17 Jul '17, 9am

Businesses May Help Fund Green Climate Fund If The US Reneges

During the meeting between President Trump and France President Emmanuel Macron over Bastille Day, the two discussed the Paris Climate agreement and what would it take to bring the United States back into the fold. The U.S. president said that he would be open to a deal, prompting the French president to say he was now optimistic. “(Trump) told me that he would try to find a solution in the coming months,” Macron told a French newspaper, as reported by Reuters on Sunday. “We spoke in detail about the things that could make him come back to the Paris accord.” That report differs from what he had said during a press conference the Thursday before, when he said that nothing had changed. Macron gave no specifics about what would change Trump’s mind. But Trump has indicated that one of his priorities is funding technologies to make fossil fuels cleaner . President Trump’s decis...

Full article: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2017/07/172691/

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