US offically tells UN it wants out of Paris climate deal

euronews (in English)

Published on Aug 4, 2017

The US state department has issued its first written statement that it will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, but left the door open to re-engaging if the terms improved for the United States.

But in a document given to the United Nations, the state department said Washington would continue to participate in climate meetings during the withdrawl process, which is expected to take at least three years.

Trump administration starts process of withdrawing from Paris climate accord ht…


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