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Trump abandoned Paris Accord but the United States didn’t

The governor of California in the United States of America (US), Jerry Brown, spoke strongly at a gathering sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on November 4, saying that the world needs a good brainwash on its attitude towards climate change.
 
Brown has been a constant critic of the decision of the president, Donald Trump, to call his country back from the 2015 Paris Accord on Climate Change, but he is a long way from being the only one.
 








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Threatened islands appeal to pope

VATICAN (SE): Some island state leaders from the Pacific Ocean area took time out from the 23rd Conference of Parties on the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (COP23) being held in Bonn, Germany, on November 13, to pay a visit to Pope Francis at the Vatican.
 
The president of the tiny phosphate island of Nauru, Baron Waqa, told the pope, “We are on the frontline of climate change. The devastating impact of cyclones has caused enormous losses for our fragile economies and matters have not ended there.”
 

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World needs brainwash not brain drip

VATICAN (SE) The world does not just need a brain drip, but the brain needs a good and complete wash, the governor of California in the United States of America (US), Jerry Brown, maintained at a gathering held in the Vatican on November 4.
 
He pointed to the need to slow the devastation being caused by climate change, stressing that society cannot simply rely only on science and technology, but must begin to accept the need for more transformational approaches.
 

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