02 Jun '17, 8am

UK-GBC reacts to US withdrawal from #ParisAgreement

John Alker, Campaign and Policy Director at UK-GBC said: "Trump's rejection of the Paris Agreement was predictable and depressing. But the response from many world leaders, businesses and cities has been swift and inspiring. "The UK Green Building Council is proud to stand together with our colleagues in over 70 countries, including the US, with a global network of 32,000 member businesses around the world. We reject the discredited notion that climate action comes at the expense of economic growth. "We see the evidence on a daily basis that progressive businesses, working in partnership with ambitious policy-makers, are creating low carbon, resilient and healthy places for people to live and work. The nations, regions, cities and businesses that will thrive in the future understand and embrace the climate challenge." -ENDS- Notes to editors For further information contact...

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