EghtesadOnline: Pope Francis implicitly criticized the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald 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, three people familiar with his remarks at a private breakfast said.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration began the formal process to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, but says it’s willing to "re-engage" if terms more favorable to the U.S. are met.
EghtesadOnline: French President Emmanuel Macron said he was hopeful that U.S. President Donald Trump would reverse his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, according to weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Former U.S. President Barack Obama has pointed to the importance of the Paris climate accord while criticizing Donald Trump for pulling the world’s biggest economy out of the pact.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump announced last week that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, saying that America bears too much of the burden and that he will seek better terms.
EghtesadOnline: The Paris climate accord needs to be strengthened through new negotiations and national commitments to transparency, a study showed.
EghtesadOnline: The head of Iran's Department of Environment (DoE), Massoumeh Ebtekar, says US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal will not lead to the collapse of the accord.
EghtesadOnline: China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save what German Chancellor Angela Merkel called "our Mother Earth", standing firmly against President Donald Trump's decision to take the United States out of the Paris climate change pact.
EghtesadOnline: The response to President Donald Trump’s announcement he was exiting the Paris climate accord and wanted to renegotiate on his terms was immediate: The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said no.