Paris Accord

A lot of hot air

Print edition : July 07, 2017

President Donald Trump announcing the decision, in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 1. Photo: KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

The coal-fired Plant Scherer in Juliette, Georgia, U.S. It is one of the top carbon dioxide emitters in the U.S. Photo: BRANDEN CAMP/AP

President Trump’s speech announcing the withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change was short on facts, and he took the opportunity to take potshots at India and China.
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