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State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord

NEW YORK More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming.

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Rising wind power growth to be led by China over next five years

LONDON China will lead growth in global wind power capacity of almost 65 percent over the next five years, with other Asian countries also developing more renewable energy, the Global Wind Energy Council said on Tuesday.

Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs: report

(The online version of the April 24 story is refiled to fix byline, and typo in 12th paragraph)

China, under pressure at WTO, suggests revamp of dumping rules

GENEVA China has proposed tightening the rules on when countries can impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs, saying their use was rising and that such charges were often misused and distorted international trade.

Environment, China Apr 24 2017

French prosecutors open Peugeot diesel-cheating probe

PARIS French prosecutors have opened a formal investigation into suspected diesel emissions test-cheating by carmaker PSA Group, a court official said on Monday.

Apr 24 2017

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