Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

BBC World Service – The Newsroom, US Notifies UN of Climate Deal Pull-Out

The Newsroom

Washington has given notice that it will quit the Paris deal but talks will continue. President Trump drew international condemnation in June when he first announced the US intention to withdraw. He said the deal “punished” the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
Also: The man who helped stop the Wannacry ransomware computer attack appears in a US court, and the Chinese chatbots being re-educated after making comments about the Communist Party.

(Photo: Climate change activists condemn Donald Trump. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump’s frustration with the Afghan War grows, diplomats respond to leaked Trump transcripts

Everything You Wanted To Know About Risk Corridors But Were Afraid To Ask

‘We as a people will become afraid of the ocean’ | MSNBC

http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/-we-as-a-people-will-become-afraid-of-the-ocean-716414531989

Al Gore sees reason for hope on climate change | MSNBC

http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/al-gore-sees-reason-for-hope-on-climate-change-1017868867764

Political backbone in the age of Trump

Can Democracy Survive Trump’s Lies?