Yesterday, Donald Trump announced that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement. His statement is riddled with mistakes, misleading statements, and utter nonsense.
On 1 June 2017 Donald Trump announced that the US has left the Paris Agreement. Yesterday, I wrote that there were two ways of leaving: leaving the Paris Agreement (which would take four years); or leaving the UNFCCC (which would take one year). Trump isn’t taking either of these options. Instead, Trump is taking what…
This afternoon in the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump is due to announce whether the US will leave the Paris Agreement. Predictably enough, Trump revealed the time and place via a tweet. According to Jonathan Swan at Axios, Trump has already decided to leave the Paris Agreement.
Yesterday, in a press briefing in the White House, President Trump’s press adviser, Sean Spicer, spoke about Trump’s discussions with his advisers about whether or not to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
Donald Trump’s election victory is bad news for all sorts of reasons. For climate change it’s a disaster. The United States is going to have a president who thinks that global warming is a Chinese hoax.