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Tag: Paris Agreement

There was progress at the Global Climate Summit. Now urgent action...

To create a climate-safe world doesn't simply require impressive targets for the next two decades – it requires urgent action in the next two years.

Trump’s climate COP-out and the movement it has unleashed

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a catastrophe, but it has inspired a whirlwind of bottom-up climate activism.

‘We are still in’: Sen. Markey & US lawmakers stage anti-Trump...

“We’re here to tell the world that Donald Trump does not represent the majority view in our country, that overwhelmingly people do believe that the planet is dangerously warming and that human activity is causing it and that we have to do something about it.”

If Asia leads on climate, the world will follow

China and South Korea could be game changers on climate – and create a more peaceful region in the process.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.

Trump’s climate-change sociopathy

Trump’s sociopathic behavior, and the corruption and viciousness of those surrounding him, has produced utter disdain for a world nearing the brink of human-made catastrophe.

Our responsibility after Trump’s climate withdrawal

Trump follows previous U.S. presidents who have undermined climate action: The only path to climate justice is people power.

Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris climate accord; scientists respond

“This is the wrong decision for America and the planet on many levels.”

Trump’s bogus reason for bailing on the Paris Agreement

The administration’s lawyer thinks there might be legal ramifications if the U.S. stays in the Paris Climate Agreement but doesn’t cut emissions. No one who worked on the deal agrees.

2017 – A thunderous clash of politics, economies and policies

The Paris agreement may face a major test and even an existential challenge in 2017, if Trump fulfils his election promise to pull the US out.

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

CBS and PBS fire Charlie Rose amid sexual harassment allegations

“Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility.”

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

7 not-so-subtle messages Congress is sending with its tax plans

The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.

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