New Delhi: After President Trump announced that the United States would exit the Paris Climate Agreement, the business elites of the States reacted strongly over Twitter. Elon Musk, a member of Trumps business advisory council and the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX tweeted, “Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world”.
Besides Musk, a few other members of Trump's advisory council have signed letters opposing withdrawal from the agreement. Many other business elites who have been trying to influence Trump also expressed their disappointment on Twitter.
General Electric CEO, Jeff Immelt twitted that, “Disappointed with today's decision on the Paris Agreement, climate change is real. Industry must now lead and not depend on government."