The announcement by President Trump that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement was based neither on real science nor sound economics.
By Robert Stavins
How did politics play into President Trump’s move to withdraw the U.S. from the global agreement on combating climate change? Judy Woodruff analyzes the decision with Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org, plus the…
By PBS NewsHour
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s released a statement calling President Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris accord an “insane course of action.” Brown joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the potential consequences of this withdrawal and how California…
By PBS NewsHour
By Annie Sneed, Scientific American
A detailed analysis shows how much more carbon dioxide each of Trump’s climate policy changes would send into the atmosphere.
By Erica R. Hendry, Dan Cooney and Jessica Yarvin
The decision sparked a storm of reactions from lawmakers, foreign leaders and industry executives who largely feared what the exit would mean.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the U.S. would…
By Nsikan Akpan and Andrew Wagner
What would really happen if we pull out of this deal? What would the Earth look like in 10, in 20, in 50 years without U.S. involvement in the Paris accord? We asked a field of experts.
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