Environment

article May 03, 2017

Governors Urge President Trump to Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

Following climate marches by hundreds of thousands of Americans over the weekend, 12 U.S. governors are urging President Donald Trump to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement and keep the United States’ commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025.

The governors of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington signed onto the letter, which was sent to the White House on May 3.