We'll Never Have Paris

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Author(s) National Review editorial board
Source National Review
Date June 1, 2017
URL http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448208/paris-agreement-withdrawal-trump
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Quotes-start.png Even if one accepts, for the sake of argument, the alarmist interpretation of climate-change data, the Paris Agreement is unlikely to produce the desired result — and may not produce any result at all. Two countries that are responsible for a large share of greenhouse-gas emissions — China and India, the world largest and fourth-largest carbon dioxide emitters, respectively — have made only modest commitments under the agreement, which puts most of the onus on the more developed nations of North America and Western Europe. Quotes-end.png


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