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U.S. still wants to negotiate global climate change issues

Dec 4, 2018
But does it have the leverage now that it's pulling out of the Paris Agreement?
Steam and exhaust rise from different companies on a cold winter day in Oberhausen, Germany.
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Residents of a disappearing island plan for the future

Nov 3, 2017
Rising sea water will force residents of Kiribati to leave

US airlines say they're staying on track for global climate change goals

Jun 8, 2017
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 […]

Weekly Wrap: What business is saying about Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Jun 2, 2017
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 […]
President Donald Trump announces his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Key negotiator of Paris climate agreement says pulling out is 'inexplicable'

Jun 1, 2017
"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."
Actor and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at the United Nations Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement climate change accord on April 22, 2016.
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Shareholders want Exxon to report on climate change risk

May 30, 2017
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. […]

What happens if Trump pulls out of the Paris Agreement on climate change?

May 29, 2017
The U.S. is obligated to remain in the pact until 2019, but its influence could decrease in the meantime.
President Trump doesn't need approval from the Senate to pull the U.S. from the Paris Agreement.

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Trump's executive order rolls back EPA plan, but probably won't revive coal

Mar 28, 2017
With coal, deregulation can only get you so far.
President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the Environmental Protection Agency today in Washington, D.C., that reverses the Obama-era climate change policies.
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