Major Monuments Go Green in Support of Paris Accord After Trump Pulls Out

Posted by on June 2, 2017 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments

By Anna Livsey | The Guardian

Landmarks in cities across the world have been lit up green in support of the Paris climate accord after Donald Trump’s announcement on Thursday that the US would withdraw from the agreement.

In New York, the spire of the One World Trade Centre was illuminated. The New York state governor, Andrew Cuomo, tweeted:

The New York mayor, Bill de Blasio, tweeted an image of city hall and promised that the city would ”honour the goals” of the Paris agreement.

City halls in Boston and Washington DC were also lit up in a display of solidarity.

Outside the US, the Montreal mayor, Denis Coderre, tweeted an image of a green city hall, stating: “Cities from the world supports #ParisAgreement”, and in a later tweet: “Cities will make #ParisAccord a reality. No plan B for the planet!!!”

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