Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate

Scientists anticipate climate change could push the Earth to unsafe temperatures much sooner with United States retreat from the pledge because the country burns so much energy.

"For some reason or another, this issue of climate change has emerged as a paramount issue for the left in this country and around the world", Pence told Fox News Channel. The push on climate change is now left to US companies, mayors, and governors, so people who want to do something need to find out where their elected officials stand and vote climate change deniers out of office.

Politico reported in its "Playbook" newsletter that while Trump was spending the weekend at his Florida golf club, he cited inaccurate weather reports as reasoning for pulling out of the Paris accord, seemingly suggesting a disbelief in climate science.

Trump, tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president a year ago, said the Paris accord would undermine the United States economy, cost U.S. jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to the other countries of the world.

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating in the pact would undermine the us economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put his country at a permanent disadvantage to others. The only other two countries are war-torn Syria and Nicaragua, which opposed the deal because it didn't go far enough to control global warming.

They disagree with Trump about how to spend their money.

. I don't even know what it means to deny the climate.

Mr Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris accord, blaming, among other things, India and China, who he said were benefiting unfairly with billions of dollars.

Some public opinion polls indicated that almost 70% of US citizens supported staying in the Paris agreement, while just over 10% wanted to back out. America's withdrawal leaves the door open for China, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter, to step into the void to become the leader in worldwide society.

The foundation will provide the $15 million commitment the United Nations climate change secretariat will lose from Washington to ensure there is no disruption in their work, he said.

Trump, she said, is "playing on a past generation and a lost industry, and we can't bring it back". "We will be environmentally friendly, but we're not going to put our businesses out of work, we're not going to lose our jobs".

"The same nations asking us to stay in the agreement are the countries that have collectively cost America trillions of dollars through tough trade practices and in many cases lax contributions to our critical military alliance", Trump added.

"Again, I think - I think that speaks for itself, " the official said.

Since the election, the president has been vague about his personal views on climate change.

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