December 17, 2017

Obama: 'Absence of American leadership' on climate

06 December 2017, 12:41 | Silvia Roy

SUPPLIED New Zealand's growth model has tipped natural resources to"critical boundaries, according to the Ministry for the Environment

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North American cities commit to tackle climate change in spite of the Trump administration.

Emanuel's Climate Summit was a series of feel-good photo ops, a lovefest of mayors patting each other on the back for what they've done for the environment in the past and promise to do in the future since President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement.

This meeting from December 4-6 will also give out awards to "celebrate the most ambitious and innovative efforts by mayors of the world's great cities to tackle climate change".

The briefing to Climate Change Minister James Shaw recommends including agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme
STUFF The briefing to Climate Change Minister James Shaw recommends including agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme

PARIS Around 50 world leaders are expected in Paris for a major climate summit this month but US President Donald Trump will skip it, the French presidency said on Monday.

Trump further argued if the Paris agreement were completely implemented by all countries, "14 days of carbon emissions from China alone would wipe out the gains from America".

Other mayors expected to attend include Ed Lee of San Francisco, Valerie Plante of Montreal and Miguel Angel Mancera of Mexico City.

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The now the only nation on earth that is not participating in the Paris agreement, Obama pointed out.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said city residents will be victims as a result.

He says 51 mayors will sign a charter and discuss solutions including expanding access to public transportation.

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Chicago's Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Wheat says the idea is to "fill the void" the Trump administration has left.

"They're entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts", he said.

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