US to withdraw from Paris climate accord

In international climate discussions, we will continue to offer a realistic and pragmatic model backed by a record of real world results showing innovation and open markets lead to greater prosperity, fewer emissions, and more secure sources of energy. Continue Reading

Russia joins Paris climate accord

The news came just hours ahead of a new major UN climate summit, which aims to reinvigorate the faltering Paris accord as mankind is releasing more greenhouse gases than ever into the atmosphere. While many countries will be present at the summit at the head of state level, Russia is only sending a deputy environment minister. Russia’s environment minister Dmitry Kobylkin said that the country now has to set targets for “decreasing anthropogenic emissions and increasing absorption of greenhouse gases” as well as adapt Russia to the changing climate. Continue Reading