Why Syria, Nicaragua – and now the US – aren’t part of the Paris climate agreement

In keeping to his controversial campaign promise, US President Donald Trump will officially withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, a historic climate change accord brokered by representatives of almost 200 countries at the 2015 COP21 summit in Paris. Despite being the second greatest emitter of polluting greenhouse gases in the world, the US will now join only two other countries party to the 1992 United Nations … Continue reading Why Syria, Nicaragua – and now the US – aren’t part of the Paris climate agreement