President Donald Trump uttered almost 3,000 words Thursday explaining why he withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord.
In Paris, the venue for the pact, French President Emmanuel Macron turned Mr Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan on its head, saying in a rare English-language statement that it was time to "make the planet great again".
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Germany's environment minister, Barbara Hendricks, told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit. When Obama signed the United States onto the agreement in the fall of 2016, he committed to lowering the country's emissions output between 26 and 28 percent by 2025, compared to 2005 levels.
She called Trump's Rose Garden announcement "deeply disappointing", but suggested the president is costing the US a golden opportunity to profit from the inevitable growth of clean-tech initiatives around the globe.
Though Trump referred to pursuing a "far better deal" in his remarks, the White House official was unable to describe what such a deal would look like. Pittsburgh, however, isn't sticking with him - at least not on climate change.
China emerged as Europe's unlikely partner in this and in other areas - underlining Mr Trump's isolation on many issues. Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil CEO, had urged Trump not to abandon the deal but was ultimately overruled.
Narendra Modi: Paris or no Paris, India's commitment to protect nature
A former Prime Minister of Portugal, Guterres assumed office at the United Nations headquarters at the beginning of this year. The Prime Minister welcomed and applauded President Putin's leadership in the growth of India-Russia relations.
Environmental advocacy organizations blasted Trump's decision to back out of the accord.
"So hopefully, people can keep it in perspective", the secretary added.
"The seas are rising and so are we", said Maraya Keny-Guyer, a Yale University student was one of several dozen people who joined a group protest on a street corner in Palo Alto near Stanford University a few hours after the Trump announcement.
"So if a locality, a municipality, or state wants to enact a policy that their voters or their citizens believe then that's what they should do", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.
Modi arrives in Paris
Earlier PM Modi held bilateral talks with President Vladimir Putin and also attended an global economic forum. During his visit, Modi will meet the newly-elected French President Macron .
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