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Trump Administration Makes Paris Climate Agreement Pull-Out Official

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The Heartland Institute cites Senior Fellow Patrick Michaels on the Paris Climate Agreement.

The Paris Climate Agreement has loopholes that ensure it would not reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and results in the United States show no treaty is needed to cut emissions, says climate scientist Patrick Michaels, Ph.D., a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).

“The president was right to withdraw from the Paris Accord which is climatically meaningless, guaranteeing China will produce the lion’s share of carbon dioxide emissions for the foreseeable future,” Michaels said in a statement. “It should also be noted U.S. carbon dioxide emissions have dropped more than those from any other large industrialized nation since 2005.

“We didn’t have Paris in 2005, and we don’t need it now,” Michaels said.

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