Chicago Among 211 Cities Pledging to Uphold Paris Climate Agreement


"Those that will be betting on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, on the green economy, will be the ones that have a leading role in the economy of the 21st century", he said.

Twelve states and Puerto Rico have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance, all committing to uphold the Paris Accord.

"In the US, it is local and state governments, along with businesses, that are primarily responsible for the dramatic decrease in greenhouse gas emissions in recent years", the letter reads.

And this time, let us not allow radical environmentalists to claim mistakes will be harmful only to a few coal miners.

Days after President Trump announced that he would be pulling the USA out of a global agreement to fight climate change, more than 1,200 business leaders, mayors, governors and college presidents have signaled their personal commitment to the goal of reducing emissions. The Paris Climate Agreement, signed during the Obama administration, attempted to include the entire world and managed to amass 195 signatories.

"The UNFCCC welcomes the determination and commitment from such a wealth and array of cities, states, businesses and other groups in the United States to fast forward climate action and emissions reductions in support of the Paris Climate Change Agreement", said Espinosa. Even Trump's good friend Vladimir Putin has issued a statement saying that Russian Federation backs the Paris accord.

Besides, President Trump announced to stop USA payments to the UN Green Climate Fund, which helps developing countries cope with the effects of climate change.

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"Together, we will remain actively engaged with the worldwide community as part of the global effort to hold warming well below 2° and to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy that will benefit our security, prosperity and health".

The United States is the world's second largest greenhouse gas emitter after China. There's a more serious commitment by most developed and developing countries than ever before.

"We will continue to work with governments, companies and regulators to manage the risks of climate change for the benefit of our members and investors globally", Ms Davidson said.

The Paris Agreement unites nations into a common cause; to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so.

Approximately one billion people live in countries that are part of the Climate Vulnerable Forum.

The letter is called "We Are Still In" - as in, still in the Paris Accord. It established a set of tools that are meant to help countries reduce greenhouse...

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