January 11, 2018

Donald Trump says US could 'go back' into Paris climate agreement

Featuring ​Neil Bhatiya

Source: The Independent

Journalist Mythili Sampathkumar

President Donald Trump has said that the US could "go back" into the Paris climate deal - having withdrawn America from the global accord last year.

"We could conceivably go back in ... I feel very strongly about the environment," said the President during a joint news conference with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg. 

Mr Trump began the withdrawal process in June last year but it will not officially conclude per the terms of United Nations-brokered agreement until just before the 2020 US election.

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  • ​Neil Bhatiya

    Research Associate, Energy, Economics, and Security Program

    Neil Bhatiya is the Research Associate for the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. His work focuses on the geopolitics of energy...