Paris agreement

Flags of the G7 group of nations, as well as the flag of the European Union, stand on a stage in the ancient amphitheater prior to the beginning of the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy.

U.S. Does Not Sign G7 Document on Climate Change

This is the administration's latest move in staying out of the Paris Agreement.

Colorlines screenshot of chart by Media Matters for America, taken on June 9, 2017.

TV News Coverage of Paris Agreement Lacks People of Color Representation

A new study shows less than 20 percent of guests were non-white.  

Journalist Maria Hinojosa speaks after "The Latino List: Volume Two" Screening on September 21, 2012 in New York City. Listen to her and co-host Julio Ricardo Varela interview two guests on their podcast, "In the Thick."

ICYMI: This Podcast Breaks Down a Deeper Issue Hidden in the Paris Agreement Withdrawal

And that's environmental racism.

 Gov. David Ige signing bills SB 599 and HB 1578 on June 6, 2017, in Honolulu.

Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Legislation Supporting Paris Agreement

Gov. David Ige signed two bills that would further the fight against climate change.

Colorlines screenshot of We Are Still In website, taken on June 6, 2017.

U.S. Politicians, Businesses and Higher Education Officials Form Coalition to Oppose Trump's Paris Agreement Decision

The 1,439 signatories are taking on the international climate agreement's goals without the president.

President Donald Trump announces his decision for the United States to pull out of the Paris Agreement at the White House June 1, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

What It Means That The U.S. is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

One consequence of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement could have immediate consequences for developing nations. 

Politicians and Environmentalists React After Trump Pulls US From Paris Agreement

The president says he's open to negotiating the terms of the agreement, though world leaders assert it can not be renegotiated.

G-7 leaders attend a working lunch during the Summit of the Heads of State and of Government of the G-7 on May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy.

Trump Returns From Abroad Without a Decision on Paris Agreement

The international agreement would reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent further climate catastrophe.

A windmill is seen during 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2016, in Indio, California.

STUDY: Countries Need to Transition to Renewables Sooner to Meet Paris Climate Goal

If nations stay on their current course, global temperatures will rise more than a degree higher than the agreement's goal. 

President Donald Trump looks on during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House on March 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Trump Policies Hamper U.S. Ability to Meet Paris Climate Goals

A transition away from fossil fuels could boost the world economy by $19 trillion.

President Barack Obama waves to local people cheering for him after attending a service event for Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter January 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

President Obama Transfers Half a Billion Into Climate Fund

The $500 million will help developing nations brace for and adapt to climate change.