Trump Might Want To Rethink Pulling Out Of The Paris Agreement
President-elect Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement throughout his campaign. But he could face consequences if he does.By Lindsay Gloor | November 15, 2016
While on the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement.
The agreement was ratified earlier this year. It required at least 55 countries representing 55 percent of global emissions to ratify it. The European Union, Canada and nine other countries bumped that total over the threshold.