Schwarzenegger, in video, slams Trump over exiting climate deal

Alicia Guzman
June 3, 2017

Donald Trump looked to the U.S. Rust Belt to explain why he's withdrawing from the global effort to fight climate change, saying, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".

The newly-elected French leader issued a statement following the announcement, calling Trump's decision a "mistake both for the usa and for our planet".

Trump formally announced his decision to leave the historic worldwide agreement Thursday after promising to take the action during last year's campaign. Monier says, "The Paris agreement is certainly a step in the right direction, but it is only a step".

In reality, the USA risks falling behind other nations should it not take part, the letter stated.

Stanton said there is a symbolic aspect to mayors reiterating their commitment to acting on climate change as the White House withdraws from the deal.

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The United States is the world's second largest emitter of carbon, after China, so its commitment was crucial. European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted: "Please don't change the (political) climate for the worse".

According to a draft, they will express their determination "to forge ahead with further policies and measures for effective implementation of their respective nationally determined contributions". "That's the opposite of leadership".

This group includes 30 mayors, three governors, more than 100 businesses and more than 80 presidents of American universities.

The coalition now has no specific goals outside of reaffirming its member states' commitment to the original objectives of the Paris agreement.

A comment that Donald Trump made yesterday in the White House Rose Garden when he announced the United States would pull out of the worldwide Paris climate agreement was not based in science.

"They may feel good about the statements they're making, but it has little to no impact on the worldwide stage", Pyle said in a phone interview Wednesday. Hopefully those critical of his choice will work just as hard to protect the environment as they do to oppose his decision.

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Pomerants said that the European Union has issued a strong message in support of the Paris Agreement by confirming that is it ready to assume the role of global leader in matters related to climate change.

Gov. Phil Scott at a press conference Wednesday.

The coalition, an initiative of the Sierra Club's Ready for 100 Campaign, represents a growing number of United States mayors who have endorsed a community-wide goal of switching completely to clean energy.

McNally said he is skeptical about the president's promises to revive manufacturing and coal mining jobs nearby in southeast Ohio. "I think it's a very disappointing assessment".

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