Tim cook spoke about the great coaxing trump not to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement
After the presentation of the 2017 WWDC Apple CEO Tim cook gave an interview to Bloomberg TV in which he called the erroneous decision of the President of the United States Donald trump about the release of the Paris climate agreement.
Cook asked trump not bring the country out of this agreement. The decision of the head of the American state he called “erroneous”.
“He listened to me, but it was not the solution that we expected, giving your tips and thinking that will be heard. He decided not what I wanted from him. This is wrong, this is not consistent with the interests of the United States,” said Tim cook.
Apple CEO said that he could get into any of the Advisory councils under the President, but does not do so because he believes that they are “very unproductive”. “My main task is to lead the company, and I spend most of my time,” he said. While cook does not exclude the provision of its advice and recommendations to the White house for any issues in the future.
The CEO believes that the Paris agreement is extremely important, so how to deal with climate change “we need globally, the whole world.” “Individual countries cannot solve the problem,” he said.
Earlier, the head of Tesla Elon Musk has announced his withdrawal from the expert councils at the President of the United States because of controversial decisions trump. The businessman wrote on Twitter: “I’m leaving the presidential councils. Climate change is a reality”. According to him, he went to this step “on principle”.
Trump announced the country’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement on 1 June. The American President announced that the United States will no longer comply with measures to combat global warming under the agreement. According to him, the conditions under which the United States complied with it, was disadvantageous for the us economy.