Corporate America’s Support Of The Paris Climate Agreement Is Exactly Why Trump Should Oppose It, Say Former Transition Officials

The Daily Caller discusses with Myron Ebell how corporations are lobbying the Trump administration to stay part of the Paris Climate Treaty.

U.S.-based corporations have lobbied the Trump administration to stay party to the agreement, which they see as good for business. Axios reported the “consensus in corporate America is the broadest it’s been in a decade” since 2007 when companies joined together to push cap-and-trade through Congress.

“Big corporations and Wall Street did not elect President Trump and are out of touch with the economic realities that face people who work in resource and energy-intensive industries,” said Myron Ebell, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s director of energy and climate policy who headed Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Ebell, on the other hand, believes Trump should stick to his campaign pledge to “cancel” the Paris agreement, which President Barack Obama joined and went into effect last year.

“The administration should pay attention to the voters in states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin,” Ebell told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Read the full article at The Daily Caller.