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NASA Parker Solar Probe sun mission named in honor of Eugene Parker

That's actually within the sun's outer atmosphere, known as its corona . " Parker Solar Probe is going to answer questions about solar physics that we've puzzled over for more than six decades", said the project scientist Nicola Fox of John Hopkins University. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm warning for Pacific Coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm warning for Pacific Coast of Mexico The new forecast track is similar to, but slightly slower than the previous track.Heavy rains, flash flooding, and mudslides continue to be the biggest threats from this system, and Puerto Angel, Mexico, has reported more than 6 inches of rain since yesterday. [Full Article...]

Trump Fulfills his Pledge and Quits Paris Climate Deal

Meanwhile, former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted the withdrawal was "a historic mistake". In a statement released just before Donald Trump officially announced that the United States would remove itself from the deal, Obama said the administration had joined "a small handful of nations that reject the future". [Full Article...]

Indivisible announced for Nintendo Switch

Indivisible announced for Nintendo Switch They did not reveal what the game will be about but if we know Platinum Games, we know that it is going to be something weird, in a good way. Indivisible tells the tale of Ajna, a good-natured tomboy with a rebellious streak. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 retail packaging confirms rear dual cameras

Also, the phone could bear A5000 model number. Results are in - the best smartphone camera is. . If there was still any doubt, there shouldn't be after today as a picture of the OnePlus 5's retail packaging has also now leaked, complete with a tagline mentioning a dual camera. [Full Article...]

Singapore reaffirms commitment to Paris climate agreement after United States pullout

Announcing his much-anticipated decision from the Rose Garden of the White House when the day temperature was around 26 degrees Celsius, Trump said he has been elected to represent Pittsburg and not Paris. Trump's announcement Thursday ends months of speculation about his intentions. "The decision is based on last century's economics and will turn the United States into last century's econom... [Full Article...]

Anger as Trump announces USA withdrawal from global climate deal

Nicaragua and Syria are the only countries not party to the Paris accord , the former seeing it as not ambitious enough and the latter being racked by a brutal civil war. He said he would consider re-entry if the US could get a better deal. These targets have made NY a leader across the country in fighting climate change. [Full Article...]

NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

Also, this is the first time that NASA has named a spacecraft after a living individual, Eugene Parker. It will get within four million miles of the small star-several times closer than any previous missions. Parker, who is days away from his 90th birthday, described the mission as "very exciting". "One would like to have some more detailed measurements of what's going on in the solar wind". [Full Article...]

Microsoft accidentally released internal Windows 10 development builds

Microsoft accidentally released internal Windows 10 development builds Also, it is said that the speaker may have initially been created to be a part of the Windows 10 PC's ecosystem, but it has since been developed in a way that it can function independently as well. If this has happened to you, then you'll need to use the Windows Device Recovery Tool to get your smartphone operational again, with instructions provided in Sarkar's blog post . [Full Article...]

Elon Musk says quitting White House advisory panels

Trump's decision Thursday sparked a wave of criticism from Democrats, environmental advocates and some Republicans. Twenty-five major USA corporations pursuing their own Carbon dioxide reduction plans urged Trump to stick with the agreement in a full-page ad in Washington D.C. [Full Article...]

Inslee forms 'US Climate Alliance' with New York, California governors

According to Trump, the Paris agreement , which he seems to think benefits Paris specifically, is a bad deal for the USA, with our erstwhile role as environmental leaders making us look weak. A dozen large companies including oil major BP, agrochemical giant DuPont, Google, Intel and Microsoft, had urged Trump to remain in the deal. But those targets are largely voluntary, and Trump has already m... [Full Article...]

Leonardo DiCaprio shudders as Trump pulls USA out of Paris Agreement

Trump mentioned that he "cares deeply" about the environment , which is at odds what he's said about climate change in the past. In his statement , Mr Trump said he was elected "by voters of Pittsbugh, not Paris ". Yesterday, Musk said he worked hard to convince Trump to stick with the accord . In a statement it said staying with the agreement would cost the US economy more than $2 ... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk to Trump: You quit Paris deal, so I quit you

Now that he's made a decision to do it, many are voicing their displeasure. City Hall was bathed in green light on Thursday night, hours after President Trump announced he would be withdrawing the U.S. He has essentially handed the lead negotiating position to China, which was not lost on protesters outside the White House today. Microsoft was part of handful of influential technology firms ... [Full Article...]

US cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

The countries also report each other and the public on how well they have been doing in achieving their targets and how they intend to deal with climate change in future. The backlash from leaders of large USA corporations contrasts with Trump's statements saying the agreement's restrictions would hurt American jobs and businesses. [Full Article...]

Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

The unusual French-Italian-German statement , released barely an hour after Mr Trump announced his decision , underscored the disappointment of the Eurozone's three largest economies and their resolve to plough ahead without Washington's support. [Full Article...]

Business leaders react to Trump's Paris accord decision

Business leaders react to Trump's Paris accord decision Trump is making a mistake that will have grave repercussions for his own country, and for the world. "Tonight the United States has turned its back on the world, but France will not turn its back on Americans", he said. By burying their heads in the sand, Trump and his advisers must be hoping that reality will simply go away. Earlier in the day, he told reporters he was "hearing from a lot of ... [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau calls Trump to say climate decision a 'disappointment'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Donald Trump to express "his disappointment" with the U.S. president's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord. Oil supermajors ExxonMobil and Chevron reiterated their support for the endangered agreement, while automaker General Motors said the White House's decision would not lessen its resolve on the climate. [Full Article...]

Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision Top American executives have voiced their anger and displeasure after President Donald Trump announced that he will pull the USA out of the historic Paris climate accord due to the "draconian financial and economic burdens" it imposes on the country, the media reported . [Full Article...]

Paris climate deal: PM May tells Trump of 'disappointment'

Jay Inslee joined Jerry Brown of California and Andrew Cuomo of NY to form the U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold the Paris climate agreement . In a letter sent hours before Trump was due to announce on Thursday whether the US would pull out of the accord , the five leaders say the effects of global warming are already visible in all parts of our planet. [Full Article...]

Paris climate pact can't be renegotiated: UNFCCC

Earlier, UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, again appealed to Mr. Trump not to break the commitment - but said the battle against climate change would continue regardless of the U.S stance. "No one country can unilaterally change the conditions". Steffen Seibert, spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the chancellor was disappointed in Trump's decision and affirmed Germany's comm... [Full Article...]


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