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     Commentary Can the trapped Paris Climate Agreement be rescued?

    Two months ago, all 12 boys and the coach of a Thai football team were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for 18 days. Many termed their rescue against heavy odds a miracle.

  • 61 pc Americans want govt to curb climate change: Survey

    Washington : Despite the US pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, a new survey has revealed that 61 per cent of Americans think climate change is a problem that the government needs to address. Seventy-two per cent of Americans believe climate change is happening, including 85 per cent of Democrats and 61 per cent of Republicans, revealed the survey from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) and

  • What is Paris Climate Agreement? How does it benefit India?

    US President Donald Trump on Friday at the White House Rose Garden announced that the United States would be pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement is one of the biggest achievements of Barack Obama’s tenure. Trump stated that it was his solemn duty to protect America and its people and further claimed that the agreement favoured India and China. The US President also claimed that the New Delhi was demanding ‘billions

  • Paris climate pact can’t be renegotiated: UNFCCC

    Bonn, The Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted by 194 countries is a historic treaty and cannot be renegotiated, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said on Friday.

  • Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, targets India

    Washington, The US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement due to the “draconian financial and economic burdens” the agreement imposes on his country.

  • Ban Ki-moon hails Indo-US commitment to joining Paris accord

    New York: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the efforts made by India and the US to join the Paris Climate agreement, an official statement said. “The Secretary-General welcomes the domestic steps being undertaken by both countries to join the Paris Agreement as soon as possible, including in 2016, and their collaborative efforts to address climate change,” the press statement, released on Tuesday, said.