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Leaving the Paris Agreement: When Politics Trump Economics, Science, and Reason

By Christopher Ito and Lucy Di Rosa This afternoon, President Trump announced his intention for the US to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. We’ve written about the risks, difficulties, and expense of withdrawing from Paris before; you can read our posts about that and our observations about Trump and energy policy here and here. In terms of the logistical, political, and financial impact, it is not clear at this moment what it...

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