Inslee joins governors of New York, California to form US Climate Alliance

The world's leader in environmental protection, while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters, he alleged. "We're getting out", Trump said at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden in which he decried the Paris accord's "draconian" financial and economic burdens, according to Reuters.

US defies world, says will quit Paris pact

In a sharply worded statement Thursday, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Trump's " irresponsible " decision - which was broadly rebuked by both global allies and officials in MA - damaged the nation's reputation and put future generations at risk to the effects of climate change .

Jerry Brown Heads To China For Climate Change Talks

Under the pact, the United States - the world's second biggest carbon emitter behind China - had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. 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 .

Cabinet likely to take call soon on Air India privatisation

Cabinet likely to take call soon on Air India privatisation

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. The airline earned an operating profit of Rs 105 crore in 2015-16. His choice of words was intriguing to say the least, since "bakra" or goat in India signifies a gullible buyer or investor who is easily cheated.

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback'

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".

United Nations calls U.S. decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement "a major disappointment"

The three leaders say they regard the accord as "a cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries, for effectively and timely tackling climate change ". Musk tweeted that "climate change is real". Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama says Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement is deeply disappointing.