The country is in the midst of an undecided presidential election but one of the promises President Donald Trump made to the American people became official on Wednesday as the United States formally withdrew from the Paris Climate Accord.
Trump argued at the time he announced the decision that the international agreement would hurt the U.S. economy and workers and would unfairly cost the country more financially than countries that are bigger polluters, including China.
“In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord,” Trump said.
The Associated Press reported on the development, advancing the narrative that climate change is scientifically proven. Read more…