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22 Awesome Responses to Trump's Announcement on Paris Agreement

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12. Trump's action won't reverse the momentum. Progress will continue. The American people will not turn our back on climate leadership. The consequences are simply too dire." — Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen

13. "What an embarrassing sight. History will remember." — Shannon Gotto

14. "Rather than supporting a sustainable future for humanity, growing our economy and creating jobs, President Trump is putting the United States on the wrong side of history." — Waterkeeper Alliance Executive Director Marc Yaggi

15. Trump's endless crusade to cripple any efforts to protect people and the planet from industrial pollution is the kind of stuff only seen from zealots who close their eyes to science and common sense. — Environmental Working Group's President Ken Cook

16. "We will harness public outrage into meaningful on-the-ground action. By working at the local and regional level, communities can organize for powerful and lasting change, forcing elected officials to choose a side: that of Trump and his fossil fuel billionaire cabinet, or that of the people fighting for a stable climate and an economy that works for everyone." 350.org Executive Director May Boeve

17. "Generations from now, Americans will look back at Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement as one of the most ignorant and dangerous actions ever taken by any president." — Sierra Club's Executive Director Michael Brune

18. Next steps: #Impeach

19. "Today is a dark day for the millions of people around the world who have rallied around the noble and necessary goal of ending the climate crisis." — Climate Reality Project's President and CEO Ken Berlin

20. What alternate reality nightmare is this where the EPA chief applauds US exit from the #ParisAgreement? We will #resist you @EPAScottPruitt. — Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Director Mary Anne Hitt

21. "Donald Trump turned the fate of the planet into a reality T.V. show hosted live from the White House Rose Garden. Trump's grand reveal surprised no one; once again, he elevated Big Oil over our environment and the well-being of humanity." Friends of the Earth, U.S. President Erich Pica

22. "With this reckless rejection of international climate cooperation, the administration took a giant step toward turning our country into a rogue nation. Most Americans want global action against global warming, but Trump's foreign policy seems aimed strictly at appeasing coal companies and the oil industry." — Center for Biological Diversity's Executive Director Kierán Suckling

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