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China hits back at Trump’s climate change hoax claims

China hits back at Trump climate change hoax claims

China has hit back at US President-elect Donald Trump over his accusation that climate change is a Chinese hoax, saying that it was the Republican’s own party that initiated global warming negotiations. Trump in 2012 infamously claimed China had created the concept of climate change to make America’s manufacturing sector less competitive, dubbing the global …

7 G-20 nations ‘failed’ to take action in line with Paris deal

7 G-20 nations failed to take action in line with Paris deal

The US and Australia are among six G-20 countries who have “failed” to take action in line with the climate pledges made in the Paris agreement while India exhibited a “mixed performance”, a new study said today. The study found that the six countries Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the US – have …

CO2 in atmosphere goes past the alarming level of 400 ppm: WMO

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Levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has crossed a significant threshold and it may not fall below that for a number of generations, scientists have said. In 2015, for the first time in recorded history, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere surged past the benchmark of  400 parts per million (ppm) on average across …

Climate change negotiations lagging by a decade: TERI

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While the threshold for the Paris climate change agreement has been achieved, paving way for negotiations to implement it in 2020 — aiming to limit the global temperature rise to below two degrees Celsius — experts said the world is already lagging by a decade.This, even as nearly 200 countries agreed at Kigali to phase …