Tag: Paris Climate Agreement

Nancy Pelosi Says ‘The Growing Climate Crisis is the Existential Threat of Our Time’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) issued a statement on Monday condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and declaring that the “growing climate crisis is the existential threat of our time.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had officially notified the United Nations on Monday that the United States was withdrawing […]

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NOTIFIES U.N. OF PLANNED PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD EXIT

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Monday. The United States, the world’s largest historic greenhouse gas […]

Trump now has opening to pull US out of Paris climate pact

For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement . Starting Monday he finally can do something about it. Even then, though, the withdrawal process takes a year and wouldn’t become official until at least the day after the 2020 presidential election. […]