Trump Will Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal: Reports

By: Sam Garnett

May 31, 2017

Axios is reporting that according to 2 close sources, Trump has decided to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. Trump himself has yet to announce the decision, making a spectacle of it on twitter with promise of an announcement in the coming days. The Paris agreement had been a topic of interest during Trump’s recent international trip that brought him to the EU to meet NATO and G7 leaders.

The decision is another in a long line of signals from the Trump administration that represent it’s disbelief and disregard for climate science, which includes major EPA budget cuts , includes muzzling government scientists , and neglecting to name a Science Advisor .

To learn more about the science & policy involved in the Paris Accord you can read this overview in Nature