10.11.2016 - Trump can kill UN climate deal, warns EU carbon market chief
The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States is a “real and imminent threat” to the fight against climate change, and “completely upends every single element” of the Paris Agreement, making it almost impossible to deliver, the MEP leading EU carbon market reform has warned. Trump, elected today (9 November), has called climate change a hoax, saying it was “fictional”, and “created by the Chinese”. The president-elect has threatened to pull the US out of the UN deal to cap global warming at no more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels with an aspirational 1.5 degree target.............................................Full Article: Source
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