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Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion

J&F Investimentos, the parent company of JBS SA, a Brazilian company with global aquisitions making them the largest in the world, settled in court on Wednesday to pay US$3.2 billion in corruption fines following their admission to engaging in bribery as part of a plea bargain testimony, the Wall Street Journal reported .


Some US Cities And States Aren't Giving Up On The Paris Agreement

Some US Cities And States Aren't Giving Up On The Paris Agreement

After the USA withdrawal from the Paris deal sparked pledges of money and solidarity, Figueres said via Twitter on Friday, "Thank you Trump ". The governors of California , New York and Washington , all Democrats, launched the coalition Thursday after Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris accord , saying its terms are not fair and predicting major job losses because of the agreement .



Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

In a statement , Downing Street said the Prime Minister " expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed that the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris Agreement ". Conference of Mayors strongly opposed the decision and said the nation's mayors will continue efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming.



Terror in India, not imaginary, it is real says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he believed there was still time to get a global climate change deal done despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying he was pulling his country out of a landmark pact. Putin was asked about Trump's withdrawal from the worldwide agreement by Megyn Kelly during the St. Petersburg global Economic Forum. President Vladimir Putin has urged U.S.


Criticism If Trump Stayed or Withdrew From Paris Climate Agreement

Criticism If Trump Stayed or Withdrew From Paris Climate Agreement

Petersburg event said that Russian Federation is interested in participating in the Paris agreement but noted that the USA must take part in curbing carbon emissions in some form. The TPP is continuing on without the USA , and our withdrawal from the Paris accord has not resulted in its demise. Commodity markets were absorbing news the United States would withdraw from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but ...