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Trump expects ‘robust’ G7 discussions on trade and climate: US 26.5.2017 Hindu: International
U.S. President Donald Trump expects a tough debate over trade and climate change with other Group of Seven leaders at their forthcoming summit, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Thursday....
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Trump yet to make up his mind on Paris Climate Agreement: White House 25.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
During a press conference on Wednesday, the White House said Trump was still deciding even as 40 Senate Democrats signed and sent a letter to him to not back out of the international climate change pact.
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Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement: Official 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Senate Democrats have urged US President Donald Trump to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. The White House has said that the President is yet to make up his mind.
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In Pics | Donald Trump and family meet Pope Francis at the Vatican 24.5.2017 DNA: India
Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world as the two leaders swapped sparring for smiles in their first face-to-face meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday. Trump's audience with the 80-year-old pontiff, a keenly-anticipated highlight of his first overseas tour, lasted just under half an hour and concluded with both men beaming, for the cameras at least. "He is something," the president later said of his host. "We had a fantastic meeting." The Vatican described the discussions as "cordial" and stressed the two men's joint opposition to abortion and shared concern for persecuted Christians in the Middle East. There was no mention from either side of the two men's profound differences on climate change, migration, the death penalty and other issues. Trump told his host as he left: "Thank you. Thank you. I won't forget what you said." The pope had presented Trump with a medallion engraved with an olive tree, the international symbol of peace. "I give it to you ...
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India, China's climate change efforts make US look laggard, says NYT 24.5.2017 Latest News
Until recently, China and India have been cast as obstacles, at the very least reluctant conscripts
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Climate action will boost economic output: OECD 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tagging the growth and climate agenda together, rather than treating climate as a separate issue, could lift 2050 economic output by up to 2.8 percent, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.
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Petersberg Climate Meet raises concerns over US withdrawing from Paris Agreement 23.5.2017 ET: Policy
US, which has the highest emissions per year after China, is expected to make its position clear on the role it would play in the internationally in the two-day G7 summit.
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An unequal burden 23.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The Paris Climate Agreement recognises that all countries have responsibilities. However, the developed world needs to shoulder the major funding requirement
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Cool down the rhetoric 21.5.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
The U.S. will gain little by turning India into an adversary on climate change issues
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Cracking Washington's gridlock to save the planet 20.5.2017 All International Stories
'If Americans demand action on climate change from Congress, there's no doubt that it will happen'
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How melting ice sheets in Antarctica could wreak havoc around world 20.5.2017 TOI: Home
Recent computer forecasts suggest that if greenhouse emissions continue at a high level, parts of Antarctica could break up rapidly, causing the sea to rise 6 feet or more by the end of this century.
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Climate Council: Climate, health and economics are against Carmichael mine 19.5.2017 All International Stories
The Great Barrier Reef has suffered consecutive mass bleaching events in 2016 and 2017
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Researchers warn against betting on deployment of carbon removal technologies 19.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Two researchers from the Stanford University on Friday warned against betting the future of the planet on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies.
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When US firms move production overseas, they also offshore their pollution 19.5.2017 All International Stories
In last decade, developing countries have adopted loose environmental standards to lure foreign cos
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Reversing climate change with carbon-sucking plantations not realistic, scientists warn 18.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Laurie Goering LONDON, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A proposal to turn back climate change by planting vast swathes of land with fast-growing trees and plants that can be burned for electricity, with the carbon they release captured and stored, is not "realistic and feasible", scientists said Thursday.
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Trump to abide by Paris climate deal only if it creates jobs for US 18.5.2017 Latest News
President Trump believes that Paris climate agreement is not a great deal for America
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Guilt-free online shopping: Can parcel deliveries ever be carbon-neutral? 18.5.2017 News
Buying online is always a preferred choice for many
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Climate change: Nations pin hopes on India, China 17.5.2017 TOI: Home
Trump doubts global warming has a human cause and says he will decide on a campaign threat to "cancel" the Paris Agreement, the first to bind all nations to set goals to curb emissions, after a group of Seven summit in Italy on May 26-27.
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Putting a global price on carbon 16.5.2017 Hindu: Home
A carbon tax is less likely to face political opposition while creating avenues for businesses and growth
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India, Sweden to further use of renewables to fight climate change 14.5.2017 ET: Power
Eva Svedling, State Secretary for Climate Policy, Sweden was recently in India with an aim to strengthen ties in the area of climate change.
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