Voices of dissent
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When President Donald Trump abandoned the Paris climate deal several states responded with a defiant counter-declaration. Joining them were the US Conference of Mayors, an umbrella group for leaders of 1,200 American cities
As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that weDemocrat Bill Peduto
will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future.
I don't believe fighting reality is a good strategy. If the president is going to be AWOL in this profoundly important human endeavour, then California and other states will step up.Governor of California Jerry Brown
We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change.Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo saying his state was committed to complying with the Paris standards
Hawaii was ''already taking concrete steps to implement the Paris Accord''Governor of Hawaii David Ige