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Paris Climate deal: Arnold Schwarzenegger hits out at Donald Trump

In an interview on Thursday, the president of the World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton, told Reuters that he had mixed feelings about Trump's announcement, adding he was eager to see a USA policy that actively promotes a place for coal in the global energy mix.


In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

As first reported by The Washington Post last week Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secure communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin using Russian communications equipment, which strongly suggests the incoming administration wanted to avoid US intelligence monitoring.



Faulconer, Brown join backlash against Trump's Paris Accord withdrawal

The president said the USA will go through negotiations to get Americans a better deal and possibly re-enter the Paris accord , but there are no guarantees. Obama said the United States "should be at the front of the pack" when it came to lowering emissions and developing green technology. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his nation is "deeply disappointed" with their neighbor's decision and Belgian PM Charles Michel slammed Trump for having committed a "brutal act".



Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump quits Paris Accord

Under the pact, which was years in the making, nations both rich and poor committed to reducing emissions of so-called greenhouse gases generated by burning fossils fuels and blamed by scientists for warming the planet. The agenda, also known as Climate Mayors, is a network of 88 USA mayors, representing over 43 million Americans all over the country, working together to strengthen local efforts for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and supporting efforts for binding federal and ...



Washington, California, NY unite to back climate accord

Donald Trump , however, said that his administration would renegotiate either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers".