Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Was A Nod Of Respect To American Citizens

Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump announced the federal government would pull out of the supposedly “non-binding” Paris Climate Accord signed by President Barack Obama.

This should not have been a surprise.

Earlier this March, Trump signed an order rescinding President Barack Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan, a 1,560-page regulation that would have rewritten America’s federal energy policy.

This massive new regulatory burden—never approved by Congress—was the cornerstone of Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Meeting the emissions reduction targets Obama agreed to in Paris would have been impossible without it.

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