Understanding Trump, climate edition

Visitors arrive at the U.S. Climate Action Center in Bonn, Germany. Photo: Martin Meissner / AP

Axios' Amy Harder has her first dispatch from Bonn, Germany, where she'll be for the next week covering the United Nations' annual climate conference underway through Nov. 17.

Quoted: "You have to understand where Trump is coming from and what that might mean for U.S. commitments," implored a top American business executive on a panel discussion Thursday, held at a sprawling conference center near a park alongside the Rhine River.

Gritty details: The executive, top U.S. Chamber of Commerce official Stephen Eule, went into detail to help explain to a largely foreign audience what was driving President Trump — and try to help them understand his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement.