An “emergency protest” against President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord will take place in front of Chicago’s Trump International Hotel and Tower. The rally is backed by more than a dozen groups including Indivisible Chicago, the Sierra Club, the Illinois Environmental Council and AFGE Local 704, the union representing employees in the Chicago office of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Protest against Paris Accord withdrawal planned for Trump Tower this afternoon
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