France mocks United States decision to pull out of climate deal

"We are all custodians of this world, and that is why Canada will continue to work with the the state level, and with other USA stakeholders, to address climate change and promote clean growth". Pence insisted the USA has already shown "real leadership" and "real progress" by somewhat reducing carbon emissions over the last decade.

Justin Trudeau chatted briefly Thursday by phone with Trump, and "expressed his disappointment with the president's decision", the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

"Americans don't need Washington to meet our Paris commitments, and Americans are not going to let Washington stand in the way of fulfilling it", Mr Bloomberg said, following talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

If Pence needs a reason, NASA has it: A report entitled, "Climate change: How do we know?", noted that "scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal" and that global warming is now happening at a rate "ten times faster than the average rate of ice-age-recovery warming".

"If we don't do anything, we might shoot over 5 degrees or more and that would be catastrophic", said John Reilly, the co-director of the program, adding that MIT's scientists had had no contact with the White House and were not offered a chance to explain their work.

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US President Trump on Thursday withdrew from the historic Paris climate agreement saying the deal was "poorly" negotiated and signed out of "desperation".

"Mayors, governors and business leaders from both political parties are signing onto a statement of support that we will submit to the United Nations - and together, we will reach the emission reduction goals the USA made in Paris in 2015", Bloomberg said. China and India, two of three largest polluters, and the European Union are already pledging to do more to prop up the deal and leave the USA out of it as it has abdicated its global leadership role.

It refutes the concept that the climate deal "undermines US competitiveness and jobs", as suggested in the White House clip, by adding the footnote: "Major US companies from all sectors such as Exxon Mobil, Schneider Electric and Microsoft disagree". "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk said in a Twitter post.

The White House has hit back at criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to exit a global climate deal, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" the U.S. economy and refusing to acknowledge climate change is real.

"I think the administration in (Washington) DC has only emboldened both the public and elected officials in the state to step up and go bigger". That study was based on a scenario in which the United States would cut 26 percent to 28 percent of emissions by 2025, and did not factor in the possible benefits of battling climate change. She also said she intends to seek clarity on the US position when she meets her USA counterpart in Italy next week.

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"We are deeply disappointed by the recent shift in climate policy", Nike said in a statement.

"Together, a bunch of states can reduce emissions the equivalent to what's needed by Paris", Jacobson said.

Almost 200 countries reached a nonbinding agreement in 2015 to, among other things, collectively work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the rise in global temperature to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius).

The Vatican said Trump's withdrawal was a "huge slap in the face" for Pope Francis and a "disaster for everyone". But, she said, she hopes the US won't "fall back" in its efforts to address climate change, adding that Alaskans are already seeing impacts. That would open the door to other countries doing the same thing, Abreu said.

"We are increasing investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency".

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