President Trump Announces U.S. Government Pull Back on Paris Agreement While States, Cities, Businesses, and Investors Continue Push Forward

Last week, President Trump made a public decision to take action on the Paris Agreement on climate change. His remarks have no legal effect on their own and do not explain when or what legal action will be taken. As a result, no federal, regional, or state laws, rules, or other requirements or policies have changed. On the contrary, many states, cities, businesses, and investors have been invigorated to continue moving forward in pursuit of their self-determined climate and clean energy targets, building on the existing market momentum around clean energy.

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