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France’s National Assembly approved a bill backed by President Emmanuel Macron to cut greenhouse gas emissions, over objections from environmental groups who said it would leave the country short of meeting Paris climate accord targets

New pledges by U.S., others put Paris climate accord goals in closer reach, scientists say

Paris climate accord leaders: What we do between now and 2030 will impact life on Earth for hundreds of years (via @CNBCMakeIt )

Paris climate accord leaders: What we do between now and 2030 will impact life on Earth for hundreds of years

President Biden said "we're ... leading the world again " at the #PresidentialAddress  . Two early steps he's taken to revive American leadership in global institutions: • Rejoining the Paris climate accordRestoring funding to the World Health Organization

Celebrate #EarthDay  by learning the facts about the Paris Climate Accord. @oren_cass  educated me about it:

America should only join international agreements that advance strategic U.S. interests and benefit Americans. Unfortunately, the Paris Climate Accord fails on both counts—and is a direct threat to American sovereignty and economic prosperity.

CLIMATE POLICY: In Senate floor remarks on #EarthDay2021 , Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) criticized President Biden's commitment to the Paris Climate Accord while other countries "continue to emit with reckless abandon."

President Joe Biden opened the climate summit by announcing a goal to cut up to 52% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 — double the target set by President Barack Obama in the 2015 Paris climate accord.

White House climate envoy John Kerry acknowledged Thursday the skepticism he has encountered from foreign allies about the U.S. commitment to fighting climate change in the wake of the Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Paris accord.


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President-elect Biden has already committed to reentering the Paris Climate Accord, reinstating DACA, and ending the travel ban against certain Muslim countries. But there are lots of big changes that a Biden-Harris administration can achieve on day one:

On 1st day, Biden will rescind travel ban on several Muslim countries, rejoin Paris climate accord, extend pandemic limits on evictions and student loan payments, and order agencies to figure out how to reunite children separated from families at border.

Mr. Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord and eased Obama-Biden climate regulations, and the U.S. is still leading the world in CO2 reductions.

If I and my advisors had never learned what Science is or how & why it works, then I’d consider pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord too.

In Stockholm today an old man asked me “what has happened to your country? You pulled out of Paris climate accord, you let anyone have machine gun, your president spouts hate. The America of my youth won World War II and was a model to the rest of the world. What happened?”

BREAKING: German leader says all nations except U.S. agree Paris climate accord is irreversible in G-20 communique

JUST IN: Statement from President Barack Obama on the Paris Climate Accord:

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BREAKING: France, Germany, Italy issue joint statement saying Paris climate accord can't be renegotiated.

What President Trump did today by withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord is an international disgrace.

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Wow. Syria is signing the Paris accord. That means the U.S., under Trump, is now the only nation on Earth to refuse climate action.