Who Needs Trump? These US Leaders Are Going Right to the UN to Work on Climate Goals

Sometimes the best way forward is to find a way around.
That’s the plan that dozens of American cities are forming in reaction to US President Donald Trump’s announcement Thursday that he would withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Cities including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Salt Lake City, along with major corporations like Hewlett-Packard and universities like Emory and Brandeis, are planning to submit a proposal to the United Nations to keep the Paris agreement going, according to The New York Times.

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WASHINGTON — The campaign ad appeared during the presidential contest of 2008. Rapid-fire images of belching smokestacks and melting ice sheets were followed by a soothing narrator who praised a candidate who had stood up to President George W. Bush and “sounded the alarm on global warming.”

It was not made for a Democrat, but for Senator John McCain, who had just secured the Republican nomination.

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This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord on Thursday with a White House speech that made the historic agreement sound like a trade deal, which it isn’t. But that was just one of the thorns in his Rose Garden statement.

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drumpf ate his stupid Wheaties early this morning, eager to start another long day of being quite possibly the stupidest MFer ever to hold office in America… must be nice to have that monkey off your back Louie Gohmert.

Trump orders agencies to ignore information requests from Democrats

Asking then FBI director James Comey to flat-out drop the investigation might be the most obvious attempt by Donald Trump to obstruct the Trump–Russia investigation. But it’s far from the only move he’s made to block the truth from coming out.
The declaration amounts to a new level of partisanship in Washington, where the president and his administration already feels besieged by media reports and attacks from Democrats. The idea, Republicans said, is to choke off the Democratic congressional minorities from gaining new information that could be used to attack the president.

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And so we will resist. As the federal government reneges on its commitments, the rest of us will double down on ours. Already cities and states are committing to 100 percent renewable energy. Atlanta was the latest to take the step. We will make sure that every leader who hesitates and waffles on climate will be seen as another Donald Trump, and we will make sure that history will judge that name with the contempt it deserves. Not just because he didn’t take climate change seriously, but also because he didn’t take civilization seriously.

Val de critici la nivel international dupa ce Trump a anuntat ca SUA se retrag din Acordul de la Paris

Presedintele Comisiei Europene, Jean-Claude Juncker, a calificat joi seara ca "profund gresita" decizia presedintelui american, Donald Trump, de a retrage Statele Unite din Acordul de la Paris asupra schimbarilor climatice.

"O decizie profund gresita", a scris pe Twitter in engleza si germana presedintele executivului european la cateva minute dupa anuntul asteptat al liderului de la Casa Alba, relateaza AFP.

La randul sau, cancelarul german, Angela Merkel, a afirmat ca "regreta" iesirea Statelor Unite din Acordul de la Paris.