Will Paris damage Brand USA?

Will the United States’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement make LNG importers wary of ‘Made in America’? Experts are divided Will the United States’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement make LNG importers wary of ‘Made in America’? Experts are divided.
By The Wildcat 8 June 2017 0 26272
South Point Energy Center in Arizona. The US is already on its way to lower emissions. (Calpine)

The United States’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement may well have little impact on the country’s emissions. However, Brand USA could take a battering in the LNG market.  

The immediate worry is that the image of US LNG has been tainted. This could see it stigmatised as a ‘dirty fuel’, when the opposite is true. The sales pitch will certainly feel hollow if US companies plug the fuel as a solution to climate change when their own...

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