But does it have the leverage now that it's pulling out of the Paris Agreement?
Seventy countries agreed last year on a strategy to offset international airline emissions. Despite the U.S. withdrawing from the Paris climate change accord, U.S. airlines plan to remain in their industry’s global agreement, in part because abiding by different regulations in different countries could be complicated and expensive. Click the above audio player to hear […]
Ana Swanson of The Washington Post and Sudeep Reddy of Politico join us to discuss the week’s business and economic news. We discuss the latest unemployment rate; with the country at almost full employment, what are the chances of inflation rising? Plus, we look at the business world’s reaction after President Trump’s withdrawal from the […]
"The notion that the U.S. taxpayer is being robbed and that our economy is going to be crushed by the or by the U.S. emissions target under the Paris agreement just is not right."
Exxon Mobil’s investors will vote Wednesday on a proposal demanding that the company produce a “meaningful” plan to address risks to its business from climate change and climate change regulation. Exxon has faced allegations that it’s underplayed climate change, though its leadership does support the U.S. staying in the Paris Agreement to cut carbon emissions. […]
The U.S. is obligated to remain in the pact until 2019, but its influence could decrease in the meantime.