6 de cada 10 estadounidenses se oponen a la retirada del acuerdo climático de París

Seis de cada diez estadounidenses se oponen a la retirada de su país del Acuerdo climático de París que el presidente, Donald Trump, anunció la semana pasada, según una encuesta publicada este lunes por el Washington Post y ABC News.

En el sondeo, hecho por teléfono a 527 adultos de Estados Unidos entre el 2 y 4 de junio, el 59% respondió de forma negativa a la pregunta de si aprueba la decisión de Trump de retirar al país del histórico acuerdo mundial para combatir el cambio climático.

EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

The European Union and China warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday he was making a major error by withdrawing from the Paris climate pact, but the pair failed to agree a formal climate statement because of divisions over trade.

Speaking alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, the EU’s Donald Tusk said efforts to reduce pollution and combat rising sea levels would now continue without the United States. But a spat on trade and steel production underscored the differences in a sometimes difficult EU-China relationship.

UN to hold 2018 climate meeting in heavily polluted Katowice

The United Nations announced Thursday that it will hold its 2018 Climate Change Conference in Katowice, a Polish city in the heart of a coal-producing region that is one of the most polluted areas in all of Europe.

Environmentalists welcomed the decision and said they hope it will inspire the development of renewable energy in an area whose economy is dependent on coal and heavy industry.