Defying Trump, Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Law Committing to Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii is one of several states that have joined the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition committed to upholding the Paris agreement despite the federal government’s withdrawal.

Economic Trends: Economic Fallout of Climate Move? It Depends on How We Value Time

Economic Trends By NEIL IRWIN June 2, 2017 President Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris climate accord — and his broader unwillingness to fight climate change — will have broad economic consequences. Exactly what those consequences will...

Urban Studies: A Revitalized Pittsburgh Suggests the President Used a Rusty Metaphor

Urban Studies By KIM LYONS, EMILY BADGER and ALAN BLINDER June 2, 2017 PITTSBURGH — President Trump picked the wrong city as a counterpoint in announcing his plans on Thursday to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord....

Trump Says U.S. Will Start Years-Long Process to Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR June 1, 2017 Watch Live: Trump on Paris Climate Accord Video by The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump announced Thursday that he will withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord,...

California Engages World, and Fights Washington, on Climate Change

By CORAL DAVENPORT and ADAM NAGOURNEY May 23, 2017 LOS ANGELES — The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by California — to lower planet-warming...