On June 1, the U. S. S. It has Declared its decision to pull out of another historic Paris Agreement, 195 states have agreed to improve standards to reduce climate change and 195 have disclosed the results. The decision to remove The spokesman will take place in November 2020 (one day after the year’s presidential election), President Donald Trump’s move nonetheless doodled broadly condemnation, with some towns in the U. S. S. Occupying the climate agreement despite top-level engagement. As of 5 June 2016,12 U. S. S. Leaders, as well as Puerto Rico, joins the gang “The US Climate Coalition” a group with a common goal, the same as the United States, promised to cut pollution by up to half of 2005’s levels over the next three years and meet or exceed the Clean Power plan’s goals, despite the activities of the federal government. Four thousand and sixty-two mayors representing the 10 biggest American towns and 66 thousand Americans have pledged to continue with or up their loyalty and also in favor of the “Mount of Mercy.”.
Read on for four of those U. S. Citizens. S. Locations that have locked with the agreement.
1. Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles governor, Eric Garcetti, He was one of the founding Mayors of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, the team of 362 metropolitan officials often known as “Climate Mayors” who have pledged to collaborate together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help federal and global-level policymakers make progress.
“Climate change is a fact of life that people in Los Angeles and cities around the world live with every day. It is a grave threat to our health, our environment, and our economy–and it is debatable or negotiable” stated Garcetti in a summary after Trump drawn around. “This is an urgent challenge, It’s much bigger than one person. With the President pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, L. A. Will guide by deploying to the targets of the accord–and Will deal directly with towns across the United States and the international community to do the same.”
2. New York City
On the other coast, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is another Climate Mayor who is committed to upholding the Paris Agreement’s goals. ABC pointed out, New York City is already experiencing the harsh effects of climate change, like warmer summers, intense storms, rising sea levels. “President Trump can turn his back on the international community but the international could overlook the real threat of climate change” He said. “This choice is an inappropriate abuse of the public health, Safety and security of those on this world.”
3. Miami Beach, Florida
Mayor Philip Levine, a member of the Mayors for 100 coalition with the Sierra Club, is among the U. S. S. Mayors are pushing for 100 percent clean and renewable energy in their communities. The city of Levine has been subject to some of the worst effects of global warming to date, with sea levels threatening erosion and an economy driven heavily by tourists spending on its beaches. The city has already invested millions in its fight to mitigate climate change, including the installation of pumps to return increasing sea levels into the ocean and the adjustment of the heights of sidewalks, According to the New York Times.
“There is just no need to be convinced that the national pullout of national leadership is a step backward” Garcetti told the Times. “But before and after the pullout from Paris, some of the actions have taken effect at the byelection standard.”
4. Denver, Colorado
One of 15 Climate Mayors in Colorado, Denver mayor Michael Hancock promised before Trump pulled out that the city would not be affected by the Trump administration, known for its vibrant downtown life, proximity to natural beauty, and nearby ski areas, the United States will continue to support the Paris agreement’s goals. The city has set a climate action schedule, its leaders have a history of working to battle climate change’s impact.
“Denver has been a leader in combating climate change and in growing the clean energy economy” Hancock said during a summary presentation to the Denver Post. “We will not back down from our commitment to address this global threat and will continue the pledge to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement even in the absence of federal leadership.”
5. Austin, Texas
Long known as a liberal bastion in Texas, it’s no surprise that Austin’s mayor has decided to resign, Steve Adler, has pledged to keep the Paris Agreement. His position on the issue is similar to the one at the climate change conferences he’s visited recently: big cities are unfairly responsible for pollution and power needs.
“Austin will not stop fighting climate change” he advised Curbed Austin on June 1. “Worldwide, Cities will lead in achieving climate treaty goals because so much of what’s required happens at the local level. Regardless of what happens around us, we’re still Austin, Texas.”
6. Salt Lake City, Utah
A popular place for close skiing, Salt Lake City commits to switching to 100 percent renewable power by 2032 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by no later than 2050. Mayor Jackie Biskupski was indeed leading the charge for her city and joined on as Climate Mayor the day Trump fled from the Paris Accord.
“Salt Lake City is warming at a rate twice the global average, which is already impacting water supplies, worsening air quality, and threatening our $ 1 billion ski industry” Mayor Biskupski advised neighborhood KUTV. “This unprecedented action by President Trump affects each and every one of us. We must lead where the White House refuses to. Cities are paving the path toward a livable future, and I’m proud to count Salt Lake City in that cohort.”