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At final debate with Biden, Trump calls India's air "filthy"

23 Oct 2020

At final debate with Biden, Trump calls India's air "filthy"

US President Donald Trump on Thursday, during a debate with Democrat opponent Joe Biden, claimed the air in India, China, and Russia is filthy, prompting various reactions from Indians on social media.

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

16 Dec 2018

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations today struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

India, China benefited most from "disastrous" Paris Climate Agreement: Trump

24 Feb 2018

India, China benefited most from "disastrous" Paris Climate Agreement: Trump

Reiterating the US didn't get any advantage from Paris Climate Accord, President Trump once again accused India and China of benefiting the most from the deal.

US to re-engage with the Paris Agreement?

17 Sep 2017

US to re-engage with the Paris Agreement?

The US recently made its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change official, inviting significant criticism.

Countries submitting dodgy greenhouse gas data threaten Paris accord

09 Aug 2017

Countries submitting dodgy greenhouse gas data threaten Paris accord

The Paris climate change agreement potentially faces a bigger threat than President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from it.

UN Secretary-General wants US to re-engage in Paris Agreement

05 Aug 2017

UN Secretary-General wants US to re-engage in Paris Agreement

After receiving the US's formal communication regarding its exit from Paris Agreement, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the nation to re-engage in the climate deal.

'India performs better than predicted, cuts down faster on coal'

04 Aug 2017

'India performs better than predicted, cuts down faster on coal'

While announcing his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, President Trump loudly wondered why the US should stop its coal production, while India could double its production by 2020.

Trump hints at Paris climate change rethink during France visit

14 Jul 2017

Trump hints at Paris climate change rethink during France visit

President Donald Trump hinted to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that the US could shift its position on the Paris climate change accord but failed to elaborate.

Paris Agreement: 19 countries reiterate commitment after US' withdrawal

09 Jul 2017

Paris Agreement: 19 countries reiterate commitment after US' withdrawal

Just over a month after the US pulled out of the landmark Paris Agreement, leaders of 19 nations at the Hamburg G20 summit have vowed to take it forward with or without America.

Mike Pence says Paris deal would give India/China free pass

21 Jun 2017

Mike Pence says Paris deal would give India/China free pass

US Vice-President Mike Pence slammed the Paris climate change deal as "terrible" and said it would have given India and China a virtual "free pass" and cost the US economy over 6.5 million jobs.

Was Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement a blessing in disguise?

20 Jun 2017

Was Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement a blessing in disguise?

Trump's recent withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has been met with a loud clamour on how it ends all hopes for fighting climate change.

Swaraj rebuts Trump: India signed Paris Agreement out of belief

06 Jun 2017

Swaraj rebuts Trump: India signed Paris Agreement out of belief

Responding to Trump's accusation that India received billions of dollars to sign the Paris Agreement, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated that the Agreement was "neither signed under pressure, nor money".

IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

05 Jun 2017

IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.

Paris Agreement on climate change- India committed to preserving climate

03 Jun 2017

Paris Agreement on climate change- India committed to preserving climate

Following the "stormy exit" of the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change, India asserted it is committed to protecting the climate irrespective of international pacts or other nations' stand on it.

India took billions of dollars for the Paris deal: Trump

02 Jun 2017

India took billions of dollars for the Paris deal: Trump

Donald Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris climate change deal but not without some harsh words for India.

Represent Pittsburgh, and not Paris says Trump; Pittsburgh mayor rebukes

02 Jun 2017

Represent Pittsburgh, and not Paris says Trump; Pittsburgh mayor rebukes

Rejecting the Paris climate deal, Donald Trump said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris."

Five ways Trump's Paris agreement withdrawal impacts the world

02 Jun 2017

Five ways Trump's Paris agreement withdrawal impacts the world

President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.

Silicon Valley unites against Trump's decision to abandon Paris agreement

02 Jun 2017

Silicon Valley unites against Trump's decision to abandon Paris agreement

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate change agreement has been condemned by world and business leaders alike.

Trump withdraws US from 2015 Paris climate change agreement

02 Jun 2017

Trump withdraws US from 2015 Paris climate change agreement

President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.

Reports: Trump to withdraw US from Paris Agreement on climate-change

31 May 2017

Reports: Trump to withdraw US from Paris Agreement on climate-change

President Donald Trump will pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to White House sources.

UN chief calls climate deal 'essential' as Modi expresses support

31 May 2017

UN chief calls climate deal 'essential' as Modi expresses support

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it's "absolutely essential" for the world to unite to fight the threats arising from climate change.

Paris accord- Investor giants urge Trump to implement climate agreement

08 May 2017

Paris accord- Investor giants urge Trump to implement climate agreement

In a letter to the Group of seven (G7) countries, investors holding $15 trillion worth of assets urged countries led by US to implement the Paris climate agreement, despite Trump's abrogation threats.