Trump's decision tossed the US with the fraction of countries, including Syria and Nicaragua, that didn't sign the Paris agreement. "I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack".
Xi stressed the state's unique economic impact and encouraged California to promote ties on the local level in science, innovation and green development, according to a statement from China's Foreign Ministry.
The Paris Climate Change Agreement requires participating countries to limit global warming to well below 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit from preindustrial levels and encourages them to pursue efforts to keep temperature increases to 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit.
The study found that the Republican minority of those who opposed Trump's action was larger than the Democrat minority of people who supported the decision.
California has worked with China on environmental issues for years, from zero-emissions vehicles to air pollution control. Thank you, President Trump.
In an "open letter to the worldwide community and parties to the Paris Agreement", more than 1,200 businesses, universities & colleges, investors, governors and mayors officially declared that "We are still in" on the Paris Climate Agreement.
Mr. Trump doesn't seem to understand that while we are indeed Americans, we also live on planet Earth.
French President Emmanuel Macron has made a strong pledge to stand by the accord and similar reactions from India and China confirm that the Paris deal is "our common roadmap" to a low-carbon world, Delattre said.
Climate change always finishes out of the money in public interest polling, but Trump's dissing of the Paris accord has gotten everyone's attention.
Similar to the disastrous Iran treaty of appeasement, Obama called the Paris deal by another name to get around constitutional restrictions on the power of the executive branch.
President Donald Trump rightfully pulled the USA out of this disastrous agreement.
He said his administration would begin negotiations to reenter the Paris accord or another climate treaty "on terms that are fair" to the US.
When Trump said he was representing Pittsburgh not Paris, apparently he didn't know that Pittsburgh voted nearly 80 percent for Hillary Clinton - and that Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto enthusiastically supports the agreement.
California and China are both investing heavily in wind energy. Then came "We Are Still In", a coalition of U.S. states, businesses, and cities - representing one-third of the American population - that told the United Nations that they are still abiding by Paris.