U.S. Formally Exits Paris Agreement To Address Climate Change

Reuters: U.S. formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty
“The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling a years-long promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world’s second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change. But the outcome of the tight U.S. election contest will determine for how long. Trump’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden, has promised to rejoin the agreement if elected. … Most scientists believe the world must cut emissions sharply and quickly in order to avoid the most catastrophic effects of global warming…” (Volcovici/Green, 11/4).

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