USA 'on the wrong side of history' on climate — French UN Envoy

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The move makes Hawai'i the first state in the nation to enact legislation that implements portions of the Paris agreement, officials say.

The ball has been taken up by the people and no head of state can take it back - not even President Trump!

French President Emmanuel Macron has made a strong pledge to stand by the accord and similar reactions from India and China confirm that the Paris deal is "our common roadmap" to a low-carbon world, Delattre said. Many world leaders and USA politicians urged him to stay. "We can't afford any dropouts in the tremendous human challenge to make the transition to a sustainable future", Brown said.

"What the president has done, and what's happening in our country right now, we need to double down on our climate action plan", said the Rev. Steve Hammond of the Peace Community Church.

The ministry also issued a stern warning for supporters of Mr Trump's administration.

Cleveland's leader also said his city is committed to fighting climate change from greenhouse gas emissions.

According to monitoring service NK News, Pyongyang has also embraced renewable technologies, particularly hydroelectricity.

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Speaking at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 6, 1992, President G H W Bush, in true Republican fashion, announced that the United States would not sign the UN CBD, a treaty created to protect rare and endangered animals and plants, saying that it would retard the development of technology and the protection of ideas. We will continue solving this problem with or without him.

"Greenhouse gas and fossil fuel reductions can affect the United States economy".

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupsi, who joined former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "We Are Still In" campaign, along with mayors of Houston, Atlanta and hundreds of other local leaders, cited the economics for her state: Utah has a $1 billion skiing industry threatened by climate change and marked 65 percent growth a year ago alone in solar power, as one of the country's sunniest states.

He claimed it would cost the U.S. $3tn (£2.3tn) and more than 6 million jobs.

"The plants should reduce erosion, boost oxygen levels in once-polluted rivers and bays, help clean the water, and store carbon that could fuel climate change".

Canada's pledge to be more independent on foreign policy, filling some of the void left by the US, is likely to be tested by its willingness to put more money on the table for defence, foreign aid and global climate finance.

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