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Public opposes Trump's withdrawal from Paris deal by 2:1 margin

Public opposes Trump's withdrawal from Paris deal by 2:1 margin

The top Indian-American diplomat said that Mr Trump believes the climate is changing , and he does know that pollutants are a part of that equation. The Green Climate Fund is a program birthed in 2010 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to address the disproportionate burden climate change is placing on the developing world.


Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

Bloomberg's sentiment is echoed by The United States Conference of Mayors, who have vowed to continue their fight at the local level despite the shenanigans in Washington . Among major companies that have recommited to the Paris goals is IBM. Globally, world leaders have publicly denounced Trump's withdrawal, however, PM Bill English has remained very quiet, and the government's Climate Change spokesperson Paula Bennett has said that she respected Trump's decision.


China, California, sign agreement on climate, clean technology

China, California, sign agreement on climate, clean technology

The two sides agreed to establish the California-China Clean Technology Partnership created to drive innovation and commercialisation in areas such as carbon capture and storage, as well as advanced information technology that could help cut greenhouse gas emissions.


CSX shareholders vote to pay $84 million related to CEO hire

CSX shareholders vote to pay $84 million related to CEO hire

Finally, Hefty Wealth Partners purchased a new position in CSX during the first quarter worth about $146,000. Assetmark Inc. now owns 2,186 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the period.



Why US companies will ignore Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement

US President Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , DC, on June 1, 2017. Numerous companies and politicians who signed up have been advocating for months for the U.S.to uphold its climate change commitments. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris climate agreement ", Bloomberg said in a statement.