US & Canada 1 March 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47418955 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsUS election 2020 Washington State's Democratic Governor Jay Inslee has announced his 2020 bid for the … [Read more...] about ‘Climate change’ candidate joins 2020 race
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Sushma Swaraj Lauds PM Modi For UN 'Champions Of The Earth' Award | Full Speech published: 03 Oct 2018 views: 435 \"Earth is not a planet for us, it is our mother,\" said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, praising the Prime Minister for winning the United Nations\' \'Champions of the Earth\' award. Swaraj said that Modi believed that growth should not be at the cost of the environment. Erik Solheim, UN Environment Head also praised Modi government for India\'s progress on climate change. Subscribe to India Today for NEW VIDEOS EVERY DAY and make sure to enable Push Notifications so you\'ll never miss a new video. All you need to do is PRESS THE BELL ICON next to the Subscribe button! India Today TV is India\'s leading English News Channel. India Today YouTube channel offers latest news videos on Politics, Business, Cricket, Bollywood, Lifestyle, Auto, Technology, Travel, Entertainment and a lot more. Stay tuned for latest updates and in-depth analysis of news from India and … [Read more...] about UN Environment Chief Quits After Audit On Travel Expenses
Share Tweet Share Email Comments Print ADVERTISEMENT WASHINGTON — A major new report on global warming makes a chilling prediction: Without swift and sweeping worldwide intervention, some devastating effects of climate change will hit harder — and decades sooner — than previously expected. The report, released Monday by a U.N. organization, served as a stark reminder of President Donald Trump’s status as a global outlier in terms of climate change — and illustrated the degree to which California is at loggerheads with the White House on environmental questions. Trump has rejected the 2015 Paris agreement signed by 195 nations to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, expressed skepticism about human-caused climate change and vowed to increase coal-burning. A State Department official, asked about the report, declined to endorse specific findings or recommendations, saying that was not the role of governments. California Gov. Jerry … [Read more...] about ‘Incredibly grim’ prognosis on global warming also carries clarion call for action
Text of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Address at Parliament of Uganda on 25 July, 2018 during his State Visit to Uganda: Your Excellency President Yoweri Museveni, Your Excellency Vice President Right Honourable Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, Honourable Ministers, Honourable Members of the Parliament, Excellencies, Brothers and Sisters, Namaskar. Bala Musija. I am deeply honoured by the invitation to address this august House. I have had similar privilege in other Parliaments. This is, however, special. This honour has come to a Prime Minister of India for the first time. It is a great honour for the 1.25 billion people of India. I carry their greetings and warm wishes of friendship with me to this House and for all the people of Uganda. Your presence, Madam Speaker, reminds me of my Lok Sabha, which also has a lady Speaker. I also see a large number of young Members of Parliament … [Read more...] about Text of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Address at Parliament of Uganda on 25 July, 2018 during his State Visit to Uganda
Last Month of Meteorological Summer Wednesday marks the first day of August and the start of the last full month of meteorological summer. Puffy clouds may give way to a few showers and storms as a cool front slides through. Thursday will feel a touch like September as temperatures dip into the 70s. High Temps Wednesday A cool front will scoot through the state on Wednesday, which will bring scattered showers and storms to the region. Note that temps won't be all that warm across the northern part of the state with highs not even making it into the 70s. Highs will struggle to get to 80F even in the Twin Cities, which will be nearly 5F below average for the first day of August. Typical Late July Weather Thanks to the National Weather Service out of the Twin Cities for the graphic below, which precipitation chances and timing as we head through the day Wednesday. Note that precipitation chances will be greatest across the northern and northeastern part of the state … [Read more...] about Is a Warming Climate Creating More Home Runs?