One of the bills, SB 559, builds on plans and strategies to reduce carbon emissions in accordance with levels agreed on in the Paris agreement.
President Trump badly underestimated the political and diplomatic blowback from withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement.
Keyserling said the issue wasn’t partisan and that City Council hasn’t considered the petition.
Mr Castaner also announced that the government of France will launch a website to attract experts in climate change in the U.S and in other nations across the world, in addition to businesses that specialise in climate-related innovations to France. “As someone who cares deeply about the environment, which I do, I can not in good conscience support a deal that punishes the United States, which is what it does”. Mayors in Anderson, Charleston and Columbia have signed their support, as well as University of SC president Harris Pastides, Furman president Elizabeth Davis and the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce. “Accordingly, we strongly encourage you to make a clean break from the Paris Agreement”. The rally comes a week after the Trump administration announced the USA would withdraw from the accord.
BOURNEMOUTH council says it is “strengthening its resolve” to tackle climate change in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. RGGI is the first mandatory market-based program in the U.S.to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Countries that pledge to be green could move away from fossil fuels to renewable energy, said Gabriel Chan, assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Polling results from Yale University’s Climate Change in the American Mind survey conducted after the US election show that 73 per cent of Trump voters would like to see the USA use more renewable energy.
We can not afford to fall behind on climate action.
New French president Emmanuel Macron said that Trump had “committed an error for the interests of his country, his people and a mistake for the future of our planet”. That’s how we keep the promise of Paris alive.
“Countries around the world must seize the opportunity to unleash this potential, invest in renewable energy that eliminates harmful carbon pollution, and build economies that are more resilient, inclusive and prosperous”.
Tell the world that of your support for climate action and the Paris climate agreement with the I’m Still In petition.