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  1. US Judge Halts Tar Sands Pipeline, Citing Ecosystem Impacts Of Water-crossings

    25 Apr 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat BILLINGS MT, United States A federal judge in the US state of Montana has ruled that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) violated the law when it approved an important water-crossing permit for the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:54

  2. Donald Looks At Toilets

    9 Dec 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The President of the United States of America has ordered a federal review of water efficiency standards of toilets because “People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times as oppose ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2019 - 10:25

  3. Trump Administration Seeks To Dilute Water Protections

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is expected to put forth a proposal on Tuesday that would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points mem ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  4. Trump Ditched Obama Flood Protection Standards Days Before Hurricane

    31 Aug 2017- 07:57 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent In 2015, Mr Obama introduced measures that made it harder to build roads, bridges and other infrastructure in areas that were susceptible to flooding. Plans for such projects would legally ha ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2017 - 07:57

  5. Expert: China Committed To Battling Climate Change-- Even If US Is Not

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Forbes With Donald J. Trump the President-elect of the United States, the momentous Joint Agreement on Climate Change, signed by U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, which was her ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  6. World Water Council Welcomes Ratification of Paris Climate Agreement

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The President of the World Water Council (WWC) on October 7th welcomed the imminent implementation of COP21 and reminded treaty parties of the importance of water in the global climate discu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2016 - 13:30

  7. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  8. Obama Directs US Government on Implications of Climate Change

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President President Barack Obama, on 21st September, issued a directive memorandum to heads of the nation’s executive departments and agencies instituting a framework to ensure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:41

  9. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  10. Brazil Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, on September 12th ratified the climate change agreement reached at COP21 in Paris last year. Brazil’s ratification follows those of the Unites States and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 09:59

  11. Obama Links Climate Change to Refugee Crises and Conflict

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONOLULU, HI, United States US President Barack Obama has described the charts and graphs of a warming planet as “terrifying” in an interview last week with The New York Times in his home state of Hawaii. On S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2016 - 10:42

  12. China and US Formally Join Paris Climate Agreement

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report HANGZHOU Mashable UK On Sep. 3, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping officially committed their respective nations to the global climate pact during an early evening ceremony in Hangzhou, Chi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:37

  13. Obama Intervened Over Iraq's Mosul Dam

    23 Mar 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Reuters On Jan. 21, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iraq's prime minister in Davos, Switzerland, and handed him a personal note from President Barack Obama pleading for urgent action ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2016 - 08:16

  14. Civil Society Groups Want US, ASEAN to Take Up Issue of Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 11:51

  15. COP21: 195 Nations Sign Paris Climate Agreement

    13 Dec 2015- 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Representatives of 195 nations on December 12th signed an historic agreement aimed at halting global warming. The agreement, signed after an all-night session in the Paris suburb of Le Bourget, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:02