Almost 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement

Almost 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement

Via Facebook, Gov. Cuomo said, "Withdrawing from the Paris Accord is reckless".

In an open letter posted online, the signatories vowed to continue their support of the deal "in the absence of leadership from Washington".

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj rejected Trump's comment yesterday and said India signed the Paris climate pact not because of pressure from any country or due to the lure of money.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, also on Sunday's "Meet The Press", was one of the members of the administration to push President Trump to exit the agreement, and firmly defended the president's decision Sunday morning, including repeating his assertion that other nations around the world applauded the USA previously signing on because "it put us at an economic disadvantage". A key facet of the agreement was each country's ability to determine its own contributions based on its economic and social needs.

The Pacific Islands Forum said island countries are more determined to take serious action over climate change following the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. The governors of Vermont and CT also announced Friday that they would join the state climate alliance. Many other states are expected to support the alliance in the coming days.

UPS staff return after three warehouse workers shot dead
Reached late Thursday evening, Rosenberg said the company wanted to offer its thanks to community members in the tragedy's wake. After the shooting, UPS said the company wasn't immediately sure of the status of the survivors who were taken to the hospital.

"Just because we got out of a club doesn't mean that we don't care about the environment".

The corporations include tech giants, like Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, as well as businesses from a wide range of industries - including Target, Timberland, Campbell Soup, Burton Snowboards, breweries and health companies. Mayors from cities like Los Angeles, New York City, Boston, Atlanta and Houston also signed the document, as did governors and university presidents.

Ms. Stefanik blasted Mr. Trump in a statement Thursday evening following his announcement that the United States will leave the climate pact - a multi-national agreement calling for climate change solutions. The remark drew umbrage from Peduto, not the least because Pittsburgh voters chose Hillary Clinton by an overwhelming 80 percent margin in 2016. We'll do it in the future.

But hundreds of business leaders argued that the deal, written as is, would have been a boon to the American economy, and the leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement the Paris deal "cannot be renegotiated".

France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, has led the worldwide charge against the US decision to become one of just three countries - along with Syria and Nicaragua - not to abide by the Paris accord.

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