Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: WH

Bloomberg Promises $15 Million To Help Make Up For US Withdrawal From Climate Deal

Bloomberg Promises $15 Million To Help Make Up For US Withdrawal From Climate Deal

That said, Nicaragua actually refused to sign on because its diplomats believe that the Paris Agreement is too tepid in its ambitions to curb climate change, not because they are in denial that the problem exists.

"Pruitt's incoherent distortions of reality offer no good reasons why the Trump Administration would turn its back on the vast majorities of the public that support the Paris Agreement because there are no good reasons". However, he said that the decision to pull out was due to the desire of the people. "The fight against climate change, and all the research, innovation and technological progress it will bring, will continue, with or without the U.S.".

"To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue going down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said to applause from lawmakers.

Announcing his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, Trump had alleged that India and China have been left accountable in the agreement. US carbon dioxide emissions peaked in 2007, and Chinese emissions may have peaked in 2014. "You say you haven't discussed climate change with the president", one reporter asked. Climate change is real.

Russian officials have said they need more time to assess its potential impact on their economy and have spoken of drafting a strategy for low-carbon development, fuelling fears among green campaigners Moscow may not ratify the agreement. After all, we're the United States.

"I applaud President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement" said Long.

Under the pact, the United States had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025.

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Gov. Bill Walker appeared to be similarly agnostic on the agreement in a prepared statement released Thursday afternoon that largely focused on Alaska's military importance although it was headlined as a statement "Regarding Withdrawal from Paris Agreement".

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. was one of 25 major corporations that signed onto a full-page ad in major newspapers this week urging Trump not to remove the US from the climate deal.

And his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson played down the significance of pulling out of the agreement - insisting the USA would continue in its efforts to cut emissions. "Industry must now lead and not depend on government".

Trump's decision showed that the administration cares about "our economy and jobs only", Hescox added.

Italian Prime minister Paolo Gentiloni, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed their strongest commitment to swiftly implement the Paris accord and urged all the other partner countries "to spead up their action to combat climate change".

On the global stage, Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the deal drew notable outrage.

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