President Trump on Thursday announced plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, a landmark international agreement to reduce planet-warming emissions that’s been agreed to by nearly every country in the world.

“We’re getting out,” Trump said at a ceremony at the White House

Source:: The Lowdown

Trump Just Backed the U.S. Out of the Paris Climate Deal. Here’s What We’re Walking Away From 2 June,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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