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Republicans And Trump Are Reviving George Bush's Climate Politics

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21, laid the framework for an ambitious global action plan to counteract climate change. Multinational corporations are seeking to mitigate their exposure to climate risks, and if they can not get the needed information from USA -funded research they will go elsewhere to get the most authoritative information. [Full Article...]

Google celebrates legendary actress Nutan's birthday with a doodle

Google celebrates legendary actress Nutan's birthday with a doodle Her caricatures form the two O's of the logo. Her career spanned over 40 years and she was the only female actor to hold 5 Filmfare Best Actress wins until her niece and Tanuja Mukherji's daughter Kajol broke the record in 2011. Seasoned actors Smita Patil and Sadhana spoke about how Nutan had been their inspiration. A natural throw was the hallmark of Nutan's dialogue delivery. [Full Article...]

Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement If a country needed "arguments with which to convince states on other issues...business deals at climate talks [could] be convincing". It won't. Already, there are far more Americans employed by the clean energy industry than by the fossil fuel industry. [Full Article...]

Champions League final: Bale hails Madrid's history boys

Zinedine Zidane's men thrashed 10-man Juventus 4-1 in the Cardiff final on Saturday, becoming the first team in the Champions League era to retain the trophy. "He believed in us, and in the second half we showed that we were better". As a player, he was in two consecutive Champions League finals with Juventus , losing both times, including to Madrid in 1998. [Full Article...]

Why won't Trump tell us whether he believes in climate change?

In a Thursday speech in the White House Rose Garden , Trump decried the costs of the global agreement on Americans and said, "I was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris". "I was shocked for two main reasons". "All the discussions we had through the last several weeks have been focused on one singular issue: Is Paris good or not for this country?" said Pruitt. [Full Article...]

Microsoft, Amazon oppose Trump's dumping of climate agreement

Electric utilities have been replacing coal plants with gas-fired facilities because they are more efficient and less expensive to operate. An MIT scientist has accused US President Donald Trump of manipulation and misuse of an MIT study he co-authored to justify the decision of pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement , the first global climate pact with worldwide representati... [Full Article...]

Dries Mertens confirms interest from Chelsea

Dries Mertens confirms interest from Chelsea Napoli forward Dries Mertens has admitted that he held talks with Chelsea among other clubs before signing a new contract with his current side last week. "It's true, Barcelona sought me ought and they were interested, but I've always said that I'm happy here", Mertens told reporters while on worldwide duty with Belgium. [Full Article...]

NASA Reveals the Details of Its Historic Mission To "Touch the Sun"

NASA Reveals the Details of Its Historic Mission To The team is also designing solar panels that can swing into and out of the spacecraft , depending on the probe's distance from the sun. Such observations can improve space weather forecasts and prepare Earth for drastic events like solar flares, which can cripple our electronics. [Full Article...]

London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians Witnesses said that soon after the van incident on the London Bridge, a knife-wielding man started charging towards a bar packed with people, reported AFP . British Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement Saturday night that the incidents are "being treated as a potential act of terrorism ". He said the seriousness of the injuries is not yet known. [Full Article...]

Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

Ronaldo's second tally of the game was his 600th career goal - his 406th with Real Madrid over 395 games - and he became the third player with four career goals in the European Cup final, joining Alfredo Di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri: "I don't think Juventus have reached the end of a cycle at all". Mario Mandzukic arrowed a bicycle kick into the top c... [Full Article...]

New leader of Fine Gael captures the attention of global media outlets

New leader of Fine Gael captures the attention of global media outlets Varadkar was born in Dublin in 1979, the son of an Indian doctor and an Irish nurse. Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish politicians in backing the Marriage Equality Bill allowing same-sex couples to Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump keeps his promises scrapping climate deal

Study co-author Erwan Monier, a lead researcher at the joint program, said that the school's climate researchers "certainly do not support the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris agreement". The rally, named after Mr. Trump's remark about representing "citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris" when announcing he was ripping up the Obama-era agreement, was organized by the Republican Party of Fai... [Full Article...]

Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say

Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say Almost 4,000 miles away, Parisian Raphael Angeli said Trump's decision puts him at odds with many of his fellow citizens and much of the world. "Climate protection can be pushed forward in an effective and competition-friendly way only by all states", said DIHK President Eric Schweitzer. [Full Article...]

Trump lobbies for travel ban, offers condolences

London Bridge, which crosses the River Thames in London , was closed in both directions. She will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee on Sunday, No 10 said. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump had been briefed on the situation by his national security team. According to reports, three armed men rammed a van on the London Bridge knocking off severa... [Full Article...]

Tillerson backs U.S. to cut emissions

Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves said Trump's action did not "make American great". "This decision can not and will not deter all of us who feel obliged to protect this earth", Merkel declared. In November 2014, the two leaders met in Beijing to announce they were committed to mitigating climate change and reaching a successful conclusion in Paris . [Full Article...]

What to expect at Apple's big event Monday

The Snapchat-ification of iOS could continue, with more sharing features. More and more people are turning to standalone sleep tracking equipment to help them get to the bottom of their sub-conscious anomalies. Here are the 2017 MacBook Air specs we expect if Apple follows through with this update. Last year, Apple shares fell 1.5% on the day of Apple's WWDC opening keynote and slid 3.... [Full Article...]

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship After a two-day delay caused by thunderstorms, the unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off carrying a Dragon capsule that made a station delivery almost three years ago. SpaceX does not publicly say how much the Dragon spacecraft is worth. Without such protection, a spacecraft would burn up in Earth's atmosphere. [Full Article...]

Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the London attacks were "horrific", adding they were "targeted at people enjoying their evening with friends and family". "I saw that man with a knife in his hand and after that a man started screaming so I knew something wrong was happening", he said. Tony Murphy, who is ex-military and lives near the area, was a second witness to tell Sky News of gunfir... [Full Article...]

World reacts to USA withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Yet, the Paris Agreement has no alternative. "I regret the decision of the USA president", Merkel said on Thursday evening. He also said in 2012, "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive". [Full Article...]

Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

Vladimir Putin was addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), in St Petersberg on Friday. You know, if a moron can't do anything for himself - the Jews are to blame. Commenting on Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, Putin refrained from criticizing the move and called for a constructive dialogue on efforts needed to curb global war... [Full Article...]


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