Showing posts with label Paris. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Paris. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Snow Causes Major Travel Disruptions in France

Heavy snowfall PARIS
Heavy snowfall has caused major travel disruptions in the northern half of France and in Paris as the weather conditions caught authorities off guard.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

French Towns Swimming in Floodwaters, Now Rising in on Paris

Seine River
More than 200 French towns are struggling against floodwaters that have halted boat traffic in Paris, closed roads and schools and prompted the evacuation of hospitals.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Floodwaters rise in Paris amid warnings of further deluge

River Seine
Some 20 flood warnings have been issued for Paris and surrounding areas, with French authorities putting residents and businesses along the capital’s River Seine on high alert over rising floodwaters.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite Trump

climate change SEA LEVEL
Governments, scientists, industry groups and environmental campaigners are meeting in Germany next week to discuss implementing a global agreement to curb climate change, despite uncertainty over how the United States will figure into the effort.

Monday, October 30, 2017

UN says atmospheric CO2 levels have hit record high

CO2 levels have hit record high
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN has said, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Paris introduces "car-free" day to promote environmental protection

Paris introduces "car-free" day
Paris has banned private cars from its central area for seven hours on Sunday in a bid to promote the fight against pollution and climate change.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Trump hints at future talks on Paris climate accord, division still deep

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday hinted a possible change in his position over the Paris climate accord from which he withdrew weeks ago.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

US withdrawal from Paris accord not to change anything: environmental activist

The withdrawal by the United States from the Paris Agreement "will not change anything" on the efficiency of the climate change multi-lateral agreement, a climate justice campaigner said on Wednesday.

Friday, June 02, 2017

Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the US pullout from the landmark Paris accord.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

China to Continue with Climate Pact Even If US Pulls Out

China said it will work with the European Union to uphold the international agreement on climate change even if the US pulls out.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Climat: pour Trump, l'accord de Paris n'est pas "légalement contraignant"

Le président américain Donald Trump ne pense pas que l'accord de Paris sur le climat est "légalement contraignant" et s'interroge actuellement sur la façon de le rendre intéressant pour les USA, selon un haut-fonctionnaire à la Maison blanche.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump to decide on Paris climate agreement after G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump will not make an announcement on whether or not to pull the country out of the Paris Agreement on climate change until after he returns from the May 26-27 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy, the White House said Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Concerns global warming 'worse than thought'

 Global warming may be worse than previously thought, a new study by international scientists, including some at Maynooth University, has claimed.

Friday, December 23, 2016

France to deploy over 91,000 police and soldiers during X-mas & New Year celebrations

France will deploy tens of thousands of soldiers and police officers during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, its interior minister said, adding that the terrorist threat “is high” in the wake of recent attacks.

Australia Can Reach Paris Climate Goals Despite Emissions Rise in 2016

Despite the 0.8-percent increase in harmful greenhouse gas emissions in Australia this year, the nation will reach its Paris agreement emissions goal for 2030, a report by Australia's Department of the Environment and Energy said Thursday.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Paris restricts traffic on new pollution episode

A new peak in air pollution forced Paris authorities to restrict tragic in French capital on Dec. 16, Paris authorities said on Thursday.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Paris lifts traffic restriction due to expected improvement in air quality

Alternating traffic imposed in Ile-de-France region since Dec. 6 on high pollution level, will be removed over the weekend due to an expected improvement in air quality, Paris prefecture said on Friday.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Paris limits traffic for fourth day running due to high pollution level

Vehicles are to be banned from circulating in Paris and in 22 neighboring municipalities on Friday for the fourth successive day due to poor air quality, the city authorities said on Thursday.

Friday, November 18, 2016

UN climate conference adopts declaration for action

The United Nations Marrakech climate conference on Thursday adopted a proclamation calling for the highest political commitment and solidarity in the fight against climate change, amid fears that the next U.S. administration may change U.S. policy in this regard.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Prospects of US greenhouse gas emission reduction uncertain under Trump administration

US President-elect Donald Trump, who called climate change a "hoax," may dramatically alter the path set by the Obama administration on reductions of emission, leaving the fate of climate-change research uncertain.

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