India 'Committed To Paris Climate Agreement', Despite Donald Trump-led US Exit


Cargill CEO calls Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Accord 'extremely disappointing'.

Trump said he made a decision to withdraw because the accord had given other countries an unfair advantage over U.S. industry and destroyed United States jobs.

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Following the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, Michael Bloomberg is coordinating a group of American governors, mayors, universities and businesses that remain committed to fulfilling the United States' obligations under the deal. "Protecting our planet and driving economic growth are critical to our future, and they aren't mutually exclusive", Iger said in a statement, according to CNN.

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Germany's environment minister underscored that Friday, saying "there will be no new deal with the United States" on climate change.

The world largest economy now joins Syria and Nicaragua as one of only three countries to not be part of the Paris Agreement. But much of the financing and technology sharing that flows between the U.S. and India isn't part of the Paris accords, but is laid out in bilateral agreements between the two countries.

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The 61 mayors who previously pledged to ignore President Donald Trump's climate change policies have upped their commitment after he announced his intent to withdraw the us from the Paris climate accord: At least 61 cities are adopting the historic agreement themselves. "We will intensify efforts to meet each of our cities' current climate goals, push for new action to meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius target, and work together to create a 21st century clean energy economy". "The science on climate change is perfectly clear - we need more action, not less".

By pulling out of the agreement, the USA joins a small group of countries who did not ratify the agreement-the others being Syria, who was not allowed to join the negotiations because of sanctions, and Nicaragua, who thought the agreement wasn't tough enough.

"But other major players including the European Union, China and India have reiterated their willingness to step up efforts in the face of the U.S. change of heart over the landmark deal", it said.

But for what it's worth, the USA tech industry's decision to stand together and slam the government's decision taken to "protect their interests" was not only to protect the environment, but also their own interests. Nike has also weighed in on the issue following the announcement.

The White House has also faced fierce pressure to participate in the Paris agreement from the leaders of other nations, who have vowed to push forward with or without the United States.

Trump, she said, is "playing on a past generation and a lost industry, and we can't bring it back".