US Becomes Lone Global Outsider On Paris Climate Agreement

India Pitches for Strong Pre-2020 Climate Action by Developed Countries

US isolated after Syria signs up to Paris climate pact

Nor that Canada won't meet its 2020 or 2030 United Nations greenhouse gas reduction targets unless it buys billions of dollars worth of useless carbon offsets on fraud-ridden global carbon markets.

President Trump announced in June that he would pull out of the climate agreement to put "America First".

However, in an announcement made in June, President Donald Trump said he planned to withdraw the USA from the agreement. "Your public praise is misplaced", citing a speech by American UN ambassador Nikki Haley to the Security Council on that same day about the use of chemical weapons in Syria by its government and ISIS.

The U.S. may be No. 1, but that's also the loneliest number.

Nauert said that the department's under secretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, would lead a USA delegation to the Bonn talks next week but that Trump's decision would stand.

Nicaragua and Syria were the only developed nations in the world that declined to originally sign onto the agreement.

"Canada Salutes Nicaragua and Syria for joining on to the Paris Agreement!".

Membership for Syria under President Bashar al-Assad would isolate the United States, the world's biggest economy and second largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China, as the only nation opposed to the accord.

The summit aims at promoting green projects and providing new funding sources, a few weeks after separate talks that are now being held at a global climate conference in Bonn, Germany. Some 25,000 scientists, envoys, lobbyists and environmental activists have descended on the city for two weeks to figure out how to turn the goals of the Paris accord into reality. "There has been no change in the United States' position on the Paris agreement", explained White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters in CNN's report.

"As if it wasn't already crystal clear, every single other country in the world is moving forward together to tackle the climate crisis, while Donald Trump has isolated the United States on the world stage in an embarrassing and risky position", an environmental NGO, the Sierra Club, relayed in a statement - criticising the United State's position. "We have witnessed extraordinary weather, including temperatures topping (122 degrees Farenheit) in Asia, record-breaking hurricanes in rapid succession in the Caribbean and Atlantic reaching as far as Ireland, devastating monsoon flooding affecting many millions of people and a relentless drought in East Africa".

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