The tech guru and businessman Elon Musk holds his words and leave the presidential council of US President Donald Trump over the latter’s decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
The decision of Musk has prompted by Pres. Trump’s decision to remove the United States from an international climate agreement.
Musk, on early Thursday has tweeted in departing from the said presidential council because according to him, “climate change is real” a contradict view of President Trump.
The Tesla founder reiterated the idea that is rapidly being accepted by more and more deniers around the world: that climate change is real.
Yesterday, Musk also expressed that he has done all he could to dutifully advise the president on this matter, tweeting: “Don’t know which way Paris will go, but I’ve done all I can to advise directly to POTUS, through others in WH & via councils, that we remain.”
According to a November 2016 poll by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, nearly 70 percent of Americans were in favor of the Paris agreement.
Meanwhile, the decision to quit the United States from the accords deals a significant blow to international efforts to reduce carbon emissions and quell or reverse the impact of climate change.
Due to this decision it also give China the opportunity to emerge as the world’s climate leader ahead of the U.S., as the country said prior to Trump’s decision that they intended to remain committed to the agreement.
It can be remembered that Elon Musk’s Tesla is at the forefront of the clean energy revolution building popular electric vehicles, solar roofs, and battery packs to integrate energy consumption.