09 Nov '17, 6pm

Syria just isolated the U.S. on science and climate; how embarrassing is that for the country?

Donald J. Trump in November 2016 [photo: The Trump Organization] Enlarge Photo Following President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord—a global pact to reduce carbon output and curb climate change—only two other nations had not signed the treaty. Now, the U.S. sits alone and isolated internationally on climate policy. This week Syria, the final nation invited to join, announced its intention to sign the Paris climate agreement. DON'T MISS: U.S. to pull out of Paris climate-change agreement under Trump Nicaragua had been the only other holdout on the agreement, for very different reasons—the country felt the current pact doesn't go far enough—but it eventually signed the agreement earlier this year. News of Syria's commitment to the Paris agreement came during ongoing negotiations in Bonn, Germany, where U.S. negotiators are prese...

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