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As Trump Resists Climate Action, Many States Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Flames from a backfire, lit by firefighters to stop the Saddleridge Fire from spreading, burn a hillside in Newhall, Calif., on…

A day after the Trump administration announced its formal withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, more than 11,000 scientists declared a climate emergency.

On Tuesday, the journal BioScience published an

Flames from a backfire, lit by firefighters to stop the Saddleridge Fire from spreading, burn a hillside in Newhall, California, Oct. 11, 2019.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States suffers an “unfair economic burden” under the voluntary 2015 global accord to prevent catastrophic climate change.

“The United States has reduced all types of emissions, even as we grow our economy and ensure our citizens’ access to affordable energy,” Pompeo said read more >>>

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