How Trump can influence climate change

How Trump can influence climate change

During the presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump said he would take the United States out of the Paris agreement and get rid of the Clean Power Plan.

A Trump administration may decide to move against efforts undertaken by the Obama administration — by limiting the budget of the E.P.A. or slowing progress on federal actions, for example.

Mr. Trump’s decisions will be important but not the sole factor in how close the United States gets to reaching the emissions goal.

Trump e le politiche sul clima

Energy markets are shifting; coal power has been declining while wind and solar power use have made gains recently.

The United States is the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind China. If America does not fulfill its pledge, the world may not be able to slow the increase in global temperatures.

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Source: The New York Times

Date: January 2017

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