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Bypassing Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Agreement, Calif. Gov. Signs New Climate Deals With China

It has been nearly a week since President Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.), a longtime …

Hawaii now has a state law supporting the Paris Agreement’s climate goals.

Gov. David Ige signed the legislation Tuesday — less than a week after President Trump pulled out of the historic pact — committing to a reduction of …

The U.S. Can’t Leave the Paris Climate Deal Just Yet

Last week, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. But it will take more than one speech to pull out: Under the rules of the deal, which the White House says it will follow, the earliest any country can leave is Nov. 4, 2020. That means the …

Apple, Google, and California are rebuffing Trump and trying to stay in the Paris climate deal

What the We Are Still In coalition can — and can’t — achieve.<p>Last Thursday, President Donald Trump made what is surely to be one of the most fateful decisions of his presidency: The United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.<p>For hundreds of businesses, states, and local …

Hawaii becomes the first state to pass a law committing to Paris agreement

Even if the White House doesn’t honor the Paris climate agreement, individual states aren’t taking the short-sighted move lying down. Hawaii just …

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Brazil rollback of environment rules blow to Paris pact

<b>By Sarah Dilorenzo</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i><p>SAO PAULO — Brazil is considering measures that would roll back environmental protections and make it …

A lot of Trump's property is in areas that the Paris agreement was designed to help protect

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could accelerate damage to his family's real estate empire in the coming decades, especially his properties that lie just feet from the encroaching sea in low-lying South Florida.<p>The president's …

China's Clean Energy Ambition Floats on Abandoned Coal Mine

China’s ambitions to dominate new energy technologies are unfolding at the site of an abandoned coal mine about 300 miles (483 kilometers) northwest …

101 ways to fight climate change

The smallest contributions can counter a global challenge<p>In 2015, countries gathered from around the world to tackle one of society’s most daunting problems: climate change. The Paris climate accord established guidelines that would hold global warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius, with …

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Pittsburgh and Paris mayors to Trump: 'We have our own climate deal'

But now, the mayors of the two cities say they are working together to form "their own climate deal" and are "more united than ever."<p>In a joint "New York Times" op-ed on June 7, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo wrote that they plan to adhere to the Paris Agreement.<p>"Though …

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach<p><i>I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris</i><p>So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the …

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Trump's Paris Climate Accord Rejection: Here's What the Scientists Say

Donald Trump, who called climate change “a hoax” during his campaign, has withdrawn the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, rejecting a pact that is being honored by more than 190 nations.<p>The U.S. signed and ratified the agreement under President Obama, and it is a pact that is also …

Colleges vow to fight climate change despite US leaving pact

BOSTON (AP) — A growing number of U.S. colleges say they're committed to fight climate change despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw …

How climate change helped Lyme disease invade America

Cases of the tick-borne illness have exploded since the 1990s.<p>When President Donald Trump announced that he was pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord, Yale epidemiology researcher Katharine Walter felt gutted. “[Global warming] is already happening,” she said, “and the effects are already …

Acting US Ambassador to China quits over Donald Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord

Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change has reportedly prompted the Acting US Ambassador to China to …

Justin Trudeau Kayaked Up to a Family to Talk About Climate Change

Justin Trudeau — of course — takes time during his kayak trips to chat with the regular Canadians.<p>Canada’s Prime Minster rode his kayak along …

UN Ocean Conference 2017 Seeks To Avoid Climate Change Catastrophe

A United Nations (U.N.) conference in New York this week seeks to address climate change and the health of the oceans.<p>“In most probability this …

Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 Americans oppose withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Fifty-nine percent of Americans oppose President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, an ABC News/<i>Washington Post</i> poll …

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Fareed's Take: What is the Trump Doctrine?

Why did Trump pull out of the Paris agreement? Fareed gives his take on the Trump Doctrine and the creation of a new world order without U.S. at the helm.

Why This Hedge Fund Billionaire Says Trump’s Paris Decision Could Backfire

The billionaire founder of Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund by assets under management, says he has grown even more concerned about …

Have Pruitt and Trump discussed climate change?

Candidate Trump said Clinton would have constant legal woes<p>05:11<p>NYT: Trump aides unsure how 'devastating' Trump's legal woes are<p>04:19<p>FOX News: Trump …

Paris Agreement: Despite US retreat, states will fight climate change, says California governor

<b>Beijing:</b> California governor Jerry Brown predicted Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Accord will …

Liberals have a responsibility too: make climate change a top issue

For too long, liberals have been treating climate change as a third or fourth tier issue. As the US exits the Paris Climate Accord, it’s time for liberals to re-evaluate an issue that subsumes all others.<p>On Thursday when the announcement hit that Trump was taking America out of the Paris Climate …

Apple, Google, Autodesk leaders pledge to uphold Paris agreement

The U.S.’s largest corporations and universities join hundreds of cities and states in coordinated climate action<p>A broad coalition of leaders from businesses and universities including the world’s biggest companies like Apple and Google have joined hundreds of city and state governments pledging to …

A Giant Crack in Antarctic Ice Is "Days or Weeks" From Breaking Off a Colossal Iceberg

We're about to lose a block the size of Delaware.<p>An Antarctic ice shelf that has existed for thousands of years is about to shed a 1,000-foot-thick …

Sizzling heat wave hits hard India's poor

Many parts of India have been gripped by scorching heat over the past couple of months. As the mercury has shot up to deathly temperatures, hundreds …

Amid coal plant closures, coal mines open (but not for electricity)

Coking coal sees a bit of a bump, but electricity is still winding down coal.<p>On Friday, just a day after President Trump announced his intention to …

1,219 governors, mayors, businesses and universities declare ‘We Are Still In’ on Paris Climate Agreement

On Thursday we brought news of Trump declaring he intends to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement and the swift response from state and local governments opposing the move. Since then, more governments, businesses and universities have voiced their displeasure at this poor decision, and …