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Pact's future uncertain as White House champion exits

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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.

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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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