Out In The Cold

Submitted by ub on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 06:34

The Paris Agreement was signed in 2016 within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance.

POTUS has begun to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. This is the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change. However, defying Trump, American governors who represent over half the U.S. population pledge to uphold the Paris climate agreement.

Meanwhile, tens of thousands of young adults plan to skip classes this week to attend Global Climate Strike marches calling for immediate action to end climate change.

How can this great nation now be alone in the danger zone? Why is it that no other countries have gone along with this decision?

‪Paris withdrawal: Trump officially turns his back on climate crisis and our own children https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/11/06/trump-withdraws-from-…

A Dark Day For America

‪Trump administration begins Paris climate pact exit https://reut.rs/2NjDQJb

‪Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intention to withdraw https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-50297029

‪U.S. formally starts withdrawing from Paris climate agreement https://youtu.be/2wWTNWGSFJ4

‪As U.S. exits Paris pact, U.S. fossil energy chief says U.S.... https://reut.rs/2JQpDRE

‪U.S. Formally Begins To Leave The Paris Climate Agreement https://n.pr/2ohITQq

‪With the United States withdrawing from the climate pact, other big carbon emitters may have to step up their emission pledges. https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/05/who-will-save-the-paris-agreement/