On Earth Day, Pacific leaders queued among 175 countries to sign the Paris Agreement in New York. Earlier that day in London, the International Maritime Organization (IMO),
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia launched its inaugural rocket from a new cosmodrome on Thursday, a day after a technical glitch thwarted the much-publicized event in a sign of continued crisis in the nation's space industry.
ESPN on Wednesday released its revised ESPN 300 rankings, and two offensive linemen have taken over the top two spots for the 2017 class. Less than 10 months away from national signing day, ESPN has 123 of its top 300 players verbally committed. Show More Summary
The United Nations threw a large and lavish party at its headquarters in New York on Earth Day, the opening day of the signing ceremony for the world's new climate agreement. About 170 heads of state and government representatives came to inscribe their names, in alphabetical order by country, in the General Assembly Hall. Show More Summary
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 30 years after the world's worst nuclear accident, new efforts to contain it; Record number of nations sign Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day; World Bank and IMF launch push for global price on carbon; PLUS: Solar-powered plane goes halfway around the world... Show More Summary
Michelle Obama hosted the third annual National College Signing Day at the Harlem Armory and once again proved that she's the representative for excited moms everywhere. Although your parents might have called all their friends and hung your acceptance letters on the fridge, Mobama can take things a step further ... More »
Still more than nine months shy of national signing day, the search for top-tier quarterbacks continues to intensify. Plenty of marquee college football programs have already secured verbal pledges from passers who will provide immediate...Show More Summary
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts the third annual National College Signing Day event at New York City. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: First Lady Michelle Obama hosts National College Signing Day 2016 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
National College Signing Day is a superb moment to recognize the ROI of brain power—for each person and for our democratic society. But this event and First Lady Michelle Obama's leadership aren’t just about the education goals of individual students. They’re also about the goals we set for ourselves as a nation.
Today the First Lady is celebrating National College Signing Day in New York City at the Harlem Armory to make sure every student in America takes charge of their future by continuing their education past high school — whether at a professional...Show More Summary
During a session on Earth Day to commemorate the signing of the “Paris Agreement” -- in which 175 countries agreed to do more to combat climate change -- Leonardo DiCaprio, the United Nations' official messenger of peace, told the delegates: “You re the last, best hope of earth. Show More Summary
175 nations signed the Paris Climate Agreement last Friday, setting a record for the most countries to sign a U.N. agreement on opening day. Earlier in the week, even before Secretary of State John Kerry officially signed on behalf of the U.S. Show More Summary
The Gradual Decline of the Dinosaurs – Earth Day Thoughts Today, the 46th commemoration of Earth Day, some 171 nations signed and ratified the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. In essence, the Agreement sets out that the global increase in temperature will be limited to no more than around two degrees Celsius as countries […]
Lamar Smith, a friend of ours in Congress, wrote a great piece on the climate change farce signed by Obama: A few days ago, the president signed the United Nation’s Paris climate-change agreement, knowingly entering America into a contract that puts us at an economic disadvantage. Hardworking American taxpayers don’t want their government to work […]
Here’s the rundown on the United Nations big day in New York
The United Nations News Centre has reported that 175 world leaders signed the Paris agreement, a symbolic gesture, especially since the signing took place on Earth Day. The article published on the United Nations (UN) site, reminds readers that 196 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreed to the language that... Show More Summary
Leonardo DiCaprio speaks during the Paris Agreement for Climate Change Signing at the United Nations on Friday morning (April 22) in New York City. The 41-year-old actor gave a speech on Earth Day to urge the world to do something about climate change. “Our planet cannot be saved unless we leave fossil fuels in the [...]
Today, Earth Day, representatives of nations from around the world, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, will sign the Paris Agreement on climate, officially advancing the first global agreement in which every major nation commits to combat climate change.
Earth Day 2016 will be a truly historic event. At the United Nations in New York City, more than 150 countries will sign the Paris Agreement that was forged at COP21. The signing by so many, this quickly, is unprecedented. By signing the agreement, countries large and small, rich and poor, will give their consent to be bound and the agreement will “enter into force.”
As the world celebrates Earth Day on Friday, more than 150 world leaders gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York City to sign a historic climate change deal. They are meeting to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement,...Show More Summary