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US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: Impact and Next Steps

US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: Impact and Next Steps

President Trump's announcement that he would withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement is a setback to multi-country efforts to address global environmental issues. Within the United States, state and city efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change will continue, in spite of the President's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Additionally, corporate and financial investors will continue to focus on climate change, along with other environmental issues, even in the absence of US federal government leadership on climate change.

 

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