Published: Fri, June 02, 2017
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Paris agreement can not be renegotiated


Captains of industry, corporations and business groups distanced themselves from the White House on Thursday, as many expressed frustration with President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

With the help of tax credits, wind energy surpassed hydropower as the biggest source of renewable electricity in the U.S. during former President Barack Obama's administration, and the cost of output has steadily declined as technology evolved.

"France believes in you (the US), the world believes in you, but don't be mistaken on climate; there is no plan B because there is no planet B", Macron said.

Vestas' shares traded 2.2 per cent lower at 0834 GMT, underperforming a 0.7 per cent rise in the Danish benchmark index.

The Paris Agreement was adopted by all the world's nations in 2015 because they recognize the vast harm that climate change is already causing and the enormous opportunity that climate action presents.

"This is clearly disappointing, and a setback for America's leadership in the world", ITI President Dean Garfield said in a statement.

Mexican ministers said the world had a "moral imperative" to live up to the commitments made in the Paris climate pact, while Brazil's foreign ministry said it was concerned and disappointed by Washington's move.

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"It's the first major worldwide accord to address climate change that includes emissions reduction pledges from both developed and developing economies", he told AFP.

"So we're getting out but we'll start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair". Europe will lead through ambitious climate policies and through continued support to the poor and vulnerable.

Scientists have warned failure to curb risky climate change will lead to sea level rises, more intense storms and flooding, more extreme droughts, water shortages and heatwaves as well as massive loss of wildlife and reduction in crop yields, potentially sparking conflict and mass migration.

"The Paris Agreement provides the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", May told Trump by phone, it said in a statement.

"The EU deeply regrets the unilateral decision by the Trump administration", he said in a statement.

"This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", he claimed. "The rest of the world can not let the United States drag it down".

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