June 01, 2017

Hirono: Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement “Irresponsible, hasty, and short-sighted”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Senator Mazie K. Hirono released the following statement after President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement:

“President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is irresponsible, hasty, and short-sighted. In Hawaii we understand why it’s important to take care of our land, ocean, and air – our way of life depends on it. Today, it’s more important than ever for states like Hawaii to boldly take the lead on clean energy innovation and good stewardship of our aina.”

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