Biden wore a mask while seated behind the Resolute Desk with a stack of orders early Wednesday evening. He said there was “no time to start like today.”…
By Zeke Miller, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.
By Deb Reichmann, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The United States has formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.
By Frank Jordans, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
From fires to floods, the warming climate is reshaping the globe. In fact, the decade of the 2010s was the hottest ever recorded on Earth. And although activists and scientists have long been sounding the alarm, a new voice joined…
In our news wrap Monday, China has indefinitely suspended U.S. military ships and aircraft from visiting Hong Kong, after President Trump signed legislation supporting anti-government protests in the Chinese territory. Also, demonstrations continued in Iraq, despite the prime minister’s resignation.
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new report urges immediate action on agricultural practices that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, which exacerbate climate change…
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The two-week U.N. climate summit in the southern Polish city of Katowice is scheduled to end Friday.
As the annual UN Climate Change Conference takes place in Poland, a new report declares that global carbon dioxide emissions are rising even faster, at levels that make the goals of the Paris Accord increasingly difficult to achieve. William Brangham…
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