• California, other states vow to lead as Trump exits Paris climate pact
California, other states vow to lead as Trump exits Paris climate pact

The President also claimed, without citing his source, that "even if the Paris agreement was implemented in full, it is estimated that it would implement two-tenths of a degree of temperature reduction by 2100". After that, the rules mandate a one-year notice period, which would mean a withdrawal in late 2020 - after the next presidential electio...

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  • Ogre-Killing Game Extinction Coming To Xbox One in 2018
Ogre-Killing Game Extinction Coming To Xbox One in 2018

The trailer above shows all of the bloody mayhem you'd expect, plus the requisite lone hero player character - the last of an ancient order who must take on an endless stream of big ogres with just his sword. A deep story campaign that sees the protagonist protect the human population, rescue civilians and kill brutal opponents. Alongside the g...

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  • China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact
China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact

It was the most sweeping agreement reached since the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , and the only climate agreement that the US has ratified. Almost 200 countries are party to the agreement, which includes individualized carbon emission reduction targets set by each country. Although details and the timeframe are s...

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  • Trump pulls US out of Paris climate accord
Trump pulls US out of Paris climate accord

Ending weeks of speculation, some of it fueled by Trump himself and his Cabinet members, he said, "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord". Environment Minister Catherine McKenna addressed the decision on Parliament Hill Thursday. He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's n...

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  • The 'next generation of Skype' looks a lot like Snapchat
The 'next generation of Skype' looks a lot like Snapchat

Skype also lets you react to text and video conversations. Intelligence also factors into a new tab on Skype, called Highlights . Minimalist light and dark tones now fill every pixel of the app, as icons and in-app animations have been redesigned to match the new aesthetic.

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  • WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Trump on Monday said that he has "total confidence" in Kushner, adding that his son-in-law is "doing a great job for the country". The administration has been fending off questions about a senior aide's attempt to set up a secret back channel of communication with Moscow in the weeks before Trump was took office.

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  • Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal: Axios report
Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal: Axios report

Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more risky levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures. Afterward, the leaders of France, Italy and Germany indicated in a joint statement that the U.S. could not unilaterally renegotiate the agreement.

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  • Paul Allen's Massive Stratolaunch Aircraft Emerges From Hangar
Paul Allen's Massive Stratolaunch Aircraft Emerges From Hangar

Paul Allen , the co-founder of Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ), has just unveiled the world's largest airplane that has a wingspan longer than a football field. Without fuel, the plane weighs 500,000 pounds. "The combination of our extensive air-launch experience and the Stratolaunch aircraft has the potential to provide innovative and cost-effecti...

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  • In or out? Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement today
In or out? Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement today

With Trump's action, the United States will walk away from almost every nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century. Worldwide leaders had pressed Trump not to abandon the accord. It was a pointed reference to a 2012 tweet by Mr. Trump falsely claiming that "the concept of global warming was created by and f...

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  • Obama Says Trump
Obama Says Trump "Rejects The Future" By Dropping Paris Agreement

He said the United States will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris Agreement "on terms that are fair to the U.S.". "Wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: make our planet great again", Macron added.

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  • Trump says US will abandon global climate accord
Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

That process will continue despite the president's announcement, McAuliffe said. "It's now up to states, cities, and local communities to pick up the mantle of leadership and take the actions necessary to protect our children and leave them a better world", Steyer wrote in the email blast.

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  • European Union leader urges Trump to stay in Paris climate deal
European Union leader urges Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

The President said the U.S. would endeavour to either re-enter the Paris Climate Accord or propose a new deal "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". "Now it's up to the president of the United States to decide what position the United States is going to take on this matter but ...

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  • Trump to Announce Plans to Withdraw From Paris Climate Change Accord
Trump to Announce Plans to Withdraw From Paris Climate Change Accord

Trump had campaigned on the promise of putting "America First", including withdrawing from the Paris deal, which he said would cost the USA economy almost $3 trillion "in lost GDP" and 6.5 million jobs. "A US withdrawal from Paris will be a disappointment to the climate community, but it may also embolden other countries to fill the void left by ...

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  • Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month
Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month

Nevertheless, Bloomberg said it is still coming and that Apple has started manufacturing it. Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller declined to comment. At present, an Apple TV or iPad is required to control that equipment from outside the home or automatically. In comparison, the Amazon Echo costs $180 and the Google Home is $129.

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  • President Trump to withdraw the United States from Paris agreement
President Trump to withdraw the United States from Paris agreement

Barack Obama slammed his successor Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States "reject the future". The spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, also said Guterres remained confident that U.S. cities, states and businesses would "continue to demonstrate vision and leadership" by working for a...

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  • White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact
White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact

He is breaking from many of America's staunchest allies, who have expressed alarm about the decision. "You had the New Yorkers against it, and all the campaign loyalists for it", a Republican close to the White House told Politico , referring to the push to withdraw .

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  • Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate change deal, reports say
Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

If the report that President Trump is withdrawing the USA from the deal is true, it is an excellent decision by the president. Climate change is unstoppable. Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by China to hurt the USA economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus.

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  • Trump withdraws US from Paris climate deal
Trump withdraws US from Paris climate deal

Simply put, the private sector already chose a low-carbon future. "The Paris Agreement opened the floodgates for businesses, scientists, and engineers to unleash high-tech, low-carbon investment and innovation on an unprecedented scale", Obama said in a statement .

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  • Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated
Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

Inslee says Washington state, NY and California are forming the United States Climate Alliance, a coalition that will convene states committed to working to uphold the Paris climate agreement . But Trump has hinted that the United States, which pledged $3 billion towards the Green Climate Fund of which it delivered $1 billion under Obama, will not...

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  • Europe awaits Trump's decision on Paris Agreement
Europe awaits Trump's decision on Paris Agreement

A letter signed by 25 major USA firms is running as a full-page ad in Washington, D.C., newspapers on Thursday, part of a last-ditch effort to convince Trump that sticking with the agreement would be better for the economy. I'll leave you to guess how much that might bother President Trump. "It is not too late to for the president to stay the cours...

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