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Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

Dennis Santiago
Screenshot of mid-century strategy filings by parties to the Paris Agreement Dennis Santiago Screenshot of mid-century strategy filings by parties to the Paris Agreement
Derrick Tucker | 14 June, 2017, 07:09

Galletti and Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the US Environment Protection Agency, held a pre-summit meeting on Friday in which they agreed on the need to reduce food waste, which also has environmental implications.

Trump said this month he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, drawing condemnation from other world leaders.

Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday.

Building on U.S. President Donald Trump's decision earlier this month to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, the U.S. was the lone holdout during Monday's G7 environment ministers' joint pledge to ramp up efforts to curb global warming and mobilize financial aid for poorer countries coping with climate change.

The unexpected concession to the climate-doubting president would run counter to recent public statements made by Trudeau's Liberal government as it portrayed itself as a champion of the 2015 global agreement that was signed in Paris to limit the pollution that contributes to climate change.

Pruitt was one of the Paris accord's most vocal opponents within the Trump administration.

In particular, it seems to suggest the United States is increasingly isolated as other nations reiterate their commitment to climate action in group statements and the United States, via footnote, says it isn't part of all that.

In addition, 274 US mayors representing 58 million Americans have signed onto a statement prepared by the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA) network to uphold the Paris Agreement, as of the evening of June 7, 2017.

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I am enjoying every week, and I want to continue and I gonna try to keep working hard to try to enjoy more handsome weeks". For me, the nerves, the adrenaline that I feel when I play in this court is impossible to compare to another feeling.

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While Trump's plan to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord might be good news for his supporters, it is bad news for USA foreign policy.

As a result, the USA said it would not join those sections of the communique on climate and multilateral development banks.

The G7 environment ministers had issued the final communique after their two-day meeting, the first since the United States announced it was withdrawing from the pact.

Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate agreement, said during a visit to Oslo that many USA companies, states and cities were pushing ahead with restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions despite Trump's pro-coal policies.

The same day as Trump's announcement, the states of New York, California, and Washington announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance.

May told Trump at the time that the climate accord was a safety net for future generations. "Let's be clear: the U.S.is bigger than one administration", she said.

Trump announced this month that the USA would not be bound by Paris targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saying they were unfairly damaging to the American economy and overly generous to India and China.

That came after Trump met the leaders of other G7 countries for their own summit in Italy.

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