The New Paper

November 4, 2020

US formally withdraws from Paris climate agreement

The US formally withdrew from the Paris climate agreement today after initiating the year-long process last November (citing an “unfair economic burden” placed on US citizens). The Paris accord was adopted by 188 nations in 2015 in a global effort to combat climate change.

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