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Trump to withdraw USA from Paris pact on global warming

Trump to withdraw USA from Paris pact on global warming

But the official says there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - and that could leave open the possibility that the decision isn't final. While it has been celebrated in its historic mission, the emissions reductions set forth in the Paris accord are fragile goals that are very much based in good faith of all the countries participating.



A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role

The Paris climate agreement , also referred to as the Paris climate accord, the Paris climate deal or the Paris agreement, is a pact sponsored by the United Nations to bring the world's countries together in the fight against climate change .


President Trump to withdraw US from Paris accord, report says

President Trump to withdraw US from Paris accord, report says

Signed a little more than year ago by 195 nations, the Paris deal is meant to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and is seen as one of former President Barack Obama's biggest triumphs. The New York Times reported this week that advisers were in a "tug of war" trying to influence Trump on the decision about the Paris agreement. The U.S.is the world's second largest emitter of carbon, following only China.



New UK Poll Sees Conservatives Drop, Labour Popular with Youth

When asked by a reporter if she would resign if she lost seats, May dodged the question on Wednesday, saying that the only poll that mattered was the election on June 8. Pollsters are not prophets, nor do they claim to be. YouGov acknowledged that its predictions were controversial and allowed for a wide margin of error, adding that the samples in each constituency were small.


Autonomous Car Researcher Fired by Uber

Autonomous Car Researcher Fired by Uber

A telephone message was left Tuesday afternoon for Levandowski. Anthony Levandowski, earlier worked on self-driving vehicle technology at Waymo, owned by Alphabet . However, Levandowski's refusal to cooperate with those efforts was the reason for his firing, according to his termination letter. "Over the last few months Uber has provided significant evidence to the court to demonstrate that our self-driving technology has been built independently", Angela Padilla, Uber's associate general ...