US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.

Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble

Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble

The "Rise for Climate" protest movement wants governments to end their reliance on fossil fuels and transition fully into renewable energy.

UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump

UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump

Negotiations to bolster the climate-saving Paris Agreement, crafted over two decades, closed in Bonn Saturday, deflated but not derailed by Donald Trump's rejection of the treaty and defence of fossil fuels.

Experts attend QU seminar on ‘Post COP21’

Experts attend QU seminar on ‘Post COP21’

Qatar University (QU) yesterday held a seminar on “Post COP21: Qatar and the Paris Agreement”, in collaboration with the French embassy and Unesco.