Week In Review: Paris Climate Accord, Fentanyl Raid23:40
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 04, 2017,
Jun 04, 2017, 17:43
Heurtel is trying to remain positive despite the American decision to leave the accord, noting he'd prefer the US leave the accord rather than staying in it and weakening it.
Jessica F. Green, an New York University professor and frequent contributor on environmental policy topics, explains why the Trump decision would not roll back the considerable US progress on environmental protection.
The money will support the operations of the Bonn-based secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who Forbes estimates has amassed a $50 billion fortune, said on Twitter the world "can't wait for governments to act on climate change". New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), California Gov.
To take advantage of the opportunities, and to do the right thing for our future, everyday people need to keep the pressure up to make sure the next prime minister, and all heads of state, show a united front for the Paris Agreement.
And, as a way of showing their support of the Paris agreement, many cities around the world made major landmarks glow green last night - including The World Trade Centre, the Kosciuszko Bridge and City Hall in Donald Trump's home town of NY.
"With Trump we were at best only going to have America's name on the agreement", he told AFP.
Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor John McNally (D) said he supports the Paris agreement in a phone interview Friday, adding he was surprised at the shoutout from Trump.
Nonetheless, Liberal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna also found Trump's resolve to extricate the US from the accord "deeply disappointing" and even suggested that the president will be missing out from the "inevitable" increase in green energy jobs that climate change proponents believe will soon be mushrooming around the world. "I wasn't really paying attention to the press conference, and then the local media started calling me".
Many Christian green advocates also expressed frustration with comments made Friday by Vice President Mike Pence, a well-known evangelical. When asked, Spicer said "I have not had an opportunity to have that discussion" with Trump.