As U.S. exits Paris pact, U.S. fossil energy chief says U.S. ingenuity can tackle climate threat


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U.S.— The United States can tackle threats to the climate through technological advances and fossil fuels will remain a priority for U.S. government and business, assistant secretary for Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department Steven Winberg told Reuters.

www.washingtonpost.com—U.S. will withdraw from Paris climate agreement, Trump administration says on first day it can give official notice. President Trump has repeatedly criticized the 2015 international accord, in which world leaders vowed to collectively cut carbon emissions to combat climate change. The notice to the United Nations from the administration means that the White House can officially withdraw from the Paris agreement in one year, a move that would leave the United States [

Vice—The U.S. Is Now Officially the Only Country to Pull Out of the Paris Climate Agreement: Pompeo says that 'the US has reduced all types of emissions, even as we grow our economy and ensure our citizens’ access to affordable energy.'. There's now little hope that Trump will change his mind, as he indicated he might back in 2017.

U.S.—U.S. tells U.N. it is quitting Paris climate deal: U.S. official. The United States notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, said a U.S. State Department official, marking the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change.