Trump to exit Paris climate accord in major blow to Obama’s legacy

Trump to exit Paris climate accord in major blow to Obama’s legacy

President Trump is laying the groundwork for withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, launching a process that is likely to take some years. The details of the withdrawal are still in the works and the effort is being led by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, according to Axios, which reported Wednesday on the direction […]

Path from Paris climate agreement

Path from Paris climate agreement

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute A short time ago The American Spectator ran an article I wrote explaining why President Donald Trump should withdraw post-haste from the Paris climate agreement. Without repeating all the arguments I gave then, the reasons boil down to these two: The agreement is a bad deal for America, […]

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt calls for ‘exit’ of Paris Climate Agreement

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt calls for ‘exit’ of Paris Climate Agreement

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, has called for America to “exit” the Paris Climate Agreement signed by Barack Obama last November. In an interview with FOX and Friends, Pruitt said that “Paris [agreement] is something that we need to really look at closely. It’s something we need to exit in my […]