Hawaii becomes first state to enact law aligning with Paris agreement

Perry is from a state that is known for its oil production but that has also had significant renewables development. "America is not going to be disengaged, we are going to maintain engagement".

Are you, too, fighting mad about Trump pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord? Jerry Brown speaks during the joint Netherlands and California Environmental Protection Agency conference called, "Climate is Big Business", at the Presidio in San Francisco.

California, New York, Virginia, Connecticut, North Carolina, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Washington state, Vermont, Massachusetts, Delaware, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have signed pledges.

The statement continued: "The selfish act of the USA does not only have grave consequences for the worldwide efforts to protect the environment, but poses great danger to other areas as well".

China in recent years overtook the USA as the world leader in renewable power development.

12 killed in Iran parliament siege and shrine attack
Georgian leaders condemn today's terror attacks in the Iranian capital of Tehran and express their deep sorrow to Iranian people. But the BBC reported that only one security guard was killed in Parliament.

Council members welcomed Gray's announcement and agreed to consider a resolution supporting the goals of the Paris agreement at council's upcoming meeting on Tuesday.

"We need to make good use of these documents", she said.

Brown signed agreements with officials in China, pledging to work together on developing clean energy and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

"Those are laudable goals", he said. "They have a global impact on us".

"In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord but begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers", Trump said. The Senate voted against repealing an Obama administration rule restricting oil well emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas.

Trump names Atlanta attorney as FBI Director nominee
Former FBI agent Clint Watts believes Trump's pick of Christopher Wray for FBI director is the "opposite of draining the swamp". Wray headed the department's criminal division in the Bush administration and oversaw investigations into corporate fraud.

If nothing else, it conveyed the message the United States was committed to its rhetoric in being a global leader in climate change mitigation.

Some studies suggest the United States will cut emissions as much as 19 percent by 2025 if it simply moves forward as is, he said.

The Paris climate accord was attended by leaders from 195 nations.

Since Thursday, commitments from cities, universities and businesses were happening so fast that organizers had to set up a website where they could sign up automatically, Perciasepe said.

There are Republicans concerned about climate change. "We will continue to resolutely be a protector and promoter of the global climate system process, proactively participating in the multilateral climate change process", Hua said.

IPhone users, get ready for Do Not Disturb - while driving
Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White called HomePod the "star of WWDC " because Apple expects it to "reinvent home music". On top of that there's an emergency mode that lets people push through that layer to contact you if they really need to.

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