BEIJING (Reuters) - China called on the international community to stick to Paris climate accord goals and unswervingly work together to tackle climate change, the official news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday, citing Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
If every city with more than 100,000 people stepped up, they could account for 40 percent of the Paris accord's emissions cuts.
On Monday, France led a push at the United Nations (UN) to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement, as Donald Trump's administration insisted it was not backing down.
When the United States pulled out of the Paris Accord earlier this month, it changed the environmental climate in this country—and the world—profoundly. While many pundits, advocates and talking heads have decried how much this will set the U.S. Show More Summary
“President Trump’s chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, emphasized to foreign climate and energy officials on Monday that the U.S. still intends to withdraw from the Paris climate accord,” Bloomberg reports. “Speculation that Trump would reverse course and remain in the [...]
The news reported by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend that the Trump administration is not actually planning to pull out of the Paris climate accord—but will instead “review the terms on which they could be engaged under this agreement”—is probably not momentous news for the environment. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump will reportedly completely withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord on Monday when he meets with U.N. climate ministers. Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn confirmed to CNN that Trump will announce his decision when he travels to the U.N. on Monday, CNN reported. As recently as...
Is this another example of fake news? The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump White House was going to remain in the Paris climate change accords, which predecessor Barack Obama had signed and did not send to Congress, leaving the decision up to the next president. Who was their source? International climate officials, who […]
After a succession of mixed messages on the US stance on climate change, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the Trump administration was seeking "ways in which we can work with partners in the Paris climate accord." "We...Show More Summary
Trump administration officials said Saturday the U.S. wouldn't pull out of the Paris Agreement, offering to re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change, according to the European Union's top energy official. The shift...Show More Summary
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday, signaling a shift in tone from the Trump administration, which angered allies with its decision to pull out of the agreement. Show More Summary
“The president said he is open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged with others on what we all agree is still a challenging issue.”
"We want to be productive. We want to be helpful," Tillerson said on "Face the Nation"
The Wall Street Journal set off a tempest Saturday when it reported, “Trump administration officials said Saturday the U.S. wouldn’t pull out of the Paris Agreement, offering to re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change.”...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions.
National security adviser H.R. McMaster denied Sunday that President Trump is reconsidering his decision to pull out of the Paris climate change accord but said the door remains open to a better agreement down the road. “That's a false report,” McMaster said of published reports over the weekend that the administration might not pull out […]
Invoking rising seas and a President so in climate denial that he stormed off from the Paris accord, Mayor de Blasio says he’ll force
The White House pushed back Saturday at a European suggestion it was softening its stance on the Paris climate accord, insisting Washington will withdraw from the agreement unless it can re-enter on more favorable terms.
White House rejects reports saying the US had offered to review terms and re-engage in the 2015 accord.