Isolated US lashes out at climate critics

"As a signatory of Business Backs Low-Carbon USA and a member of BICEP since 2009, we power our headquarters with 100 percent renewable electricity, offset 100 percent of our emissions, and will continue to do our part, in our own operations and beyond, to realize the Paris Agreement's commitment to a global economy that limits global temperature rise".

Lori Robertson, managing editor of which is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Centre, said there was nothing in the Paris agreement that stipulates which countries can and cannot build coal plants.

He said under the Paris deal, developed countries agreed to set economy-wide reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while developing countries "should continue enhancing their mitigation efforts" with the aim of achieving economy-wide absolute reductions eventually.

A night of terror in London
Without referring explicitly to London , Trump wrote on his personal account: "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough". He said he managed to get near one attacker "and I hit him around the head" with a bread basket.

Tillerson had reportedly been among the advisors encouraging Trump to remain in the deal, arguing that staying in was good for USA business while leaving would isolate the United States internationally. And, as much as possible, we'll relate what else was going on at the time.

Pruitt added that Trump has "indicated that climate changes".

And Peter Sachs, GM of Lowa, didn't mince words when speaking abut Trump's latest controversial decision.

Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash
However, once officers arrived to the scene, they determined Fisher had been drinking and arrested him on suspicion of DUI. Fisher, 42, won five National Basketball Association championships with the Los Angeles Lakers during his playing career.

The "March for Truth" in Pittsburgh comes one day after Mayor Bill Peduto issued an executive order saying the City commits itself to the Paris Climate Accord. Pruitt said during a press briefing.

However he was dismissive of European leaders' concerns, insisting their goal in opposing a new deal was to damage the USA economy.

If the U.S. completes the withdrawal process from the climate deal, it will join Nicaragua and Syria - the only other countries who have not signed the agreement. I think they applauded because they knew it would put this country at a disadvantage. The European leaders, why do they want us to stay in?

Jose Mourinho overjoyed after Man United's emotional Europa League win
We weren't good enough. "You spend that kind of money to make a difference in the big games". We went behind to a deflected shot and then it was very hard against such a side.

The withdrawal would leave the USA more or less alone internationally, with just Syria and Nicaragua also not party to the agreement.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Philippines: Deadly raid on casino 'was not terrorism,' say coppers
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:56
Video showed guests frantically running for the exits, the sound of gunshots and smoke coming from the upper floors of buildings. Police saw no connection to almost two weeks of fighting with Muslim militants aligned with IS in the southern city of Marawi.

North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:55
It has a strong arsenal of short- and medium-range missiles and is working to flawless its longer-range missiles. It wasn't clear from the state media report when the test happened.

Why Lebanon Is Attempting to Ban Wonder Woman
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:55
An anti-Israeli group in Lebanon is calling for a nation-wide ban of DC's Wonder Woman because the star, Gal Gadot , is Israeli. That was when the Lebanese campaign against Gadot's movies began, as the same campaigners sought to bar Batman Vs Superman .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tillerson: Trump 'very forceful' with Netanyahu and Abbas to compromise
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:53
The US president has been widely seen as considerably more supportive of Israel than his predecessor, Barack Obama. And we'll have more of them. "Palestinians in Bethlehem say they feel like they're living in a ghetto with it".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pope Francis offers prayers for victims of London attack
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:53
There are certain signs, attributes, and indicators that can help us discern if the presence of the Holy Spirit is in us. Both the First Reading and the Gospel talk of the coming of the Holy Spirit in connection with the disciples' mission.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for internet regulations following London attacks
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:52
After that attack, Britain's official threat level from terrorism was raised to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. The police is "increasingly confident" that this attack was carried by only three individuals, he said .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Erinn Hayes Says She Has Been 'Let Go'From 'Kevin Can Wait'
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:51
This is certainly surprising news considering the actress plays the Donna Gable, the wife of Kevin James' character, Kevin Gable. Though it apparently wasn't personal, Hayes took to Twitter to express her despondency upon hearing the news.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Australian PM urges China to stop 'reckless' North Korea
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:50
This has added to fears the USA will back away from its traditional leadership role under Mr Trump's "America first" philosophy. For some, Turnbull's criticism of China's didn't go far enough.

Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:50
The problem with Kathy Griffin holding up a fake bloody, severed head of Trump this week was that it involved violent imagery. HBO officials also stated that the segment would be removed from all future airings of the show. "Comedians save us, jokes".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Poll dive hits British PM's election battle
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:46
This will be even further humiliating following her u-turn over the proposed social care reform, mockingly dubbed "dementia tax". As a result, the pound trimmed some of its losses to trade 0.1 percent lower against the dollar for the session.

Extreme Networks, Inc (EXTR) Position Lowered by American Century Companies Inc
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:45
Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Extreme Networks by 133.3% in the first quarter. The business had revenue of $148.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $155.89 million.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Minister 'directed' beating of gay congregant
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:45
Anderson accused her of starting the confrontation with Matthew Fenner after a January 2013 service at the Spindale church. Prosecutors wanted Anderson to testify that lawyers for the church asked her to sign a sworn statement that they typed up.

CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:38
Sergio Ramos, despite his team winning, made a decision to spend his time ensuring Juan Cuadrado was dismissed for a second booking.

Ariana Grande benefit concert in Manchester
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:38
Grande's manager, Scooter Braun said in a statement Sunday morning that not only will the show go on, but with greater meaning. The concert is being broadcast in Britain by the BBC , which said networks in 38 other countries will also broadcast the show.

Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest
Jun 05, 2017 - 01:30
Cleveland has some history on its side, as the Game 1 victor has lost four of the last six NBA Finals (but won 49 of 70 overall). If the Cavaliers truly believe that if they execute they will win, than they should walk into Game 2 with a lot of confidence .