However, though Trump administration officials confirmed that the United States would wait the required three-and-a-half years to officially withdraw from the agreement, they could not answer questions about what changes would have to be made to the accord in order for Trump to consider re-entering it.
It is imperative that the world know that in the US, the actors that will provide the leadership necessary to meet our Paris commitment are found in city halls, state capitals, colleges and universities, and businesses.
But the Paris agreement is not as polarising as other climate change issues, and a recent poll by Yale University found that nearly half of Mr Trump's supporters think the United States should take part in the agreement.
"Does the president believe today that climate change is a hoax?". Bloomberg told French leaders the USA remains committed to the Paris treaty. "I promised I would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve America's interests".
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People can have opposing views about the value of participating in the Paris agreement, which is voluntary and has no binding targets or timelines for reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change.
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Quebec's Environment Minister David Heurtel agreed, saying the Paris Accord will not die simply because of one country pulling out.
"And the reason European leaders. want us to stay in is because they know it'll continue to shackle our economy, though we are leading the world with respect to our Carbon dioxide reduction".
Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor John McNally (D) said he supports the Paris agreement in a phone interview Friday, adding he was surprised at the shoutout from Trump.