Democrats call on Hogan to voice opposition to Paris climate decision

Democratic members of Maryland’s congressional delegation called on Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday to “forcefully reject” President Donald J. Trump’s decision this month to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. In a letter sent days before Hogan, a Republican, is set to embark on a trade mission to London and Paris, the federal lawmakers wrote that Maryland should play a “consequential role” in upholding the goals of the international climate pact. “We ask that you vocally and forcefully reject the president’s climate policies and join us in pursuing climate change solutions that support the development of clean energy jobs, are rooted in science, and protect future generations,” the lawmakers wrote. (Balt. Sun)

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