Pact’s future uncertain as White House champion exits

Myron Ebell spoke to E&E News on the Kigali Amendment: 

The Kigali Amendment, which has split parts of the Trump administration, is likely to languish now that it lacks a champion in the White House, said George David Banks, the former climate and international energy adviser to President Trump who resigned last week.

But Kigali opponents contend that the amendment perverts the underlying treaty — the Montreal Protocol — by addressing greenhouse gas pollutants. The Montreal Protocol is concerned with the stratospheric ozone layer.

“We oppose ratification of Kigali just as we opposed turning a treaty dedicated to the ozone layer into a global warming treaty,” said Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

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