31 Jan '17, 2pm

U.S. to pull out of Paris climate-change agreement under Trump

John Voelcker Jan 31, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Donald Trump Enlarge Photo As seemed likely from the day Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, the country will pull out of the global Paris Climate Agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The move had been signaled even before the election by the new president's choice of noted climate-science denier Myron Ebell as head of his EPA transition team. Indeed, yesterday, Ebell confirmed that the U.S. would pull out of the global pact under which China, the U.S., Europe, and India all agreed to slash carbon-dioxide emissions over the next two decades. DON'T MISS: Ebell, proud climate-science denier, to run Trump EPA transition team As recounted in an article by the Reuters news service , Ebell spoke to reporters in London and confirmed the pullout. "The U.S. will clearly change its course on climate p...

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