Published: Tue, January 21, 2020
Sci-tech | By Patricia Wade

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

On the flight from Washington, the president tweeted about the "incredible" USA economy and said that his intention in Davos is to "bring Good Policy and additional Hundreds of Billions of Dollars back to the United States of America".

In an address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump said America's economic turnaround has been "nothing short of spectacular".

Thunberg urged world leaders and the media to take climate change more seriously, warning the planet has just eight year's worth of "carbon budget" left to avoid unsafe warming to the globe over the next 100 years.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, who is also at the summit, which United States president Donald Trump is attending, spoke on Tuesday and said the movement sparked by her school strike is only the beginning in the fight against global warming, and said much more has to be done.

Despite concerns about emissions, Trump praised the USA as one of the world's largest producers of natural gas. "We are now NUMBER ONE in the Universe, by FAR!"

Fifty-three heads of state are on the guest list, including Trump, who is expected to address the gathering on January 21.

Hundreds of activists marched for three days from the Swiss city of Landquart towards Davos, calling on world leaders to do more to tackle climate change.

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Ms Solberg has been prime minister of the Scandinavian country since 2013 when she formed a coalition with the Progress Party. During her press conference, Ms Jensen said the Progress Party would be "a tougher and clearer party going forward".


"People are more aware now. climate and environment are a hot topic now".

"This year the US might further escalate their campaign against Huawei but I feel the impact on Huawei's business would not be very significant", Ren said, speaking through an interpreter.

"The science and voice of young people is not the center of the conversation, but it needs to be".

"If you see it from another perspective, pretty much nothing has been done since the global emissions of Carbon dioxide have not reduced and that is what we are trying to achieve among other things".

He continued: "Every decision we make on taxes, trade, regulation, energy, immigration, education and more is focused on improving the lives of everyday Americans".

Prime Minister Borissov will also hold bilateral meetings during his visit to Davos. It's the 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum this year, which was launched by German economist Klaus Schwab.

The meetings will take place on the sidelines of the Davos conference, which this year is focusing heavily on climate emergency and social inequality.

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