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guardian: A giant section of the Larsen C ice shelf in the Antarctic peninsula has broken off, unleashing a 5,000 sq km iceberg – about a quarter of the size of Wales

12. July 2017 Leave a comment
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UNFCCC Statement on the US Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement

The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regrets the announcement by the President of the United States that his government will withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement. [more…]

nytimes: Trump Will Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump announced Thursday that he will withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord, weakening global efforts to combat climate change and siding with conservatives who argued that the landmark 2015 agreement was harming the economy. [more…]

washington post: Trump announces U.S. will exit Paris climate deal

President Trump announced Thursday afternoon that he is withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, a move to honor a campaign pledge that jeopardizes America’s alliances and stymies the global effort to address the warming planet. [more…]