"Ernest Moniz stressed that his group, Energy Futures Intiative, was not formed in response to 'recent events,' such as President Trump's decision to leave the Paris Agreement.
'Clearly the president's announcement about setting in motion a withdrawal from the Paris Agreement [is] obviously not something I am very supportive of,' Moniz said at the National Press Club. But "another feature of that ... is the response from mayors and governors, business leaders, et cetera, all stepping forward with a consistent message, 'we're not going back. This is the way the world is going. This is where the United States is going toward a low-carbon future.''"