The move is disguised as promoting energy independence and economic growth, but the practical outcomes are clear: the Trump administration does not intend to meet the US’s commitments under the Paris Agreement.
America’s new President has begun a climate purge, promising to raze Obama’s cornerstone Climate Action Plan.
Can Trump ignore the Paris climate deal and what would happen to the Agreement if the US does withdraw?
Doubts remain over whether public money is best spent on wood-burning for UK power.
The UK has today ratified the Paris Agreement, a global treaty to tackle climate change.
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