• Statement By President Trump On The Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 02/06/17

    The White House, Rose Garden, 1 June 2017 THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila.  We’re closely monitoring the situation, and I will continue to give updates if anything happens during this period of time.  But it is really very sad as […]

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  • Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 01/06/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    President Donald Trump has made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, undoing a crowning achievement of the Obama administration. Trump promised to “cancel” the Paris Agreement on the campaign trail, but his own White House was split on the issue. The president already issued executive orders to roll back […]

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  • Trump To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Deal Later Today

    • Date: 01/06/17
    • Fox News

    President Trump will announce his decision on the involvement of the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement on Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet the president sent on Wednesday night. Trump is expected to announce that he is pulling the United States out of the deal, two sources told Fox News. “I will be […]

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  • Trump Hasn’t Decided Yet Whether To Leave Paris Climate Deal, Sources Say

    • Date: 31/05/17
    • Bloomberg

    President Donald Trump hasn’t yet decided whether to keep the U.S. in the landmark Paris agreement on climate change but is leaning toward exiting the accord, according to two people familiar with the matter. The administration is preparing for several different outcomes and is lining up experts to speak to the media when an announcement is […]

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  • East European States Mount Revolt Against Paris Agreement

    • Date: 30/05/17
    • Arthur Neslen, Climate Home

    East European EU states are mounting a behind-the-scenes revolt against the Paris Agreement, blocking key measures needed to deliver the pledge that they signed up to 18 months ago. Under the climate accord, Europe promised to shave 40% off its emissions by 2030, mostly by revising existing climate laws on renewables, energy efficiency and its […]

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  • EU Climate Policy Threatens To Destroy What Is Left Of Europe’s Steel Industry

    • Date: 29/05/17
    • Reuters

    Steelmakers in Europe have written to EU leaders urging them not to burden the industry with extra carbon emissions costs they say would make them uncompetitive against foreign rivals and raise the risk of job losses and plant closures. Draft reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) post-2020, agreed in outline by the European […]

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  • Group of 7 Meeting Ends Without Agreement on Climate Change

    • Date: 27/05/17
    • Daily Mail

    President Trump refuses to bow to pressure from world leaders on climate change and insists he’ll do ‘what’s best for the United States’. Donald Trump says he will announce his ‘final decision’ on whether or not the US will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week. The president’s surprise announcement came in the form […]

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  • For Now, Trump Refuses To Cave On Paris Climate Deal

    • Date: 27/05/17
    • Tim Kington, The Times

    President Trump dug in his heels last night over committing America to the climate deal signed by President Obama, citing fears that such an agreement could threaten US jobs. Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, heads of the European Council and European Commission, flank the leaders of the G7: Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel, President Trump, Paolo […]

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