Us States Following Paris Agreement

If the obstructionists want to meet me, let`s make them non-obstructionists. We`re all going to sit down, and we`re going to get back to the deal. And we will do well, and we will not close our factories, and we will not lose our jobs. And we`re going to meet with the democrats and everyone who represents either the Paris Agreement or something we can do that is much better than the Paris Agreement. And I think the people of our country will be delighted, and I think the people of the world will be delighted. But until we do, we will be out of the agreement. “These agreements are just the obligations of each country,” Light says. The results are mixed. The alliance has seen impressive growth and added eight states last year: 24 states and Puerto Rico are now committed to meeting the Paris targets. According to the report, these states are reducing emissions much faster than states outside the alliance. The Paris Climate Agreement is simply the latest example of a Washington agreement that disadvantages the United States for the exclusive benefit of other countries and forces American workers – whom I love – and taxpayers to absorb the costs in the form of lost jobs, lower wages, closed factories and significantly reduced economic output.

On July 13, the alliance`s official website was launched. [3] At the launch of the website, alliance members included 13 of the 14 states that had signed a petition calling on the President of the United States to remain in the Paris Agreement in May 2017 (only Pennsylvania had decided not to join). Most importantly, the growing momentum of climate action has resulted in an impressive set of new legislation and concrete measures that will be needed to deliver on ambitious climate commitments.