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World’s Commitment to Paris Agreement Remains Strong as Bonn Climate Talks End

Two weeks of climate talks in Bonn, Germany wrapped up Thursday with a reminder from Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji, whose nation will lead COP23 this fall, that "no-one, no matter who they are or where they live, will ultimately escape the impact of climate change."

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The Planet Is on Course to Breach Warming Limit of 1.5°C Within 10 years, Scientists Warn

By Tim Radford

Australian scientists have warned that planetary average temperatures could breach the internationally agreed target barrier of a 1.5°C rise as early as 2026.

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30 Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Paris Agreement as U.S. Likely to Become Global Outcast

By Han Chen

At the recent Belt and Road Summit hosted by China, 30 countries reaffirmed their support for the Paris agreement and called on all countries to implement their commitments under the agreement. At a time when the White House is attempting to backslide from the global effort to combat climate change, this statement demonstrates once again that a Trump effort to evade climate action would make the U.S. a global outcast.

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Former U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry signs the Paris agreement with his granddaughter on his lap, April 22, 2016.

White House Postpones Paris Agreement Meeting ... Again

A Tuesday White House meeting on the Paris agreement has been postponed to an as-yet-unspecified later date, the White House confirmed Monday evening.

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New French President Set to Clash With Trump Over Climate

By Andy Rowell

Donald Trump was quick to take to Twitter last night to congratulate the centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron on his resounding victory against the far-right, Marine Le Pen, in the French presidential race.

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Heads of state cheer after the Paris climate change agreement was signed at COP21 in 2015 by 197 parties. Wikipedia

World to Trump: Don't Abandon the Paris Agreement

The world is worried as Decision Day nears.

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U.S. Tells China It Has 'No Plan Yet' to Meet Its 2020 Climate Target

By Simon Evans

The U.S. has no plan yet for how to meet its 2020 climate target and has made no analysis of the impact of recent policy changes, according to an official submission to the UN.

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Trump Team Leaning Toward Pulling Out of Paris Agreement

The Trump administration is now seriously considering pulling out of the Paris Agreement following two senior-level meetings on the issue, multiple outlets reported Tuesday evening.

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