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Musk Leads CEOs Pressing Trump to Stay in Climate Accord

Musk Leads CEOs Pressing Trump to Stay in Climate Accord

Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, has discussed the possibility of changing the US carbon reduction targets instead of pulling out of the deal completely. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". It caps and reduces the use of HFCs in a gradual process starting with action by developed countries in 2019, including the United States, the world's second-worst polluter, and then by over 100 developing countries starting in 2024, including China, the world's top ...



Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

Ismail Kawasi says it was not immediately known what the target of the attack was on Wednesday morning. Video shot at the scene showed burning debris, crumbled walls and buildings, and destroyed cars, many with dead or injured people inside.



"Items Of Interest" Found In Search For Matthew Leveson

The driver had spotted bones. Detective Chief Inspector Gary Jubelin anticipates exhuming the remains will take "a number of days". Fairfax Media / Kate Geraghty Forensics officers in white suits worked into the night examining the human remains.



Chinese maker of Ivanka Trump shoes denies labor violations

But China Labor Watch's executive director Li Qiang said that it was the first time in 17 years of investigations spanning hundreds of factories that their activists have been arrested by police. Long said the company had stopped producing Ivanka Trump shoes months ago. Huajian makes millions of shoes for Western brands every year. The White House did not immediately reply to a request for comment.


Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add U.S. jobs

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add U.S. jobs

The statement follows speculation that President Donald Trump may soon announce USA withdrawal from the Paris global agreement of 2015 to reduce climate-warming carbon emissions. If the United States withdraws, it will join Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not to participate in the agreement. Executive Director √Čamonn Meehan said speculation that President Trump would withdraw was "particularly shocking" given that over 24 million people in east Africa are now reliant on food aid ...



Paris Accord: Donald Trump resisting pressure from Europe, Pope on climate deal

After taking office, however, Trump faced pressure to stay in the deal from investors, worldwide powers and business leaders, including some in the coal industry. The Trump administration has been divided on the issue, with Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and Trump adviser Steve Bannon among the conservative hardliners who have been in favour of a U.S.