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Once Again, the U.S. Embarrasses Itself on Climate Change

| May 06, 2019

The Trump administration is so fearful of acknowledging the reality of climate change that White House negotiators are trying to erase all mention of it and the Paris Agreement from a multinational statement about the Arctic region, The Post reported last week.

In doing so, the Trump administration has demonstrated its cowardly denial that the region is warming two to three times faster than the rest of the planet, putting its own people in harm's way and damaging relations with allies around the world.

This isn't the first time this episode has played out....

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For Academic Citation: Clement, Joel.“Once Again, the U.S. Embarrasses Itself on Climate Change.” The Washington Post, May 6, 2019.