Trump abandons global climate pact; allies voice dismay

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Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from U.S. allies and business leaders.

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European allies see the two sides of Trump

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Noah Barkin

In Sicily, Donald Trump listened attentively during complex G7 debates over trade and climate change, smiled for the cameras, and for the most part refrained from provocative tweets. In Brussels, he bashed NATO partners for not spending more on defence, shoved the prime minister of Montenegro and renewed his attacks on Germany’s trade surplus with the United States.

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The Truth about Trump’s Promises on Climate Change, Clean Energy and Job Creation

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The Trump administration’s promises to reform the Environmental Protection Agency, to scale back on environmental laws and regulations, and to exit the Paris Agreement on Climate Change omit any explanation of the legal processes involved.

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Renewable Energy & Environmental Governance: Creating a Sustainable Pakistan

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Zeeshan A. Shah

Most emerging nations carry additional environmental challenges, battling with the food, water and energy crisis also.

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Will Corporations Pay Damages for Climate Change?

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Zeeshan A. Shah

 

Fossil Fuels are Killers. Over 63 % of the world’s emissions have happened because of 5 major corporations, Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP, and Shell.

 

The result is the Climate Change we feel today. This change is not based on fallacy and rhetoric but is the major cause of concern for the poorest and most vulnerable populations resulting in loss and damage beyond average proportions.

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