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Trump Exits Paris Climate Deal, 24 Front Pages From Around The World
Anne Sophie Goninet

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and seek a new deal. "The planet's enemy," a "coup against the future" — and even some barely printable expletives: Here's how international newspapers reacted to the news Friday.


UNITED STATES

New York Daily News, a play on the famous 1975 headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"

New York Times

The Washington Post

USA Today

New York Post


MEXICO

"Goodbye Paris, says Trump", El Economista


BRAZIL

"Trump takes U.S. out of Paris Agreement", Folha de S. Paulo


PERU

"Trump turns his back on the planet", El Comercio

"Coup against the future",La Republica


FRANCE


Libération

"Trump, too bad for climate", La Croix

"United States' crazy decision", Le Parisien

"Climate: Trump challenges the world", Les Echos


GERMANY

"Earth to Trump: F**k you!", Berliner Kurier


UNITED KINGDOM

The Telegraph

The Independent

The Times


BELGIUM

"Donald Trump, the planet's enemy", Le Soir

"Trump: "Only America Counts'", Het Belang van Limburg

"America First, and the rest can choke", Het Nieuwsblad


LUXEMBOURG

Tageblatt


NETHERLANDS

"U.S. steps out of climate pact: "America deserves better"", NRC Next


SPAIN

"Planetary Alarm", El Periódico

"Trump sets fire to the planet", La Razón

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How India’s Women Are Fighting Air Pollution — And The Patriarchy

India is one of the world's worst countries for air pollution, with women more likely to be affected by the problem than men. Now, experts and activists are fighting to reframe pollution as a gendered health crisis.

A woman walking through dense fog in New Delhi

*Saumya Kalia

MUMBAI In New Delhi, a city that has topped urban air-pollution charts in recent years, Shakuntala describes a discomfort that has become too familiar. Surrounded by bricks and austere buildings, she tells an interviewer: "The eyes burn and it becomes difficult to breathe". She is referring to the noxious fumes she routinely breathes as a construction worker.

Like Shakuntala, women’s experiences of polluted air fill every corner of their lives – inside homes, in parks and markets, on the way to work. Ambient air in most districts in India has never been worse than it is today. As many as 1.67 million people in the country die prematurely due to polluted air. It is India’s second largest health risk after malnutrition.

This risk of exposure to air pollution is compounded for women. Their experiences of toxic air are more frequent and often more hazardous. Yet “policies around air quality have not yet adequately taken into account gender or other factors that might influence people’s health,” Pallavi Pant, a senior scientist at the Health Effects Institute, a nonprofit in the U.S., told The Wire Science.

“It’s unacceptable that the biggest burden [rests on] those who can least bear it,” Sherebanu Frosh, an activist, added. People like her are building a unique resistance within India.

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