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Xi, Macron back 'irreversible' Paris climate pact

Nov 06, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Major powers express regret and concern after President Donald Trump moves forward with a pullout from the Paris climate accord despite mounting evidence of the reality and impact of climate change

BACKING THE PACT. French President Emmanuel Macron (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping following a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 6, 2019. Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

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Jun 02, 2017 - 9:00 PM

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Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to UN for climate change

Jun 02, 2017 - 6:46 PM

Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up – and there isn t anything Washington can do to stop us Bloomberg says

BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES. Michael Bloomberg at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

China vows to uphold climate pact after U.S. pullout

Jun 02, 2017 - 4:29 PM

UPDATED We think the Paris accord reflects the widest agreement of the international community with regards to climate change and parties should cherish this hard won outcome says foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying

RENEWABLES IN CHINA. This aerial photo shows solar photovoltaic modules on a hillside in a village in Chuzhou, in eastern China's Anhui province on April 13, 2017. File photo by AFP.

China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:47 PM

China will continue to implement promises made in the Paris Agreement to move towards the 2030 goal step by step steadfastly Li says in a Berlin joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

ADHERING TO THE DEAL. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang give a joint press conference after representatives of both countries signed economic agreements at the end of Li's two-day visit to Germany on June 1, 2017 in Berlin. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

The Trump effect: Wary climate diplomats 'wait and see'

Nov 12, 2016 - 11:13 AM

Delegates from several countries have taken a wait and see attitude after the victory by the New York real estate developer who has said that climate change was a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese

WAIT AND SEE. In this file photo, then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 2016. File photo by Timothy Clary/AFP

Paris Agreement enters into force: Celebration and reality check

Nov 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Its early entry into force is a clear political signal that all the nations of the world are devoted to decisive global action on climate change

Climate pact goes live, turning up heat at UN talks

Nov 04, 2016 - 8:29 AM

After the dramatic breakthrough in Paris last December diplomats and experts are lowering expectations a year later

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS. In this file photo, smoke from the chimneys billow over St. Petersburg, March 3, 2005.  File photo by Sergey Kulikov/Interpress/AFP