The European Union said it was increasing efforts with China, the world's biggest polluter, to galvanise global efforts to implement the deal while India vowed to stick to the pact regardless of the United States.
Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump today for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States "reject the future" by not abiding by the agreement.
In a tweet, Trump said he would be announcing his decision on the 2015 Paris climate deal in the next few days.
In his first major speech on climate change since assuming charge as the head of the UN this January, Guterres bluntly warned the international community that the "world is in a mess" and the impact of climate change could affect food production, water security and weather patterns "from Canada to India."
"Infrastructure needs are huge and it's simply not possible for the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank to fill the gap completely," Kuroda, who was formerly head of the ADB, tolda seminar hosted by an ADB-affiliated think tank.
It is true that there is an increase in carbon emission by India and China due to homegrown consumption and lack of infrastructure. But let's keep in mind that India's carbon emissions per capita are still 10 times lower and China's is half of that compared to the US.
"With today's executive action, I am taking historic steps to life the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations," Trump said after signing the order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday.
No decision yet has been taken on Trump administration's commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change. And same is the case with the various co-cooperation that the US has been doing with other countries including India on clean energy and climate change issues, the official said on condition of anonymity.
The quickly deleted tweet offered an uncharitable appraisal of Trump, saying, "You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have Barack Obama back, also you have tiny hands."
"India's economic growth and development could support significantly more US exports in the future. India's reform of its goods and services tax could help create a common internal market that significantly lowers transaction costs," the US Trade Representative (USTR) said in its voluminous annual report on trade.
Comey reportedly asked the US Justice Department (DOJ) to publicly reject Trump's allegation as he believed there was no evidence to support Trump's "highly-charged claim", according to The New York Times and NBC.
President Donald Trump is accusing Barack Obama of ordering his telephones tapped during last year's elections, but offering no evidence.
President Donald Trump today accused his predecessor Barack Obama of "tapping" his phone during last year's White House campaign, without providing evidence of the explosive charge.
"You have been chief minister of Gujarat three times but could not get a Metro there...we have started its work at three places," he said, hitting back at Modi for his charge that UP lacked development.
The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in federal court.
China today described itself as the "grand champion" of economic development and rejected US President Donald Trump's allegation of currency manipulation to gain unfair trade advantages.
Toshiba this week booked a USD 6.3 billion charge related to huge cost overruns at Westinghouse, forcing it to put its flash-memory chip business up for sale to stay solvent and pull out of nuclear power plant construction overseas.
"Iran is playing with fire - they don't appreciate how kind President Obama was to them. Not me!" Trump said in a tweet.
Such a move would leave Toshiba's US-based Westinghouse focused on the much narrower field of nuclear reactors and services, rather than civil engineering for nuclear power plants, or their construction, the sources said.
"With regard to comparisons to President Obama's foreign policy decisions, as we've heard before the President fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion," Obama's spokesman Kevin Lewis said in a statement.
The world's two richest people were speaking to students at Columbia University after US President Donald Trump started to unwind the work of his predecessor Barack Obama in a series of executive orders, prompting concern from critics over what the actions mean for Americans and their place in the world.
"The rollback of TPP should be of some relief to India since this mega regional trade agreement was threatening to re-write the trade rules, most of which were inimical to India's interests," Trade economist and Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University Biswajit Dhar said.
The estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office say the economy will hold relatively steady, with economic growth rising slightly to 2.3 per cent this year and unemployment averaging less than 5 percent for the duration of Trump's term.
But by cancelling it Trump has shown he is focused on following a protectionist agenda. The key takeaway from cancelling TPP is we are heading for trade wars as countries would like to protect their companies and jobs.