We might as well always have Paris

By The Wildcat 2 June 2017
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President Donald Trump announcing the US withdrawal from the Paris agreement. (PA) President Donald Trump announcing the US withdrawal from the Paris agreement. (PA)

US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement looks like another win for the oil and gas industry, but companies that continue to ignore climate action will pay a heavy price.

Trump’s announcement on Thursday afternoon was scorned by environmentalists and political leaders around the world. Not that the POTUS or his supporters will be overly concerned – for them, it sends a message that the US will forge its own path to economic growth, unencumbered by green-edged red tape.

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