Posts Tagged ‘Paris Accord’

Escaping the Paris climate agreement

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Source:  Detroit News

by H. Sterling Burnett

As a candidate for president, Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement and called it a bad deal for America. In an April speech in Harrisburg, Penn., Trump reiterated this claim, saying the Paris climate agreement in its current form hurts America. Despite his continued opposition, however, it remains unclear whether a withdrawal is in the nation’s future. (more…)

The case for nixing the Paris Agreement

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Source: Washington Times

By Dr. Will Happer

The United States should withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. For too long, well-meaning policymakers have been misled by propaganda, masquerading as science, that more atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) will harm the planet. Paris represents the culmination of this campaign. The pact extends into perpetuity, its very terms dispensing with the value of the supposedly previous “seat at the table.” For this and many other reasons, the time to withdraw is now. (more…)