The Daily Caller discusses President Trump signing an executive order to leave the Paris climate change agreement with Myron Ebell.
Trump could leave the multi-nation agreement “by executive order tomorrow or he could do it as part of a larger package,” Myron Ebell, director of environmental policy at Competitive Enterprise Institute, told reporters Monday in London. CEI is a libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C.
“The U.S. will clearly change its course on climate policy. Trump has made it clear he will withdraw from the Paris Agreement,” said Ebell, who helped guide the EPA’s transition after Trump was elected.
Ebell said the best way for Trump to void the agreement would be to withdraw from the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, the coalition of nearly 200 countries that signed the pact.
“Whether the U.N. secretariat wants the U.S. to continue to have a seat at the table is up to them. I don’t think Trump cares about that. The people who elected him would prefer not to have a seat at the table,” he added.
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