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US State, City Leaders Vow Support for Paris Agreement

The White House reconfirmed Monday the United States is pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord — a decision President Donald Trump announced in June. “The Paris Climate Accord is simply the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries, leaving American workers — who I love — and taxpayers to absorb the cost in terms of lost jobs, lower wages, shuttered factories, and vastly diminished economic production,” Trump said. The White House on Monday reaffirmed its commitment…

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Is US Withdrawing from Paris Agreement?

The White House says President Donald Trump has not changed his mind on withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on international climate change, unless the U.S. gets “pro-America terms.” The White House reiterated Trump’s environmental stance Saturday after The Wall Street Journal published a report saying that Trump administration officials at a warming summit in Montreal had said the U.S. would not pull out of the Paris Agreement and had, instead, offered to re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change. WSJ reporter Emre Peker wrote that “multiple…

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U.S. Still Out of Paris Climate Agreement After Conflicting Reports

The White House has reaffirmed its position on the Paris Climate Agreement despite reports that the United States would stay. “There has been no change in the United States’ position on the Paris agreement. As the President has made abundantly clear, the United States is withdrawing unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favorable to our country,” the White House said in a statement Saturday. Our position on the Paris agreement has not changed. @POTUS has been clear, US withdrawing unless we get pro-America terms. — Sarah Sanders…

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