Trump Paris Deal Pullout Likely to Weaken Global Cooperation

Trump said the Paris agreement on climate change agreed upon by more than 190 countries was "negotiated poorly by Obama admin and signed out of desperation". A withdrawal from the deal won't happen overnight. In an email to Apple staff obtained by Gizmodo, Cook said he spoke to President Trump on Tuesday and tried to convince him to keep the United States in the agreement.

Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate deal

President Donald Trump's dramatic decision to pull out of the 195-nation Paris climate accord deals a dramatic blow to United States world leadership and worldwide cooperation. President Trump's beliefs regarding climate change have ranged from his claim that it is a "hoax" to being a signatory on a 2009 New York Times advertisement making the case for action on climate change.

Climate Change Commission, Legarda, environment NGO blast Trump pullout from Paris pact

Did the president make the right decision on the climate agreement? "Industry must now lead and not depend on government". Trump earlier announced the U.S. Meanwhile, General Motors, the No. 1 US automaker, said it would continue its commitment to "creating a better environment". Stacey Moeller, a 58-year-old shovel operator, said she loves her job in the coal industry.

Elon Musk Exits Trump's Advisory Councils Over Paris Climate Decision

A spokesman said that she "expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed that the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris Agreement , as she set out recently at the G7". "We just watched a very little man give a very scary speech ", he said . The reactions from across the business world - including oil producers, the tech sector and finance - stood apart from Trump's portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce.

France's Macron says USA interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal

He's said California's economy is proof that combating climate change isn't the economic deadweight Trump suggests. As Politico reports , Obama didn't mince words when it came to his feelings about America's new place in the world. Yet, with only a couple hundred of coal jobs added to her area since Trump took office, Saunders acknowledged that the numbers are not as high as the president has promised.

Trump withdrawal from climate deal gets mixed response from United States companies

In an announcement on June 1 in the Rose Garden, President Donald Trump officially withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement . The federal government's decision may embolden states as well as local governments to continue enacting clean energy policies and incentivizing clean energy technology investments.