Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement


The business magnate, climate activist and philanthropist questioned Trump's decision to put "America First" when there are no barriers to the world's climate. (Public Opinion Strategies 2016).

They added: "We hope to attract more companies and talented individuals who share our way of thinking and want to play their part to help us succeed".

Because of existing provisions within the Clean Air Act and others embedded in the Paris Agreement, remaining in it would subject the United States to significant litigation risk that could upend your Administration's ability to fulfill its goal of rescinding the Clean Power Plan.

While the country's official position is one of withdrawal, several states within the USA have announced publicly that they will honor their commitment to reduce carbon emission, despite the withdrawal.

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89 percent support increasing the use of solar energy and 83 percent favor the use of wind energy at the state level outside of the context of a mandate.

More than 10 other states have signed similar pledges to reduce fossil-fuel emissions despite President Trump's decision for the United States to pull out of the worldwide agreement 195 other countries have signed to combat climate change. According to the agreement, each country pledges to contribute to combat climate change. This historic agreement, in which all but two of the world's countries agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is a crucial step toward limiting future warming of our planet.

Barack Obama was the 44 president of the United States.

CARICOM Chairman, David Granger, said that the community is "deeply dismayed and disappointed" after US President Donald Trump announced last week that his country would not honor its commitment. The move aims to keep Hawaii in line with the targets set by the Paris agreement, a comprehensive climate agreement signed by 174 countries and the European Union that pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep global warming "well below 2 degrees Celcius" [3.6 degrees Fahrenheit].