President Donald Trump proclaimed Thursday he was withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord, a sweeping step that fulfills a campaign promise while acutely dampening global efforts to curb global warming.

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was open to renegotiating aspects of the agreement, which was inked under his predecessor and which all nations except two have signed onto.

Read more: Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord

The demand to decommission and demolish the Farakka barrage is getting louder in India. Among the politicians, Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, has been making the above demand for quite some time. He had raised this demand formally with the Indian central government, meting with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 12, 2016. He has raised the demand again on February 20, 2017.

Read more: Farakka Barrage is hurting Bangladesh and India

Presidential race now going to pick of the moment. Everybody trying to compare the candidates. In terms of Energy and climate change issues two candidate has different views.

Hillary Clinton describes herself as “a proven fighter against the threat of climate change,” having led the Obama administration’s 2012 establishment of a global initiative to reduce short-lived climate pollutants

Read more: Hillary-Trump Views on Energy and Climate Change (2)

সমুদ্রপৃষ্ঠের উচ্চতা বেড়ে যাওয়ার ঝুঁকি এখন শুধু বাংলাদেশীদেরই শঙ্কিত করছে না, নিউইয়র্ক, লন্ডনের মতো শহরের বাসিন্দারাও এখন বিপদে পড়তে যাচ্ছেন।

যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের ওহাইও স্টেট ইউনিভার্সিটির বিজ্ঞানীরা বলছেন, তারা উত্তর মেরুর একটি গুরুত্বপূর্ণ হিমবাহ ভেঙে পড়ার চিহ্ন দেখতে পেয়েছেন।

এটা ঘটলে বিভিন্ন দেশে উপকূলে বিশাল উচ্চতার জলোচ্ছ্বাস দেখা দেবে এবং যুক্তরাষ্ট্র ও যুক্তরাজ্যের অনেক বড় বড় শহর পানিতে তলিয়ে যেতে পারে।

উপকূলের অন্তত ১৫ কোটি মানুষ গৃহহীন হবে বলে তারা বলছেন।

Read more: হুমকির মুখে নিউইয়র্ক, লন্ডন

On Wednesday President Barack Obama Delivers Remarks On The Paris Agreement . here his full text
Ten months ago, in Paris, I said before the world that we needed a strong global agreement to reduce carbon pollution and to set the world on a low-carbon course.  The result was the Paris Agreement.  Last month, the United States and China -- the world’s two largest economies and largest emitters -- formally joined that agreement together.  And today, the world has officially crossed the threshold for the Paris Agreement to take effect. 
 
Today, the world meets the moment.  And if we follow through on the commitments that this agreement embodies, history may well judge it as a turning point for our planet.
Read more: Our kids and our grandkids have at least as beautiful a planet: Obama