Another Trump rant and foolish decision on climate change

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Author(s) Tampa Bay Times editorial board
Source Tampa Bay Times
Date June 1, 2017
URL http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-another-trump-rant-and-foolish-decision-on-climate-change/2325924
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Quotes-start.png Trump's decision does not invalidate the entire agreement. But a U.S. withdrawal frees the world's other industrial states to back off their own commitments. It removes the U.S. from playing a lead role in ensuring that other nations reported their emissions accurately. And its sends a signal to businesses here and abroad that the Trump administration will not be a partner in growing the clean-energy sector and in encouraging more sustainable development. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position United States was right to withdraw on the topic United States withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.