In 2017, President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, calling the deal "draconian." But Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he’ll put the country on course again if he’s elected.
The European Union is calling for a comprehensive system to manage migration across its 27 member states, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a bold new Paris climate accord target for net-zero carbon emissions by 2060, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko was inaugurated again Wednesday.
Annual addresses by world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly kick off Tuesday, China has significantly expanded its mass labor program in the Tibet region, and almost 100 whales have died off the coast of Tasmania.
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