Pope Francis urged world leaders to push for the Paris Climate Change Pact, a plea that defies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s call to end the battle of the U.S. against climate change.
A team of scientists has discovered a way on how to store carbon dioxide (CO2) into rocks, converting it into stable carbonate minerals. This new technology opens up a possible solution for lessening carbon emissions, making the Paris Climate Agreement target more achievable.
On Nov. 18, 47 of the world's poorest countries, have pledged to use 100 percent renewable energy. The pledge was made during the last day of the Marrakech climate conference. However, with the recent victory of Donald Trump in the US presidency, the tides might change.
The new US President-elect Donald Trump planning on quitting from the Paris Climate agreement, and it seems that he's keen on finding the quickest way to do it. However, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hopes that Trump will soon understand the gravity of climate change.
According to a former president, the United States pulling out of the Paris climate agreement will make the rest of the world vulnerable to the effects of climate change and will make U.S. a “rogue” nation.
Donald Trump's victory on the US presidency over Hillary Clinton came as a shock not only to the US and economy but also to ongoing climate change negotiations. Trump, who has expressed his doubts on the truth behind climate change, says that he will "cancel" the Paris climate change agreement once elected.