Sunday, May 31, 2020

Tag: Paris

Shattering Europe?

Why Trump’s Paris fiasco really matters.

Trump bashes Paris, sucker punches our oldest ally, rewards terrorism

Mark down this unprovoked Paris slam as another inexcusable Trump hustle, beyond any apology that will never come.

Eleven cities showing what bold climate action looks like

“The winning projects show that great progress is being made on every continent, and they serve as an inspiration to other cities.”

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

Paris Goes Car-Free First Sunday of Every Month

Paris leads the pack in monthly car-free days, but several large metro cities participate in international car-free day on Sept. 22 every year, including Washington, DC, Seattle and Long Island, New York.

Top Six Green Energy Good News Stories From the Paris COP21

There is some good news on the emissions front, and new renewable energy installations are key to it.

The UN Paris Climate Change Agreement: One World, One Climate?

The Paris climate change agreement may be an ambitious and balanced plan and a historic turning point in the goal of reducing global warming, but according to French ambassador to the United Nation, Francois Delattre, - : “On espere, -- One hopes.”

Top Climate Expert: Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists...

The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. Climate expert Kevin Anderson says many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.

Beyond ISIS

For a rich and powerful nation to conclude that it has no choice but to engage in quasi-permanent armed conflict in the far reaches of the planet represents the height of folly. Power confers choice.

Blowback, Payback; The War on Terror is Backfiring

Are the recent horrific acts of terrorism that occurred in Paris, Brussels, and other parts of the world just a precursor of what is soon to come?

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Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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"This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. society."