U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Jun 3, 2017

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

State governors, city mayors and powerful companies united Friday in defiance of President Donald Trump’s pledge to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord, pledging to meet greenhouse gas emission targets regardless. A majority of Americans in every state, or 69 ...

What did Trump just do? The Paris climate withdrawal explained

/ Jun 2, 2017

What did Trump just do? The Paris climate withdrawal explained

The U.S. departure from the Paris climate accord won’t happen overnight, as President Donald Trump’s announcement Thursday sets in motion a years-long process to withdraw from the landmark agreement — and raises a host of questions about what comes next. With his decision, Trump ...

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

/ Jun 2, 2017

Climate news grows worse as U.S. exits Paris accord

President Donald Trump has announced that America will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, but scientists say the peril from global warming has never been greater. Earth’s average global temperature is scaling new heights, sea ice is retreating, extreme weather events have ...