- Fiza Pirani The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
In defiance of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement Thursday and to show support for the accord, landmarks and buildings around the United States and the world were lit up in green.
Shortly after the announcement, Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, France, shared in a tweet that Hôtel de Ville (Paris’ city hall) would be “illuminated with green to affirm our will to implement the #ParisAgreement.”
Hidalgo’s tweet inspired more leaders to do the same. From New York City’s One World Trade Center to New Mexico City Hall, here are some landmarks that lit up in green to show solidarity with the global climate deal: