Bloomberg pledges $15 million for Paris climate agreement

Elias Hubbard
June 5, 2017

India is a responsible nation with regard to climate change.We can milk the nature.

Study co-author Erwan Monier, a lead researcher at the joint program, said that the school's climate researchers "certainly do not support the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris agreement".

The Paris Agreement, which went into effect November 4, 2016, and now has 147 signatories, would have big impacts on global temperatures, climate scientists have said.

The Dominican Sisters of Peace, members of the global Order of Preachers, are vowed Catholic Sisters who strive to live a life of peace-making.

Climate scientist Michael Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, took particular exception to Trump's comment, tweeting yesterday: "Donald Trump just lied to the world".

President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord-a landmark 2015 agreement by 195 countries to lower global greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to minimize the effects of climate change-has been met with near universal condemnation from both the scientific and foreign policy communities. "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".

During Trump's speech Thursday, he claimed that USA contributions to the Green Climate Fund - a pool of money the United Nations uses to help countries implement clean energy tech - and other environmental initiatives have placed a "draconian" burden on the United States. Almost 40 countries pledged to shovel a total of about $10 billion into the fund to help developing nations reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Trump formally announced his decision to leave the historic global agreement Thursday after promising to take the action during last year's campaign.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and White House press secretary Sean Spicer had several opportunities to share the president's current thinking on the issue.

"If US-China climate co-operation gave birth to the Paris agreement, now it is up to European Union and China to defend and enhance it". We will keep you posted as news unfolds.

Obviously, we weren't the only ones disgusted by this.

"Being on the southeast coast of Florida, we're on the tip of the spear when it comes to climate change", Seiler said Friday.

"The United States, through strong action from local leaders, businesses and investors, remains committed to fulfilling the Paris agreement", said Bloomberg, who serves as the U.N. special envoy for cities and climate change.

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