Paris accord . Meanwhile, Trump , in a meandering address that appeared to stick ...

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Trump announces United States withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Criticism of his decision rolled in from blue-chip companies like Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Ford Motor Co and Microsoft Corp, while the response from fossil fuel groups with the most to gain from a r...

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Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

He called for the president to revise the pledge, end monetary contributions to the Green Climate Fund and use the country's position in the agreement to push for initiatives that would protect US...

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Stefanik blasts Trump for backing out of Paris climate accord

The US Conference of Mayors, an umbrella group for leaders of the 1,200 American cities with 30,000 or more inhabitants, issued a call to action similar to that of the tri-state alliance. and fo...

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Trump's climate decision comes under fire from business leaders

Trump's climate decision comes under fire from business leaders

Speaking with MIT Technology Review on Thursday, he added, "This idea that the Paris agreement has a negligible impact on future climate change is certainly not what we conveyed and was not the ...

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Europe reacts to Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal with collective dismay

Europe reacts to Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal with collective dismay

Not because backing out would earn the ire of the other 194 countries that have signed on to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. In a video message from the Elysee Palace, Mr Macron said ther...

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Reaction to Trump pulling US out of global climate change accord

Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk wrote on Twitter shortly after Trump's announcement. The accord aligns with the company's own policy on carbon emissions, she said. New Or...

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Obama reacts to United States withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Former Democratic President Barack Obama expressed regret over the pullout from a deal he was instrumental in brokering. Trump hasn't abandoned his pledge to move the embassy, the White House sai...

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Inslee joins governors of New York, California to form US Climate Alliance

Meanwhile, former President Barack Obama , whose administration was involved in the creation of the Paris accord , said, "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that ...

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Climate accord rejection deals blow to United States leadership

The study's authors say to make those neighborhoods safe they need to build barriers, like those planned for Staten Island , and the world needs to combat climate change. And yet the image Chinese Pr...

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NY unites with California, Washington to honor Paris climate deal

But he also said his administration would begin fresh negotiations to possibly re-enter a global climate deal of some sort. China, the world's biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, stands to gain world...

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