A climate change march in DC, March 2017. Photo: Mark Dixon
So, despite the efforts of Merkel, Macron, Trudeau, Abe, Gentiloni and May this weekend, despite the case made by his own Secretary of State (a former fossil fuel company boss), his Defence Secretary, US businesses and, we understand, his own daughter, Donald Trump is withdrawing the United States of America from the Paris Agreement.
Stepping back from a leadership role on climate change, the US now joins Nicaragua and Syria—the two countries who chose not to sign up to…
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