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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    The US has returned to the Paris Agreement. What does this mean for climate change?
     24 January 2021
    Within hours of becoming US President, Joe Biden moved to recommit the United States to the Paris Agreement — the internationally binding treaty to combat climate change. So what does this actually mean for climate change and global emissions targets?
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    A volunteer firefighter in New South Wales has been charged with setting more than 30 grass fires
    24 Jan: A volunteer firefighter in New South Wales has been charged with setting more than 30 grass fires... more
    The triple j Hottest 100 wraps up with Glass Animals, Spacey Jane and Flume in top three
    23 Jan: British band Glass Animals takes out the top spot in this year's Hottest 100, with WA band Spacey Jane and Sydney producer Flume rounding out the top three. Look back over the live blog of this year's countdown.... more
    Taiwanese Foreign Minister uses Palau trip to warn China is 'forcing itself' into the Pacific
    23 Jan: Speaking from Palau, one of the few countries in the world with formal ties to Taiwan, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu warns of Beijing's escalating influence in the region.... more
    A guide to Australia Day honours and how the selection process works
    23 Jan: Every year, hundreds of people are acknowledged for their achievement or service to the community through the Australia Day honours list. But occasionally, that process attracts controversy — as it did this week.... more
    Newport County keeper breaks world record with 96-metre goal against Cheltenham Town
    23 Jan: Newport County's goalkeeper scored past his opposite number from a goal kick, 96 metres from his opponents' goal, after just 12 minutes of the League Two match against Cheltenham Town.... more
    US politics updates: Chuck Schumer says healing will come through 'accountability', as impeachment schedule announced
    23 Jan: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says healing and unity "will only come if there is truth and accountability", as he announces the schedule for the Senate impeachment trial for former US president Donald Trump.... more
    Coronavirus and lockdowns have put London's iconic black cabs under threat
    23 Jan: As London endures its third national lockdown and the UK's economy declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city's iconic black cabs and their drivers face an uncertain future.... more
    Olympic Games not just financial, it's spiritual, says Lord Sebastian Coe, president of World Athletics
    23 Jan: President of World Athletics, Lord Sebastian Coe, says the financial cost of a cancelled Olympics would be devastating, but that is not the main reason the Olympics has to go ahead.... more
    Will deplatforming make QAnon and the far-right fade away or radicalise further?
    23 Jan: The first two weeks of the 'Great Deplatforming' has seen a marked decrease in posts spreading misinformation and citing violence on mainstream social media, but there are concerns about organising and recruitment taking place in the shadows.... more

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     29 Dec: Police are tackling the issue of extremists exploiting social media, by increasing their artificial intelligence technology ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 Jan: Donald Trump wants Congress to overturn the election result. Here's what will happen instead +++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Jan: FBI located Ghislaine Maxwell by tracking her mobile phone, court documents show ++++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died following a battle with Alzheimer's +++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: Donald Trump agrees to 'orderly transition' after Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Fears grow for the health of US broadcasting legend Larry King ++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: US Capitol police officer dies of injuries sustained in riot, bringing death toll to five +++++++

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      23 Jan: How covid has hit our $5 billion international education sector - and what universities are doing about it (
      22 Jan: Epidemiologists urge government to follow australia's lead on stricter border measures (
      22 Jan: Cause of christchurch miq staff covid-19 cases identified (RadioNZ)
      22 Jan: Covid-19 coronavirus: fishermen double-bunking key factor in christchurch health worker cases (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Reserve bank says it now knows scope of data theft (NZ Herald)
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    A former coach of the Springboks believes the chances of this year's tour by the British and Irish Lions proceeding as planned are minimal More...

    Water supply levels are still well below normal in Auckland More...

     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    KILL KILL KILL 14:57

    INEOS Team UK skipper Sir Ben Ainslie is irritated his team runs the risk of being disqualified from a race in the Prada Cup final for a rules infraction that isn't performance enhancing 14:37

    Jessica Korda's produced a stunning near-record round to be right in the mix after three rounds at the LPGA's tournament of Champions in Florida 14:07

    Shane van Gisbergen's gained some valuable time in his car and a race win to boot as he prepares for the main race at the New Zealand grand prix at Hampton Downs 13:47

    Dozens of motorcyclists didn't make it home to their families last year 13:47

    Water supply levels are still well below normal in Auckland 13:47

    Accident and Emergency:
    A man in his 50s has died after getting into difficulty in the Awanui River in the Far North 13:26

    Rookie Kaleb Ngatoa has taken out pole position at the New Zealand Grand Prix 12:26

    A former coach of the Springboks believes the chances of this year's tour by the British and Irish Lions proceeding as planned are minimal 12:26

    State Highway One traffic will be detoured through the middle of Ngaruawahia from tonight, as overnight work continues on a stretch of the Waikato Expressway 12:26

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