The Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius will slip beyond reach unless nations act now to slash carbon pollution, curb energy demand, and suck CO2 from the air, according to a draft UN report.
OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is on track to breach the toughest limit set in the Paris climate agreement by the middle of this century unless governments make unprecedented economic shifts from fossil fuels, a draft U.N. report s...
President Donald Trump has said that the US could "go back" into the Paris climate deal - having withdrawn America from the global accord last year. "We could conceivably go back in... I feel very strongly about the environment," said the President during a joint news conference with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the United States could "conceivably" return to the Paris climate accord, although he stopped short of signaling any move in that direction. "Frankly, it's an agreement that I have no problem...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his primary concern with the Paris climate accord was that it treated the United States unfairly and that if a better deal could be reached, Washington might be persuaded to rejoin the agreement.
If the Earth’s temperature rises by 2 degrees Celsius in the next 30-some years, more than 25 percent of the earth will dry up, according to a new climate study.
As much as 25 percent of the planet could face permanent drought. In a new study that adds to the lengthy and ever-growing list of potential consequences of global climate inaction, scientists warn that around a quarter of the Earth could end up in a permanent state of drought if the planet warms by two degrees Celsius by 2050. Show More Summary
More than 25 percent of Earth will experience serious drought and desertification by the year 2050 if the attempts made by the Paris climate agreement to curb global warming are not met, according to a new study by the journal Nature Climate Change....
Limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels could reduce desertification of substantial swaths of Earth, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. The Paris Agreement entered...Show More Summary
When President Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord attention quickly turned to Corporate America. Would business leaders forge ahead in the fight against climate change in the absence of federal backing? In...Show More Summary
On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that he would begin pulling the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The accord, signed by all but two countries, aims to keep the world from warming by more than 2 degrees Celsius...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says 10 more cities have joined Chicago's effort to address climate change after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will pull out of the Paris climate accord. … Click to Continue »
A quick point on the allegedly “savagely personal” attack on Jen Rubin, which consisted mostly of quoting her views on the Paris Climate Accords, moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, the Iran Deal, tax cuts, welfare, energy, and gun...Show More Summary
Climate change seems inevitable. Between the still-accelerating pace of greenhouse gas emissions and the voices of global warming deniers, hitting the targets laid out in the Paris Accord to slow the pace of a warming climate feels increasingly...Show More Summary
Two years after the landmark Paris climate accord, dozens of world leaders and philanthropists are back in the French capital on Tuesday for a summit where they are being urged to put their money where their mouth is – and help poorer countries deal with the impact of climate change....
Paris summit takes aim at emissions on 2 year anniversary of climate accord Trump wants U.S. to abandon
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron is urging wealthy countries and global companies to commit more funds to combating global warming and help poorer nations deal with the impact of climate change.
CBS News had an extended conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron Monday on a number of issues including terrorism, the future of Jerusalem, and more. We began with the One Planet Summit, which was organized by Macron to focus on climate change following President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris accord.
"CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor sat down with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday
Earlier this year, the Trump administration officially announced its plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, or Paris Climate Accord, as soon as legally eligible. The decision is one in a series of climate change-denying moves by the administration, including removing online resources related to climate change from the EPA's website. Now,...