The US Is Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement and Will ‘Cease All Implementation’

By [email protected] President Trump announced today that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

“The United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord,” the president said to cheers at a press conference at the White House this afternoon. He added, however, that the U.S. “will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris accord, or an entirely new transaction, on terms that are fair to the United States.”

The announcement today will have immediate effects. Trump said the U.S. will “cease all implementation” of the deal, which includes ending national contributions and stopping payments to the Green Climate Fund.

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