Trump urged to reconsider Paris Agreement move

Trump urged to reconsider Paris Agreement move

Trump urged to reconsider Paris Agreement move

Each of us has the power to protest Trump's failure to maintain America's leadership in moderating climate change, simply and effectively, by what we choose at the grocery store.

President Donald Trump speaks about the US role in the Paris climate change accord.

Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to formally adopt pledges in the Paris Agreement to drastically tackle climate change.

The likes of Green Alliance, Greenpeace, WWF and Good Energy have co-signed a statement that acknowledges the widespread worldwide condemnation of president Trump's actions last week and called on the next prime minister to go further than the United Kingdom government's expression of disappointment.

Most Americans believe the United States should take "aggressive action" to fight climate change, but few see it as a priority issue when compared with the economy or security, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.

On June 2, European Council President Donald Tusk asserted that both China and the EU would intensify their collaboration to curb carbon emissions and signaled that their alliance viewed the US withdrawal from the Paris accord as exclusively Trump's decision, the Washington Examiner reports.

"Our island communities lead the way when it comes to climate change impacts and policies", Ige told reporters.

While Chinese and European officials have indicated that they view Trump's decision as separate from the rest of American leadership, several US state leaders have proposed worldwide collaboration to curb carbon emissions. "Climate change is real".

The organization, known informally as "Climate Mayors", brings together the mayors of more than 200 US cities, with populations totaling more than 50 million.

The planet's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases now joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not part of the agreement.

President Obama faced a similar struggle when trying to impose stricter greenhouse gas emissions limits during his administration. "But the bottom line is that the Paris Accord is very unfair at the highest level to the United States", he said.

The recent announcement brought distraught among anti-climate change lobbyists.

Overall, 38 percent agreed with Trump's decision, 49 percent disagreed and 13 percent were undecided.

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