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Trump’s US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

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The Trump administration has formally told the United Nations that the US expects to pull out from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. The State Department portrayed its communication as a “strong message” to the world, after Donald Trump’s choice in June to leave the pact. However, it’s been learned that the move was played down by Nigel Purvis, who coordinated ...

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Earth to be warmer more than 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century: studies

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The global temperature is likely to rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit before the end of this century. Two different major studies published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday have shown the evidence. Analyzing past emissions of greenhouse gases and burning fossil fuels, one study demonstrates that regardless of the possibility that people all ...

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US pullout gives ‘global push’ to Paris climate Accord: UN chief

When President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Paris Climate Agreement on June 1, there has occurred a lot criticism. The USA actually comes second in producing greenhouse gases, China being the first. The President’s decision has made other governments to reaffirm their commitments on climate change. Countries like China and India are crucial for the success of the Paris ...

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World has three years to avert dangerous climate catastrophe, experts warn

In a commentary published in the Science Journal Nature on Wednesday, experts pressed that carbon dioxide emissions must be reduced significantly, so that global temperature can be kept well under 2 degrees Celsius, which is the main goal of the Paris Climate Accord, by 2020. Otherwise we’d have to face the devastating impacts of global warming, such as deadly heatwaves and ...

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