"[Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement] will have devastating effects not only on our natural resources, but also on our ability to export to foreign markets".
The Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami is also threatened, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the South Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, the Hill reported.
The seven countries-Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States-met in Bologna, Italy, for two days to discuss the matter before releasing the environment minsters' statement yesterday.
"It's rare that the County Council opines on global issues, but it isn't rare and it isn't unusual that we take real constructive action to address the looming threat of climate change", Leventhal added.
Those of us living in the rural USA know backtracking presents a threat to our families and communities.
Fortunately for millions and millions of us seniors, Trump said "no".
The agreement aims at keeping the increase in average global temperature at below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "We will not allow the denial of the very few to be the end of the days of the Marshall Islands", he said. During Obama's tenure, U.S. carbon emissions decreased while the economy strengthened, and both GDP and employment increased.
The main trigger for this sudden role reversal was President Donald Trump's June 1 announcement that the USA would withdraw from the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, and now we're starting to see the ripple effects of that decision. "Today's action of reaching consensus makes clear that the Paris Agreement is not the only mechanism by which environmental stewardship can be demonstrated", said Pruitt.
The footnote, which is at the bottom of one of the pages in the statement, says that the US will kinda, sorta continue working with worldwide partners on climate change: "The United States will continue to engage with key global partners in a manner that is consistent with our domestic priorities, preserving both a strong economy and a healthy environment", the footnote reads.
The Paris Agreement is a step targeted at transforming the global economy into a sustainable model, in light of a long-term goal for sustainable global prosperity and well-being. S. out of the Paris Climate Accords. The Paris Climate Accord doesn't get rid of coal jobs - it just moves them overseas.
More than 200 mayors have adopted the Paris agreement since Trump's announcement.
Under the Paris Accords, America's economy must slam on the brakes to cut carbon emissions, while other countries - including China, which emits far more carbon than the US - don't face any meaningful reduction goals for 13 years.
"If the USA withdraws, this has a much bigger political impact".
"Let us make sure that Europe takes its part in this economic opportunity", he said.