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by | June 02, 2017 | 15:41

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement "a major disappointment" and said it was "crucial that the United States remains a leader on environmental issues", according to his spokesman.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:37

Anyone that funded the game on Indiegogo will be shown a preview in the coming weeks that will include new environments, Incarnations, monsters, music and much more. "By uniting people from far away lands, Ajna will learn about herself and the world she inhabits". So, I'm definitely looking forward to its release.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:25

In the image (at top), OnePlus 3T can be clearly seen but there is clearly something beneath it which is hiding in the shadows. You can't make out anything, but the image seems to indicate that the OnePlus 5 is smaller than its predecessors - which will come as great news to those who have been anxious about overly-large bezels.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:56

The uncertainty over Trump's decision lent the Rose Garden announcement a reality show-like air, with Thursday's unveiling acting as a finale to a months-long debate that has split members of the President's inner circle and led to deep consternation from global allies.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:45

Trump said on Thursday the United States would withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate deal, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from global leaders and executives. Ever the showman, the 70-year-old Trump gave his decision a reality TV-style tease, refusing to indicate his preference either way until his announcement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:04

It will be aided by a fat carbon-composite heat shield that'll allow the craft to fly within six-million kilometres of the star's surface. Scientists hope its data will improve forecasts of solar storms and space weather events that affect life on Earth, satellites and astronauts in space.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:18

Interestingly, Trump said that nations such as China and India are benefiting the most from the Paris Agreement. It was immediately clear that there would be no renegotiating the Paris Agreement . Trump announced he will withdraw the USA from a landmark climate change deal. The landmark climate deal calls for the U.S.to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by between 26 and 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, among other things.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:08

If you managed to install this build you need to revert by using WDRT. Insiders who were able to install offered build bricked their phones. It was also confirmed that the new feature does not need to connect to a Windows 10 PC tin order to experience a complete intelligent speaker.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:33

That idea was unceremoniously slapped down by furious allies in Europe , who joined figures from around the United States and the world in condemning the move. The problem that Trump just created for himself is that by pulling U.S. out of the agreement, he's spent his last bargaining chip, points out Craig Moyer, chair of the Land, Environment, and Natural Resources group at law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:36

During his election campaign, Trump called global warming "a hoax" and promised to scrap the agreement and return jobs to the coal industry that is often an easy target for environmentalists. As a low-lying, island city-state, Singapore is particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change and we have a deep interest in global efforts to address potential disruptions to natural ecosystems and human societies.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:28

So this was a big win for the nationalist wing of the White House, and they have now prevailed on the core issue of Trump's agenda - trade, immigration and now climate change. In a commentary published on Friday, Xinhua suggested that no one country was now likely take up leadership of global efforts to fight climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:11

Noting that Trump said he had had "extensive discussions" with people on both sides of the climate debate, it said: "One can only assume that Trump has very good reasons to leave the Paris agreement , and that he knows the implications of United States retreat from the landmark deal".

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:27

He added: "The president is very honest when he says he wants a better deal, he wants to negotiate, potentially bringing us back in Paris depending on what that looks like". The leader of Asia's other behemoth, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who is due to visit the White House shortly - has said failing to act on climate change would be "morally criminal".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:08

While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, backed up by scientists and overseas foreign ministers, has been quietly arguing for the U.S. to stay in the agreement, White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon and his right-wing allies in Washington have been pulling in the other direction.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:22

Among the many challenges we face today, climate change is unique in its global scale. Just as Chinese companies are now training U.S. coal workers to build wind farms, the rest of the world will continue to work together, and build the markets and workforce of the future.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:55

The statement created clashing appearances, with several former Goldman bankers having taken on important roles in the administration, including former Chief Operating Officer Gary Cohn, who was present for Trump's announcement in the White House Rose Garden.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:33

Withdrawing from the climate agreement drew immediate ire from Democrats in Washington - former President Barack Obama - the global community, and climate activists working to curb or stop the impacts of climate change on the world. "Today, our planet suffered, " DiCaprio tweeted before suggesting a few environmental groups people should support". Brazil expressed "profound concern and disappointment" with Trump's decision to exit the climate agreement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:31

When pressed, the official said, "I have not talked to the president about his personal views on what is contributing to climate change". Adopted in Paris by the 195 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at a conference known as COP21 in December 2015, the Agreement was signed at the world body's headquarters here in April 2016.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:42

Musk was one of 18 business leaders serving on Trump's chief business advisory council, known as the Strategic and Policy Forum. "I have always advocated that Congress should have a transparent role in oversight and approval of these important matters, and just as President Obama overstepped by entering into this agreement without Congressional approval, this decision by President Trump is also a mistake", Ms.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:28

John Sauven, executive director of Greenpeace UK, said: "The government that once launched the Apollo space programme and helped found the United Nations has today turned its back on science and worldwide cooperation". And he urged the United States to keep working to cut emissions, despite walking away from the Paris deal. "Today's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement underscores how important it is for major USA cities to lead the way and take definite action to leave a ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:42

Asked whether China had talked to the Trump administration about the Paris agreement , she said: " China and the United States have close communications about a wide variety of topics, and of course, this includes the issue of climate change".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:08

Above all, leaders reaffirmed their committed to the terms of the Paris agreement , with or without the United States - something the European Union and China had planned to do no matter the outcome of Trump's Rose Garden press conference .

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:11

Today, he did it. They will continue to lead this process, with or without the support of the Trump Administration, but with the knowledge and assurance that many ordinary Americans support participation in the Paris Agreement, and that many American states, cities and businesses will continue to pursue the ambitious climate action the Agreement entails.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:34

Moreover, the phone comes in three memory variants - 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage , 6GB RAM with 128 GB storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage . It has a feature called NeoPower 3.0, dedicated to suspend background processes and to give the 3,200 mAh battery up to two days of usage with one charge.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:52

The Union Cabinet will soon take a call on privatisation of loss-making Air India with NITI Aayog suggesting that taxpayers' money being pumped into the airline can instead be used on health and education, reports PTI. His remarks came amid protests by Air India employees against the government's proposal. "We are discussing (what can be) the winning strategy for the airline", he had said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:29

The Irish Government "is extremely disappointed and concerned that the United States has chose to withdraw from the Paris agreement", Climate Action Minister Denis Naughten said last night. According to an analysis by National Economic Research Associates (NERA), meeting President Obama's commitment under the Paris Climate Accord would cost the United States almost $3 trillion by 2040.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:49

Daesh and other Takfiri terror groups use the ideology to declare people of other faiths as "infidels" and then kill them. Qatar denied making the critical comments , saying its news agency had been hacked, but Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates allowed their state-backed media to continue running the story, angering Doha.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:29

The president has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from both inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". "I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack", said Obama, according to the Examiner.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:11

President Emmanuel Macron of France repeated that belief in an English-language speech from the presidential palace, unprecedented from a French president in an address at home. "It's bad for our relationship with the rest of the world". Meanwhile, General Motors, the No. 1 US automaker, said it would continue its commitment to "creating a better environment".

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:46

When host Anderson Cooper asked him whether he has a message for the President, the mayor said: "What you did was not only bad for the economy of this country, but also weakened America in this world". For more than a decade, military leaders have said that extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels are aggravating social tensions, destabilizing regions and feeding the rise of extremist groups like al Qaida and the Islamic State.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:20

He said American withdrawal "represents a reassertion of American sovereignty". But Mrs May has been criticised for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. But India and China contended that their economies, which are less developed than the USA, are not yet ready to cut emissions in absolute terms. And the rest of us understand that the economic impact of Paris on our own industrial states will be detrimental on our jobs and our nation's economic growth.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:52

Engineers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, prepare the developing Solar Probe Plus spacecraft for thermal vacuum tests that simulate conditions in space . This is the first time that a NASA spacecraft has been named for a living individual. One of the first things we're ever told as children is never to stare at the sun .

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:31

President Donald Trump elevated Clinton's comments by tweeting late Wednesday, "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate". Multiple investigations into potential ties between Trump associates and Russia, as well as Russian interference in the US election, are ongoing. "He dumped that on me on October 28, and I immediately start falling", she said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:46

Climate Alliance to uphold the Paris climate agreement, a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. "We governors are going to step into this cockpit and fly the plane", Inslee told reporters. With France's Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lashed Trump's decision as misguided and vowed to defend an accord they portrayed as crucial for the planet's future.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:33

The pair would have a combined cost of more than £100million. The offer falls just short of the south coast clubs reported £60m valuation but City aren't hanging around in the market so I don't think they will baulk at paying an extra £10m if required.