Cities, States and Companies Vow to Stick to the Paris Climate Agreement
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 03, 2017,
Jun 03, 2017, 1:47
'Dealing with climate change is not only necessary, but it also offers global economic opportunities, ' said Rutte in a statement. "Pittsburgh stands with the world & will follow Paris Agreement", he asserted.
She said the agreement, which Trump rejected because he said it would impose "unfair" costs on United States industry, would ultimately result in more prosperity and greater opportunities for the world.
"We have daily interactions with U.S. scientists, we work very, very closely with them at all levels".
While Google's CEO Sundar Pinchai promised that "Google will keep working hard for a cleaner, more prosperous future for all".
Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said abandoning the commitments we made in the Paris Climate Agreement is a massive self-inflicted wound to the environment, America's global influence, and its economy.
In a TV address broadcast both in French and English, Mr Macron said he respected Mr Trump's decision, "but I do think it is an actual mistake both for the USA and for our planet". "We are increasing investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency". This much.... Celsius reduction in global temperature by the year 2100.
"The US is the biggest contributor to pollution globally".
'Without US participation, it is more hard to achieve the goals of the Paris agreement, but the rest of the world is still behind it.
"I am fighting every day for the great people of this country".
Following President Donald Trump's decision Thursday to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate accord, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo encouraged him to reconsider what she called a "short-sighted" move. "As someone who cares deeply about the environment, I can not in good conscience support [the deal]".
"For example, under the agreement, China will be able to increase these emissions by a staggering number of years - 13".
"India makes its participation contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid from developed countries".
Trump said his rationale for abandoning the global climate agreement was that he was elected to represent "Pittsburgh, not Paris".
The United States is now in a select company of countries who do not support the Paris accord.
Musk now serves on Trump's manufacturing jobs council and infrastructure council, as well as the president's strategic and policy forum, according to CNBC.