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18 June 2017, 02:02 | Guillermo Sutton
The states, most led by Democrats, represent $7 trillion of the USA gross domestic product, or 38 percent.
The move comes less than a week after President Donald Trumpsaid he would withdraw the United States from the agreement, which was signed by all but two countries.
Noting that the Trump administration had announced June 1 that the US would leave the landmark agreement, the unnamed official said that this was because of the president's "America First" policies and an ignorance "of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests".
The government of California and China's Ministry of Science and Technology would work together on developing and commercializing know-how on carbon capture and storage, clean energy, as well as advanced information technology that could help cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to a Tuesday statement.
Each of us has the power to protest Trump's failure to maintain America's leadership in moderating climate change, simply and effectively, by what we choose at the grocery store.
Hawaii also joined the United States Climate Alliance, a group of states dedicated to upholding the accord.
"Reducing greenhouse emissions in Hawaii is now the law - the state law", reports Hawaii Public Radio's Bill Dorman.
South Africa will not change its policies towards climate change, he added.
Less than one-third (32%) of Republicans, however, said they wanted the U.S.to stay in the pact, while 44% said they approved of Trump's decision to leave it.
President Obama faced a similar struggle when trying to impose stricter greenhouse gas emissions limits during his administration.
It linked Donald Trump's "America First" policy and climate change decision with USA opposition to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, calling it a "typical example" of the "unreasonable and reckless" American attitude.
"A lasting American withdrawal from world affairs could give rise to a return to old spheres of influence whose dire consequences we are already familiar with", he said.
"The rich countries never want to talk about compensation for the damage caused by climate change", he said.
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