Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

On Tuesday, North Korea's foreign ministry blasted Trump for his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, removing the world's second-largest emitter of global warming pollutants from the treaty.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and representatives for other mayors in the state also signed a statement declaring continuing support for the Paris agreement.

"The selfish act of the USA does not only have grave consequences for the worldwide efforts to protect the environment, but poses great danger to other areas as well", the spokesman said.

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"Hawaii is committed to environmental stewardship, and we look forward to working with other states to fight global climate change". "Tides are getting higher, biodiversity is shrinking, coral is bleaching, coastlines are eroding, weather is becoming more extreme". Another bill, SB 1578, creates a carbon farming task force to identify and research agricultural and aquacultural practices that will improve carbon sequestration, the process of capturing storing carbon carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to mitigate emissions.

"Together, we can directly contribute to the global agenda of achieving a more resilient and sustainable island Earth", Ige said.

In the op-ed, the mayors address Pittsburgh's history as an industrial and polluted city continuing to make stride toward cleaning up its air.

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While the state says it is the first to pass legislation in support of Paris after Trump's withdrawal announcement, other governors have pledged to uphold the agreement inside their states.

In 2015, 195 countries agreed in Paris to set individual targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with the shared goal of limiting the rise in average global temperatures to less than 2 degrees Celsius.

Fortunately for anyone who cares about the environmental health of the planet and actually takes climate change seriously ― rather than, say, believing it's a Chinese hoax, or that the other Paris signatories were only happy with the deal because it screwed over the USA ― the long, slow withdrawal process means this could still be a viable issue in a 2020 presidential campaign.

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Tek Vannara, executive director of the NGO Forum, said that Trump's "protectionism" would badly affect countries like Cambodia and urged the USA to reconsider the move. Nicaragua and Syria are the only two countries that have not signed it, and the United States is the only country to have withdrawn from the pact.

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