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Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth - Merkel

Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth - Merkel”

In his first reaction after US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he would stick to the accord as it concerns future generations.

U.S. President Donald Trump may not have any use for the Paris climate agreement, but that isn't stopping the city of Toronto from reaffirming its intention to fight global warming.

Business chiefs have joined world leaders in condemning Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change as experts warned it could backfire on the USA economy.

Meanwhile, New Zealand's Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said numerous claims made by US President Donald Trump were simply incorrect. "I'm more concerned about the environment than global warming". China Daily meanwhile ran a more straightforward piece with the headline "Trump announces U.S.is exiting Paris climate pact". General Electric's chief executive, Jeffrey Immelt said, "Climate change is real". "I want to reassure you that today's developments will have no impact on Apple's efforts to protect the environment".

Trump's decision drew widespread condemnation from entrepreneurs, politicians, world leaders and environmentalist for abandoning the single most important worldwide effort to curb global warming.

Trudeau also conveyed his intention to continue working with worldwide partners to address climate change.

Despite Washington's withdrawal from the agreement, Hua said: "We also stand ready to cooperate with the global community members including the U.S. to push forward green, low-carbon development globally".

The mayor had previously committed to honoring the accord in the city, despite Trump's decision.

On Twitter, Macron has taken to trolling the U.S. President, inviting all the world to "make our planet great again" and earning him the title of the "anti-Trump".

Elon Musk, who had already revealed that he would quit the Trump government if they went ahead with the withdrawal kept his word and left the advisory council.

Ms Gabbard said the U.S. should be leading by example, leveraging innovation through science and technology, investing in clean energy, creating renewable energy jobs that can not be outsourced, growing the economy, enhancing United States energy independence, and lowering energy costs for families and businesses, while reducing carbon emissions.

Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner if the USA retreats from its pledge because America contributes so much to rising temperatures.

Gov. Jerry Brown said California's growing economy and new jobs were created under the state's strong climate change mandates.



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