Virginia Governor Defies Trump on Paris Climate Deal, Pushes Investments in Solar and Wind

Nov 20, 2017 by

  By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Interview

At the UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany, a number of US senators, mayors and governors staged a defiant anti-Trump revolt. The lawmakers were part of a coalition of cities, universities, faith groups and companies who attended the UN climate summit to reject Trump’s vow to pull the US out of the Paris deal and instead proclaim “We Are Still In.” We spoke with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.

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