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Bill Hare, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research In the short term, the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Agreement will certainly have ripple effects globally. But rather than fatally...
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There's something weird about this photograph featuring President Donald Trump, but you might not have noticed it at first glance. It appears to just show Trump and Congressional Republicans celebrat...
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In his masterly study, The American Character, first published in 1944, Professor D.W. Brogan had spoken of how "the American experience" had bred, among other attitudes, a preference for "the temper...
Shalabh Kumar has announced a fundraiser for Trump on 15 October.
Most of the US and the international press and leaders have expressed fears about the chaos that might ensue if Trump is elected President. They are worried he will follow through on his outrageous pronouncements. But there's another question: Will Donald Trump change if he's elected President? The search for this answer warrants a closer look at home, where Narendra Modi won a decisive mandate against a discredited and corrupt Congress party in 2014.
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Will the Republican party continue to despair, remain in denial or make peace with the fact that Donald Trump for all purposes is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee?
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Trump's rise is actually good news for India. Given his anti-immigrant stance and his proposal to amend H-1B visas, this might seem incorrect. But when delved into, two striking points come into the picture.
The Kyoto Protocol has been largely unable to achieve the reduction in emission targets it set out for developed economies. With the US withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol in 2003 and an increase in Canada, Australia and Japan's emissions by more than 23.4%, 22% and 8.1% respectively from 1990 levels, the Kyoto Protocol has essentially been a failure. The lesson is loud and clear: international law can sometimes end up being a very poor mechanism for allocating emissions permits.