U.S. committed to Paris deal even if Trump isn’t, parties say

14 Nov 2017   Climate, USA

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said non-federal funds were displacing the U.S. government’s with the effort to address climate change. “The American government may have pulled out of the Paris agreement, but the American people are committed to its goals,” the former mayor said at a climate conference in Bonn, Germany, during the weekend. “And there is nothing Washington can do to stop us.” Bloomberg took the podium during the weekend to say it was private funds and non-federal efforts that would reflect U.S. interests in addressing the threats from climate change. Through the so-called America’s Pledge, Bloomberg, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown and U.N. delegates reported that 20 U.S. states, 110 cities and more than 1,400 […]

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