A retreat from the Paris climate pact would imperil US interests
The Trump administration is expected to soon decide whether the U.S. should remain in the Paris Agreement, a global pact to curb climate change that took effect last year. During his campaign, Trump famously said that he would “cancel’ the agreement.
Meanwhile, his advisors have been divided on the issue. The arguments for withdrawing from the Paris Agreement rely on misinformation and propaganda. In reality, the agreement advances U.S. interests — and a wide-ranging coalition of stakeholders consequently supports the pact.
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Director, International Climate Policy