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By Yashwant Raj, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:52 PM IST
Joe Biden will sign executive orders to get the US back to the Paris pact and rescind the travel ban on people from Muslim-majority countries, which will be among roughly a dozen actions the President-elect will take on his first day in the White House.
Paris | By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 08:59 PM IST
In his address to the online meeting of world leaders on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Accord, Joe Biden said “The United States will rejoin the Paris Agreement on day one of my presidency.”
Trump boasts of best environmental numbers; Blames China, India, Russia for ‘spewing stuff into air’
Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 12:49 PM IST
He said the US has achieved energy independence while protecting its pristine environment.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 06:36 AM IST
The United States presented its withdrawal letter to the United Nations on the first possible date under the accord negotiated by Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 12:58 AM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres said the trend “ is even more significant because the previous hottest July occurred in 2016, during one of the strongest El Nino’s ever,” which -- was not the case this year.
Davos | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:08 PM IST
The Paris climate accord has been shaken by the withdrawal of the United States under President Donald Trump, and by threats to do the same by Brazil’s new hard-right leader Jair Bolsonaro.
Bloomberg, Prague | By Deana Kjuka
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 08:28 PM IST
Trump said that “people do not want to pay large sums of money, much to third world countries (that are questionably run), in order to maybe protect the environment.”
Bloomberg, New Delhi | By Anindya Upadhyay
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2018 05:10 PM IST
India has an ambitious goal of installing 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2022, or a little more than the country’s current peak demand, as part of its Paris climate pledge to cut carbon emissions.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 11:43 PM IST
US Environment Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, who had convinced President Donald Trump to exit the Paris climate accord backed by India and China, is said to have indulged in excesses such as first-class travel at the state’s expense and installation of a $49,000 phone booth in his office.