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White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand and livestreamed on…Read more...
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Despite Trump's rhetoric, US officials are still working to stop climate change

When Trump stepped away from the historic Paris climate agreement and proposed slashing the EPA’s climate research budget, he signaled to the world that reducing carbon emissions wasn’t a priority for the US. But what Trump says and what his government does are two different things. While Trump continues to bloviate, federal agencies and scientists continue to collaborate on international efforts to fight climate change. Despite what Trump has said, the State Department, government scientists,...
Tags: Politics, Design, News, Climate Change, US, Global Warming, Policy, Paris, Epa, State Department, Donald Trump, Trump, Arctic Council, Unsplash, Intergovernmental Panel, Myron Ebell

AB InBev Promotes Brands’ 100% Renewable Energy Status With Logo

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s commitment to sustainability is central on its website, and now it’s evident on its bottles and cans, starring with its flagship U.S. brand, Budweiser. At the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, AB InBev revealed a “renewable electricity” symbol coming to the King of Beers—and to other brands, as AB InBev is distributing the symbol to any company that meets the criteria and wants to use it. Budweiser is committed to brewing all of its beers around the world with ...
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California Challenges President Trump With Cap-and-Trade Law: ‘We Do Not Have to Wait for Washington’

"There's only one man who dropped out" of the Paris accord, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said at a signing ceremony
Tags: News, Climate Change, California, Washington, Uncategorized, Climate, Paris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Brown, Trump, Paris accord

Every G-20 Nation Besides U.S. Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Accord

Angela Merkel says 19 of the G-20 nations consider the pact "irreversible"
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Uncategorized, G20, Paris accord, Onetime, President Trump

US Tangles With the World Over Climate Change at G20

Negotiations over the wording of the final communiqué from the G20 meeting of the world’s wealthiest nations carried on late into Saturday morning. The sticking point? Disagreements over the US’s preferred phrasing for the group’s position on climate change and renewable energy. Bafflingly, the US wanted to state that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, US, G20, Merkel, Trump, Embarrassment, Paris accord, Communique

Scott Pruitt Bails on the G7 Climate Talks Just Hours After His Arrival 

The world would be laughing at us, if it weren’t for the fact that climate change is a global problem. EPA head Scott Pruitt traveled to Italy to represent the US in the Group of Seven climate talks yesterday. Hours later he decided this wasn’t for him, and he let an assistant finish up his business today. One…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, US, Italy, Epa, Scott Pruitt, Group of Seven, Paris accord, G 7, Scott Pruitt Bails

Paris Accord supporters pressure San Antonio mayor to join "We Are Still In" movement

A coalition of environmentalists, Native Americans and other groups are asking San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor to become a "climate mayor." More than 200 mayors across the United States have joined the " We Are Still In" movement after President Donald Trump announced that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Accord, a worldwide agreement to combat climate change. Mayors from Austin, Dallas and Houston have pledged to take steps locally to curb pollution and reduce their carbon footp...
Tags: United States, Houston, Donald Trump, San Antonio, Austin Dallas, Ivy Taylor, Paris accord

What's next for the Paris Accord

What happens to the Paris Climate Agreement now that the leader of the world’s second biggest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions has signaled his intent to withdraw from the landmark accord? We take a closer look at the consequences of Donald Trump’s decision to rescind US efforts to limit global warming in accordance with the 2015 agreement. President Donald Trump is a showman and his press conference was political theater for the 61 million Americans who voted him into office last November....
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Nikki Haley Says Donald Trump Believes ‘Climate Is Changing’

(WASHINGTON) — Does he or doesn’t he? Believe in climate change, that is. You’d think that would be an easy enough question the day after President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the U.S. out of the landmark global accord aimed at combatting global warming. But don’t bother asking at the White House. “I have…
Tags: News, Climate Change, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Paris accord, Onetime, Nikki Haley Says Donald Trump

France Trolls Trump With 'Corrected' Video On Paris Climate Accord

We’ve seen the @WhiteHouse video about the #ParisAccord. We disagree – so we’ve changed it. #MakeThePlanetGreatAgain.— France Diplomacy (@francediplo_EN) June 2, 2017 The French have again jabbed the Trump administration, this time with a clever “corrected” version of a White House video explaining why Donald Trump is yanking America out of the Paris climate accord. A quick day after the White House posted its video on YouTube complaining about imagined loss of jobs...
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Political, Business Leaders Balk As Trump Turns Back on Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump is facing a significant backlash from influential politicians and businessmen after withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. On Thursday, the President officials announced that the United States would buck the treaty, which aims to reduce carbon emissions and slow the effects of global warming. Speculation about a possible withdrawal from the agreement had The post Political, Business Leaders Balk As Trump Turns Back on Paris Climate Agreement appeared first on Legal Reader...
Tags: Elon Musk, Climate Change, Angela Merkel, Global Warming, Gop, United States, Paris, Donald Trump, News & Politics, Trump, Paris Agreement, Paris accord, Paris Climate Agreement, US withdrawal

Even Automakers Disagree With Trump’s Choice to Abandon the Paris Accord

On Thursday, President Trump made the decision to ditch the Paris climate accord and the entire internet seemingly spent the next twelve hours calling it a misstep. Either the president possesses a hidden wisdom on the subject that nobody else can seem to fathom, or he has severely misjudged the public’s position on environmental issues. Calling […] The post Even Automakers Disagree With Trump’s Choice to Abandon the Paris Accord appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Trump decision on Paris Accord will change little for San Antonio

San Antonio leaders say that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord on climate change will not sway their path towards reducing the Alamo City's carbon footprint. Citing policies that undermine American jobs and competitiveness with without gains to the environment, President Trump said on Thursday afternoon that the United States would withdraw from the agreement. "I will work to ensure America remains the world’s leader on environmental issues, bu...
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Protests, New Climate Pledges After Trump’s Paris Pullout

President Donald Trump's announcement the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement prompted protests.
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Paris pullout: Greenpeace projects anti-Trump message on Berlin's US Embassy

After yesterday's Trumpian vow to burn down the Earth and all who live there, Germany's Greenpeace office responded by projecting the above image onto the US embassy. (more…)
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Companies Think President Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Accord Is Fucking Stupid

President Donald Trump stood up in front of the world yesterday and withdrew the United States from the Paris Accord, a global agreement to combat climate change. The agreement had nearly universal support, but Trump said withdrawing is good for American business. But American business leaders disagree.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Climate Change, United States, Tim Cook, Mark Cuban, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Trump, Paris accord, President Trump, Climate Agreement

Al Gore’s ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Sequel to Include Trump’s Exit From Paris Accord

Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” will get a last-minute edit to incorporate President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement. “An Inconvenient Sequel” is slated for release July 28. Paramount said the filmmakers will revise the movie to include Trump’s controversial move, announced Thursday. “The final film... Read more »
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Disney CEO Bob Iger Resigns From Trump’s Advisory Council Over Paris Accord Decision

Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced that he’s stepping down from the White House Advisory Council following President Donald Trump’s Thursday announcement that he plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord. “As a matter of principle, I’ve resigned from the President’s Council over the #ParisAgreement withdrawal,” he tweeted. As a matter... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Disney, Paris, Donald Trump, Council, Bob Iger, Paris accord, White House Advisory Council

Celebrities Blast Trump’s ‘Shameful’ Plan to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

Hollywood was quick to respond as President Donald Trump announced that he plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday. Former Vice President Al Gore called the decision “reckless and indefensible.” In a statement, Gore said, “It undermines America’s standing in the world and threatens to damage humanity’s ability to solve... Read more »
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France, Germany and Italy to President Trump: Paris Climate Agreement Can’t Be Renegotiated

The U.S. decided to pull out of the 2015 agreement
Tags: News, Climate Change, Uncategorized, Italy, Trump, France Germany, Paris accord, Onetime

Elon Musk Quits White House Advisory Councils After Trump Pulls U.S. From Paris Accord

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, said that he would withdraw from a number of White House advisory councils in the wake of President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will exit from the Paris climate accords. “Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America... Read more »
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Here's How to Watch President Trump Make An Ass of Himself By Pulling Out of the Climate Agreement

Donald Trump is set to announce his intention to pull out of the Paris Accord this afternoon, a global climate agreement that virtually every country in the world has signed up for. The move is seen as flatly idiotic by anyone with a modicum of common sense and desire to see humans flourish on planet Earth.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Paris, Livestream, Donald Trump, Cordcutters, Paris accord, President Trump

President Trump Will Announce His Paris Climate Pact Decision on Thursday

Allies around the world have sounded alarm about the likely consequences of a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord
Tags: News, Climate Change, White House, Environment, Uncategorized, Paris, Paris accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Onetime

Bill De Blasio Says New York Supports Paris Agreement, Even If Trump Doesn't

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Trump Is Expected To Withdraw The U.S. From The Paris Climate Deal

President Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a White House official said Wednesday, confirming a move certain to anger allies that spent years negotiating the landmark agreement to reduce carbon emissions.But there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final, according to the official, who insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the offici...
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France to shut down all coal power plants by 2023

In an announcement at the COP22 UN climate change conference this week, French president Francois Hollande stated that all of the country’s coal-fired power plants will be shuttered by 2023. The move is part of an effort to achieve carbon neutrality in France by 2050. This shouldn’t be too hard to achieve, considering that the country already derives 75 percent of its power from nuclear energy. (Whether or not that’s an improvement is, of course, a hot topic of debate within the environmental c...
Tags: UK, Design, News, Climate Change, France, Germany, Environment, US, Nicolas Sarkozy, Francois Hollande, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Paris, Un, Electricity, Donald Trump

It Should Surprise No One That President-Elect Trump Will Be Terrible for The Environment

Of all the terrifying things to fear about the Trump presidency, the one it is most tempting to ignore for now is climate change. The election debates barely touched on the topic, and with so many other pressing imminent disasters, the end of life on earth seems both insurmountably awful and far off. But it’s here right now: 2016 was the hottest year ever and president-elect Donald Trump is filling his staff with people who want to hammer the world to pieces.Read more...
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The US and China Have Officially Ratified the Paris Climate Change Agreement

In what’s being seen as a huge step forward in the effort to curb climate-warming emissions, the United States and China have ratified the Paris global climate agreement. Other countries are now expected to follow suit. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Climate Change, China, US, Global Warming, United States, US politics, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Paris, Carbon Emissions, Carbon Dioxide, Paris Climate Change Agreement, Paris accord