Donald Trump’s advisors and cabinet officials will today convene a meeting to consider the United States’ commitment to the Paris Agreement, according to reports.
Cheniere Energy, a natural gas company, wrote to White House adviser David Banks Monday, urging the administration to stay party to the Paris agreement…
Some administration officials did not discard the global deal out of hand, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying he thinks the USA should “maintain its seat at the table in the conversation on how to address threats of climate change“. “We’re going to look very carefully”. “He’s not just going to be able to walk away from it”. Any diplomatic blowback from worldwide allies would be short-lived, argues Chris Horner, a senior legal fellow with the Energy and Environment Legal Institute.