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Seventy-four per cent of the world's population will be exposed to deadly heat-waves by 2100, if carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise at current rates, a study warns.
For almost a decade, Ban spearheaded negotiations to combat climate change that eventually led to the pledge of keeping global temperatures from rising another degree Celsius by 2100.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, delivered a starkly countervailing message as the Trump administration seeks to roll back spending on clean energy and promote fossil fuels.
Severe damage may come sooner rather than later if the U.S. abandons the international agreement aimed at curbing emissions of heat-trapping gases.
The state's governor, Jerry Brown, headed to China on Friday for a high-profile visit largely centered on environmental issues.
Trudeau conveyed his intention to continue working with international partners to address climate change.
US president complained that the accord signed under Obama gives other countries an unfair advantage over US industry and destroys American jobs.
Six of the countries agreed to support the Paris climate change agreement; Trump tweeted he will decide next week.
Washington has resisted intense pressure from its partners to commit to respecting the Paris accord on curbing carbon emissions.
"I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" Trump tweeted.
The editorial cited research released last week that said China and India should easily exceed the targets they set for themselves in the 2015 Paris Agreement signed by more than 190 countries.
Rex Tillerson left behind a US capital in a frenzy over President Trump's abrupt dismissal of FBI director James Comey, whose agency was investigating Russian interference in the US election.
Around three dozen states - even some headed by Republicans - have established policies that require power companies to expand the amount of renewable energy they produce in the coming decade.
US President Donald Trump's threats to pull America out of the climate-rescue Paris Agreement is expected to cast a long shadow over UN talks starting Monday.
Falling oxygen levels in water have the potential to impact the habitat of marine organisms worldwide.