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States, firms vow to press ahead with climate policies

Foto: AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Thirty states and scores of companies said Thursday that they would press ahead with their climate policies and pursue lower greenhouse-gas emissions, breaking sharply with President Donald Trump's decision to exit the historic Paris climate accord.

In a pointed rebuttal to Trump's announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) unveiled a plan to invest $1.65 billion in renewable energy and energy efficiency on Thursday, the largest procurement of renewable energy by a state...

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