An Adelie penguin colony beside the frozen Ross Sea area near McMurdo Station, Antarctica on Nov. 11, 2016. / AFP / AFP POOL / MARK RALSTON
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The world expects the United States to uphold its commitments under the landmark Paris climate treaty, despite Donald Trump's vow to pull out of it, the incoming head of its U.N. implementing body told AFP Friday.The news that avowed climate change denier Trump had captured the U.S. White House stunned participants arriving Wednesday at the 12-day talks, which run from Nov. 7 to 18 .Mezouar has not yet reached out to Trump or his team, he told AFP.A report Thursday by three research groups, however, said the U.S. was likely to miss its emissions reduction targets without new climate policies, which Trump has vowed he would not put in place.Trump's ascension has shaken hard-won political unity at the UN forum, which has also agreed to give hundreds of billions of dollars to poor, climate-vulnerable nations.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE