Trump Administration’s Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement Will Weaken U.S. Status As Global Development Leader, Experts Say

Devex: Development experts dismayed as U.S. exits Paris climate agreement
“Development organizations and environmental groups reacted with dismay to President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the landmark Paris Agreement, warning that the exit would weaken the United States’ standing as a global development leader, and, ultimately, derail crucial progress on climate change and global poverty reduction. … Trump announced that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change Thursday afternoon…” (Lieberman, 6/1).