Trump pulls U.S. from global warming accord, to allies' dismay
Trump pulls U.S. from global warming accord, to allies' dismay
02 June, 2017, 14:19
Its worldwide executive director Jennifer Morgan said: "Trump talks about what is fair for the United States, but instead should also consider what is fair for all and those already living with the devastating impacts of climate change".
China was positioning itself even before Trump officially declared his intentions in Thursday's Rose Garden speech.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday in Alaska that he had "yet to read what the actual Paris Agreement is", and would have to read it before weighing in.
Nick Molho, executive director of the Aldersgate Group, an alliance of business, politics and civil society leaders driving action for a sustainable economy, said Mr Trump's decision would not result in a U-turn on climate action in the USA or globally. She has said she intends to act as a moderating force in the administration, serving as the President's eyes and ears on a variety of topics. "It frontloads costs on the American people to the detriment of our economy".
The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, said: "I am, frankly, very disturbed by President Trump's decision to revoke the United States' commitment to the ParisAgreement, which was a global commitment made in good faith".
"There's a whole process whereby one has to extricate oneself from an global treaty".
After Trump said he would, Graham seemed to look for solace in Trump's call for the United States to renegotiate the almost 200-nation deal.
Miguel Arias Cañete, EU Commissioner of Climate Action & Energy, accused the United States of turning its back on efforts to save the planet.
Norway's largest pension fund with 53 billion euro ($59.5 billion) in assets under its management said it would continue to invest in renewable energy despite the American president's decision, saying in a statement that "Donald Trump is jumping off a train that has already left the station". The guide will be updated to reflect Trump's decision, officials said.
Trump'sannouncement coincides with signs that climate concerns are growing stronger in the financial community.
As a result, if China and Europe are to lead the world in the US' absence, not only will they have to ensure that other nations, such as Australia, do not follow the United States - and some members of the government hope they do - but they are also going to have to think creatively about measures that could force the USA to act differently at home.
He said moves to negotiate a new "fair" deal that would not disadvantage USA businesses and workers would begin.
But the official says there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal " leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai also weighed in.
Inside the West Wing, attempts to sway Trump's thinking also continued apace. Paris withdrawal leaves American workers & families behind.
The Paris Agreement's main aim is to strengthen global response to climate change by limiting the increase of global temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels this century; pursue efforts to limit temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius, and to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with climate change impacts.
A Republican familiar with Trump's decision-making said the expected announcement could include some attempts to satisfy his daughter's point of view, but didn't specify what that might include.
After a struggle within his administration, Trump followed the advice of Steve Bannon, a top adviser who specializes in managing Trump's populist appeal, and Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
The President was sure he needed to begin the withdrawal process, and there was no talking to him about it, per a source close to Trump.
Trump's "America First" mantra, underscored by his condemnation of both Bush's wars and Obama's diplomacy, has signaled a new strain of isolationism.
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"We are witnessing a seismic shift in the global order as Europe, China and others lead the way forward", said Greenpeace executive director Jennifer Morgan.
Lawmakers, world leaders, former presidential candidates and even former President Obama had a lot to say about the decision. Brian Schatz (D-HI), as he urged his party to make climate change and the environment a big issue in 2018 and 2020.
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