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Council votes to combat climate change

Spokane City Council voted Monday night to add an ordinance to the city code acknowledging climate change is human caused and solidify a dedication to reduce greenhouse gases.

Author of MIT climate study says Trump got it wrong

President Donald Trump used a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study to back up his departure from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday. But one of the study's authors says the President misinterpreted their data, showing "a complete misunderstanding of the climate problem."

Musk to Trump: You quit Paris, so I quit you

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has quit two of President Donald Trump's business advisory councils after the president announced he will pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris climate agreement.

US mayors, governors vow to stick with Paris accord

President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord was met with defiance from governors and dozens of mayors who vowed to continue to honor the goals of the accord to reduce global warming.

World leaders accuse Trump of turning his back on the planet

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, eliciting rebuke from many world leaders who accused the United States of turning its back on the planet and, by extension, humanity.

Trump on Paris accord: 'We're getting out'

President Donald Trump proclaimed Thursday he was withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord, a sweeping step that fulfills a campaign promise while acutely dampening global efforts to curb global warming.

Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

Former President Barack Obama lamented the decision of his successor, President Donald Trump, to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, saying in a statement that the deal was intended to "protect the world we leave to our children."