Dumping Paris accord is Donald Trump’s worst move ever

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Author(s) Toronto Star editorial board
Source Toronto Star
Date June 1, 2017
URL https://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2017/06/01/dumping-paris-accord-is-donald-trumps-worst-move-ever-editorial.html
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Quotes-start.png Trump’s decision is wrong for a host of reasons: Most obviously, it will undermine the accord itself, giving other key nations an excuse to back off from their climate targets. If that happens, efforts to slow global warming will be fatally wounded. It’s important that the rest of the world, including Canada, stick to the accord regardless of where Trump takes the United States. 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.