In a speech to Congress Macron hopes that someday the US will again join the Paris Accords
French President Macron addressed a joint session of Congress and said he hoped the United States would someday come back to the Paris Climate agreement. He dwelt on a long, common history between France and the US.
Flooding in Japan and a heat wave in Canada have killed hundreds. With extreme weather causing unimaginable disasters, and extreme weather events on the rise, some experts believe many more could die if nothing is done.
In the strange current reality of Washington, Macron's state visit was a success. His rousing speech in Congress showed that a personal bond won't keep him from standing up to Trump's policies, says DW's Michael Knigge.
In his first speech before the European Parliament, France's Emmanuel Macron called for energetic changes and open debate with EU citizens. Macron also decried the bickering among EU politicians as a "fool's game."
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