(Worthy News) - On the third anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement going into effect, the Trump administration announced that it has begun the process to withdraw from the multination landmark environmental accord.
In a statement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States has submitted formal notification of its withdrawal to the United Nations, which will go into effect in one year's time. It was the first day the Trump administration was able to formally ask to withdraw from the accord.
"Today, we begin the formal process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement," Pompeo said via Twitter. "The U.S. is proud of our record as a world leader in reducing all emissions, fostering resilience, growing our economy and ensuring energy for our citizens. Ours is a realistic and pragmatic model." [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]
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