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US officially withdraws from Paris agreement

US officially withdraws from Paris agreement

US have become first nation in world to officially withdraw from Paris climate agreement. President Trump had revealed the same in June 2017, but the UN regulations makes it effective after US election. The Paris deal aims to keep the global temperature rise for this century well below 2C above pre-industrial levels and to chase efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5C.

Lord Flashheart
Lord Flashheart 2 months

Paris agreement was a load of shite. Countries were sending their industries to China and other poor countries. So in other words instead of cleaning up the factories and processes because you get taxed for creating Carbon, you ship it all to China, Vietnam, Mexico and other non western countries because they are not getting checked until 2030 or something. So we are still polluting the earth, just not from our backyard. Side note: Carbon Dioxide feeds trees and creates more atmosphere, carbon monoxide is the bad one.

Beijing Biden
Beijing Biden 2 months

Except for China and India who are the 2 worst by far. Yet the USA was going to be robbed of trillions of taxpayers dollars.

michael 2 months

An agreement with each country setting its own goals and no enforcement. Remember tha, people, regardless of how trump wants to portray it.

Ingram 2 months

Paris agreement basically doesn't exist without the US. Each country simply sent in a statement like, "we commit to not accelerating our co2 emissions as quickly as we hypothetically could". Most of the statements were meaningless and weaker than prior commitments anyway. The Obama admin were the only ones who actually made a significant commitment to anything at all.

Fast Eddy
Fast Eddy 2 months

Good, now let’s put that money into solutions, and not rely on other countries to combat emissions and waste.

Anon 2 months

Sad. We are doomed. We are no longer a leader in the world for positive change, embarassing.

Muzical 2 months

At least there’s some good news today.

robert 2 months

It never ceases to amaze me how people applaud the things that will hurt them.

Arthur 2 months

Until the ccp and India step up we can forget it

America 2 months

Good. More money for us.

الأكبر فادي
الأكبر فادي 2 months

Unless Biden is elected

bobby_5150 2 months

"U.S. formally exits Paris pact failing to curb climate change" Fixed the Washington Times article title.

IvoryDove 2 months

Graphic of the world on fire... No hysteria here folks!

Melu 2 months

I thought the US was already out of the Paris Agreement!

Doug 2 months

Hoping to once again have grownups in charge - soon.

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