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Joe Biden vows to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement

November 05, 2020 2:26 pm

Trump argues that the agreement is disadvantageous for the US, while it gives benefits to countries like China, Russia and India. According to him, it could be economically detrimental and cost 2.5 million Americans their jobs by 2025.

Living in denial

June 07, 2019 12:24 am

President Trump deploys familiar rhetoric against China, India and Russia. He must know world has left behind climate deniers

India, China warn developed countries against attempts at 'backsliding

December 13, 2018 7:08 am

At a press conference here, their first at the Katowice meeting, the four countries warned that "backsliding" on the principles agreed to in the Paris Agreement would not be accepted.

US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate accord, says Donald Trump

January 11, 2018 12:44 pm

Donald Trump stressed his administration's commitment to environmental issues, "clean water, clean air", but added, "we also want businesses that can compete".

India ready to work above and beyond Paris climate deal: Sushma Swaraj

September 20, 2017 1:52 pm

India, which is the world's third largest carbon polluter, along with more than 190 nations reached a pact in December 2015 with an aim to prevent an increase in the global average temperature and keep it well below 2 degrees Celsius.

US could remain in Paris climate deal, says Rex Tillerson

September 17, 2017 9:09 pm

"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," Rex Tillerson said.

US attends meeting on Paris climate accord, still plans to withdraw

September 17, 2017 7:31 am

President Donald Trump announced in June that he would withdraw the nation from the 2015 global climate pact, arguing that it would undermine the U.S. economy and national sovereignty.

US informs UN its intention to withdraw from Paris deal

August 05, 2017 9:20 am

The Paris climate deal aims to prevent the Earth from heating up by 2C since the start of the industrial age.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens not to ratify Paris climate accord

July 09, 2017 8:09 am

The summit of the world's biggest industrialised and developing economies agreed that 19 of its members would stick with the 2015 plan to fight global warming and "took note" of US President Donald Trump's pullout from the initiative.

Donald Trump 'proud' of leaving Paris climate deal

June 30, 2017 11:10 am

Climate change has become a major bone of contention between the United States and its Western allies, and the issue is set to loom large when Trump meets Group of 20 leaders in Hamburg, Germany next week.