NEW YORK: The Governors of California, New York, Oregon, and Washington, and Mayors of Austin, Los Angeles, New York City, Oakland, Portland, Sacramento, San Francisco and Seattle, issued the following statement on behalf of the Under2 Coalition in response to the recent decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement.
“As United States governors and mayors, we oppose today’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement. The US cannot address climate change on its own. Participation in the Paris Agreement, which includes nearly every country, ensures that the efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions already underway across America’s states and cities are part of a larger global effort. Withdrawal only undermines our efforts.
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