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Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that he had done "all I can" to convince Trump to stay in the Paris accord, and threatened to leave White House advisory councils if Trump announces a us exit. But when it comes to climate change, Trump has actively ignored corporate leaders' calls to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The two companies' 40,000 workers are nearly all based in the U.S.



World leaders say climate change deal can't be renegotiated

In the statement from the Office of the Prime Minister, Trudeau also conveyed Canada's "continued commitment to working internationally to address climate change ". In a joint statement , Governor Andrew Cumo, Governor Edmund Brown Jr., and Governor Jay Inslee announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance .


Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Treaty

Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Treaty

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy say the Paris climate accord can not be renegotiated as President Donald Trump has demanded. The focus must remain on implementation of the Paris Agreement , with the remaining Parties continuing to show commitment and ambition to increase their efforts to address climate change, The Elders said .



UN says US withdrawal from Paris deal 'major disappointment'

New Zealand must join with other countries and step up as a climate leader in the wake of the United States decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement , the Green Party said today. " Disappointed with today's decision on the Paris Agreement", Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, also wrote on Twitter . But Mr Obama added: "I'm confident that our states, cities , and businesses will step up and do even more to lead the way, and help protect for future generations ...



Angry Europe vows to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures. Criticism of his decision rolled in from blue-chip companies like Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Ford Motor Co and Microsoft Corp, while the response from fossil fuel groups with the most to gain from a relaxation of US carbon emissions standards was muted.



Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord

Disney CEO Bob Iger said he was out, too. "There's a lot of money to made it stopping climate change . Industry must now lead and not depend on government". Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida, who is expected to have a tough re-election in his swing district in south Florida, lobbed a series of tweets in opposition.