Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

After Trump announced that the U.S. would pull out of the accord last week, almost 250 mayors and a dozen states swiftly joined alliances promising to uphold the terms of the landmark agreement. "We are especially aware of the limits of our natural environment", Ige said before signing the document. However symbolic, we support Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and the growing list of state and urban leaders who clearly see what the president doesn't: that climate change is real, its effects are already underway and that fulfilling an ill-informed campaign promise is a genuinely misguided and lonely stand, which only serves to endanger our future. Ige said tides are rising, biodiversity is shrinking, coral is bleaching and coastlines are eroding.

The two laws incorporate sections of the Paris agreement, giving the state "legal basis to continue adaptation and mitigation strategies for Hawai'i, despite the federal government's withdrawal from the treaty", State Sen.

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The previous United States administration signed the 2015 non- binding accord under which countries have agreed to take voluntary action to meet targets for reducing carbon emissions.

In a statement, Ige said the state of Hawaii is "committed to environmental stewardship" and is looking "forward to working with other states to fight global climate change".

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West Texas Intermediate, the USA benchmark for the price of oil, was down in parallel to $47.71 per barrel. Some were concerned about rising production from Libya and Nigeria, which are exempt from the agreement.

In President Trump's speech on June 1 announcing that the USA will pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".

In 2015, 195 countries agreed in Paris to set individual targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with the shared goal of limiting the rise in average global temperatures to less than 2 degrees Celsius. As The Two-Way reported, he stated that the agreement gives other countries "an economic edge over the United States".

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , the country's supreme leader, used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas . Gun ownership is heavily controlled in Iran, raising speculation that the attackers smuggled weapons into the country.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and representatives for other mayors in the state also signed a statement declaring continuing support for the Paris agreement.

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