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The alliance will act as a forum to strengthen existing climate programs and impliment new programs to reduce carbon emissions. Per the statement, residents of Washington, California, and New York represent about 20 percent of the country’s population.
“President Trump can turn his back on the world, but the world cannot ignore the very real threat of climate change. This decision is an immoral assault on the public health, safety and security of everyone on this planet. New Yorkers are already experiencing hotter summers, more powerful storms and rising seas, which disproportionately affect already vulnerable communities.
De Blasio plans to issue an executive order that will “honor the goals of the Paris agreement,” though what shape that will take remains to be seen. He’ll almost certainly have the backing of other New York city officials; both Public Advocate Letitia James and Comptroller Scott Stringer, among others, have issued their own statements condemning the Trump administration’s decision.
originally posted by: Stevemagegod
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: Stevemagegod
The issue I have is that these people never just donate their own money. It always has to be my money (and your money too). Stop inflicting the Religion of Climatology on the rest of us.
Yup and there Pope is Al Gore
Yeah, and that .03 degrees can have dramatic consequences.
And the Koch Brothers paid Trump to say no.
Based on Poland's success, he was invited first by Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and then by Russian president Boris Yeltsin on the transition to a market economy. He served as adviser to Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar and Finance Minister Boris Federov during 1991–93 on macroeconomic policies. He received the Leontief Medal of the Leontief Centre, St. Petersburg, for his contributions to Russia's economic reforms
The big-money supporters got a return on their investment last week, when 22 Republican senators whose campaigns have collected more than $10m in oil, gas and coal money since 2012 sent a letter to the president urging him to withdraw from the Paris deal.
At least $90m in untraceable money has been funneled to Republican candidates from oil, gas and coal interests in the past three election cycles, according to Federal Election Commission disclosures analyzed by the Center for Responsive Politics.