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This May 31, 2017, photo shows part of the Pittsburgh skyline with the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. President Donald Trump framed his decision to leave the Paris climate accord during a news conference on Thursday, June 1 as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty," he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times EDT): 10:40 p.m. Fiji's prime minister, who will chair an annual climate summit in Germany in November, says he's deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Voreqe...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown said he will need Republican's help to renew California's cap-and-trade program, while speaking at the California Chamber of Commerce 92nd Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. The program, that caps the state's carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits before releasing climate-change gasses, will expire in 2020 if lawmaker don't vote to renew it. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 01, 2017 - 8:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three Democratic governors said Thursday they won't let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite President Donald Trump decision to withdraw from an international pact. "This is an insane move by this president," California...
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This May 31, 2017, photo shows part of the Pittsburgh skyline with the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. President Donald Trump framed his decision to leave the Paris climate accord during a news conference on Thursday, June 1 as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty," he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Hillary Clinton is calling President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a landmark climate accord "a historic mistake." Trump's Democratic rival in the 2016 election says in a tweet that, "The world is...
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President Donald Trump is applauded as he announces that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate change accord during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 01, 2017 - 7:31 pm
President Donald Trump's remarks Thursday in the Rose Garden in which he announced the U.S. was pulling out of the Paris accord, as provided by the White House: Thank you very much. Thank you. I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila. We're closely monitoring the situation...
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FILE- In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airliner flies past steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
June 01, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump's announcement that the U.S. would leave...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 01, 2017 - 7:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 7:45 a.m. The Kremlin says Russia is committed to the Paris climate change accords. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russia "thinks highly" of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, cattle graze in a pasture against a backdrop of wind turbines which are part of the 155 turbine Smoky Hill Wind Farm near Vesper, Kan. Even if President Donald Trump withdraws U.S. support for the Paris climate change accord, domestic efforts to battle global warming will continue. Dozens of states and many cities have policies intended to reduce emissions of greenhouses gases and deal with the effects of rising temperatures. Even in red states, many consider flood prevention and renewable energy are considered smart business. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
June 01, 2017 - 4:55 am
If President Donald Trump withdraws support for the Paris climate change accord, will efforts in the U.S. to fight global warming dry up? Hardly. Dozens of states and many cities have policies intended to reduce emissions of greenhouses gases and deal with the effects of rising temperatures. And...
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President Donald Trump waits for the arrival of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 01, 2017 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon. Trump promoted his announcement Wednesday night on Twitter, after a day in which U.S. allies around the world...
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President Donald Trump listens as Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks during their meeting together in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 01, 2017 - 2:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the global climate agreement (all times local): 9:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'll announce his decision on whether he'll pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday. Trump says on Twitter that...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, cattle graze in a pasture against a backdrop of wind turbines which are part of the 155 turbine Smoky Hill Wind Farm near Vesper, Kan. Even if President Donald Trump withdraws U.S. support for the Paris climate change accord, domestic efforts to battle global warming will continue. Dozens of states and many cities have policies intended to reduce emissions of greenhouses gases and deal with the effects of rising temperatures. Even in red states, many consider flood prevention and renewable energy are considered smart business. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
June 01, 2017 - 1:48 am
If President Donald Trump withdraws support for the Paris climate change accord, will efforts in the U.S. to fight global warming dry up? Hardly. Dozens of states and many cities have policies intended to reduce emissions of greenhouses gases and deal with the effects of rising temperatures. And...
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