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Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

Bloomberg's sentiment is echoed by The United States Conference of Mayors, who have vowed to continue their fight at the local level despite the shenanigans in Washington . Among major companies that have recommited to the Paris goals is IBM. Globally, world leaders have publicly denounced Trump's withdrawal, however, PM Bill English has remained very quiet, and the government's Climate Change spokesperson Paula Bennett has said that she respected Trump's decision.



China, California, sign agreement on climate, clean technology

The two sides agreed to establish the California-China Clean Technology Partnership created to drive innovation and commercialisation in areas such as carbon capture and storage, as well as advanced information technology that could help cut greenhouse gas emissions.


CSX shareholders vote to pay $84 million related to CEO hire

CSX shareholders vote to pay $84 million related to CEO hire

Finally, Hefty Wealth Partners purchased a new position in CSX during the first quarter worth about $146,000. Assetmark Inc. now owns 2,186 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the period.



Why US companies will ignore Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement

US President Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , DC, on June 1, 2017. Numerous companies and politicians who signed up have been advocating for months for the U.S.to uphold its climate change commitments. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris climate agreement ", Bloomberg said in a statement.


Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Countries plan for themselves how to make the effects of climate change less severe under the Paris climate agreement . Governors, mayors, university presidents and businesses from across the country have come out against the move, and they've pledged to continue trying to meet targets set in the Paris agreement .