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California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising
G20 countries have managed to avoid a total bust-up with Donald Trump over climate change, leaving the door open for Washington to return to the Paris Agreement.
The two-day G20 Summit saw the Indian side making "significant contributions" on the resolve to counter terrorism and boost global trade and investment.
On the key issue of trade, the rest of the G20 was also forced to accommodate Trump and his vow to put "America First" by looking after US companies.
On trade they will commit to fighting protectionism but will also allow "legitimate" measures to protect their markets.
According to the bank, with its conscious choice to use significantly more clean energy to fuel its growth, India is contributing to global efforts to save earth from the effects of climate change.
World leaders at the G20 summit acknowledged US President Donald Trump's divergent stance on climate change, according to a draft communique seen by AFP Friday.
Ahead of the G20 Summit in Germany, US President Donald Trump has held "extensive discussions" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the key issues of climate change and trade.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Michael Bloomberg, a UN special envoy on climate change, is "convinced" the US will reach the Paris goals.
Western European leaders meeting in Berlin ahead of next week's G20 summit "reaffirmed their very strong commitment to the Paris accord," said Macron.
Merkel called global warming an "existential challenge" for humanity and stressed that the 2015 Paris deal was "not negotiable".
Researchers have warned that due to the recent increase in an unregulated ozone-depleting substance, the recovery of Antarctic ozone levels can be delayed by five up to 30 years.
The actor-turned-Republican politician said that the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.
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.