Leonardo DiCaprio decries Donald Trump's move to withdraw from Paris agreement


So we can't build the plants, but they can, according to this agreement.

Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, but the leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement Thursday that the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economics".

"The decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security", the spokesman said. "India makes its participation contingent on receiving billions of dollars in foreign aid", he said.

A statement issued by the leaders of France, Germany and Italy said the deal can not be renegotiated, and that they remain committed to the "irreversible" accord and regard it as "a cornerstone in the co-operation between our countries, for effectively and timely tackling climate change".

The decision sparked reaction from around the world and locally.

"We need the Paris Agreement to conserve creation as we know it".

Schweitzer said other countries should stick to their commitments, but warned that attempting to compensate for the US withdrawal by other countries redoubling their commitments would be self-defeating.

The move was met with a mix of dismay and anger across the world - from many in industry as well as governments, which scrambled to renew their commitment to curbing global warming.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the U.S. pullout from the landmark Paris accord.

Analysts say the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement will make it more hard for the world to reach the goals that it set for itself in the Paris agreement.

"I spoke directly with the president three weeks ago about Paris", Musk said in a tweet at the time.

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A long-scheduled meeting today between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top European Union officials in Brussels was dominated by Trump's decision.

Trump has said the USA would "cease all implementation" of the agreement.

Russian Federation struck a rare negative note.

BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink said he would remain a member of the White House's CEO forum, while disagreeing with the withdrawal plan.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio criticized Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris.

"The Paris Agreement is more important than just one country and with 196 over signatories it will continue to work towards a low carbon, sustainable future".

The body's commissioner for climate action and energy Miguel Arias Canete pledged continued "global leadership" on climate change.

They are four female coal miners and they each voted for President Trump based on one issue: bringing coal jobs back to the U.S.

The Green Fund is created to help poor countries adapt to climate change and bypass some of the heavily polluting technologies formerly used by rich countries.

"You have gone to Washington to hold Donald Trump's hand, now is the time to hold his feet to the fire", he said. When you consider the air pollution and smog in Beijing and London as only minor examples of what our industrial efforts are doing to the planet, the problem is real - and our ever-increasing demand for goods, energy, and fuel are only going to worsen the problem unless we take action now.