Paris Agreement: United States withdrawal

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Publication Date June 2017
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On 1 June 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change and try to negotiate a deal that is more favourable to the USA. The withdrawal could come into effect in November 2020 at the earliest, coinciding with the next presidential elections in the USA. Global reactions to the announcement were mostly negative.

Author: Gregor Erbach

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ESO: Background information: Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, June 2017
ESO: Paris Climate Change Conference, November-December 2015
Politico, 17.09.17: White House denies backtracking on Paris pact withdrawal
European Commission: DG Communication: SPEECH/17/1647, 14.06.17: Speech by President Juncker at the European Parliament on President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the COP 21 Climate Agreement
Politico, 14.06.17: Jean-Claude Juncker: No renegotiation of Paris climate deal

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