Trump Is Pushed and Pulled on Climate Change, A Year After Pledging to Cancel Paris Deal

CNS News covers a CEI petition urging President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Exactly one year after pledging in a speech to “cancel” the Paris climate agreement, President Trump will attend a Group of Seven summit Friday in Sicily where he’s expected to come under sustained pressure from his counterparts to reverse course.

The White House said earlier this month that Trump would only announce his decision after attending the summit, but the governments of the other six major industrialized countries – Canada, Japan, Britain, Germany, France and Italy – are anxious for an answer.

A Competitive Enterprise Institute-organized petition is urging the president to keep his pledge and withdraw from the Paris agreement.

“[T]he Washington Swamp and the United Nations establishment are fighting hard to change President Trump’s mind,” the petition states. “These are not the people who voted to change the direction of the country.”

Read the full article at CNS News.