Governor Baker Issues Statement Regarding Trump Administration Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

BOSTON – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker released the following statement in response to the Trump-Pence Administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement:

“While the decision by the Trump-Pence Administration to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement is disappointing, the Commonwealth is committed to working with our partners around the nation and world to reduce carbon emissions,” said the Governor.

“Despite today’s announcement, Massachusetts is aggressively working to exceed the goals of the Paris Agreement on the state level, while growing our economy through clean energy innovation and environmental stewardship. In Massachusetts and around the world, climate change is a shared reality and our ability to rise and respond to this challenge will shape future generations,” said Gov. Baker.

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