Following President Donald Trump’s announcement withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement, some politicians are taking a stand and making their own commitments to fight climate change.

Hawaii has become the first state to sign into law the commitments and goals of the Paris climate accord, which calls for countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and invest in “green” technology in the hope of slowing the effects of global warming. Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed two bills yesterday (June 6) that will implement portions of the agreement.

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