Trump and the Paris Agreement: read the article by Xavier Labandeira

In the EUI Times’ featured article, Professor Xavier Labandeira gives his views on Trump’s recent announcement of the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

”…putting a halt to the US contribution to the green funds agreed in Paris may compromise mitigation and adaptation efforts in many countries and exacerbate international equity problems associated with GHG emissions and damages… it is evident that a US pull-out of the PA will make it even more difficult to attain its 2ºC goal, even less its 1.5ºC aspirational objective.”

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