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Delaware Governor Joins in Urging Trump to Stay in Paris Climate Accord

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Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC) Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP/WBOC)- Delaware Gov. John Carney has joined 11 other governors in writing a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change.
    
Carney says the effects of climate change are already taking a toll on Delawareans, and that as a low-lying coastal state, Delaware is vulnerable to damage from sea level rise, stronger storm surges, and routine flooding.
    
"These threats will only increase if we don’t work together to reduce the human emissions of greenhouse gases that feed rapid climate change," Carney said. "I stand with my fellow governors to strongly urge the President to take the path to a healthy and sustainable future by joining with a dedicated global community through the Paris Agreement.” 

Click here to view the full letter sent to White House and Congressional leaders on Wednesday.

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