GOP Sen. Susan Collins 'Disappointed' By Trump Climate Change Move

02 Juin, 2017, 09:36 | Author: Come Portier

"President Trump's courageous decision to exit the Paris Accord recognizes that the United States is not legally bound to an Obama-era agreement that set unrealistic emissions targets at the expense of billions of American taxpayer dollars without the approval of Congress", said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who joined nine other states in urging Trump to leave the agreement. It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement.

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, who was the driving force behind a letter signed by 30 high-profile CEOs earlier this month encouraging Trump to honor the USA commitment, said that his company would "continue to collaborate with President Trump as well as other businesses, NGOs and academics" on greenhouse gas reductions.

There are several lines of thought, including one that says that it's better that the United States pull out entirely, rather than stay in and give mere lip service to the agreement (while the Trump Administration does everything it can to undermine it and drop the financial aid that had been promised). The country is part of a joint venture with Pakistan "to spend around $15 billion over the next 15 years to build close to a dozen coal power plants of varying sizes around the country", Reuters reported. "Seeking external reasons for domestic woes is by no means what the world's largest economy should do", it said.

Steffen Seibert, spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the chancellor was disappointed in Trump's decision and affirmed Germany's commitment to the accord. Trump also said "not only does this deal subject our citizens to harsh economic restrictions, it fails to live up to our environmental ideals".

"While the loss of America's leadership is unfortunate, this is a struggle that is far from over", he said. As a candidate, he vigorously accused President Barack Obama of capitulating to other nations in negotiations not only on the Paris pact, but also multi-country trade deals and the agreement to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions.

"Climate change requires a global approach".

"Make no mistake, climate change is on the ballot for every election until we reverse this immoral action", said Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii. "I call on them, come and work here with us, to work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment".

"We're getting out (of the Paris climate deal)", Trump said at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. The deal, negotiated by the USA and other world powers, eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.

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"The world will not be able to end hunger without addressing climate change".

Now the US stands with only Syria and Nicaragua as countries on the sidelines. The decision drew immediately backlash from climate activists and many business leaders.

Friends of the Earth International said "pulling out of the Paris Agreement would make the U.S. a rogue state on climate change". Under Obama, the USA transferred $1 billion, but Mr. Trump's budget proposal does not include payments for the rest.

Oxfam France branded the decision as "shameful and irresponsible, scorning people and world peace".

" As a small country, we have also staunchly supported the rules-based multilateral system, and upheld the critical role of diplomacy in solving problems on the global commons, " the National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) said in a press release.

"The future is in newer, cleaner and renewable technologies, not in fossil fuels", said the society's president, Venki Ramakrishnan.

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