Donald Trump to withdraw U.S. from Paris Agreement on climate change

31 Mai, 2017, 16:13 | Author: Come Portier

The report of the apparent decision comes hours after the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the U.S. to remain within the Paris Agreement, which seeks to limit global warming to as close to 1.5 degrees Celsius as possible.

Trump said he would decide this week whether or not he will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, which the Obama administration joined in 2016 along with 146 other countries.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for sustained action to meet the global challenge and to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for all, urging world to rally behind Paris accord.

"Last year, solar power grew 50 percent, with China and the United States in the lead", he said.

"Some may seek to portray the response to climate change as a fundamental threat to the economy", Guterres said. He said he will take a decision on the Paris climate agreement this week.

In order to do that, countries pledge to reduce their carbon emissions.

Three billion tonnes of additional carbon dioxide could be released into the air every year, melting the ice sheets faster, further raising sea levels and leading to extreme weather, the report added. It is absolutely essential that the world implements the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Supporters of the climate pact are concerned that a USA exit could lead other nations to weaken their commitments or also withdraw, softening an accord that scientists have said is critical to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change.

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After a meeting with Trump, European Council chief Donald Tusk said that the stances of Washington and Brussels on climate and trade still differ.

She has been joined by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has said withdrawing from the agreement could harm USA negotiating power.

The divisions inside the White House on the deal had been fierce.

Tillerson's former employer Exxon Mobil, along with dozens of other USA firms, have also been proponents of remaining in the agreement.

Even some Republicans in Congress have argued for remaining part of the agreement. Sen.

Axios said details of the pullout are being worked out by a team that includes EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Ted Cruz of Texas wrote in a CNN op-ed Tuesday.

"This is a subject that the president is spending a great deal of time on, and one that he spoke to the G7 members about during their meetings", Spicer told reporters on Tuesday, referring to last week's summit of the Group of Seven leaders in Sicily, where Trump faced pressure from each of the other leaders to stay in the agreement".

"Honestly, I haven't asked him".

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