Jun 4, 2017

The Paris fallout

Source: AP. Data: US Dept of Energy, Health Effects Institute

Fallout from the Paris exit dominates non-London news and commentary....

On "Face the Nation," Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. tells John Dickerson, when asked if Trump believes in climate change:

"He believes the climate is changing. And he believes pollutants are part of that equation."

IndieWire's Eric Kohn: "Thanks to Trump, [Al] Gore just became the summer's biggest movie star — and, short of Wonder Woman, one of its most exciting superheroes, a larger-than-life figure whose ongoing efforts speak to the prospects of finding hope in dire situations."

Scott Pruitt on Meet the Press: "from 2000 to 2014, this country saw reduction in CO2 emissions by over 18% through leadership, innovation, technology." Counterpoint: The above chart shows that the U.S. is still among the global leaders in CO2 pollution.

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