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Governor Kate Brown today released the statement below following the President's announcement regarding the future involvement of the U.S. in the Paris Agreement.
GOVERNOR KATE BROWN PRESS RELEASE
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June 1, 2017

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Governor Kate Brown Affirms Commitment to Fight Climate Change


(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today released the statement below following the President's announcement regarding the future involvement of the U.S. in the Paris Agreement:  

"Climate change poses the greatest threat to Oregon’s environment, economy, and way of life. Oregon has a strong tradition of fighting climate change, and we will not back down. The consequences of climate change are already impacting our communities and threaten the long-term sustainability of our natural resource-based economies. Leading U.S. companies recognize the need to address climate change risks and opportunities through the Paris Agreement, and are wisely investing in low-carbon fuels and clean energy technologies to stay on the cutting edge of the global economy.

"It is irresponsible for the president to deny these real-world implications. But I will continue to work with leaders on the West Coast, across the country, and around the world to address the challenge of climate change. While Oregon is a small state, we can play a huge role in finding innovative solutions to preserve our natural resources, reduce carbon, and create a cleaner, and greener energy mix of the future.”

 
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